9 things quality tenants want in a rental property  Quality tenants are not always easy to come by. Because taste is so subjective, there is a small chance that every potential tenant will want to live in your rental property.  However, there are certain things that all...

Are you ready to take a step onto the property ladder this year? Are you trying to grow your portfolio? Understanding how to strategically search for investment properties is the most important element of being a successful property owner. Here are BMT’s tips for finding...

BMT Tax Depreciation has been helping property investors claim thousands of dollars in depreciation deductions for decades. A look into the schedules they have completed in the last three years has revealed an interesting statistic: 66% of these investment properties have undergone a renovation or...

With June 30 right around the corner, it’s important that investors understand how depreciation works for their property.  Depreciation applies to all properties, regardless of their age. Far too many people rule out depreciation on older, second-hand properties when they shouldn’t – and here’s why.  Depreciation works...

As interest rates hit record lows, auction clearance rates surge and capital growth expectations peak, it appears to be a good time for property investors. Even if you already have skin in the game, the next step in your property investment journey is just as important...

Housing values are rising, and more people are buying to take advantage of current government stimulus incentives. This is making it harder to buy property in some areas, leading investors to look for  more affordable ways to enter the market or grow their portfolios. Owning an...

I have been working in the industry for quite a few decades.  I look back now and I am so grateful that I started with George Hadgelias at Ray White Paddington because it was there that I learnt a lot about the importance of mindset...

How hard can it be?   Bang up a sign – whack it on the internet and watch it go.  If it was that easy people would be selling their own property in droves but here is why it does not happen.1. An overpriced property...

In residential real estate, most of the time, women make the decisions about wanting to move, what house they want to buy and men go along for the ride.   Before you go getting on your high horse about generalization and ‘what a sweeping statement’...