Search results

  1. G

    AAMI or Terri Scheer for LLI?

    Hi everyone, I know this has been discussed before, but the most recent thread I could find went back to 2007, so I thought I'd start a new one cos I'm sure those are out-dated by now. In a nutshell, which company would you all recommend? My property is a strata property, so I need contents...
  2. G

    What are the dangers of renting privately

    Oh that's fantastic! thanks so very much
  3. G

    What are the dangers of renting privately

    Thanks so much - what is the proper paperwork and where do we get it? also, how do we check legitimate ownership/access?
  4. G

    What are the dangers of renting privately

    Hi there, I'm not sure if I should be posting this here, and I apologize if this is the wrong forum for it, but I'm really needing some advice on the possible dangers and pitfalls of renting privately? My son has applied for no less than 15 properties, but because it's just him and another...
  5. G

    Need some information on Kwinana

    between $360K and $420K. The one I'm looking at is right smack in the middle - $385K
  6. G

    Need some information on Kwinana

    I can't use myself as the yardstick. Just because I may not buy in Kwinana doesn't mean others won't. There is obviously demand for the suburb. But it's obviously tricky to try and forecast capital growth potential.
  7. G

    Need some information on Kwinana

    Not sure...I know that it's being developed like crazy. Need to know where to go to find objective capital growth forecasts
  8. G

    Need some information on Kwinana

    Hello there...it's good to be back in this forum. Can anyone help me determine how much I should be paying for a brand new 3x2 unit in Kwinana Town Centre? It's part of a development of about 20 units and comes with NRAS certificate. Location is excellent - literally walking distance...
  9. G

    House vs vacant block

    Hello everyone... can I just ask what are the pros and cons of investing in a vacant block instead of a ready built house? Thank you!:)
  10. G

    Is it worth doing depreciation report

    I actually did do a search for depreication but nothing came up for some reason. Perhaps I mistyped and didn't realise
  11. G

    Is it worth doing depreciation report

    Thank you everyone! I'll definitely get a report done
  12. G

    Is it worth doing depreciation report

    Hello everyone. I have an oldish property in WA. Not sure exactly what year it was built, but it would have to be about 15-20 years old. The property is a unit in a development of seven. Some people say it's too old to bother with a depreciation report while others say it isn't. Which is it? I...
  13. G

    Best way to manage bills?

    Thanks everyone for your replies! I'd completely forgotten about reward points, so yep probably will keep on paying by CC. Booo to surcharge fees
  14. G

    Best way to manage bills?

    Hi there everyone...I'm wondering what's the best way to manage non-IP related bills. I use my credit card to pay for everything so that I can keep the balance in my offset account as high as possible, but some companies charge a surcharge for paying by credit card. The surcharge is usually...
  15. G

    Getting the most from an offset account

    Hi there...yes I pay it off every month. Oh, I see what you mean. Hmmm. it's a toughie because that means my balance in the offset account dips and that would mean I'm paying interest on a higher amount of loan. Sorry, am just not very good with this kind of calculations. Would really appreciate...
  16. G

    Getting the most from an offset account

    Hi there I don't know where this thread belongs, exactly, so my apologies in advance if this is the wrong place for it. My question has to do with the best way to use the offset account. We all know to pay everything we can by credit card and so leave the balance as high as possible to...
  17. G

    Need recommendations for landlords insurance

    Hello there everyone Can anyone recommend a really good company for landlords insurance? I've been told that there's quite a vast difference in what different companies offer. For instance, some will cover for loss of rent in between tenants for up to four weeks, others won't. There are...
  18. G

    Tips for first time self-managing property

    Hello all I'm thinking of managing my investment property myself as the tenant is a very good and reliable mature woman. But I've never done it before and have been told I need to get all sorts of papers and contracts and safeguards (both for tenant and landlord) signed. Can anyone advise me...
  19. G

    Any thoughts on Kwinana

    Hello all, does anyone have any thoughts on Kwinana, in Western Australia, as a suburb in which to buy an IP? Thank you.
  20. G

    Some questions about NRAS

    Hello all! I'm looking at an NRAS property and if there's anyone out there who has experience with cash flows and how to claim the tax offset I'd reallly appreciate hearing from you. The ATO's website is Greek to me and the accountant I have isn't sure whether you can claim the Federal govt...
Top