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    Repair to IP

    Hi all, The tenants will be moving out of our IP when the lease expires at the very end of June. Back at the beginning of May (before tenants gave notice) I learned that part of the guttering had been damaged in a storm and needed repair. I asked the PM to arrange a quote for repair, which...
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    Views + Contracts = Results?

    Hi all Am in the process of selling our PPOR in the southern suburbs of Sydney. It's going for auction and we are in week 3 of the campaign. Just wondering from others with more experience at this than me is does the number of people viewing at the open house (and/or possibly second or third...
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    Two Quick Qs

    Hi all, Just two quick questions relating to tax deductions :) We purchased our IP in March 2014 and settled in June 2014, it has been tenanted since 28 June 2014. In the last year, we've had to make a few repairs to the property, namely Repair/replacement of broken/cracked glass in...
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    Agent's Commission

    Hi there, We are looking at selling our PPOR (in Sydney 'burbs 21km from CBD) and met with a REA today who gave us an estimated value range of $720K - $750K and detailed his commission, GST etc. We are looking at selling at auction which is pretty common for the area and market at present...
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    Need access after tenant moves out

    Hoping for some advice or suggestions on how we can handle this situation. We have an IP and the tenant will be moving out on a Saturday (last day of lease). We are planning to move in and turn our current PPOR to our IP. We want to renovate the current IP before we move and ideally...
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    Bathroom respray - Improvement or repair?

    Hi there, We are thinking of doing a freshen up of the bathroom in our IP. The tiles and bath are in good condition, but are a pretty unattractive shade of green. We are considering getting the wall tiles and bathtub professionally re sprayed / resurfaced. Would this be considered a...
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    IP moving to PPOR

    Hi all, Long time reader, first time poster :) My other half and I have a PPOR and have just settled on our first IP. In a few years we intend to move into our IP and have it become our PPOR, with our current PPOR becoming our IP (or we may sell it, depending on state of the market at the...
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