Posts Tagged ‘Wright Place Mount Coolum’

Rental Properties: Repairs Versus Improvements

If you own an investment property knowing the difference between a rental property repair as opposed to an improvement is essential, in particular when it comes to boosting the returns of your property and maximising tax benefits. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has cracked down on property owners after receiving a multitude of incorrect claims; and they treat these two terms differently.
What counts as Repairs and Maintenance?
The easiest way to … Read the full post »

Looking Forward, Looking Back…

Now into our second week of 2022, our team here have truly settled in and back to work, heads down and fully focused on the year ahead.  We trust you are keeping as healthy as possible in the face of this Omicron tsunami that’s ripping through our communities and causing massive disruptions to daily life and placing a huge strain on our medical services.

Despite the pandemic and the talk of … Read the full post »

Welcome to 2022

So here we are in a new year, and it’s certainly been a wet start with the effects of Cyclone Seth bringing tropical lows to a large section of the south-east Queensland coastline, creating wild surf conditions and causing many beaches to close…not ideal in peak holiday time, but it is what it is, and it was certainly a wonderful spectacle for the many onlookers who lined headlands and viewing … Read the full post »

Happy New Year

Well, there’s another Christmas done and dusted…doesn’t time go quickly!! Now we are gearing up for New Year’s celebrations – and there will be many people looking forward to farewelling 2021 and welcoming in 2022, where we are collectively hopeful that we can comfortably embrace all our freedoms again, particularly freedom of movement, mindful of keeping our fellow citizens safe and well.

We hope you and your loved ones enjoyed some … Read the full post »

Season’s Greetings

Now with only TWO more sleeps until Santa heads Down Under to deliver the children of Australia some Christmas treats, the excitement is building…even for us big kids! It’s going to be a particularly special Christmas this year for many families, who can now reunite with loved ones as our borders open up, there’ll be much laughter, many tears, and lashings of Christmas cheer!

Here at Wright Property, we will be … Read the full post »

More Stock Hits Market

With Christmas literally just nine sleeps away, the property market has managed to continue to attract a significant portion of media attention, with the latest reports revealing a surge in stock levels last month that shows no sign of slowing, finally giving buyers more options, and perhaps somewhat on the way to more of a market in equilibrium.

November marked the peak of the spring selling season this year, with the … Read the full post »

Property Predictions 2022

As 2021 draws to a close – you may be wondering what is in store for the property market in 2022?  There is lots of speculation in the media, most of it quite positive, and leading property commentator Michael Yardney has identified several property trends he anticipates for 2022; below is a summary.

Values will continue to rise: The main drivers of property price growth revolve around consumer confidence, low interest … Read the full post »

House Price Vs Wage Growth

There has been lots of discussion in the media about the disparity between the growth of house prices in a period of stagnated wage growth, and for good reason – there is a very real gap between the rise of each that can’t be ignored and will eventually drive change to both.

Comparing the wage price index with property values for the past two decades shows that nominal dwelling value growth … Read the full post »

Smoke Alarm Changes Looming!

Just a reminder that the Queensland Government changes regarding the rules for smoke alarms for both tenanted and owner-occupied properties come into effect from January 1, 2022.

From January 1, 2022, at the commencement of a new lease or at the time of a renewal, installed alarm units MUST meet the requirements of the updated smoke alarm legislation; the alarms must be to Australian Standard 3786-2014, and units aged 10 years … Read the full post »

Storm Proof Your Home

With summer on the way we have already experienced an introduction to the storm season over the past few weeks; and no doubt there’s plenty more to come.

Below are a few tips to help you storm-proof your home, minimising damage as well as reducing the likelihood of requiring emergency help in the aftermath of the havoc that summer storms can wreak!

Survey the Area: ensure that any tree branches close … Read the full post »

Moving home? Here are some helpful tips

Moving home can be both an exciting and busy time and as such, it can be easy to miss some things on that ever-growing to-do list. Below are a few things to remember:

Organize your Insurance

It is important to note that depending on your state’s regulations, you may need to organize your home insurance before the settlement date.

Taking out the proper insurance early ensures that one of your greatest … Read the full post »

Energy-Efficiency at Home

These days we are all more conscience of energy consumption, not just its costs but also the wider implications and impact on the environment.  It doesn’t take much to incorporate eco-friendly habits into our daily lives and save some cash at the same time.   Below are a few simple tips on how to lower your carbon footprint.

Electricity: Maximise Efficiency, Minimise Use

One of the biggest ways we can make change is … Read the full post »

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