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Declutter your Life

Declutter your Life

September is renowned for being about ‘Spring cleaning’. Traditionally this concept was after an intense Winter hibernation which most Australians don’t truly experience. There is just something about this season that is energising and having blocked...

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Are you a Peter Pan?

Are you a Peter Pan?

Are you a Peter Pan? The new tribes of the property market. July 25, 2016 from news.com.au Debbie Schipp news.com.au @debbieschipp...

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21 Mistakes Investors Make

21 Mistakes Investors Make

And How You Can Avoid These Mistakes “Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.” Oscar Wilde Mistake 1: Not Getting Educated We pay thousands and thousands for Academic education  over $40,000 is not uncommon… so we can get a ‘good’ job .  But many are...

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Celebrate It’s a New Year…

Celebrate It’s a New Year…

It is New Year’s Eve but minus the fireworks – or perhaps fireworks of a different less spellbinding kind. June 30 spells the end of the financial year and like every year before I spend the last week madly scrambling about finalising payments, wondering...

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Trust or not to trust that is the Question

Trust or not to trust that is the Question

Should you Trust! Choosing to own an investment property in the name of a trust is very popular due to a desire to distribute asset income, capital gains or offset losses in a tax effective manner and for asset protection reasons. Property owners are often...

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Tax tips every investor should follow

Tax tips every investor should follow

With these tips tax you are sure to avoid some key mistakes If you’re serious about investing in property, you need to be a tax smart. In fact, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has identified a number of common mistakes property investors make. The first...

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Record Keeping a must for all property investors

Record Keeping a must for all property investors

    Accurate record keeping for your rental properties is essential for any landlord. Rule number one in record keeping is to keep all your paperwork and organise it so you can retrieve any documents easily when needed.  If you have any disputes due to a...

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Paint it off white – sounds so simple!

Paint it off white – sounds so simple!

Sounds simple right?  But in reality choosing paint is not as simple as it sounds. Believe it or not, choosing the right “off-white” can be agonising. I watch customers flounder as they stand in a store surrounded by harsh, artificial, commercial lighting, and try to...

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