Repair or improvement — it matters which one!

Why is it important to understand the difference between a repair and an improvement to your investment property? The property investor is often grappling with whether an expense is a repair or an improvement. This is critical because a repair can be written off immediately whereas an improvement must be written off over a longer […]

10 Golden Rules of Property Development

With many property markets languishing at present many investors are looking at “manufacturing” capital growth by getting involved in property development. While the process of property development can be a lot of fun, it is not without some pain and considerable risk. When all goes well the results are fantastic, but if things go wrong […]