• Investment Property Tax Tips: What You Can And Can’t Claim

    30th July, 2018 | by John Beal

    With the end of the financial year approaching, it’s important to maximise the legitimate tax deductions for your investment property. To do that, you need to understand what you can and can’t claim. Tax-Deductable expenses on investment properties can generally be grouped into 4 categories. Borrowing Expenses Property management costs Repairs and maintenance costs Depreciation… Read more »

  • JBRE Magazine May 2018

    28th May, 2018 | by John Beal


  • How To Attract the Right Tenants To Your Property

    21st May, 2018 | by John Beal

    Lets talk about maximising your rental return…. Finding a good tenant does not happen by accident, the right property attracts the right tenants.  Prospective tenants are the same as prospective buyers, they will be more attracted to a well-presented property.  The following features are the most sort after by tenants today: Whether it’s space for… Read more »

  • 2018 – New Year, New Technology

    22nd February, 2018 | by John Beal

    Is your property manager paying your rates, strata fees and water bills? At JBRE we have invested in barcode scanning technology to process your invoices more efficiently.  If we are not already paying your bills, it may be something to consider.  It’s a free service and one of the reasons you employ a property manager… Read more »

  • New ATO Clearance Certificates For Sales Above $750,000

    20th February, 2018 | by John Beal

    Any contracts entered into on or after the 1st of July 2017 nominating a sale price of $750, 000 or greater, will require the seller to obtain an ATO clearance certificate prior to settlement to prove they’re not a foreign resident. If the ATO Clearance certificate is not obtained by settlement then 12.5% of the… Read more »

  • JBRE Magazine November 2017

    20th February, 2018 | by John Beal
  • You Get What You Pay For – Why Price Matters

    5th October, 2017 | by John Beal

    One of the big mistakes I see investors making, is choosing their property manager on price.  Management fees are an important consideration, but the difference between a  good and bad property manager is HUGE. Of course investors are looking for every competitive edge as they chase a return on their investments.  The price of property… Read more »

  • JBRE Magazine August 2017

    3rd August, 2017 | by Billy

    Welcome to JBRE Magazine August 2017

  • The Investors Insight – Property Rental Newsletter – PROPERTY CLOCK – DETACHED HOUSES

    5th May, 2017 | by John Beal

    PROPERTY CLOCK – DETACHED HOUSES They say it helps if you can tell the time.  So, because we like to be helpful, here is what time it is when it comes to DetProperty Clockached Houses.  Property Clock A market’s position on the property clock is based around the strength and direction of several key real estate… Read more »

  • The Investors Insight – Property Rental Newsletter – The Importance Of Good Photography When Renting Your Property

    5th May, 2017 | by John Beal

    Please click above to listen to this page! The Importance Of Good Photography When Renting Your Property When it comes to getting your property rented, the most important thing that you can do for your property is have professional photographs taken, and here’s why –   Today’s customer is extremely visual Prospective tenants spend hours… Read more »