Archive for February, 2016

Our Backyard – Torquay

Greetings from Great Ocean Road Real Estate, Torquay

AIRBNB and the tax office!…….it’s not pocket money!

Care of domain.com.au : Australians using home sharing services should prepare for an impending crackdown from the tax office with Airbnb landlords firmly in its sights, an industry leader has warned. Former Australian Tax Office director, now Director of Tax Communications for H&R Block, Mark Chapman said the tax office had signaled a big push to … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Torquay

Greetings from Great Ocean Road Real Estate, Torquay

The final issue for our 5 part series on ‘5 housing features that add little or no value to most properties’ looks at:

Sub standard DIY work – In a nutshell – if you aint qualified, get someone in that is! So often we appraise properties with dodgy DIY works including painting, tiling and in particular, building add ons such … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Torquay

Greetings from Great Ocean Road Real Estate, Torquay

This week we present number 4 in our 5 part series on ‘ features that add little or no value to most properties ‘

LANDSCAPING – FANCY OR MINIMAL ??

The general consensus relating to gardens and landscaping from the pundits is that ‘No garden is as big a turn off as is a highly manicured high maintenance garden (unless that’s your thing)‘.

Sadly these days the … Continue Reading »