As a general rule, if you live in a home without earning an income from it, you're not eligible for any tax deductions. However, when you work from home for an employer or your own business, or rent out space in your home, you may be eligible to claim tax deductions for some of the additional costs you incur, as Belle Property agents explain in this article.
It’s essential to put your best foot forward when selling your property. While you cannot change things like location, size or views, many things are in your control, such as cleaning, organisation and use of space. In this article, Belle Property agents outline two highly effective decluttering methods to help prepare your home for a sale.
There are several ways parents can help their children enter the market. In this article, Belle Property agents outline the different types of parental funding options (other than straight out lending or gifting the money), including the positives and pitfalls of each option, and provide considerations for families thinking about entering into such agreements.
When selling in winter, without the benefit of warmer weather and more natural light to help bring out a property’s best features, it’s even more important to make sure your home is looking its best and stands out from the crowd. In this blog, Belle Property agents outline several ways you can ensure your home is properly prepared for a successful winter sale.
It might seem like an unnecessary expense, but investing in the look and feel of your investment property is not only a good way to attract the highest rent possible but also entice and retain tenants. In this blog, we outline ways to enhance the appearance of your property and increase its appeal to style-conscious renters.
While spring may traditionally account for the majority of sales, there are plenty of reasons why winter can be a great time to sell property. With low stock levels meaning more buyer competition and serious offers, and auctions and moving made easier by cooler weather, the arguments really do stack up for a winter sale according to this blog by Belle Property.