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New DHA Investor Community on Facebook

At Aug 23, 2018
Are you a DHA investor? Want to get the most out of your investment? Join the DHA Investor Community on Facebook today. Share your experiences, questions and solutions with other Defence Housing Australia (DHA) investors from around Australia and the world. Join now by clicking here > DHA...
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Changes for Investors Claiming Depreciation – Expert Insights

At Mar 22, 2018
In his 2017 federal budget speech, the Treasurer, Scott Morrison ‘Scomo’ announced changes to the rules around claiming depreciation on residential properties. These new rules have come into effect and many investors are wondering how the changes affect them. Tax depreciation specialists...
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DHA rent review 2017

At Jan 08, 2018
As part of their obligations to investors under their lease, Defence Housing Australia (DHA) conducts an annual rent review on all the investment properties they manage. Depending on the version of DHA lease, the method and detail of the rent review can vary. To help current and potential...
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Depreciation Changes 2017 – Early Observations

At May 26, 2017
In his recent federal budget speech, the Treasurer, Scott Morrison ‘Scomo’ announced changes to the rules around claiming depreciation on residential properties. Tax depreciation specialists Capital Claims have published a blog on the slated changes. As noted in the blog, there are further...
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DHA rent reviews – quick guide

At Jan 31, 2017
Defence Housing Australia (DHA) reviews the rent of all investment properties they manage for investors. Depending on the version of lease, the method and detail of the rent review can vary. We’ve put together a quick guide of what generally happens. Who? The review is performed by a property...
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Canberra property market update: rent & price performance

At Sep 30, 2016
The Canberra residential property market benefits from a set of the most solid fundamentals of any capital city market across Australia. Low unemployment, high average wages, strong population growth and good housing affordability. To top it off, Canberra is also one best cities in the world to...
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What happens at the end of a DHA lease?

At Aug 24, 2016
What happens at the end of a Defence Housing Australia (DHA) lease? This is a question potential investors may want to clarify before making the choice to invest. Existing investors with a DHA leased property may have a lease expiry coming up and wondering what to expect. Typically, DHA leases...
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Capital Defence Homes in the Canberra Weekly

At Jul 26, 2016
We recently had the exciting opportunity to be invited by the Canberra Weekly to share some basics of how a DHA investment works with their 90,000+ readers! If you manage to get hold of a copy you'll find the editorial on page 57 of the 21 July edition. If you can't get a copy but are keen to...
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Expert insight: increasing investment returns with depreciation

At Jul 14, 2016
Sean Loftie-Eaton, ACT Director at Capital Claims, has prepared some fantastic insights into the importance of using depreciation to increase returns from investment properties. Sean stresses the importance of getting the depreciation schedule drawn up by a professional in the field. “So many...
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DHA repair and maintenance; saying goodbye to the ‘hassle factor’

At Jun 16, 2016
Australians still choose a residential property as their number one investment option to build wealth. Yet, there are others who miss out on this opportunity because of what I term ‘the hassle factor’. The thought of organising routine maintenance such as replacing washers in taps or...
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