Are you taking full advantage of all available deductions to optimise your returns and safeguard your investment property?

Welcome to the Australian Property Investment Podcast. In each episode, we ask a guest expert to share their key insights for aspiring investors to make confident property choices.

In this week’s episode, Mike Mortlock, Managing Director of MCG Quantity Surveyors, shares his extensive knowledge and professional insights on all things depreciation.

He specifically talks about the advantages of teaming up with a quantity surveyor, underinsurance concerns in Australia, why safeguarding your property is as important as maximising its profitability, challenges faced by first-time homebuyers, and much much more.

If you want to learn how you can potentially reduce your tax liability and increase your net return on your property investment, then make sure to listen to this episode! 

Time Stamps:
01:40Mike’s 3PS (Professional, Personal and Property Journey)
05:49Quantity Surveyor Role
8:36Is the Depreciation Schedule Transferable?
11:12Advantages of Claiming Depreciation That Are Often Ignored
14:16Manufacturing Some of the Depreciations
18:01How Would the Property’s Insufficient Insurance Coverage Be a Problem?
23:26Mike’s Research Team
25:18Tips From Quantity Surveyor Before Renovating Your Property
27:34Common Problems for a First-Time Home Buyer
30:07Shortage of the Rental Property
33:56Final Messages

About Our Host:

Aaron-Christie David is the founder of Atelier Wealth and a Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia (MFAA) approved Mortgage Broker. Aaron’s focus is clear – supporting property investors to make confident decisions to build their property portfolio. He has been recognised in the MPA Top 100 Broker rankings for the last three years. 

With over 10 years in financial services experience, with a career spanning Wizard Home Loans and Commonwealth Bank, Aaron’s decision to become a broker was to help more Australians fearlessly buy investment properties to achieve intergenerational wealth.

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