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  • Cam’s in the Swim… both in and out of the water

    Our Principal Cam Ewers has decided it’s time to take his previous Rottnest Channel Swim experience up a notch… yes, he’s taking on the challenging solo swim of 19.7 kilometres next February. And once again, Pure Leasing Central is proud sponsor of the 250 metre “Try-It” event in the Swim Thru Perth in January, Australia’s oldest open water swim.

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  • Rental market buoyed by rising employment opportunities

    Perth’s rental market is leading the way in the local property market recovery, buoyed by rising employment opportunities, most notably in the resources, mining and energy sector. Historically, a rise in job vacancies in skilled roles results in an influx of workers interstate and overseas, increasing the demand for rental accommodation.

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  • Keeping well at Pure

    One of our goals at Pure Leasing Central is to ensure wellness within our team, particularly after various challenges and sadness over the past 12 months. Studies show that up to 73% of Australians are stressed about work – and 85% believe that it’s up to their employer to create an environment which addresses this.

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  • Pure Leasing’s year

    As another financial year has drawn to a close, we reflect on our achievements throughout 2017/18. It’s certainly been a huge year, in a challenging market, but one during which we have continued to grow and change. We’re proud to have been recognised as leaders in our field, and also to have been able to give back to our local community.

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  • Rental market leads recovery

    With steady rents, declining listings, improved leasing figures and faster leasing times, data for the first quarter of 2018 reveals that Perth’s rental market is leading the charge in our property market recovery. With sales market growth historically following the rental market during a recovery, there’s plenty to smile about as we look to the second half of 2018.

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  • Invest new or second-hand?

    In our last newsletter, we discussed the new depreciation legislation affecting plant and equipment assets in second-hand properties. Property developers are now in a stronger position to attract property investors. If you’re looking at an investment property, this is something to think about when choosing new versus second-hand.

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  • Farewell and Good Luck Nicola – and Welcome Bridget!

    As many of you know, one of our long-standing property managers, Nicola Oliver, sadly and suddenly lost her husband Bills in early 2017. Over the past year, Nicola has been reassessing her life and priorities, and will be leaving Pure Leasing – for now! - on Friday 13 April.

    We will shortly be welcoming a new property manager, Bridget Harkin to the team.

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  • BACK IN THE SWIM… AND RUN

    Pure Leasing Central is proud to be sponsoring two leading sporting events in early 2018 – the Swim Thru Perth, Australia’s oldest open water swim, and the Rottnest SwimRun, which our own Cam Ewers will be competing in. The Swim Thru Perth raises significant funds for the WA Disabled Sports Association (WADSA)...

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  • CHANGES TO DEPRECIATION RULES

    On 15 November 2017, Parliament passed a significant change to property depreciation legislation. Owners of non-new residential properties, for which contracts exchanged after 7.30pm on 9 May 2017, will be ineligible to claim depreciation on plant and equipment assets, such as air-conditioning units, solar panels or carpet...

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  • IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION – PROTECTING CHILDREN FROM UNSTABLE FURNITURE

    A recent coronial inquest was held into the death of a 22 month old boy, who tragically died at his family’s Yokine home in October 2013. Forensic pathologists found that the boy had died of injuries he suffered when the 1.25m tallboy he was climbing on toppled onto him...

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  • Your ‘actual’ return could be better than you think…

    It is no secret that the Perth rental market has softened over the past couple of years. As an investor, you might have seen a bit less rent coming into your pocket than before. But this is not the full story. When you take into account lower interest rates and other factors, your true return may not have changed much, if at all..

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  • Just a few of our ‘different’ marketing posters…

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  • PURE LEASING – AWARD WINNERS!

    Break out the champagne! Pure Leasing Central was awarded Best Small Property Management Company in Australia at the Leading Property Managers Australia (LPMA) annual awards on the Gold Coast in May...

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  • WA’s new government and the Perth property market

    What might the change in government mean for the Perth property market? The Real Estate Institute of Western Australia (REIWA) has campaigned for elements of change to improve housing affordability for owners and investors.

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  • Depreciation – are you missing out at tax time?

    A depreciation schedule prepared by a specialist quantity surveying firm helps ensure that you are maximising the cash return from your investment property each financial year. Find out why this is so important and where to get help before tax time is upon us!

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  • Keeping up to date to provide the best service

    Pure Leasing Central Directors and Property Managers are attending the Leading Property Managers Australia (LPMA) annual conference on the Gold Coast on 4 & 5 May. We’ll be broadening our industry knowledge and comparing notes with our peers. Our own Director Cam Ewers is even presenting a session!

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  • Helping fund play-and-learn equipment for children with disabilities

    Pure Leasing’s financial support of Australia’s oldest open water swim, the 2017 Swim Thru Perth, has helped lead to a donation of $6,900 to the WA Disabled Sports Association, the Swim Thru Perth’s nominated charity. Funds will be used for the provision of modified play and learn equipment for children with disabilities.

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