Malcolm Turnbull's tax two-step: focus shifts to super, rental properties

Malcolm Turnbull's tax two-step: focus shifts to super, rental properties
Longstanding tax breaks for superannuation contributions and investment properties are in the frame as the Turnbull government scrambles for alternative revenue sources to fund vote-winning income tax cuts in the next election. And Australia's …
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Part 2: Skyrocketing rental prices force man out of home he owns
Shady Cove, Ore — In part one of an NBC5 News investigation we showed you how Rogue Valley man Ralph Garcia is losing his home, and how it's all perfectly legal. We explore the laws surrounding property rentals and why some people are finding …
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Denver readies rules for Airbnb, VRBO owners as multi-property owners push back
"It's very likely that a primary-residence owner uses the opportunity for short-term rental revenue as a way to help pay the mortgage or pay the bills," she said. "But a person who comes in and buys up a multi-unit place and rents them all for the …
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Living the Rental Luxe Life
Most apartment dwellers count themselves lucky if there's a washing machine on the property. By that standard, living in one of a growing crop of new luxury apartment complexes is like winning the Super Lotto. Take, for example, 8500 Burton Way in …
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Harper: Affordable Rental Housing Harder To Find In Northwest Florida
In this week's Economic Report, Dr. Rick Harper discusses a recent column by Haas Center Director Zach Jenkins, which looks at affordable housing for low-income families and what factors are affecting the rise in the cost of renting versus buying …
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Ballard's 1-BR "Lighthouse" Available to Rent for 00/Month
They say apartment rentals in Ballard are sky high. So if that's true, you might as well rent a place that's actually up there in the sky. Located on Seaview Avenue, directly across the street from Ray's Boathouse, you'll notice a very skinny, very …
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Denver short-term rental rules should consider neighbors

Denver short-term rental rules should consider neighbors
Denver Councilwoman Mary Beth Susman says the most controversial provision in the city's proposed rules on short-term rentals — think Airbnb and similar companies — is limiting them to homes that are the owner's primary residence. "We are already …
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It's not getting any cheaper to rent in Minneapolis, but…
According to the website Adobo, which inventories rental markets, the average one-bedroom in 10 of the 11 Minneapolis neighborhoods making up the "February Rental Report" is a titch above $ 1,200. The median two-bedroom pad goes for $ 1,500 and …
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Project to renovate Immokalee rental units begins for 315 USDA homes
After waiting more than nine years, many tenants of the largest affordable rental community in Immokalee will see the start of a $ 9.2 million rehabilitation project that will repair their long-neglected homes. At the project's groundbreaking Thursday …
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Zillow Adds Community Pillar and Income Restricted Properties to Rental Search

Zillow Adds Community Pillar and Income Restricted Properties to Rental Search
SEATTLE, Feb. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Zillow announced the addition of a new search filter to the rental search experience, "Community Pillar and Income Restricted", which bring a new way for renters who qualify as low-income or may have an …
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Beekeepers fall victim to theft as hive rental prices rise
There is some concern the rash of thefts will end up pushing hive rental prices even higher. Beatris Sanders, executive director of the Kern County Farm Bureau, said beekeepers may have to charge extra fees as a kind of insurance to help cover the cost …
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Mansion Built for Jesus, Available for Rental in the Meantime

Mansion Built for Jesus, Available for Rental in the Meantime
As Zillow explains, the house is not currently on the market; its most recent listing, for $ 9.9 million, was removed last November. But if you have a calling to live like the king of heaven on earth, you can rent it for a mere $ 35,000 a month. Just be …
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Charlestown, Ind. City Council approves rental property inspecti – WDRB 41
CHARLESTOWN, Ind. (WDRB) — Charlestown will soon do home inspections of certain rental properties throughout the city, but one group is fighting against it. The new ordinance covers all of Charlestown, but those living in the Pleasant Ridge …
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Norwegian P2P Car Rental Marketplace Nabobil.no Pulls In 0K Seed
We let owners of these cars monetize that idle time by renting them out on an hourly or daily basis to people in their neighbourhood,” Nabobil CMO and co-founder Chris Moen tells TechCrunch. (Nabobil means neighbor's car in Norwegian.) “It's zero risk …
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Super Bowl 50: Bay Area rental prices deflating as game day nears
You've heard the Super Bowl 50 hype: The million visitors to the San Francisco Bay Area who will really number closer to 200,000. The $ 500 million local economic impact that is closer to 10 percent of that, say economists with no skin in the game. In …
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Travel Troubleshooter: Keep records for car rental

Travel Troubleshooter: Keep records for car rental
Q: I'm being charged for damage to a rental car that I did not cause. I recently had my car repaired at my dealership, which paid for a rental car from Enterprise. I drove the rental home, parked it on my one-way street so that the passenger side was …
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BRIEF-Peach Property Group FY rental income up 12 pct at CHF 8.6 mln
Feb 1 Peach Property Group AG : * FY rental income rose by around 12 percent to 8.6 million Swiss francs ($ 8.4 million), up from 7.7 million francs in previous year. * FY EBT of around 1 million francs expected. * FY positive outlook for 2016. * Says …
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No vote on short-term rentals as Austin council meeting runs to 2 a.m.
The proposed revisions would also create a minimum distance between short-term rentals, impose occupancy limits, prohibit advertising without a license and give code officials the authority to inspect properties, levy fines and suspend licenses for …
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Here's Proof That Rental Decor Doesn't Have to Be Boring

Here's Proof That Rental Decor Doesn't Have to Be Boring
However, this project by Canadian designer Amanda Forrest (which also happened to be her own rental) might change your mind and inspire you to pick up a roller. Though this particular home, at 2,500-square-feet, is much larger than your typical rental, …
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Pro-Carson super PAC raked in money on list rental
The biggest single contributor to the pro-Ben Carson super PAC wasn't a mega-donor — it was income from renting out its mailing lists. The 2016 Committee made almost $ 261,000 from list rentals, out of $ 6.1 million total income in the second half of …
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Homeowners Get Answers To Rental Registry Questions In East Hampton
Going into affect on May 1, the rental registry law requires homeowners to fill out a form and register with the Town Building Department for $ 100 for a two-year term. Among other provisions, the landlord must certify the number of legal bedrooms in …
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