Investment - SMSF

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Can I rent out my SMSF holiday home myself or should I use an agent?

When deciding on whether to manage your holiday rental property yourself, your decision should be based on your knowledge of the industry and your available free time, the ability to handle maintenance issues at the property, your customers’ expectations, possible complaints and your willingness to be directly involved.

If you wish to manage the letting of your property yourself be aware that that there is a good level of involvement required to complete an inventory and condition report at the beginning and end of the rental period, cleaning of the property after the tenants have left, laundering of all linen, immediately replacing any broken appliances and dropping off the keys to the new tenants.

Self managing owners need to be highly organised to handle all of the tasks required and have all advertising and booking mechanisms streamlined to maximise their effectiveness.
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