When an owner first purchases an investment property, they will often be recommended by their accountant or a property professional to speak with a quantity surveyor to find out about the depreciation deductions available for their property.

Many property investors are unfamiliar with the work that quantity surveyors do and as such, they often have many questions. A quantity surveyor is a qualified professional who specialises in building measurement and who estimates the value of construction costs. Quantity surveyors are able to apply their expertise during the…