Articles filed under: Investment
How Changes To Credit Reporting In Australia Could Impact You
Do you know there have been important changes to credit reporting in Australia? Find out how these changes could impact your ability to take out a home loan.
What Foreign Residents Need To Know About Capital Gains Tax
On 23 October 2019, the Federal Government introduced the Treasury Laws Amendment (Reducing Pressure on Housing Affordability Measures) Bill 2019, which proposes amendments to deny the Capital Gains Tax (CGT) main residence exemption for foreign residents with effect from 7:30pm (AEST) on 9 May 2017. Could you be affected?
Debt Protection & Insurance For Self-Managed Super Funds
With self-managed super funds now holding investments in a wider range of assets, including property assets, many have a large percentage of assets tied up in a single investment, leading to lack of liquidity. Appropriate insurance cover becomes especially important when SMSFs (Self-Managed Super Funds) look at property investment and have debt.
How A Financial Agreement Could Protect Your Investments
We work hard to to earn, invest and grow our wealth to live a comfortable life and to assist our family in the future. But what happens when your family dynamics change and the wealth you have accumulated for your family - for your children to invest - becomes caught up in a family law dispute?
Avoid Pain With Pre-Purchase Research
Like most things, with training and research, buying a property can be an empowering and amazing experience. But, if you make an offer or put your hand up at an auction, without doing your research, you could be creating a whole load of pain for your future.
Think Renovating, Think Depreciation Deductions
Many renovators don’t realise their choices of fixtures, fittings and materials will ultimately affect the size of their annual tax return. Instead of trying to save money by tackling DIY work, there are smarter ways to increase your result without additional hard labour.
Property Advertising And Marketing: How To Get It Right
The red carpet treatment given to the marketing and advertising of a property up for sale doesn’t usually extend to a property that’s up for rent. However, in a competitive market, it is even more critical to get it right and put your property ahead of the game.
The Benefits Of A Tax Depreciation Schedule For Investors
If you’re investing in property, you could be entitled to save on tax by claiming depreciation. To claim depreciation, you’ll first need a depreciation schedule. We let you know what it is and how it can benefit you as a property investor.
Property Makeovers That Add Instant Value
In a tough market, it is important for your investment property to stand out from the competition and impress potential tenants. We give you some great makeover suggestions to instantly boost value and attract a wider scope of prospective tenants to your property.
The Issue With Low Cost Start-Ups And Flat Fees
In recent years, the property management industry has seen several start-ups emerge that aim to change commission-based fee structures and service models. But when low cost typically means low service, what does this mean for investors looking for the right property manager?
Property Deal Breakers For Tenants
Tenants’ expectations are higher today than they were in the past. With increasing competition among landlords to find great tenants, it’s important to make sure your property contains the features tenants are looking for in a home.
Is Rentvesting Right For You?
Many new buyers are now ‘rentvesting’, especially in the major cities, to maintain their lifestyle while getting on the property ladder. It may seem like a pragmatic approach to getting started however, with a bit of ingenuity and forward-planning, that dream home could be closer than ever.
What Landlords Need To Know About Preparing For EOFY
The end of financial year is on the way and if you’ve got an investment property, it’s time to get organised. Here’s what landlords need to know about preparing for EOFY.
How The Morrison Government’s Win Affects The Eastern Suburbs Property Market
The recent Morrison government win could mean many things for property investors in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs. We explore how it’s likely to impact on the market.
The Best Performing Eastern Suburbs in Sydney For Investors
In an unstable property market, Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs are still offering excellent opportunities for investors. Here’s where to buy for the best rent increases, vacancy rates, capital growth and rental yields.
What A Landlord Needs To Know About Vacancy Rates And How To Reduce Them
Vacancy rates are high across Sydney, providing a challenge for investors in the Eastern Suburbs. Here’s what landlords need to know about what vacancies rates are and how to reduce them.