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A Complete Guide to Capital Gains Tax

The thing about property investing is that eventually you, or your beneficiaries if you hold for the extremely long-term, will likely have to pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT). This is the time when the Federal Government gets their share of the profit that you’ve made from investing in property as it’s technically classed as personal…

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Housing finance accelerates

Total housing finance accelerated to $33.4 billion in seasonally adjusted terms in December 2016, according to the ABS. The original data showed that the preceding month of November saw an unprecedented $36.8 billion of housing finance commitments. The smoothed trend figures suggest a strong re-acceleration in total housing finance since February 2016. For once the…

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4 things property investors need to know about depreciation

When was the last time you reviewed your property portfolio including assessing its cash flow, annual capital growth as well as all expenditure and tax deductions. Unfortunately, too many property investors don’t make the most of one deduction– depreciation. While you can only claim depreciation at the end of each financial year, it’s important that…

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Outside, there’s $3,491 more in deductions to be claimed

As summer brings warmer weather to our backyards, it is a great time for property investors to think about the outdoor areas of their investment properties. Outdoor areas in investment properties contain a number of structures and assets which are worth thousands of dollars for their owners. These items also experience wear and tear over…

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4 Questions to ask before buying a property in your Self Managed Super Fund

With significant volatility in the world’s share market and an uncertain future coupled with the costs of having an industry or retail superannuation account more and more Australians are wanting to take control of their superannuation. This decision is primarily driven by costs and the ability to more directly control asset choice. Since 2007 the…

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5 Things To Help Secure A Mortgage If You’re Self-Employed

There are around 21,000 new businesses founded each year in Australia. And with a little over 2 million actively trading businesses country-wide in June 2014, there are plenty of good reasons to run your own small business. We often get approached by self-employed clients and prospects enquiring about their home loan opportunities. And whilst many…

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