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Housing affordability takes centre stage but fails to hit the high notes

Critics are calling it the most Labor budget ever brought down by a Liberal Treasurer. But despite the ‚Äėtax and spend‚Äô theme the key take aways from the federal budget mean most of us will be paying more for Medicare, first home buyers and younger Australians will get a tax break to save [...]

2019-04-30T10:29:43+10:00June 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Housing affordability takes centre stage but fails to hit the high notes

North Brisbane property investment outlook

North Brisbane still remains a strong buy hold recommendation given significant infrastructure plans into the region. Queensland is in the middle of an infrastructure revolution at present and there is an extensive budget for ongoing growth in and around Greater Brisbane and Southeast Queensland. The northern Brisbane suburbs enjoyed fast growth from 2003 up [...]

2019-04-30T10:27:06+10:00June 7th, 2018|Comments Off on North Brisbane property investment outlook

Putting the property bubble in its place

There's a lot of talk about the Australian property market of late. In particular escalating house prices, lending restrictions and creating a soft landing for home owners and banks. The problem with making any outrageous statements about an apparent property bubble bursting is that commentators have been doing it for years, and over time [...]

2019-04-30T10:26:38+10:00June 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Putting the property bubble in its place

The pillars of property growth

As property developers and investors, it is critical to understand the factors that influence property growth. A wise man once said "Buy land, they've stopped making it.", and while the factors contributing to growth in property prices aren't all as simple as this, the basic principle of this statement is at the heart of things. [...]

2019-04-30T10:26:05+10:00June 7th, 2018|Comments Off on The pillars of property growth

The property cycle

Residential property is still one of the most popular investments made by Australians. Outside the home you own,  residential real estate provides an excellent platform for creating a diversified investment portfolio for long term financial security. Most Australians like property because, unlike other asset types, it is familiar and perceived as safe. They can touch it, feel [...]

2019-04-30T10:25:26+10:00June 7th, 2018|Comments Off on The property cycle

What makes Pimpama a great investment?

Pimpama was recently named by the Housing Industry Association as the nation's top property hotspot based on its performance last year.  The area grew by more than the 1.4 percent the national average during 2015/16 and had at least $150 million worth of residential building approved, the HIA reports. Located on the Gold Coast within [...]

2019-04-30T10:24:32+10:00June 7th, 2018|Comments Off on What makes Pimpama a great investment?

Why choose to invest?

We all know that when you purchase real estate you have complete title and control over your property - unlike shares or managed funds, which are subject to the decisions of board members and executive managers and the performance of publicly listed companies.  At any stage while you own an investment property you can rent, manage and [...]

2019-04-30T10:24:03+10:00June 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Why choose to invest?

Why investors choose property

We all know that when you purchase real estate you have complete title and control over your property - unlike shares or managed funds, which are subject to the decisions of board members and executive managers and the performance of publicly listed companies.  At any stage while you own an investment property you can rent, manage and [...]

2019-04-30T10:23:35+10:00June 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Why investors choose property

Understanding tax and property investment part 3

In this third article in our series on the tax issues involved in property investment we look at Goods and Services Tax (GST), Income Tax Withholding Variation (ITWV) and other tax types not covered so far.  In part one we covered how to best structure your investment property ownership for maximum tax benefits, [...]

2019-04-30T10:23:05+10:00February 8th, 2018|Comments Off on Understanding tax and property investment part 3
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