Home Loans Surge…

17 September 2020

Queensland’s ‘The Courier-Mail’ published on September 9th that the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reported that new home loan commitments in July 2020 rose 8.9% compared with June; this is … Read the full post »

Buying an Investment Property at Auction

10 September 2020

When looking for a property to commence or add to your investment portfolio, are you put off by Auction properties?  What are the benefits and challenges? Certainly, compared to private … Read the full post »

New or Old?

3 September 2020

When it comes time to consider investing in property, many discussions arise around the question of the benefits of purchasing new, as opposed to old.  Which is better, particularly from … Read the full post »

Demand for Lifestyle Regions on the UP!

27 August 2020

The media is flooded with stories, mostly negative, about the Covid19 virus and its impact on the national economy – particularly focused on employment, business confidence, and diminishing international migration … Read the full post »

First Time Property Investors: Tips for Rookies – Part II

20 August 2020

Last week we spoke about four key factors to consider when purchasing an investment property: capital growth, cash flow, tax benefits, and accelerated growth.    This week we will talk about … Read the full post »

First Time Property Investors: Tips for Rookies

13 August 2020

Property investment is not for the faint-hearted, it is a big decision, and like all investment that involves significant amounts of capital outlay or borrowing; it is not without risk.  … Read the full post »

Regional Housing Market and COVID-19

6 August 2020

Whilst the unfolding events surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic continue to escalate in Victoria, along with pockets of outbreak in New South Wales; Queensland is still faring very well in comparison, … Read the full post »

Investment Property Depreciation: How Does It Work?

30 July 2020

Investment property depreciation can save investors thousands of dollars each year, minimising your tax and maximising your cash flow.  Depreciation is classed as a non-cash deduction, meaning that investors do … Read the full post »

Sharp Fall in Housing Finance

23 July 2020

The latest figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), reports a record 11.6% drop in new finance commitments for purchasing dwellings, in May 2020, the single largest monthly … Read the full post »

New Financial Year

16 July 2020

We are now into week three of a new financial year, and no doubt some of you have already lodged your tax returns or are in the process of…particularly if … Read the full post »

Change of Name on Property Contracts

9 July 2020

There are occasions when after a contract is executed, the buyer wishes to change the name; for example – the buyer decides they now want to purchase in the name … Read the full post »

School Holiday Fun!

2 July 2020

We are now in a week into the mid-year Queensland school holidays, and to those with school-aged children, we hope you are enjoying it so far…whether you are staying at … Read the full post »

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