Investors

Foreign Investors Face Tough New Penalties

personOtto Dargan access_timeAugust 28, 2015

Last week, the Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey introduced into parliament tough new laws for foreign investment in Australian property. These new laws are set to come into effect by 1 December so if you’re planning to invest in Australian real estate, listen up. Breaches of Foreign...

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3 Simple Tax Benefits That Every Property Investor Should Know

personOtto Dargan access_timeJuly 10, 2015

Do you cringe at the thought of the tax man cutting into the profit you make from your investment property? Did you know that you can reduce your taxable income and maximise your earnings from your investment? It’s important to speak to an accountant before doing so but here...

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Property Investing: Is Rental Income Better Than Capital Growth?

personOtto Dargan access_timeJuly 8, 2015

Do you want to build a million dollar property investment portfolio? Join the club! One of the main problems Australians face in investing is not having a clear understanding of what they’re trying to achieve. Do you want to reach your goal quickly and retire early or do you...

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Australian Property Market In 2015: 3 Things You Need To Know

personOtto Dargan access_timeJune 26, 2015

Property prices aren’t slowing down on the east coast Did you know that almost every Australian capital city saw an increase in median property prices over the past 12 months to May? That’s according to MyRPData’s May Property Snapshot, which found that Sydney is still...

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Ticking Time Bomb For Investors

personOtto Dargan access_timeMay 21, 2015

Have you read in the news that Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is putting the brakes on loans to property investors? We’ve already seen some major changes in investor policy and pricing but more announcements have been made. In the past week, we’ve been...

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Are Lenders Cracking Down On Investment Loans?

personOtto Dargan access_timeMay 18, 2015

It could soon be tougher than ever to invest in property as Australian banks move to keep up with new regulatory changes aimed at pulling back on investment loans. So far, one major bank is no longer accepting 100% of your rental income when assessing your ability to repay the...

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6 Traps Of Overseas Property Investing

personOtto Dargan access_timeJanuary 19, 2015

The Australian property market is an investor’s paradise thanks to robust house prices that are likely to continue to grow over the next few years. For investors though, it’s not hard to wonder if and when the good times will come to an end. Rather than trying to choose the...

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Investec Home Loans: What Happened?

personOtto Dargan access_timeNovember 17, 2014

Specialist lender Investec sold off its Australian professional banking arm for $440 million earlier this year and many high net worth professionals have been left wondering where they should go for a home loan. As part of our High Net Worth Clients Package you may be eligible...

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Australian House Prices In 10 Years

personOtto Dargan access_timeNovember 10, 2014

Be prepared! If you missed it, we recently gave you a prediction of what a house in Sydney may be worth in the next 50 years and believe us, we’re not trying to scare you. We just want potential home buyers to be prepared for the Sydney of the future, a property market that...

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Optometrist Home Loans

personOtto Dargan access_timeNovember 7, 2014

As an optometrist, you help people see the world clearly again. Isn’t it about time someone pulled the wool from your eyes? Did you know that you may be eligible for special home loan discounts not advertised to the general public? Let’s just say that the banks have a special...

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