Post election property market kick

On Monday 20 May 2019, at approximately 9.30 am, the Australian property market . . .shifted.  It was about that time when the implications from the result of the Federal election finally sunk in.

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Who does what on your property team

Smart buyers know the best way to really amp up their property performance is to purchase a property with potential, and then complete projects that add value to the property.  Don’t fret if you’re time poor, because you don’t have to do any of the work yourself.

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Is your partner killing your investing activity?

We see this a lot.  One person in the relationship has read up on investing and is raring to go, while the other person is being dragged kicking and screaming towards what they see as a risky future.

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NSW settling into a big workload ahead

Whether you’re a fan or not, with the Liberal Party successfully re-elected to govern NSW there is a little more certainty about what legislative changes and infrastructure will be rolled out state-wide.  You might be surprised at the changes ahead.

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How often will you move?

A change is as good as a holiday.  Well that’s how the saying goes.  But most Australians don’t move as often as the real estate pages and property online portals suggest. 

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The risks of going guarantor

Has a family member asked you to provide a guarantee for their home loan or personal loan? If so, you need to be clear about your obligations under a contract of guarantee.

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Top up your tax return

As an investor, you may have recently come to terms with depreciation and may have been unaware that you were entitled to claim deductions on your rental property. You may have thought your property was too old when it actually qualifies for depreciation – act now before it’s too late!

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Fast train is on the way for AUS

There’s been plenty of talk about fast rail in Australia for quite some time, and until now we didn’t really have the population to support it.  The good news, particularly for those who have been keen to see our major cities linked with efficient transport, is that the time has arrived . .maybe.

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FHBs will bear the brunt of housing reforms

The federal Labor opposition’s proposed changes to negative gearing would lock first home buyers out of new homes, according to a property advisory firm.

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