Property Depreciation Schedules - The New reality

Australian expats lose capital gains tax exemptions

THE FEDERAL Government has made a very significant change to capital gains tax (CGT) affecting ex pats, but it’s likely there are many Australians living overseas who are still completely in the dark about it. Put simply, the change entails the CGT exemption for the Australian family home, which has been in existence for 35 […]

From then to now: How has the property market changed?

WHAT A rollercoaster the past year has been for property! We saw a lacklustre start to 2019 largely due to apprehension around last year’s Federal Election and particularly proposed housing-related tax policies from the ALP. Activity was also subdued due to the fallout from the Banking Royal Commission and tightened lending restrictions imposed by the […]

Property Scams and the 13 Ways You Can Spot One

They’re suave, they’re slick and above all, they’re convincing, with their sales pitch down pat. Who are they? Property spruikers. Unfortunately in Australia’s largely unregulated property advisory market spruikers – masquerading as experts – can flourish and their unsuspecting victims stand to lose a lot of money. How can you avoid being preyed upon? We’ve […]