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When Do I Sell My Investment Property?

One thing to remember with property investment is that your entry and exit costs are pretty high. You have to consider stamp duty, your advertising and marketing costs when you sell and the capital gains tax. Overall, you make your money in property when you’re buying. That is, if you buy right. If you think about the developers, they make […]

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Partnership In A Rental Property Business

Investment properties are generally that, a form of investment. Thus, it does not usually equate to being any kind of ‘business’ perse. However, there are exceptions, as with everything. According to the partnership agreement, if you are in a joint partnership over a rental property, you are in a business partnership. The agreement states, “You […]

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What If My SMSF Owns The Property ?

Should I be taking control of my depreciation report or should I leave it to my SMSF? Your depreciation report will vary, depending on the entity that owns the investment property. The self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) sector in Australia has seen tremendous growth over the past few years. This is not a surprise, given the […]

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Brand-New Versus Almost-New Properties

Some residential property investors prefer to invest in brand-new properties. While others opt for older ones that they can renovate and re-sell for profit. So, which is the better investment strategy? Let’s have a look at some of the pros and cons of buying brand-new and almost-new properties. Depending on your investment strategy, you may pick […]

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Residential Property Investing And First Home Buyers

First home buyers seem to be a popular topic of discussion in Australia. They’re either getting a lot of government incentives and grants on the one hand. Or, they are finding it tough to get into the property market due to rising house prices on the other. Over the years, I’ve been invited to talk at […]

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Looking Beyond Residential Property

Australia’s rich list If you look at the rich list in Australia, most of those at the top have made their wealth from resources (mining) and property investment. And since we can’t all have access to huge mining sites, property investment may be our next best chance. Investment Property Tips Beginners Most property investors make […]

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Bagging a Property Bargain: Seven Easy Tips That Save Money

Are you wondering how to invest in property with little money? These property investment basics will help you to buy a property without spending too much. Everybody enjoys saving a little money. Unfortunately, doing that doesn’t always seem possible when buying an investment property. Australia has a strong investment market, but the cost of buying […]

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The Pros and Cons of Investing for Capital Growth

Having a plan is one of the real estate investment basics. You have a choice between creating a rental property investment strategy and investing for growth. Here are the pros and cons of the latter. You have a few choices to make when investing in rental property. For beginners, the main one lies in deciding […]

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How is the commercial property market faring?

AUSTRALIA’S RESIDENTIAL property market is, by all accounts, booming. But can the same be said for the commercial property market? The commercial property market is so large and with so many subsectors that you can’t apply a broad brush when talking about its performance, says Steve Palise, Owner and Buyers’ agent at Palise Property. However, […]

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Will investors win by investing in Brisbane pre-the Olympic Games?

With the recent announcement that Brisbane has won the right to host the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, many property investors may wonder if they will find themselves on the winners’ podium if they buy in this city. Should you rush in and buy, with the idea of capitalising on future growth? The simple answer […]

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