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Are depreciation legislation changes affecting property investor behaviour?

April 25th, 2020  |  Uncategorized

Yes, yes they are. Or at least, it seems that way. Now I’m tempted to just leave it there for my own amusement, but anyone that knows me will know I won’t be able to help myself in sharing the data I’ve crunched. Let me give you some background; On the 9th of May 2017 the then Federal Treasurer and now Prime Minister, Scomo, announced that anyone purchasing established residential investment properties (i.e. not brand new) after that date would no...

75 percent of Australia is under-supplied, rents to soar.

August 24th, 2020  |  Landlords, Property Investing

By Propertyology Head of Research and REIA Hall of Famer, Simon Pressley Contrary to the current situation in the inner-city rental markets of Sydney and Melbourne, Australia currently has the tightest housing supply conditions in more than a decade. Market analysts and national buyer’s agency firm Propertyology report that, as the nation progressively opens up and household incomes improve with it, large parts of Australia will have intense pressure on rents in the near term. A formal assessment of national...


August 28th, 2020  |  House Prices, Information, Property Investing

By Good Deeds Property Buyers Should I sell my investment property now the boom is over? APRA & The Royal Commission into Banking and now COVID have impacted the lending practices of the major banks in Australia and many would-be buyers are surprised to find that their access to funds has been severely curtailed. Now that money is harder to come by it’s critical that borrowing capacity is not tied up in poor-performing assets. Has all this got you asking:...

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3 Things to Be Aware of BEFORE Investing in Brisbane

August 31st, 2020  |  Information, Property Investing

By Melinda Jennison – Managing Director of Streamline Property Buyers Australia is not one property market.  National news headlines often...

Despite everything, being a landlord is still the best job

August 26th, 2020  |  House Prices, Landlords, Property Investing

By David Johnston, Managing Director of Property Planning Australia Trust research fellow, Henry Halloran from the University of Sydney co-authored...

Review of the Ripehouse Advisory COVID-19 vs Australian Property Report

May 18th, 2020  |  Property Investing

I recently took part in the Ripehouse COVID-19 survey along with 146 other industry experts and academics and have now...

Ensure your home is adequately insured

April 25th, 2020  |  Construction, Landlords, Property Insurance, Uncategorized

Please raise your hands if you have received the “Dear Local resident” letter in the mailbox offering you the free...

Percentage of property investors with an ‘in-depth audit’ from the ATO

April 25th, 2020  |  Property Investing, Tax Depreciation

What percentage of property investors had an ‘in-depth audit’ from the ATO in 2019? Last year the ATO announced that...

Scrapping & Tax Depreciation – Writing off an asset

April 25th, 2020  |  Property Investing

MCG QUANTITY SURVEYORS BLOG Scrapping & Tax Depreciation – Writing off an asset  December 19, 2011, in Property Investing, Tax Depreciation, Tax Legislation...

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