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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:...

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 make predictions about property price movements.  In most cases these headlines apply to the major capital city markets, and not all of the property markets around Australia.  Brisbane is a very different property market to the major capital cities of Sydney and Melbourne.  Property investors appear to be drawn to Brisbane for the attractive gross rental yields, and because the...

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 a report outlining how real home prices rose by three times wages growth since 2000.Why does this occur? Primarily access to finance.. Our two most loved form of investments, property and stocks have a long history of outperforming wage growth. Residential property's primary purpose however, is to provide shelter. This means it receives governmental and social support, and rightly so....

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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...

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...

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...

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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