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How to Maximise Legislative Changes to Superannuation

In 2016 the Federal government made some significant changes to superannuation that you may or may not be aware of. Importantly, self-employed people can now defer their contribution until May each year, giving them increased flexibility and short-term cash flow. Employees can also make additional contributions via salary sacrifice; this involves forecasting their annual salary, [...]

By | 2017-05-09T12:27:42+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Real Estate News|Comments Off on How to Maximise Legislative Changes to Superannuation

In-Demand School Zones Sending Property Prices North

It’s long been known that desirable school zones attract more buyers, this increased demand generally creates upward pressure on prices, as popular public schools generally require you to live within the gazetted school zone. The latest report by Domain reveals that house prices have skyrocketed in some of Queensland’s state school catchment zones, with two [...]

By | 2017-05-09T12:19:01+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Real Estate News|Comments Off on In-Demand School Zones Sending Property Prices North

Changes Pending for First Home Buyer’s Grant

Last week the Queensland Treasurer, Curtis Pitt, urged first home buyers to sign up for the $20,000 grant for purchasing new property before it decreases to $15,000 from July 1, 2017. Over the next few weeks – months there will be a series of advertisements rolled out to encourage people to take advantage of this [...]

By | 2017-05-09T12:23:18+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Real Estate News|Comments Off on Changes Pending for First Home Buyer’s Grant

Maximising Depreciation Benefits – think “OUTSIDE” not just “INSIDE”

With summer in full swing, and what a heat wave we are enduring; it’s a timely reminder for investors to analyse some of the structures and improvements on the outside of their properties, as these items endure wear and tear over the years, and therefore may be eligible as a depreciation deduction. The Australian Taxation [...]

By | 2017-05-09T12:07:24+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Real Estate News|Comments Off on Maximising Depreciation Benefits – think “OUTSIDE” not just “INSIDE”

Off-Market Sales

Market commentators and leading agents, are reporting that a significant off-market sales trend is emerging in the Australian prestige property sector. This is being attributed to an undersupplied market, better use of database marketing, the rise of the buyers’ agent and increased desire for wealthy clients to maintain total privacy.   Off-market selling is where [...]

By | 2017-05-09T11:55:20+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Real Estate News|Comments Off on Off-Market Sales