News & Views

Building wealth so we can live comfortably and enjoy life is something we all aspire to.  And investing strategically in property has long been proven to be a way to create such wealth. However, it’s knowing where to start, or understanding the risks that can sometime...

Something is happening in our regional towns and outer suburbs.  Perhaps it’s the inability to be able to afford a comfortable home for their family, or the tedious two hour drive each way to work in traffic that is becoming increasingly worse but many people are...

Popping up in laneways and newly rejuvenated streets and laneways in towns and cities all over Australia is a whole new culture – the café culture.   Once these groovy little hubs were only in the cities but now, driven by the demand of our our changing...

The owners of any investment property that generates an income are eligible to claim significant taxation benefits. Of all the tax deductions available to property investors, depreciation is the most often missed. According to Bradley Beer, the Chief Executive Officer of BMT Tax Depreciation, a staggering 80...

[caption id="attachment_1187" align="alignright" width="300"] The new runway being built at Brisbane Airport[/caption] AIRPORT and tourism chiefs will woo executives from nearly 100 airlines this weekend as Brisbane gears up to become one of Asia-Pacific’s biggest hubs. The opening of the second runway in two years will more...

Based on key market fundamentals, indicators and dynamics, it is widely acknowledged that Brisbane and South East Queensland (SEQ) are best positioned to lead the next residential property cycle in Australia. This favourable outlook has recently gathered further momentum, with Australia’s largest residential data provider, CoreLogic...

Did you know the Sunshine Coast community identifies up to 5,000 at risk children every year? SunnyKids believes everyone deserves a fair go and that too many kids today simply aren’t getting a chance to be the best that they can be. SunnyKids partners with health, education...

Owners of income producing properties are eligible to claim tax deductions for a number of expenses involved in holding a property. Most investors are aware of some of the deductions they are entitled to; for example, they know they can claim their Property Manager’s fees, council...

In one of the most dramatic changes to property depreciation legislation in more than 15 years, Parliament has passed the Treasury Laws Amendment (Housing Tax Integrity) Bill 2017 as at Wednesday 15th November 2017, with the Bill now legislation. The new legislation means owners of second-hand residential properties...

There is no doubt that purchasing a property can be one of the most stressful times in your life. This can be an emotional time and there are a lot of factors to consider when choosing a property that will best suit your needs. So,...