News & Views

Treasury Laws Amendment (Housing Tax Integrity) Bill 2017 was introduced into parliament on the 7th of September 2017 and included legislation changes which will negatively affect residential property investors across Australia. Announced in the 2017 Federal Budget, the amendment denies tax deductions for the decline in...

Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson has welcomed new statistics which show employment opportunities in the region are on the increase and unemployment figures are amongst the lowest in the state at 4.8%. Latest figures show that employment on the Sunshine Coast is up 11,500 over the...

Knowing where the infrastructure hotspots and employment hubs are and will be in the near future is essential when evaluating where to invest. The Sunshine Coast is one of those rising stars, with significant infrastructure spend moving the area from largely a tourism destination to...

It’s a new financial year and therefore it’s time to start getting your income tax return in order. Aside from being compulsory, preparing your annual tax return is a great opportunity to take stock of how your investment is performing and to make sure you’re...

Recently the federal government announced some proposed changes relating to plant and equipment deductions. Since then we’ve had time to review how this could affect residential property investors. Although we are not expecting the legislation to be finalised anytime soon, we have been talking with government...

Successful property investors seek out the right people with the right knowledge and a good track record of successful investing themselves. When working with investment specialists you will hear them recounting key learnings that have guided them through the ups and downs of their investment...

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) have released the latest net interstate migration figures – those numbers that indicate the net gain or loss of population through the movement of people from one state or territory of residence to another. And the great news for South-East...

Investing in property can be a minefield to navigate, and the consequences of getting it wrong are significant. Here are 5 mistakes you need to avoid if you are going to build a successful property portfolio. Paralysis by analysis The difference between a property investor and...