Property

Problems That Occur When Subdividing Your Land

Problems That Occur When Subdividing Your Land

Many Australians decide to subdivide their backyard without considering how that can affect them from a tax point of view.

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What’s The Tax Benefit Of A Negatively Geared Property?

What’s The Tax Benefit Of A Negatively Geared Property?

With a negatively geared property, you’re going to have generated a loss, and that loss is then used to reduce your taxable income and increase your tax refund at the end of the year.

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Thinking About Buying Off The Plan? Read This First.

Thinking About Buying Off The Plan? Read This First.

In a rising property market, it can also prove a lucrative investment – but not always. If you’re considering it, be prepared and ask yourself these five questions first.

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Towards 2019: What’s Next For The Housing Market?

Towards 2019: What’s Next For The Housing Market?

The Australian residential housing market has been highly variable this year, and we’ve seen some highlights as well as lowlights. We look ahead at what’s expected for the remainder of 2018 and beyond.

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Utilising Redraw For Your Investment Property

Utilising Redraw For Your Investment Property

My client, let’s call her Rachel, is planning on moving into this property for one to two years and renovating it during that time, before moving on to her next property and renting this one out.  There are many things to think about when getting a mortgage but I am only going to look at the potential tax effects of different loan structures.

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Changes To CGT Exemption For Inherited Property

Changes To CGT Exemption For Inherited Property

When someone inherits a dwelling there are some special rules contained within the main residence exemption provisions that can provide a full exemption if certain conditions are met. If the conditions are not met, the beneficiary might face a nasty capital gains tax (CGT) bill for their good fortune.

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Offset VS Redraw For Property Investors

Offset VS Redraw For Property Investors

It's a tricky decision for many, so our property expert has given some advice on what will be best for you. 

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Can I Claim Travel Expenses For My Rental Property?

Can I Claim Travel Expenses For My Rental Property?

Travel expenses relating to inspecting, maintaining, or collecting rent for a residential rental property cannot be claimed as deductions by investors. The travel expenditure is also not recognised in the cost base of the property for CGT purposes.

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