Structures

Making your excess cash work for you!

Making your excess cash work for you!

If you are lucky enough to have come to that point in life where you have paid off your private mortgage you may now be looking at paying down some investment loans. There are a number of factors you need to consider to ensure you get your excess cash working for you in the best way possible.

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( Posted in: Property )

Trusts & Estate Planning

Trusts & Estate Planning

A trust is a separate legal entity which holds assets, such as property or cash. and have a number of advantages, particularly from an asset protection perspective. They are very popular structures which are often set up by people during their lifetime.

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( Posted in: Living Estate Planning )

In whose name?

In whose name?

When you decide to purchase an investment property there are a couple of important things you need to do before heading off to the agent and signing the contract! It is important to have look at all your structure options with your accountant, including discussing whose name you want on the contract.

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( Posted in: Property )

5 Investment Property Ownership Structures SMSF

5 Investment Property Ownership Structures  SMSF

There are 5 major ownership structures in which you can hold investment properties, and each one has its pro’s and con’s. The fifth and final article is on investment property held in SMSF’s, not a structure that is to be taken lightly, but one that can be very advantageous for the right investor.

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( Posted in: Property )

5 Investment Property Ownership Structures Trusts

5 Investment Property Ownership Structures  Trusts

There are 5 major ownership structures in which you can hold investment properties, and each one has its pro’s and con’s. My fourth article delves into a slightly more complex ownership structure of a Trust – an excellent structure for tax and capital protection.

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( Posted in: Property )

5 Investment Property Ownership Structures Tenants in Common

5 Investment Property Ownership Structures  Tenants in Common

There are 5 major ownership structures in which you can hold investment properties, and each one has its pro’s and con’s. Tenants in Common is another ownership structure which can be used to maximise tax advantages and capital protection.

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( Posted in: Property )

5 Investment Property Ownership Structures - Joint Ownership

5 Investment Property Ownership Structures - Joint Ownership

There are 5 major ownership structures in which you can hold investment properties, and each one has its pro’s and con’s. In my second article we will be looking at Joint Ownership.

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( Posted in: Property )

Poorly Structured

Poorly Structured

I heard a horror story the other day about poor structuring. Let’s just call this person Wayne Structureless for simplicity. Wayne has shares in a very profitable small business in his own name.

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( Posted in: Tax )