Still Room For First Home Buyers
With fewer first buyers taking out home loans than a decade ago12, one might have concerns for the future of the Great Australian Dream.
While affordability is squeezing high-demand[...]
What happened to the interest rate on my investment loan?
You may be wondering why you just received a letter from your lender telling you that the interest rate on your investment loan has just gone up and be thinking ‘did I miss something’? No[...]
We are all well aware the good guys at the banking regulator, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) are expressing concern that investment lending is too high.
As a result of this apparent concern, a lot of the mainstream lenders [...]
Victorian Property Buyers First Victims of Government Xenophobia
This week the Victorian Government became the first state to try and actively discriminate against certain property buyers, but as so often happens with new legislation there are some [...]
What tax benefits can I get from investing in property?
Investing in bricks & mortar may offer a variety of tax benefits, both immediate and longer term. As this table shows, many different types of expenses can be tax deductible while you [...]
What are the benefits of buying an investment property?
When you invest in property, you have the potential to benefit from:
an increase in the value of your property over time (capital growth),
an additional source of income once the [...]