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Monthly Archive for November, 2016

Young Investors

For several years now, there has been a significant focus on how difficult it is for young people to break into the property market. Compared to 30 years ago, there’s now twice as many Australians renting, and for many Generation Y’s now in their 20’s and 30’s, buying their own home is still an unattainable […]

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The tax benefits from depreciation on an investment property can be extremely valuable, but are often overlooked by some landlords. The issue is that some investors either aren’t aware of the benefits associated with depreciation, or they don’t have an up-to-date depreciation schedule. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) allows property owners to claim the wear […]

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With Melbourne’s population predicted to increase from 4.6 million today to 8 million by 2051, pressure is mounting on the world’s most liveable city to accommodate increased demand for housing. According to the Victoria State Government, “Apartments provide our growing population with affordable and diverse housing options, and the high number of apartment buildings being […]

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At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 1.50 per cent. In Australia, the economy is growing at a moderate rate. The large decline in mining investment is being offset by growth in other areas, including residential construction, public demand and exports. Household consumption has been growing at a […]

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