Malcolm Turnbull mirrors labor values

May 15th, 2017|

NEGATIVE GEARING "For more than a month, the conventional wisdom has been that the Turnbull government has ruled out changes to negative gearing as part of its housing affordability policy." the opening paragraph by Dennis Shanahan for the Australian. It is my belief that the liberal party’s adoption and implementation of a labor [...]

Superannuation or Negative Gearing, which one, or Both?

April 13th, 2017|

Superannuation Great article in the Australian by Judith Sloan April 13th, where Judith comments on the words of the Superannuation industry reps about accessing super for housing deposits and paying down their loans. “Ask a 30-year old whether they would prefer a dignified retirement or a home of their own now [...]

Negative Gearing on Residential Properties RIP?

March 27th, 2017|

Inspecting an investment property by our staff Is Negative Gearing Finished? Why are escalating property prices in Sydney and Melbourne being blamed on negative gearing. Negative gearing on residential property was introduced in 1985 to stimulate the economy (building Industry) and assist in alleviating the rental market. It’s been [...]

Rental Property Investor Jailed for Vacant Property

March 15th, 2017|

Couple jailed for vacant property Have you got a residential property that's vacant? Well under new legislation being drafted by the Victorian government you could be fined, sounds a little crazy? That’s because it is. The real issue about the residential property market in Victoria is the lack of supply, which [...]

RIP Negative Gearing for the Mum and Dad investors

March 14th, 2017|

RIP Negative Gearing Speculation is rife at present about the future of negative gearing on rental investment properties. The media reports of Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison looking at ways to reap the benefits of a buoyant property market to make up shortfalls and finance government spending these ways consist of; [...]

To Call Australia Home

March 14th, 2017|

To Call Australia Home Once again we see Sydney’s housing market surging to new levels and prices are forecast to soar even further, where will it end and who is fueling this latest boom? It’s a common fact that both Sydney and Melbourne have become the top two destinations for families [...]