Finance

  With the winter season upon us, a number of property investors may be thinking of doing nothing more than curling up under a rug in front of a wood fire with a good cup of coffee. While this might sound tempting, it’s also tax season and...

  Are you working with the right accountant? For many individuals and small businesses, the answer to this question isn’t an outright ‘yes’ or ‘no’. Some assume that the service they’re getting corresponds to what they’re paying, while others are simply unaware of what more an accounting firm...

  With today’s low interest rates and cheap debt, many investors are finding themselves in a favourable cashflow position. But as the banks tighten their purse strings, investors need to think outside the square when it comes to gearing into further properties. So we give you...

[flex_video widescreen="true" vimeo="true"] [/flex_video] Michael answers Amanda’s question… “I bought an apartment in Hawthorn 8 years ago for $375,000 and today it’s worth around $500,000. It needs around $35,000 spent on renovations as it’s getting tired. I’m disappointed with it’s capital growth over the last 8...

Introduction One of the ways that homeowners and investors are increasing the equity in their properties is by undertaking home improvements and renovations. However, like anything that takes time and costs money, many are unprepared for the reality of completing property renovations. Often home improvement projects end up...

  With property prices steadily rising, co-ownership of property is becoming increasingly common. Co-owning property has the immediate benefit of increasing your purchasing power while reducing expenses. Brad Beer, from BMT Tax Depreciation, explains the little known benefits of split depreciation schedules in this case as well. Transcript: Kevin:  With...

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