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Not even fears of COVID-19 seem to be capable of slowing down the thriving property market in Sydney.  Sydney’s latest cluster of COVID-19 cases have done little to dissuade those keen on buying property, as recent data highlights the persistent strength of Sydney’s auction clearance...
The property market is a great way to build wealth - Here’s how to do it.   The rapidly spreading delta variant of COVID-19 has thrust much of Australia back into lockdown. However, Australia’s property market has continued to remain strong. Auction clearance rates are holding up amid...
What is asset protection
We all want to build a collection of assets to increase our wealth, but it’s just as important to learn how to protect your assets.  Table of contents What is asset protection How does asset protection protect you Protecting your assets from creditors What can you...
Ways to build wealth in 2021
Ever wondered how you can build your wealth and set yourself up for the future? Here are some tips.  Table Of Content Mindset & wealth Budget & balance Investing to grow wealth Building wealth with Real estate Property flipping case studies Protecting your...
finding great deals in a booming property market
Australia’s property market is running hot, but with property values at record highs, how can investors find a good deal?  The combined value of Australia’s housing market now sits at $8.4 trillion as of June 2021, as record-low interest rates and favourable lending conditions have helped...
As Australia is plunged into multiple lockdowns, it’s time for businesses to brace themselves again for impact.  Just weeks ago, the Australian economy was making a remarkable recovery with unemployment returning to pre-pandemic levels and the booming housing market helping to cut budget...
Australia Property Market Quarterly Review 2021
CoreLogic recently released a quarterly review of Australia’s property market. Here’s what it says. Table of contents New South Wales Victoria Queensland South Australia Western Australia Tasmania Northern Territory Australian Capital Territory The...
What is Stamp Duty? Everything You Need to Know
If you are looking to get into the Australian housing market, whether for a residential home or an investment property, it is important to have a solid understanding of what stamp duty is. Table Of Content What is stamp duty How much is Stamp Duty in your state When do i have to pay...
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For many Australians, tax time means receiving a massive bill from the ATO - but it doesn’t have to. Here are some things to keep in mind when filing your tax return. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has changed in drastic ways. Lockdowns, social distancing and economic hardship have...
Pre-Pandemic Unemployment Levels Could Push Property Values Even Higher
The Australian property market is defying all odds; and here’s why it could continue to do so. Australia’s property market defied expectations during the COVID-19 pandemic as property values hit all-time-highs despite heightened unemployment and economic uncertainty. Over 200 suburbs...
Putting assets into a trust
Trusts are a great way to secure your assets and manage your taxes. Without protection, your hard-earned assets are vulnerable to creditors, lawsuits and even a partner after a separation – meaning that you could lose your assets quicker than you accrued them. If you get into a car accident...
Caveat on property explained
Often considered the “red flag” of real estate, here is everything you need to know about Caveats on properties.  A caveat in real estate is an expression of interest in a property that prevents any new dealings from occurring that relate to that property. The term Caveat derives from...
How to find a property investment advisor
Whether you’re buying your first property or you’re building your portfolio, finding the right property investment advisor can make all the difference when trying to make the right property investment decision. Even if you’re a seasoned professional, the amount of information you need to wade...
due diligence
What is due diligence? If you’re unfamiliar with these words then they will be meaningless to you. They have to do with commercial transactions between buyers and sellers of real estate and other commodities and articles. It’s probably best condensed as “caveat emptor” which is Latin for...
What is a trust and what is a company? A trust is a private arrangement created by a person to meet specific needs. It’s terms and conditions are contained in a tailor-made specially crafted document called a ‘deed of trust’. The deed of trust sets out the purpose of the trust, its terms and...
The Booming Market That Surprised Everyone
The resurgent Australian property market is good news for sellers and the economy – and potentially for those looking to build wealth through undervalued property.  Imagine for a moment that you have access to a time machine and can travel back exactly a year into the past. You step out of...
the end of the covid eviction moratorium
While the media focus has largely been on tenants, tens of thousands of Australian landlords have also been badly hurt by the economic impacts of COVID-19. Now, the end of the moratorium on evictions in many parts of the country is being seen as a light on the horizon for rental property...
Why You Need A Solicitor or Conveyancer When Investing in Property
When you are preparing to purchase a property and make a significant investment, it is essential to seek the necessary assistance to complete the transaction. It is important to engage the service of a solicitor or licensed conveyancer to make the process smoother and avoid common mistakes. If you...
New Home Builder in Victoria
Building a home is not something anyone takes lightly. There are so many decisions to make from where you want to build, whether you want a unit or a house, and of course, which builder to choose to work with. Finding a builder you can trust to create your dream home is essential. Many Victorians...
New Home Builders in Canberra
Building a new home is not something that most people do every day. Therefore, when you do take the home-building plunge, you want to work with a builder who can help guide you through the complicated process. This isn’t always easy. Creating a wish-list of what you want in a home is one thing,...
new home builders in Queensland
Building your own home should be a joyful experience. But there are so many decisions to make and potential pitfalls to fall into that the stress levels can skyrocket before you even start. Choosing the right builder for your vision is probably the most important part of the process; getting this...
New home builders in NSW
For many Australians, the idea of building their own home from scratch is more attractive than buying an existing home or unit that has already been occupied. Those who follow this path can build the home that best suits them and their family. However, finding a builder you can trust is not always...
New home builders in South Australia
Building a new home is a project that comes with many possibilities – but also one that comes with the need to make many decisions to ensure you end up with the house you want for you and your family. Ensuring you have the right builder who shares your vision is one of the best ways of achieving...
New Home Builders in WA
Deciding to build your own home gives you a lot of freedom, especially the freedom to design every room to suit you and your family’s lifestyle. But while this is a major advantage, building from scratch can also be a little overwhelming – there are many decisions to address and consider and...
New Home Builders In Tasmania
Finding the ideal builder for your home isn’t an easy process. You want a builder who shares your vision and works with you to create a property that reflects your lifestyle, tastes and budget.  And while it should also be fun and exciting, it’s important to do the right research upfront to...
Lord Vestey Asset Protection Strategy
With Britain’s Vestey family again in the news, light is being shone on the ingenious wealth-protection strategy they devised to help build one of the greatest family empires in the world. When British Lord Samuel Vestey died in the UK in early 2021, much of the space in his obituaries focused...
how to make an offer on a house
You’ve found your dream home or discovered the perfect investment property. Now, how do you go about making an offer to acquire it? First-time property buyers often find the process of making an offer nerve-wracking. If you offer to high a price, you may end up paying too much for the property....
How to make an offer on a house
There’s more to putting an offer on a house than simply finding your dream home and letting the agent know you’re interested. For instance, do you have to pay the asking price or is there room for negotiation? And what happens when you do make an offer that’s below the asking price? Table...
mortgage break divorce
Dealing with the end of a long-term relationship is never easy. Apart from the emotional turmoil, there is also the practical side of working out living arrangements, custody of any children and finances. If you and your spouse have a joint mortgage, things have the potential to become even more...
salary sacrifice mortgage
Salary sacrificing into superannuation is a popular savings strategy in Australia. Less well known but potentially just as effective is the practice of salary sacrificing to your mortgage. Also known as ‘salary packaging’, the strategy involves making an arrangement with your employer under...
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