What is rental yield?

What is rental yield?

Before you buy an investment property, you’ll likely calculate its yield. The yield on an investment property details the future income you can expect to make represented as a percentage on an annual basis. Not only does this help you determine if a property is...
Buying property in a self-managed super fund (SMSF)

Buying property in a self-managed super fund (SMSF)

Using an SMSF to buy property has become popular in recent years, but you need to make sure you consider how buying through an SMSF may impact your investment. With the adjustments in this year’s Federal Budget to allow up to six members in an SMSF, this may...
What is Capital Gains Tax (CGT)?

What is Capital Gains Tax (CGT)?

Capital Gains Tax (CGT) is a key area of tax that property investors should understand. While CGT may seem daunting, it’s not as bad as it may seem once you dig a little deeper. In this article, we detail CGT, including how to calculate it.   CGT defined...
What to look for in an investment property

What to look for in an investment property

Searching for the right investment property can be a lengthy process. Not only do you need to think about your long-term wealth goals, but you need to make sure the investment property you buy will help you achieve these goals. In this article, we share six tips to...

The One Principle That Puts Everything Into Perspective

With the volatility seen in share markets this year, along with continued uncertainty in property prices, it could be easy to let fear influence your decisions when it comes to money and investing in 2020. While each recession has its unique catalysts, this year being...
Key things to consider when you refinance

Key things to consider when you refinance

With interest rates at record lows, it may be a good time to think about refinancing your mortgage. There are several advantages to refinancing including the potential for lower repayments, special refinancing offers and additional loan features such as an offset...