Malcolm Turnbull mirrors labor values

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 …Read More

Negative Gearing on Residential Properties RIP?

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. …Read More

RIP Negative Gearing for the Mum and Dad investors

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 …Read More

To Call Australia Home

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 …Read More

Thousands of Homes Planned for Brisbane

Brisbane ratepayers have just received a mail out from Graham Quirk, the Brisbane lord mayor, informing them that the State Government has set Brisbane City Council a target of approving more than 223,000 new homes over the next 30 years …Read More

Labor Looses Election Over Negative Gearing

It was obvious that Bill Shortens biggest mistake was his announcement that he was going to wipe out negative gearing, tax depreciation on investment property. A big mistake say most of his avid supporters, “its a well known fact in …Read More

$20,000 Immediate Tax Deduction, Confusing

Karl Stefanovic of the Today Show is not alone in the confusion surrounding the proposed $20,000 immediate tax write off announcement. Under changes introduced in the Federal Budget earlier this month, small businesses will receive an immediate tax deduction for any …Read More

Claim Depreciation?

This year alone property investors will miss out on hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of property-related entitlements simply because they never made a depreciation claim. This could make the difference between having a good or bad year in property. …Read More