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How to claim repairs vs. capital expenditure

How to claim repairs vs. capital expenditure

Property investors often ask me about the difference between repairs, maintenance and capital improvements for their investment properties. All are legitimate tax deductions, but how they are claimed can be different, and depend on a number of factors.

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( Posted in: Investment Property )

Claiming a kitchen renovation in your investment property

Claiming a kitchen renovation in your investment property

A kitchen is a substantial expense and careful planning can ensure you stay on budget. If you find your investment property is in need of a new kitchen there are a few things that you should know:

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Home Loans 101

Home Loans 101

There are a range of home loans available in Australia, so it can be hard to understand their features and whether they are right for you. This guide explains all you need to know.

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( Posted in: Lending & Finance )

Investing for retirement pays off

Investing for retirement pays off

More than half of Australians with investment properties or shares are proactively preparing for retirement, according to MLC’s Australia today report[1].

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The tax implications of subdividing your backyard

The tax implications of subdividing your backyard

Subdividing your PPOR (principal place of residence) is a strategy we often get asked about. If you’re thinking about going down this path, there’s a lot to consider before making your decision.

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( Posted in: Investment Property )

Six investments & ideas to beat the banks!

Six investments & ideas to beat the banks!

The Reserve Bank is joining the global race to record low interest rates, current cash rate is 1.50%. However rates are currently 0.5% in the US and negative interest rates in Japan! These are strange investing times, and our clients are continually seeking a better return on their investment funds.

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Get your tax money now

Get your tax money now

The majority of property investors look forward to tax time, gathering their information together as quickly as possible so they can get in to see their accountant and receive their tax refunds from their negatively geared properties, but what if I told you that you didn’t need to wait until tax time to get this money?

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( Posted in: Investment Property )

Five ways to create a reliable income in retirement

Five ways to create a reliable income in retirement

With interest rates at record lows and little chance of a change in sight, creating a reliable income in retirement can be challenging.

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