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Property Investment

July 16, 2019 / Property Investment

$600 million package to fix buildings with combustible cladding announced

The Victorian Government has today announced a $600 million package to fix privately owned buildings with combustible cladding across...

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July 5, 2019 / Property Investment

Nominating Off The Plan Contracts – Care Needed

In Victoria, stamp duty applies on most transactions involving land. One exception is when a purchaser nominates an additional...

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January 25, 2019 / Property Investment

Labor’s proposed property changes: why investors shouldn’t wait to buy

Over the last few months it’s been difficult to ignore articles discussing Labor’s controversial plans to scale back negative...

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November 22, 2018 / Property Investment

Property investment – expectation vs reality

Property is often regarded as one of the safest long term investments and also one of Australia’s favourite ways...

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June 27, 2018 / Property Investment

Celebrating quality property

Having worked with John Hopkins, the Executive Chairman of The Hopkins Group, now for 16 years –  and having...

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May 16, 2018 / Property Investment

How to find the right property investment

There are a myriad of reasons people choose to invest in property and most have a specific criteria they...

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Travelling to Inspect Your Rental Property? Pause before you go

Did you know that for the financial year ending 30 June 2015, rental property travel expenses claimed by individual...

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March 27, 2017 / Property Investment

Changes to Stamp Duty Concessions in Victoria

The Victorian Government has proposed changes to current stamp duty charges, to take effect from 1 July 2017, with...

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March 1, 2017 / Property Investment

Q&A | Keys to Success Webinar

On 1 March 2017, The Hopkins Group hosted John’s Keys to Success webinar. We received a couple of interesting questions during...

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September 29, 2016 / Property Investment, Tax & Accounting

Maximising your tax savings with your investment property

One of the most popular strategies for saving on tax is to take advantage of negative gearing – especially...

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July 29, 2016 / Property Investment

Negative gearing is here to stay, what did we dodge?

The 2016 federal election is behind us. Amongst others, the Labor Party’s proposed changes to negative gearing was one...

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June 1, 2016 / Property Investment

North is the new black

There is no denying the inner south of Melbourne’s residential property market, such as Prahran, Port Melbourne, Windsor and...

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