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Property Investment

December 13, 2019 / Property, Property Investment

What today’s low interest rate environment means for property investors

With the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA)’s cash rate (market interest rates) set at an all-time low, you might...

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December 3, 2019 / Property, Property Investment

Top reasons to get a building inspector through before settling your property

If you’ve purchased a property off-the-plan which is due to settle soon, you will usually receive a phone call...

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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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July 26, 2018 / Property, Property Investment

In the media : Michael Williams quoted in Domain

Managing Director and Senior Financial Adviser Michael Williams has been quoted in Domain today, speaking on changes to depreciation deductions. The article...

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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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