Negative gearing is here to stay, what did we dodge?
29/07/2016 Stephen Phillips, Executive Property Investment Adviser
The 2016 federal election is behind us.
Amongst others, the Labor Party's proposed changes to negative gearing was one of most disputed policy challenges of the election campaign. These changes proposed to restrict negative gearing from existing properties, whilst allowing owners to continue deducting net rental losses against their wage income to new properties only.
In his first video blog, Executive Property Investment Adviser Stephen Phillips tells us how these changes would have altered the Australian rental market.
Labor's proposed property changes: why investors shouldn't wait to buy
25/01/2019 Michael Williams, Managing Director
Over the last few months it’s been difficult to ignore articles discussing Labor’s controversial plans to scale back negative gearing for investors who buy existing property and halving the capital gains tax (CGT) discount. Michael Williams takes us through these proposed changes and how they could affect investors.
Pets in your rental property – how the rules are changing
18/01/2019 Tannaya Jessop, Property Portfolio Manager
With a slew of changes set to shake up the Victorian Residential Tenancies Act over the next year, Property Portfolio Manager Tannaya Jessop explores the implications of one of the changes making landlords and their agents the most nervous – the new rules around tenants and their pets.
Property investment – expectation vs reality
22/11/2018 Alison Nguyen, Accounts Administrator
When it comes to property investment, there are many myths and expectations – but how do these match up with reality as an investor?