Common Property Depreciation Explained

Shared assets in strata title lucrative for investors A strata title is used when individuals own part of a property usually called a ‘lot’. This is generally an apartment, unit or townhouse complex which shares ownership of common property including driveways, foyers and gardens. The ownerships are combined through a legal entity called the owners … Continued

April 2019 Reserve Bank of Australia Decision

Sydney 2nd April 2019 2.30pm, Reserve Bank of Australia At its meeting today, the RBA Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 1.50 per cent. The outlook for the global economy remains reasonable, although growth has slowed and downside risks have increased. Growth in international trade has declined and investment intentions have softened in a … Continued

2019/20 Federal Budget Highlights

The Budget is “Back in the black”, Mr Josh Frydenberg announced as he handed down the 2019/20 Federal Budget, with a surplus of $7.1b, on 2 April 2019. The budget focuses on “restoring the nation’s finances”, further strengthening the economy to create more jobs and to “guarantee the essential services”. The tax, superannuation and social … Continued

3 Emerging Trends in Property Investment

What will 2019 hold for the property market? We look at some of the biggest trends we’re likely to see in the year ahead. Investors seeking regional areas over metropolitan As property price growth continues to slow in Sydney and Melbourne, there is an increasing demand for regional properties by investors due to more affordable … Continued