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Latest Construction Costs Update Across Australia 2023

The Latest Construction Costs Update Across Australia

May 1, 2023

Construction Costs in Australia for 2023: What to Expect and How to Manage Them If you've been dreaming of building your own home in Australia, you know that labour cost and building materials within a… ... continue reading

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Building Material Costs are Increasing – Should You Buy or Build?

October 13, 2021

There is no doubt that the construction industry is doing its best to maintain momentum through this period to support economic recovery.  However, the building sector, in general, is still experiencing a significant price increase… ... continue reading

What Is a Quantity Surveyor: What Do They Do and How Can They Help You? (2022 Guide)

April 17, 2021

A Quantity Surveyor is a professional who provides advice on all aspects of construction costs, from estimating and tendering to contract administration and project management. They work with clients, architects, engineers, planners, and other professionals… ... continue reading

The Ultimate Build-to-Rent Guide

March 1, 2021

Currently, at least one-third of Australians live in rental homes. The statistic continues to grow in our capital cities, with at least 70% of Sydney residents renting their homes.  Individual investors own most rental houses.… ... continue reading

How Scrap Value Helps You Save on Your Investment Property

February 26, 2021

If you are looking to renovate your investment property, you will want to consider assessing the scrap value of any assets you plan on demolishing or throwing away.  Did you know that assets that are… ... continue reading

Everything You Need to Know About Positive Gearing

January 28, 2021

When it comes to property investment strategies, positive gearing is considered one of the more conservative investment strategies, with most investors rather leaning towards negative gearing.  According to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), around 30%… ... continue reading

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The Ultimate Guide on Effective Life of Depreciating Assets in Property

November 10, 2020

You’ve just purchased your first investment property and are looking for ways in which you could reduce your taxable income through tax depreciation. One of the ways in which you can maximise the tax deductions… ... continue reading

The Essential Guide to Capital Works Deductions (Division 43)

November 4, 2020

As a first-time property investor, I’m sure you’ve heard that tax depreciation deductions and specifically Capital Works Deductions are typically one of the largest tax deductions you can claim as a property investor in Australia.… ... continue reading

Property investment strategies

6 Property Investment Strategies Every Investor Should Know

October 27, 2020

Deciding on the best property investment strategies for you can be daunting, especially if you're a first-time property investor.  But give yourself credit! You've already accomplished a big part of the daunting task - making… ... continue reading

3 Strategies on How To Avoid Capital Gains Tax When Selling Your Investment Property

October 20, 2020

Remember when you first dived into property investing and heard about capital gains tax? It seemed like a distant concern. But now that you're considering selling your first investment property, the thought of capital gains… ... continue reading

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