September 2023 Property Report

Spring has arrived and it’s an exciting time for both aspiring property owners looking to get into the market and vendors eager to make a sale. The real estate market traditionally ramps up at this time of year and we … Read more

May 2023 Property Report

Winter is coming, but for many investors, it’s a time to celebrate about the sizzling rental property market. According to CoreLogic, Australia’s capital cities recorded the strongest annual rental increase in history. In the year to April 2023, the combined capitals … Read more

April 2023 Property Report

Homeowners breathed a collective sigh of relief this month when the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) kept the cash rate on hold, following the release of softer inflation figures. Meanwhile, it’s been a slower than usual start to the autumn property … Read more

What are asset portfolios?

Building your wealth for the long term starts with a sound investment strategy; but with so many options outside your superannuation fund, from bonds to managed funds, where should you begin? Understand your risk profile and timeframe Almost every type … Read more

Buying an investment property

Is an investment property the right choice for you in retirement? What you need to know about buying an investment property Buying a rental property is a very popular investment in Australia. For many investors, the appeal of owning an … Read more

Why investing for retirement is different

When you’re still employed and earning a salary, there’s money coming in you can rely on. In retirement, in the absence of a regular salary you’ll need to find a new way to secure enough income to cover your living … Read more

Ways to expand SMSF investment horizons

The mix of investments that is right for an SMSF will depend on very personal factors, including SMSF members’ age, lifestyle, attitude to risk and personal goals. And it’s not a case of set and forget – SMSF trustees’ approach … Read more

Investing in investment bonds

Investment bonds are long term investments that may offer tax efficiency to investors on a high marginal tax rate and those investing for children or grandchildren. Unlike traditional investment products, such as managed funds, bonds are a ‘tax paid’ investment. … Read more

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