26 August 2015

Stock Market Volatility Driving baby Boomers into Property Investment Market

A Property blog by Paul Bennion.

Over the last few weeks the stock market both in Australia and overseas has been on a roller coaster ride.

There have been massive losses one day and then an unexpected recovery the following day in share prices.

20 August 2015

Record 6 Billion Spent on home Renovations last Financial year

A Property blog by Paul Bennion.

Record low interest rates and rising property prices are now encouraging more property owners throughout Australia to undertake home renovations. This is underlined by the latest ABS figures which show that last financial year Australian’s spent a record $6.6 billion on home renovations. 

13 August 2015

Residential Property now Accounts for more than half of all Household Wealth

A Property blog by Paul Bennion.

The importance of property to personal wealth creation has been highlighted by the latest survey of household wealth produced by CoreLogic RP Data. 

06 August 2015

Rising Interest Rates for Property Investors will put Pressure on their cash flow

A Property blog by Paul Bennion.

The recent decision by the major banks to increase lending costs for property investors will have a negative impact on their cash flow during a time when rental yields are weakening.

22 July 2015

The Property Crash in Mining towns means that Investors need to claim their full tax Depreciation Benefits

A Property blog by .

Just a few years ago mining towns throughout regional areas of Australia where the darling of property investors.Property prices were booming and investors were achieving annual rental returns in excess of 20% in some areas

Depreciation Tax
14 July 2015

Record slow down in rental growth highlights needs for investors to boost cashflow through claiming their depreciation benefits.

A Tax Depreciation blog by Paul Bennion.

One of the most significant trends in the Australian property market has been the major slowdown in rental growth rates for investment properties during the past twelve months

07 July 2015

Record low Interest Rates can have 'Hidden Traps' for Property Investors

A Property blog by Paul Bennion.

One of the key reasons for growing activity by property investors during the 2014/2015 financial year has been record low interest rates.

30 June 2015

Home Loan Lending to Property Investors Reaches Record high of $11.1 Billion

A Property blog by .

The high level of investor confidence in the Australian property market is underlined by the latest ABS figures which show that lending to property investors reached a record high of $11.1 billion during April 2015.

23 June 2015

How Astute First Home Buyers can use Tax Depreciation Benefits to more Easily Purchase their First Property

A Tax Depreciation blog by .

A major focus of the media recently has been on the plight of first home buyers who have been squeezed out of the property market by surging property prices especially in Sydney and Melbourne.