Mario’s Blog2019-07-09T13:58:54+10:00

Higher interest rates… Higher property prices… What’s next?

Higher interest rates... Higher property prices... What's next? The truth is, does it really matter? All these things are out of your control. BUT what you can control is your mind, and that is the only thing that will make ALL the difference between your financial position today to your financial position 10 years from now.

A game changer for investors wanting to borrow more money

Just when you thought the dust had settled, out comes another credit policy change which is a game changer, particularly for property investors. APRA is the regulator pulling the strings, with the motive to curb investor lending further. Banks and lenders have been forced to tighten up their credit policies further, which is positive for a healthy and sustainable property market.

Important facts relating to property and CGT

Capital Gains Tax was a hot topic during the recent (July 2016) federal election. When it comes to property, CGT is usually only considered by property investors as the tax only applies for investment purchases and not your owner-occupied residence. From time to time I come across clients that change "intent" during ownership of their home which then "potentially" raises the CGT issue.