Since the introduction of Capital Gains Tax (CGT) in 1985, the family home has retained its ‘sacred cow’ status as being exempt from this tax. Unless part of your home is used for income-producing purposes, there is no CGT payable on the profit you make selling it, no matter how high that profit is. In […]
Subscribe On SoundCloud Subscribe On Itunes In our first episode of the official podcast of www.rentvesting.com.au we chat with Michael Gilbert the co-founder of www.cubbi.com.au on how the property management industry is reinventing itself. Be sure to check out http://www.cubbi.com.au/core/email-course for their free Landlord Academy course.
If you’re considering investing via an SMSF, the first thing to do is to undertake a review of your current super before deciding on an investment strategy with the transferred funds. The SMSF investment strategy that you employ will depend upon a number of factors, including: Time to retirement Risk outlook Money to invest (ongoing […]
Every year we see a population growth in Self Managed Super Funds, with over 1 Million SMSF Members in 2014. Here are a few interesting facts about the recent growth of SMSFs: There are now over 530,000 in Australia, which account for almost one third of Australia’s retirement funds. Total assets in SMSFs increased by […]
Why is it that one of the most fundamental lessons in life, is never taught in schools? We learn everything from how to write, how to speak, how to use mathematics for problems we would never even come across in everyday life, yet not one lesson on how to really make a future for ourselves. […]
We have known it for some time now our workforce is changing. As we finalise our shift from the industrial age to the information age, we come to the realisation that there is no longer a need for a traditional workforce of 9 to 5 labourers. There is evidence of this in every single city […]
Have you been keeping an eye on the property market, seeing prices rise in your city and wondering how on earth you will ever save up enough to get your hands on your first property? It might seem a little tough in today’s market, but there are some steps you can take today which can […]
We’ve all heard the phrase “rent is dead money”. Usually it is on the side of home ownership in the rent vs buy debate. But is rent really dead money do you get caught in a “rent trap”? Is it more worthwhile to invest in a home to live in or are we better off […]