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The Reserve Bank is expected to cut Australia’s already record-low interest rates later this year.
Consumer sentiment has recovered most of a post-Christmas dip, with economists attributing the rebound to a change in views on interest rates, with most people …
Australian Property Investor Magazine
Australian house prices notched up their 14th consecutive month of gains in November, with the annual rise adding more than $126,000 to the median value of homes across the nation.
Northern Queensland is synonymous with rainforests, reefs and rugby. But although you won’t see it mentioned on any tourist brochures, the region is now also becoming recognised for another trait – rental shortages.
Buying a property simply involves signing a contract and getting a loan, right? Yes, to an extent. While I’ve learnt that the actual act of buying property is easy, investing successfully and achieving sustainable long-term results is the hard part. So how do you know you’re ready to invest successfully?
The outer suburbs of Melbourne have become a focal point for property investors, as the quest for growth potential moves away from the inner city regions that have driven Melbourne’s median property price to almost $1 million.
Nearly all of Australia’s 25 largest non-capital city regions recorded double digit annual price growth in the last year, while more than half of them recorded yearly gains of more than 20 per cent.
Investors are rushing to buy Sydney apartments ahead of an anticipated influx of offshore buyers and student tenants, with lockdown restrictions now eased and international flights having resumed.
Join Steve Douglas as he discusses:
- Global financial markets, issues & influence on our daily lives;
- Australian property markets, driving factors and has it peaked?
- International markets review & forecast;
- Australian Dollar review & prediction;
- Interest rates…
Join Steve Douglas, Executive Chair and Julie Kelley, Sales & Marketing Manager as they answer your burning questions during the 'Australian Residency and Tax Changes & Implications To Expats' webinar.
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Hidden away in the back of the Australian Budget and unmentioned in the Treasurers speech, was a simple statement confirming that:
“The Government will replace the individual tax residency rules with a new framework that is easy to understand, provides certainty and reduces compl…
We trust this seminar gives you a clearer understanding of the Australian Budget Announcements including:
• How Covid19 has impacted the Australian Government’s federal finances
• Measures the Government intends to undertake to reinvigorate the Australian economy
• Latest taxatio…
Australian property prices look to be on a rocketing path, with first home buyers, low-interest rates and FOMO (fear of missing out) fueling the demand for the start of 2021.
However, with stimulus packages coming to an end, and international borders remaining closed, can this ex…
For anyone considering Australia as a future place of residence planning your taxation affairs is a critical element of the migration process.
The Australian taxation system is extremely complex and taxes residents worldwide income.
Thankfully, legal and sensible tax …