MAY 2019

End of Year Super Top Ups

End of Year Super Top Ups

With the end of the Australian Tax year fast approaching on the 30th June, you may want to start considering whether or not to make a contribution to your Austr…

ATO Scam Alert

ATO Scam Alert

After our own client scam attempt last year was successfully managed, we have now seen a broad scale threat for anyone in Australia as scammers have been callin…

Tax Deadline Upon Us

Tax Deadline Upon Us

For anyone that earned Australian sourced income during the 12 months to 30th June 2018, the deadline to lodge your annual Australian Income Tax Return has arri…

Introducing SMATS Wealth

Introducing SMATS Wealth

In December we concluded the acquisition of the financial planning business of The Owen Advisory Group (TOAG) and it is now trading under our SMATS Wealth busin…

Annual Seminar Videos

Annual Seminar Videos

In recent years we have made it a practice to video each of our major seminars and make them available online for anyone that couldn’t come along personally.

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REINSW renews calls for landlord support

REINSW renews calls for landlord support

The Real Estate Institute of NSW is heaping pressure on the state government to provide additional support for landlords affected by COVID-19, saying several insurers were not honouring rent protection policies if a tenant’s rent is voluntarily reduced, while stimulus announced to date only is available to a small percentage of property owners.

Agents, builders at odds on housing stimulus

Agents, builders at odds on housing stimulus

Australia’s peak real estate industry group has warned the federal government that providing stimulus for new homes and not established dwellings could have detrimental effects on the property sector and the wider economy.

Sublease stock in Sydney CBD hits 10-year high

Sublease stock in Sydney CBD hits 10-year high

Sublease office space in Sydney’s CBD has surged to a 10-year high, but COVID-19 hasn’t been the primary cause, according to analysis by commercial agency CBRE.

Renters data pointing towards positive

Renters data pointing towards positive

ASX-listed residential leasing portal Rent.com.au says a recent surge in the number of renters getting ready to move is indicative of the increasing optimism in property circles that Australia is past the worst of the coronavirus pandemic.

Stamp duty reform crucial for economic rebound

Stamp duty reform crucial for economic rebound

COVID-19 has placed stamp duty reform back on the agenda in Victoria, New South Wales and Western Australia, with state governments expected to face tumbling revenue due to a sharp reduction in transaction volumes during the crisis.

Expert in Focus - Dr Sam Tsiaplias

Expert in Focus - Dr Sam Tsiaplias

Australian Property Investor Magazine this week sat down for a virtual coffee with leading Melbourne academic, Sam Tsiaplias, a senior research fellow in the Macroeconomics Research Program at the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research.

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