Australians refinance $53.7 bn worth of property loans during the pandemic

New ABS Lending Indicators data released today shows new home lending increased in July for the second consecutive month, following earlier lifts in COVID-19 restrictions to auctions and open homes.  The value of new home lending rose by 8.9% in July, following a 6.4% rise in June based on seasonally adjusted figures. Canstar analysis of […]

Read More >>

Top 10 tips to help rental property owners avoid common tax mistakes

Want to avoid the taxman rejecting your claim? Even worse, do you want to prevent the taxman from digging deeper and auditing your affairs? The Australian Taxation Office has a lot of information on their website to help property investors. Whether you use a tax agent or choose to lodge your tax return yourself, the […]

Read More >>

Some of the most frequently asked Coronavirus Tax Questions

Are you wondering how your changed circumstances related to COVID-19 may affect your tax situation? Well, you’re in good company. The Australian Taxation Office has provided a lot of information on their website to assist you. Here’s a list of the most frequently asked questions they are getting from individuals and employees as well as […]

Read More >>

What is Your Financial Thermostat Set For, & why that is important?

Have you ever wondered what your financial thermostat is set for? Perhaps the thought has never crossed your mind? Let‘s look at it a different way… What is your Air Conditioner temperature set for? I know where we live in Brisbane it runs at a consistent and cool 23 degrees Celsius. If the kids leave […]

Read More >>