Buying Investment Property in an SMSF: 6 Common Mistakes

More and more investors, and particularly Baby Boomers, are using their Self-Managed Super Fund (SMSF) as a vehicle to buy an investment property. So I’d like to share some of the most common mistakes I see people making so you can avoid them. Key points 1. Debt Your Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) can borrow money to: […]

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5 big mistakes investors make when analysing rental properties

Thinking of buying an investment property, but you truly don’t know where to start? You’re in good company: many new investors feel overwhelmed and bamboozled by information and research when they’re deciding where to buy. This can unfortunately lead to costly mistakes, so here’s a handy list of five crucial missteps property investors can make […]

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5 common mistakes that novice investors make

A common misconception is that property investing is easy.  In fact, many people falsely believe that they can buy any old piece of real estate, then sit back and watch their wealth grow. In reality, successful property investment requires a number of skills as well as the right education. Even when I started out investing […]

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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 […]

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15 common landlord mistakes it pays to avoid

The most successful property investors have a number of tools in their landlord kit-bags. One of the most important of them all is using professional property managers to do the heavy lifting for them. That’s because, to create significant wealth, investors not only need to be strategic with their property purchases, they also need to […]

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Emotional mistakes every property investor should avoid

We all know that we shouldn’t allow our emotions to rule when making property decisions.  It’s had not to let your heart rule your head when buying your investment property, and even harder when buying a home That “gut feel” isn’t usually perspective- it’s often fear or excitement. Belinda Punshon wrote on Finder.com that trusting your […]

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