How to Avoid Paying Capital Gains Tax (CGT) When Selling a Property?

While capital gains tax might sound overwhelming at first thought, with a bit of knowledge and planning, it’s possible to substantially reduce how much of it you pay – or even avoid it altogether. Capital gains tax (CGT), for those who are new to this, is the levy you pay on the capital gain made […]

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COVID-19 creates an unusual start to the spring selling season

A key takeaway from CoreLogic data amid the pandemic, is that transaction activity slows significantly in response to COVID-19 restrictions. The resulting loss of employment, lower consumer sentiment and border closures have had a much larger impact on the number of properties marketed and sold, than property prices themselves. This was seen from the Stage […]

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Selling your property with the tenant in place

Whether you have one or two investment properties or a big and complex portfolio, the fact is, you’ve gone into the property game with a clear goal in mind: to make money. Sometimes, for a range of reasons, you may make the decision to sell one of your investment properties. When it comes time to […]

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All you need to know about selling your home

Thinking of selling your home now that our property markets are moving out of the government imposed Coronavirus cocoon? Well let me tell you … selling your home can be a stressful and confusing time. As well as packing boxes, booking removalists and dealing with all of the logistics of the move, you also prepare […]

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How bad does an investment property need to be to warrant selling it?

If you sell a dud investment property, you may have to pay capital gain tax (CGT), selling costs and then stamp duty again when you reinvest… it can be a very expensive exercise!  And if you have owned the property for a while, it is probably putting money in your pocket each month (i.e. more […]

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