Finance

3 Tips for Property Buyers

By Brad Minhinnick / September 15, 2020 /

As we have come to the end of this financial year, many of us are starting to locate the appropriate documentation to support our different tax deductions, if they have not already been done. This also marks the start of another financial year – a period of opportunities – and is therefore the best time…

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How much does it cost to keep an investment property?

By Brad Minhinnick / June 15, 2020 /

You may think the big expense is over when you have paid the deposit and budgeted in the mortgage repayments. However, investment properties do have many ongoing costs that should be budgeted for. This is not to say that investment properties are a bad idea, quite the contrary, the issue is many Australian families jump…

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10 tips for buying your first investment property

By Brad Minhinnick / June 8, 2020 /

Investing in property is very popular in Australia due to its high potential returns and relative stability. Of course, there is a first time for everything and property investment is no different. So, to help those looking to get into property investment we have created 10 tips to get you started on the right track.…

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Renter Or Property Investor During The COVID-19 Crisis, What Can You Do?

By Brad Minhinnick / March 23, 2020 /

The current crisis surrounding COVID-19 and its economic impact are affecting Australians across the country. Both renters and property investors are experiencing these impacts, or the uncertainty as to whether they will in the future. It is during this time that what is legislated and what is right and fair comes under stress, and puts…

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9 Reasons You Should Invest In Brisbane Properties

By Brad Minhinnick / October 28, 2019 /

Brisbane is in the midst of a transformation. It is changing from a “big country town” into a modern multicultural metropolis. Many now refer to Brisbane as a city that is “growing up”, taking its place as Australia’s third largest city. This transformation has been driven by an increased number of interstate migration, huge infrastructure…

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12 Steps For First Time Property Investors

By Brad Minhinnick / August 12, 2019 /

Investing in property opens up some incredible new opportunities to improve your financial security and boost your wealth. A property is a secure long-term investment for many, allowing them to diversify their income streams, and hold their money in an asset that, in the long term, will likely increase in value. The process of securing…

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6 Things You Must Know About Property Valuations

By Brad Minhinnick / August 5, 2019 /

Property valuations are necessary for investors who are wishing to purchase a new investment property or sell their existing one. Not only does it inform the investors on how much they will be paying or receiving, but it gives the buyer an idea on what they can expect in terms of rent they can charge…

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Cash Flow Versus Capital Growth

By Brad Minhinnick / July 22, 2019 /

Everyone who invests into property is aiming for positive results financially. Whether this is on a week by week basis or in the long term when the property is sold. Often investors use one of two methods to achieve results that benefit them financially. Either a positive cash flow method or a capital growth method.…

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Deduction Depreciations that Often Go Unclaimed

By Brad Minhinnick / July 15, 2019 /

Depreciation is one of the most common deductions missed by property investors. In fact, only 20% of property investors actually maximise the deductions they can claim. With an average expected claim sitting between $5,000 and $10,000 in depreciation for the first financial year alone, many property owners are missing out on a huge boost to…

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