How to save tax when selling your investment property

Capital gains tax is the biggest cost you face when selling your investment property, so Eddie Chung shows you how you can reduce it without getting into trouble with the ATO [Read entire story]

Investor of the Year 2015 Awards

It’s that time of the year when we honour Australia’s sharpest and most inspirational property investors as Your Investment Property proudly presents the 8th Annual Investor of the Year Awards. [Read entire story]

International crowdfunding platform launches Australian operations

Singapore based CoAssets believes Australia is a key market as it continues the international expansion of its crowdfunding platform [Read entire story]

Record lows for both rental growth and yields

Low wage growth, slow population growth and the residential construction boom are all putting the squeeze on rents across Australia [Read entire story]

More calls to update residential tenancy legislation

Moves by regulatory bodies to better recognise and legislate the use of electronic agreements and communication methods will benefit all parties involved in residential tenancy agreements according to those behind an [Read entire story]

NSW Excerpt from the 2016 March Market report

Sydney’s good fortune has finally come to an end, with the latest stats showing the biggest drop in values across all capital cities. One analyst even calls it a buyer’s market [Read entire story]

ACT Excerpt from the 2016 March Market report

While investors have been fixated on what’s been happening in Sydney and Melbourne, Canberra has quietly but surely built growth momentum [Read entire story]

Airbnb users warned of tax issues, ATO crackdown

Using platforms like Airbnb could have serious tax implications for investors and home owners, both now and well into the future [Read entire story]

Retaining CGT status quo welcomed by housing body

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s announcement that his government will not touch the current capital gains tax arrangements for housing in Australia gives "certainty" to investors [Read entire story]

Property and Divorce: When the Unthinkable Happens

Investing in property with your partner is always a big decision. All too often, consideration is not given to what happens if you both decide to go separate ways. If the time comes where the relationship comes to an [Read entire story]

Property adviser hit with four-year ban from ASIC

A Sydney based property adviser has been banned from managing corporations and engaging in credit activities for four years [Read entire story]

Volumes down, but solid week for auction results

Last week was a solid one for the Australian auction market, with the preliminary national clearance rate sitting at 70.1% according to CoreLogic RP Data [Read entire story]

Tenancy agreements should make better use of technology

Legislation covering residential tenancy agreements in New South Wales should be updated to make better use of changing technologies according to one real estate body [Read entire story]

Rate rises, slow wage growth causes decline in housing affordability

The out-of-cycle interest rate hikes levied by Australian lenders during November led to deterioration of housing affordability across a number of real estate markets according to one lobby group. [Read entire story]

WA Excerpt from the 2016 February Market report

Most investors are aware of Perth’s prevailing reputation as a declining property market – but it’s not enough to prevent determined bargain hunters from diving right in [Read entire story]

VIC Excerpt from the 2016 February Market report

There’s no denying that 2015 was a busy and profitable year for Melbourne’s property market, but will 2016 deliver the same financial rewards? [Read entire story]

Commercial real estate proving a popular choice for foreign buyers

While much of the recent focus on foreign real estate investors has been on their activity in the residential sector, it appears Australian real estate of all shapes and sizes is popular with offshore buyers [Read entire story]

WA set to move ahead with strata legislation overhaul

New legislation covering strata agreements in WA likely to be introduced to parliament mid-year [Read entire story]

How to discover which suburbs will give you the highest yield.

These reports provide the latest rental growth and stock analysis data at a nationwide and state level, showing which suburbs are ripe for investment so you can maximise your investment profit potential! [Read entire story]

Top 10 mistakes investors make in claiming tax deductions

Just because you may be able to claim expenses on your investment property doesn’t mean you can claim any cost as a tax deduction. Eddie Chung explains. [Read entire story]

Perth market shows signs of stabilisation

Considered a no-go zone by many in recent times, one Australian capital city is now appearing on the radar of "astute investors" [Read entire story]

Agency falls foul over rental income guarantees

A Western Australia based real estate agency has fallen on the wrong side of the state’s Department of Commerce in relation to advertisements it made about properties for sale [Read entire story]

Benefits of long term property investing

Successful investment is often about good timing. Anyone that has lived through the fluctuating cycle knows that investment timeframes can ultimately determine the potential of an investment. Professional investors will [Read entire story]

Location Location Location – The Investors Guide

The one statement that has consistently been associated with investor success, so much so that even a TV show was named after it, is “Location, Location, Location”. Most investors will know full well the importance of [Read entire story]

ACT Excerpt from the 2016 January Market report

Another year, another political knifing. Will the ‘Turnbull effect’ bode well for the Canberran property market in the lead-up to 2016’s federal election, and beyond? [Read entire story]

WA Excerpt from the 2016 January Market report

The end of the mining boom has hit Western Australia hard – and the worst could well be yet to come [Read entire story]

Don’t lose out to party season, landlords urged

Landlords have been reminded to take the necessary precautions to prevent them starting the new year with a property headache [Read entire story]

Victorian couple to stand trial on property fraud charges

A Victorian couple have been committed to stand trial on charges of fraud relating to property deals in Australia and the United States. [Read entire story]

Auction volumes fall away after record year

The lead up to Christmas has seen auction volumes take a tumble after five straight weeks of more than 3,000 being scheduled [Read entire story]

NSW almost debt free thanks to stamp duty

Calls for stamp duty to be abolished after NSW government announces $800 million windfall, but one tax expert believes it's here to stay [Read entire story]

Buyer’s agents key in smart property investment

Purchasing an investment property is a beneficial avenue to financial security. Australians have identified the prosperous nature of real estate and the long-term advantage property investment affords. However securing [Read entire story]

Real estate agent predicts people could walk away from deposits

Real estate agency predicts people could walk away from deposits next year, as purchases become too risky in 2016 [Read entire story]

Home ownership put ahead of other life goals

It seems the Australian dream of home ownership is still alive and well, with results from a new survey revealing many people are putting owning their own home well before other life goals. [Read entire story]

Game Plan: How to start investing in your ’50s

After a marriage break-up some years ago, and having just recently finished paying financial support for his now adult children, David is looking at kick-starting a property portfolio to secure his retirement. To help [Read entire story]