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Miranda Brownlee

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Property valuations put pressure on SMSF audit delays

The requirement to include comparable sales data for kerbside valuations for properties is seeing issues and hold-ups wi...
Property valuations

Property valuations still ‘high on the audit hit list’

SMSF auditors are requiring valuations for many property investments again this financial year, and in some cases seeing...

Can you buy a retirement property using your SMSF?

While it may seem advantageous to purchase a retirement property through an SMSF, SMSF clients need to be very careful t...
RBA hands down rate decision for budget day

RBA hands down rate decision for budget day

The Reserve Bank of Australia has announced its decision on the official interest rate this month, following predictions...
HomeBuilder exposing buyers to potential rip-offs

HomeBuilder exposing buyers to potential rip-offs

Home buyers have been warned to watch out for “offers that seem too good to be true” in relation to the HomeBuilder ...

Property buyers warned on hasty decisions with HomeBuilder grant

Property buyers looking to cash in on the HomeBuilder grant should proceed with caution, with uncertainty around buildin...
Stress selling

Stress selling from COVID predicted to be minimal

In a positive sign for property markets, Australians are looking to cut their spending rather than sell investment prope...
Nicole Cannon

Should you freeze your mortgage?

While pausing mortgage repayments may be tempting for those struggling with payments, it may be best to explore other op...
Chris Andrews

Melbourne property market still lagging amid COVID-19 spike

Melbourne is slightly behind some of the other cities in the recovery of its property market, with property markets larg...
Working from home

Working from home a boon for suburban commercial property

While some of the commercial premises in the cities are facing difficulties from decreased foot traffic, activity has pi...
Expired property leases

Expired property leases placing investors at risk

Investors holding commercial property through a self-managed super fund should ensure their lease is still up to date, e...
Mark Molesworth

Top tax tips for property investors this year

With 30 June less than two weeks away, a mid-tier accounting firm has outlined some important tax considerations for pro...
Nicole Cannon

Property loan approvals still possible for JobKeeper recipients

Property investors with reduced working hours or receiving JobKeeper payments may be able to obtain loans for property p...
Nicole Cannon

Lenders exercise caution with high-density postcodes

While the Australian economy is starting to reopen, many lenders are still imposing tighter conditions for property loan...


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