Property (yet again) has been a huge topic in Australia this past year, we are obsessed with it – from the floors of state and federal parliament, to the nightly news and backyard barbecues. Lets look closer at the performance of the Australian property market in 2017.
Investing overseas can seem like a big step financially, especially if you’re looking at markets in which you have no experience. While investing overseas does come with a different set of economic, legal and political risks, there are also a range of benefits such as wider market exposure.
If you have lived and worked in the UK for a period of time, you will have built up savings in a UK Pension. Due to the purpose of the UK pension (ie. to provide an income to people in retirement), there are numerous rules and restrictions when it comes to transferring your UK pension […]
Rising property prices, poor wage growth and huge competition for the few homes that are on the market. Is this a sign that Australian property prices have peaked?
Although the Australian dollar remains one of the top 5 most-traded currencies and one of the three primary commodity currencies, it’s still vulnerable to market changes. In order to predict these changes and how they will affect your investments, we have created a short guide that will help you better understand the factors affecting movements […]
Becoming a landlord for the first time can be a daunting experience – whether you are moving out of the family home and renting it, or purchasing a property as an investment. Here are some tips to help get you through the process and maximise your returns.
If you want to build a property portfolio but are not sure how to get it off the ground, or if you have already bought one house and you now want to start building a property portfolio, then here are some strategies to take the next step.
If you read the article “Bitcoin: An Introductory Article to the World’s Most Popular Cryptocurrency”, you now have a basic idea of what cryptocurrency is, how it works, and what you are able to do with it. The next question that I am often asked by those who have recently discovered cryptocurrency is this: Is […]
In 2009, a man known only to the world as Satoshi Nakamoto released a revolutionary piece of software on the internet. Initially, the technology was disregarded by the online community and it was only used for illegal dark net transactions. Today, this technology is so powerful that governments are creating regulations for it and its […]
After living in Europe for over four years, we recently returned to live in Australia. As our old home was never going to accommodate our enlarged family, our intention was always to rent initially whilst looking for a home to purchase. It didn’t take long for us to realise we should have sought to buy […]
We reported in May, that as a result of the 2017 Australian federal budget, there would be some pending changes to capital gains tax on the main residence for foreign residents and Australian expats (Australians living abroad). At the time, it wasn’t quite clear from the budget papers exactly how it would work, and who […]