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Property investing in Canberra – What you should know

By Sponsor / February 15, 2018

For many years the word Canberra has been followed by a yawn, then associated with bureaucracy and stuffy politicians. However, those times, they are a changing! Would you believe Lonely Planet rated Canberra the third best global city to visit in 2018? The unemployment rate is the lowest in the country and the average weekly wage the […]


Substantial land tax increase for some Australian Expats – Are you impacted?

By Craig / February 12, 2018

Hot on the heals of capital gains withholding, removal of the CGT exemption on the primary residence, Australian expats are now being hit with substantial increases in land tax.  We investigate who is impacted and how much it could cost you.  For an $800,000 property portfolio you could be up for an additional $12,000 in land […]


Capital Gains Withholding – The costly expense when selling your Australian property

By Sponsor / February 7, 2018

If you’re an Australian expat thinking about selling property in Australia, you’ve probably already got a million things to think about (choosing an agent, agent fees, preparing a house for sale – the list goes on!) let alone the cost of capital gains withholding. But the reality is, without some careful planning, your returns could […]


Performance of the Australian Property Market in 2017 – Year in Review

By Sponsor / December 13, 2017

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.


9 reasons why you will want to buy a home in Australia before moving back

By Craig / September 15, 2017

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 […]


5 investment strategies for Australian expats to save for retirement

By Craig / April 12, 2017

Without the safety net of compulsory superannuation contributions by their employer, many Aussie expats struggle with determining what is the best way to save for retirement while living overseas.  Here are five ideas for Australian expats to save for retirement, and one to avoid.


Risks in buying overseas property

By Craig / March 8, 2017

Whilst there are many benefits of investing in overseas property, before rushing in and signing a contract, step back and consider the risks.  Here, we endeavour to articulate some of the key risks you should consider before buying overseas property.


Round-Up For Aussies Abroad : Our Most Popular Posts in 2016

By Craig / December 12, 2016

Aussies Abroad!  These are the most popular posts that Aussies abroad have been reading in 2016. ATO Challenges Tax Residency of Returning Aussie Expat Australian Banks Restrict Lending to Aussies Abroad 6 Steps to Buying Property While Living Abroad 5 Things To Do When Relocating Abroad What to Consider When Moving Back To Australia


Australian Banks Restrict Loans For Non Residents

By Craig / June 14, 2016

There have been a number of news articles in the last couple of months on the topic suggesting that Australian banks are restricting loans for non residents. While the changes primarily target foreign citizens they also impact Australians living overseas. How are you impacted?


Most Popular Articles For Aussie Expats – 2015

By Craig / January 3, 2016

Check out our most popular posts for Aussie Expats in 2015. Why I Don’t Use My Bank For International Money Transfers What Aussie Expats Need To Know About Medicare & Health Insurance Why Australian Expats Should Use A Mortgage Broker How Aussie Expats Can Make Money On The Sharemarket Without Paying Tax The Truth About Managed […]