The Top 3 Methods to Calculate Capital Gains Tax

When investing in property, there are essentially two main types of tax that can have an impact on your profits. The first, and more familiar; is Income Tax – the tax applied to any money earned; whether it be derived through employment or investment. The second tax that directly impacts property investors is Capital Gains Tax (CGT). This is the… Learn More

Melbourne – The World’s Happiest and Most Liveable City

In August 2017, we saw Melbourne once again outrank Vienna and Vancouver and be named the world’s most liveable city; as per The Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) Liveability Index. It was a record seventh time in a row in the top spot for Melbourne, which scored 97.5 out of a possible 100; and achieved a perfect score for healthcare, education… Learn More

Geelong benefits greatly from Regional Jobs and Investment Packages project!

If you’ve been keeping up with our weekly blogs, you may remember an update from early-December last year on Geelong expanding into a ‘new economy’. (Check it out HERE). The blog discussed the city’s transition from a factory town with a strong manufacturing base, into a ‘new economy’ city with a broad range of industries and a growing population. Well,… Learn More

The Top 3 Attributes of a Successful Property Investor

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again – property investment is an avenue of wealth creation that cannot be entered lightly. Many who are first entering the property market develop this mindset of ‘I can go out, buy a house somewhere, stick some tenants in it to pay the mortgage and make a killing!’, but this is where… Learn More