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NSW set to save on stamp duty

May 10, 2019

Depreciation Finance New South Wales Property and Investment News Strategy Taxation

The NSW State Government have announced plans to change stamp duty price brackets. From 1 July 2019, stamp duty price brackets will be pegged to CPI (Consumer Price Index) resulting in savings for property buyers. Initial savings would be anywhere between $200 to $600 with those savings increasing over the years. For the Greater Sydney […]

Two homes for the price of one: Is building a duplex a good investment or double the trouble?

April 17, 2018

Depreciation Dual Occupancy Finance New South Wales Overseas Investment Positive Gearing Property and Investment News Pros & Cons Strategy

Everyone loves a great deal, which is why home builders may be tempted by the idea of getting two homes for the price of one. Although it costs more to build a duplex than a single freestanding house, it’s usually cheaper than building two houses, and because both dwellings are on the same block, the land costs […]

The various hidden costs of buying an old house

August 4, 2017

Depreciation Property and Investment News Pros & Cons Strategy Taxation

Are you considering buying an old house to refurbish it and sell it off at a considerable profit? Or are you just planning to buy an old house to save some money?   While buying an old house (by old we mean as old as 60-70 years) is a pocket-friendly option as compared to buying […]