Month: June 2016

RBA’s cash rate decision for June

Following its Board meeting today the RBA has announced that it has decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 1.75 per cent. Whilst this is largely good news for property investors, home owners and those looking to get into the market the Governor, Glenn Stevens, also made the following property- related comments pertinent for those […]

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Top things property investors should consider before EOFY tax time (Part 2)

In this tax-time blog series we pose a few specific questions property investors should consider asking themselves (and their accountant) well before 30 June. In our first blog instalment we posed the question “Is now (or later) a good time to sell a property?”  2 – Is it time to buy another property? Conversely, good tax […]

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Conveyancing services, when should I arrange them?

Whether buying or selling real estate the question often comes up of when to engage someone to provide conveyancing services. It is common practice in Queensland that real estate agents will often complete standard form contracts.  However, many sellers and buyers do not realise that the Legal Profession Act restrains real estate agents from doing any more than completing […]

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