Industry Updates

Lina lamens comments on the rental market in Sydney’s East July 2015

Posted by on Jul 12, 2015 in Industry Updates | 0 comments

Jeffrey Lamens principal Lina Lamens comments on the rental market in Sydney’s prestige suburbs, read the article on domain.com.au

ATO targets rental properties

Posted by on Jun 17, 2015 in Industry Updates | 0 comments

Got a rental property? Fan of claiming work train rides on your tax return? Well the Australian Tax Office is going to be taking an extra close look at you this year.

The ATO has briefed Fairfax Media on the areas where it will focus its enforcement effort this year. see the full article from the SMH here…

Tax advantage factor in super property investment

Posted by on Jun 11, 2015 in Industry Updates | 0 comments

Recent article in Propertyobserver.com.au

At the end of December, 1,034,497 people had an SMSF, up from 983,982 at the same time a year earlier, the Australian Taxation Office reports. read the full article here…

Sydney real estate set to be a long-term winner

Posted by on May 11, 2015 in Industry Updates | 0 comments

With the housing market highly correlated to economic growth, it’s fair to expect that the values of quality, well-located Sydney property will continue to produce decent long-term returns.

Read the full article from TheRealestateConveration.com.au here

No negative gearing changes: PM Tony Abbott

Posted by on Apr 17, 2015 in Industry Updates | 0 comments

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has quashed speculation over the future of negative gearing by promising there will be no changes, see the full article from PropertyObserver.com.au

What is ‘landlord’s insurance’? Investment terms explained

Posted by on Sep 27, 2014 in Industry Updates | 0 comments

There are many types of insurance policies to consider when you purchase an investment property. Among these is landlord’s insurance, a type of cover that safeguards you, as the property owner, against damage caused by tenants in your rental property.Read more from Propertyobserver.com.au

Capital gains tax explained

Posted by on Sep 26, 2014 in Industry Updates | 0 comments

In  a recent article on Propertyobserver.com.au,Financial Planner, Joe Stephan writes  “Australians’ love of residential property and the favourable tax treatment of investments in real estate mean capital gains tax is on many people’s radars” read the full article here…

The six most common mistakes self-managing landlords make

Posted by on Aug 26, 2014 in Industry Updates | 0 comments

Property Observer talked to NSW Department of Fair Trading senior customer service officer Hollie McPherson about the common mistakes that self-managing landlords make. see the full article here…

Sydney’s priciest rental suburbs revealed

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Industry Updates | 0 comments

Double Bay has emerged as the most expensive suburb in Sydney to rent with the typical house setting tenants back by $120,000 a year.

See the full Canberra times article here which includes one of our recently let Double Bay properties..

Residential Tenancies Act 2010 change provides clarity

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Industry Updates | 0 comments

Changes to section 100(1)(c) of the Residential Tenancies Act 2010 (NSW), which affects a tenant’s right to terminate a fixed-term agreement early without compensation to the landlord, commenced on Friday, 4 July 2014

See the full revision here..