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Lenders’ Mortgage Insurance

If you are aiming to buy an investment property but the deposit you can afford to put down is less than 20 percent of the property's value, you will almost certainly have to take out lenders' mortgage insurance (LMI).  Typically, investors see this as yet one more...

Lenders’ Mortgage Insurance

If you are aiming to buy an investment property but the deposit you can afford to put down is less than 20 percent of the property's value, you will almost certainly have to take out lenders' mortgage insurance (LMI).  Typically, investors see this as yet one more...

RENTER NUMBERS SET TO RISE — REPORT

Owning your own home is still a big part of the Great Australian Dream. But for an increasing number of people in years to come, it will remain just that -- a dream.  In fact, up to 40 percent of the population will be renters in the future, according to a new report...

DIFFERENT STRUCTURES FOR OWNING PROPERTY

DIFFERENT STRUCTURES FOR OWNING PROPERTY

What is the best way to buy a property? Is it as a sole purchaser, a company, or a trust,  or in a joint venture?  Here is a guide to the advantages and disadvantages of these four methods, with particular attention being paid to how each one will affect your tax...

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE PROPERTY MARKET OVER THE NEXT 6 MONTHS

With Covid restrictions being slowly eased and things returning to some form of normality, the big question for property investors is: how will the market perform as we get to the other side of the pandemic crisis.  Some economists think we could see an 11 percent...

Ever feel like it’s just too hard being a property investor?I know that, right now, especially in the aftermath of COVID-19, it can feel really tough.But it’s not all doom and gloom.And let me tell you why.In the last 2 months, here at Hera Property we’ve had some...

Tax Time and what that means for your property

Tax Time and what that means for your property

The end of the financial year is rapidly approaching, which means it's time for property investors to get their paperwork in order ready for their accountant. With Covid 19 forcing most of us to stay in indoors, there is plenty of time to get organised and complete...

How will the Covid-19 crisis affect the property market?

How will the Covid-19 crisis affect the property market?

It's a big question investors are asking themselves these days, but it's unlikely we will know the answer for some considerable time. In the meantime, however, here are some ideas about care and maintenance, which owners can use to protect their investment. These...

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