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Mount Warren Park QLD

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Location Located 37 km south of Brisbane in QLD, the suburb of Mount Warren Park, is ideally situated just off the M1. Close to transportation, the Beenleigh Railway Station services this surrounding residential area including Beenleigh CBD, Windaroo and Eagleby. However interestingly enough, the ABS reported in 2016 that approximately 72% used car transportation to go to and from work. …

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How much should a depreciation schedule cost?

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What is a depreciation schedule? If you know the ins and outs of tax minimisation you should be familiar with what a depreciation schedule is. It is an important assessment that evaluates the loss of value a property tolerates. This includes the aging of interior contents and the building itself. This assessment is then given to your tax agent. Should …

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Should you buy an investment property in Toowoomba?

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Nicknamed the “Garden City”, this mountain top city boasts a population of over 135K, and according to Herring Tod White’s recent report, is now sitting at the bottom of their property cycle. As the 16th largest city in Australia, Toowoomba has a recent development that just might help it sky-rocket up the property ladder. Just finishing up a $6 billion …

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Mortgage Elimination Secrets That You Should Know

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Mortgage Elimination According to Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australian households are increasingly getting over-indebted. Around 77% of these over-indebted households “lacked sufficient ‘liquid‘ assets to cover a quarter of the value of their debts.” This might not be an ideal situation, but it is a reality. Therefore, it is only wise to think of strategies that can help reduce the …

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Investing in Acorns

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When you save your acorns, you are often looking at budgeting, saving and investing with the intention that your acorns eventually grow into trees and provide you with an abundance of more acorns – or money as the case maybe. New cloud based mobile platform, Acorns, is helping investors to save and invest their spare change into share market portfolios. …

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Ease of Restrictions Make All Lenders Banks

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All lenders are now banks! Treasurer Scott Morrison’s recent announcement to ease up on legal requirements for lenders to call themselves banks is great news for those looking for property investment. The Big Four in banking held all the cards when it came to property loans, but now, all that’s changing. Lenders needed to have $50 million or more as …

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Sydney Investors Have Their Eyes on the Gold Coast

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Gold Coast has become preferable to Sydney and Melbourne – just ask investors in Sydney! They’ll tell you why they believe that the Goldie’s property market is the hottest right now. You can expect to hear the following: Gold Coast’s properties are not prohibitively expensive as those in the other two metropoles. Gold Coast’s rental yields are at 5-6% compared …

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Coomera Town Centre Picking Up Pace

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The Coomera Town Centre at the Foxwell Road site is starting to come up; if you drive past the site, you will see trucks and machinery laying the groundwork for the $1 billion dollar project. For now, work on the first stage has begun, with $500 million being pumped to construct cinemas, offices and a nightclub, all covering 61,000 sqm. …

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Griffith University Tied to Gold Coast’s Economic Growth

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Three months ago, the $16 million swimming pool complex at Griffith University earned high praise from Olympic star Libby Trickett. While the pool will host competition swimmers at next year’s Commonwealth Games, the bigger story is the university’s growing role in boosting economic growth and property prices in the Goldie. Griffith University lies in the $1 billion Health and Knowledge …

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Light Rail Reaches Stage 2

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Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2 Stage 2 of GCLR is in full swing and expected to be operational in time for next year’s Commonwealth Games. This will be a 7.3 kilometer light rail link connecting Surfers Parad ise and Helensvale. This stage – costing $420 million – provides integrated public transport and convenient connectivity with heavy rail. Once the …