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Psychology of ‘bricks and mortar’ investment

Tweet Australians love property and our high level of (expensive) property ownership is one of the reasons we are ranked as one of the wealthiest countries in the world. Not only do we desire our own block of paradise, we also love to invest in property with 1.9 million individuals declaring rental income (or more […]

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Related Party Loans for SMSF Property

Contributing hard earned personal savings into super for the purchase of investment property is difficult when there could be 30 or more years until retirement. This strategy can be utilised to get all the benefits of investing via a SMSF without permanently losing access to personal funds before retirement.

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ATO Opens Door on SMSF Property Improvements

ATO Opens Door on SMSF Property Improvements

A few weeks ago the ATO issued a draft ruling enabling SMSFs to renovate and improve properties purchased under limited recourse borrowing arrangements. This ruling takes a very common sense approach and removes a lot of the confusion surrounding this issue.

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Repairs vs improvements with property purchased under a SMSF loan

There are restrictions on the renovation or improvement of investment properties owned by SMSFs where a limited recourse loan is used. This article examines the differences between repairs and improvements and what you are legally allowed to do.

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SMSF property investment balancing act

Special: Real life case study

Tweet There is a significant amount of information available on the web in regards to using your superannuation to purchase investment property through a self-managed superannuation fund and a limited recourse loan. However, the information seems largely theoretical, lacking detail and often only focuses on one particular aspect of what is a very complex process […]

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