Category: Purchase Property

October 30, 2010

ATO provides further guidance on SMSF borrowing rules

The ATO has recently released a series of interpretative decisions about SMSFs using limited recourse loans to acquire investments such as residential and commercial investment properties.

This article gives a brief plain English summary of what each ruling is about and the impact it has on investors looking to use their super to buy property.

September 18, 2010

Best structure for property investment – family trust or SMSF?

For many years the family trust has been the preferred investment vehicle for people looking to build wealth through property – and rightly so. However, with self managed super funds now able to borrow to invest in property via limited recourse loans, every property investor who currently has a family trust or who may be considering one needs to take another look at what is the most appropriate structure for their situation.

September 4, 2010

6 ways to purchase property using your super

If you have read any of my other articles you should now that your SMSF is a fantastic vehicle for holding your investment properties.

Extremely tax effective with the maximum possible asset protection.

In this article I will review the 6 ways that your SMSF can purchase property:

1. Direct purchase
2. Instalment warrant
3. Tenants in common
4. Joint venture
5. Unit trust
6. Pre-99 unit trust