Category: Property

November 13, 2010

Can you renovate a property purchased under a SMSF limited recourse loan?

Can a SMSF renovate a property that has been purchased under a limited recourse loan arrangement?
Following the changes made to the super borrowing laws that came into effect on the 7th of July 2010, one of the major items which both investors and advisers have been chasing clarification on is whether a property can be renovated when purchased under such an arrangement.

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