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Understanding Total Returns

ONLY RECENTLY, I shared some thoughts with my Mentor group. And they related to the Total Returns investors tend to expect from commercial property. Here is a graph that appeared late last year in the Australian Financial Review. And it depicts the combination of Income Return and Capital Growth.

CAPTURE AN UNFAIR ADVANTAGE

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Depreciation Can Be a Cash Cow for Farmers

MANY COMMERCIAL PROPERTY investors will also own a rural property. However, they are often not taking advantage of the same depreciation benefits claimed for their investment properties. Did you know that … You could claim $149,187 from your rural property? The most recent Commonwealth Bank Agri Insights Report suggests that investment in Australian rural properties remains strong. […]

4 Steps to Finding Your Ideal Commercial Finance Facility

IN MY EXPERIENCE, most seasoned property investors seem to have a good idea of how to structure a home loan and what to look for.

However, the complexities of commercial property and the wide array of commercial loan products mean it can be a little more difficult for commercial investors.

Common Property Deductions for Commercial Strata-title Owners

AN ESSENTIAL PART of ensuring commercial property owners claim the maximum depreciation for their property is taking advantage of any common property deductions which may apply.

The 11 Benefits of Investing in Commercial Properties 

INVESTING IN Commercial properties is not the same as investing into residential properties. There are completely different dynamics driving commercial properties, when compared to residential.

WARNING: Your Land Tax Objections for 2017

THIS IS A REMINDER to Review your Assessments and Object before the 60-Day Deadline expires very soon.

As you may well be aware, the State Revenue Office is currently issuing 2017 Land Tax assessments for Victorian landholdings owned as at midnight on 31 December 2016.

6 Tips for Commercial Property Owners in 2017

Commercial property owners often think about the ways they can reduce the costs of owning their property and running their business. However, when they do so, the deductions they can claim via depreciation are not always top of their list.

Why are Young Couples Flocking to Commercial Property?

IN HIS BOOK Rich Dad Poor Dad, Richard Kiyosaki tells us: “You must know the difference between an asset and liability, and buy assets.”

Because “assets put money in your pocket.” Whereas, liabilities continually take money out of your pocket.