The Retail Dilemma

You would have been reading the reports lately about improved consumer sentiment; and retail sales certainly do seem to be on the improve.

But as you look around Australia; there has also been an incredible amount of new retail space come onto the market.
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Rush to Sell Up or Transfer Your Commercial Property Investments into Your Super Fund!

Should you hold, sell, refinance or simply transfer your Commercial property investments into your Super Fund?

You have until 30 June to put up to $1million into your Super Fund tax free. And then, that figure drops to $150,000 from the start of next financial year.

This simple logic is very persuasive — some people would even say a “no-brainer”. But, according to ING, that logic could be misguided and leave you worse off for up to 20 years.

Read the full “G+L eBulletin — Autumn 2007”:https://gal.com.au/x.php?adminid=2&tid=8

If you missed the Property Workshop …

As it turned out, there were quite a few of you who simply couldn’t make it along to the February 24 Property Workshop.

*However, it was all captured for you live on tape.* And we received some very good feedback – confirming just how worthwhile the Workshop proved to be.
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The G+L December eBulletin

By now you are probably winding down, and getting ready for a well-earned Christmas break.

As you’re aware, the purpose of the postings on this site is to give you quick updates on events affecting you as a Commercial property investor.

However, our regular eBulletins are still designed to give you a more in-depth analysis of Market trends — but on a quarterly basis.

The current eBulletin takes a look at where you are in the Property Cycle; and what it is you need to consider.

You can now go to our main website for the complete picture.

“Will there be another Crash?”:https://www.gal.com.au/FREE-eBulletins/Current-eBulletins/Thinking-Ahead-3.html

“If there is to be a Crash … When?”:https://www.gal.com.au/FREE-eBulletins/Current-eBulletins/Thinking-Ahead-3.html#when

“How widespread will the Crash be?”:https://www.gal.com.au/FREE-eBulletins/Current-eBulletins/Thinking-Ahead-3.html#spread

Stre-e-tch Your Thinking!

Creative thinking is something you can learn – you are not simply born with it.

You see, the real secret is in being able to notice things that simply don’t fit, within the normal pattern of events. And also, being prepared to “challenge” the accepted (and expected) way of doing things.
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Understanding the Commercial Markets

You have seen strong growth and investor activity over the past 12 months; but neither of these have been very consistent — whether you look across the nation, or within each of the Commercial sectors.

Let’s take a quick look at each sector; and also consider the likely impact that further interest rate rises may have on your Investment Strategy.
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Recent 2-day Property Seminar

A couple of weekends ago, I spoke at a 2-day Seminar in Sydney organised by Wealth Creator Magazine. My session was all about the *Emerging Trends in Commercial Property*.

As a regular subscriber, you are pretty much kept up to date with those trends through the eBulletins you receive — and now, via these regular Updates. However, several people at the seminar showed a keen interest in how you go about successfully structuring an acquisition.
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