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Stamp Duty Surcharges Smashing Foreign Property Investors
Residential
Thursday August 10 2017

Stamp Duty Surcharges Smashing Foreign Property Investors

Foreign investors in Australian residential property are paying multiple times the amount in stamp duty paid by local owners and investors, according to a report which...

Stamp Duty Crushing Aussie Housing Dreams
Residential
Thursday July 28 2016

Stamp Duty Crushing Aussie Housing Dreams

Australian households are shelling out more than $90 per month just to cover costs associated with what is an excessive and unfair burden associated with stamp...

Property Confidence Hits Three Year Lows
Business
Tuesday July 19 2016

Property Confidence Hits Three Year Lows

Confidence within the property sector within Australia has hit its lowest level in three years amid growing levels of concern about residential market oversupply and a...

Budget Delivers Tax Breaks for 350,000 Construction Businesses
Business
Wednesday May 4 2016

Budget Delivers Tax Breaks for 350,000 Construction Businesses

Around 350,000 small construction business are set to keep more of the cash they earn as the federal government pitches to small business in the lead...

Negative Gearing Creating Masses of Vacant Apartments
Residential
Friday April 8 2016

Negative Gearing Creating Masses of Vacant Apartments

Tax concessions are leading residential investors to pour excessive amounts of money into the wrong types of dwellings, two leading academics say.

Taxes Killing SA’s Property Sector
Business
Wednesday May 13 2015

Taxes Killing SA’s Property Sector

Excessive and inefficient taxes are killing the property sector in South Australia, robbing the state’s economy of investment and jobs at a time when sectors such...

Before you Buy, Discover the Depreciation Benefits
Residential
Wednesday August 6 2014

Before you Buy, Discover the Depreciation Benefits

Before purchasing a commercial investment property, make sure to crunch the numbers correctly. That next bargain may actually be more affordable if property depreciation is claimed.

SA Needs Tax Overhaul: Property Council
Business
Wednesday May 28 2014

SA Needs Tax Overhaul: Property Council

South Australia needs a radical overhaul of taxation and spending programs in order to repair state finances and reinvigorate the economy, a key property industry lobby...

Some Pain, Some Gain for Construction Industry in Budget
Business
Friday May 16 2014

Some Pain, Some Gain for Construction Industry in Budget

On balance, the Budget should have a positive impact on the building and construction industry, but not without pain.