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Property investment - What you need to know

Make sure you are informed and get good advice

You need to know...

Investment properties - So much to understand
For those considering investing in the residential or commercial property market it is important to understand the financial implications. However, there is a lot more to consider to make your investment worthwhile.  Read more...

Rental properties - Do it well and reap the benefits
You may already own a rental property or be considering acquiring one. This can generate excellent long-term investment returns via rental income and capital growth. But you need to understand some of the tax implications in order to make the most of your investment.  Read more...

Negative gearing - Enhance your investment
This is often the most promoted aspect of owning an investment property. There are potential pitfalls that need to be understood before negatively gearing an investment property.  Read more...

How do you go about it?

You need a good team around you to get maximum advantage from your property investment.

Accountant - Saward Dawson will ensure that your tax position is maximised. The taxation issues are complex and we can help you every step along the way. We can structure your investment to best fit your goals and objectives.

Real estate agent - A trusted Real Estate Consultant can help you source the right property to meet your expectations and negotiate a satisfactory purchase.
Your real estate agent will also organise the letting of the property and managing of tenants. They will provide you with an annual summary of rental income and expenses for tax purposes.

Legal advice - Your legal representative can assist in the purchase and sale of a property and can assist with tenant issues.

Finance advice
Get the right fit
As there are many finance products available, it is important to obtain advice on the most appropriate type of finance for your circumstances. At Saward Dawson Financial Services, we can source finance from a broad panel of financial institutions and let you select the one that best meets your needs.

Call us on 9894 2500 and ask for Simon Dinér or contact us online and we will call you.

Useful resources

FocusOn Investment properties - Considers the broader aspects of ownership of investment properties.

FocusOn rental properties - Details the tax implications of income and expenses and the tax requirements. 

FocusOn debt management - Discusses the importance of managing your debt and the difference between good and bad debt. 

FocusOn estate planning - These issues are very important for your family  

FocusOn holiday houses - Details the tax implications of holding an investment property and how your holiday home needs to be managed for Capital Gains Tax. 

FocusOn Buying your first home - A practical guide to saving for a deposit and available loans.

FocusOn GST and property transactions - An indepth discussion on property development as it relates to GST. 

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