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Property Market Follow-Up

April 2019 | Real Estate
Further to our update last week on the Property Market. We were pleased to see some more commentary from other property industry players who have similar sentiment. This is a quote which we thought summarised the position well: The reality is, there are a vast number of different property markets within Australia, and hundreds...
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The Importance of Landlord’s Insurance

March 2019 | Real Estate
Landlord’s Insurance helps to provide you with peace of mind that your investment property will be covered should the unexpected happen. You can cover your leased or rented property including flats, units, apartments and houses. We recommend that all residential investment property owners should consider putting a ‘safety net’ policy in place to protect...
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AustAsia Group Property Update: Hold On for the Improvement into 2019 and 2020

March 2019 | Real Estate
There are a lot of clients who have asked us for advice in relation to the property market. To assist clients, we give some clarity to the media reports and other information relating to the property market, and particularly in WA. We have been asked by numerous clients on whether they should hold their...
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Protecting Your Most Valuable Asset: You

March 2019 | Investments
Picture this: you scrimp, you save, and finally the day you’ve been waiting for arrives. Today is the day you get your new car. What’s the first thing you do before you even drive it out of the dealership? Yes, you insure it. There’s no way you’d risk anything happening to it, would you?...
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Property Exchange Australia (PEXA)

March 2019 | Real Estate
As from the 1st December 2018, the Western Australian Land Registry, more commonly known as Landgate, made it mandatory that the following documents are lodged with them electronically: Transfers of Land Mortgages Eligible Discharges of Mortgages Caveats Withdrawal of Caveats Property Exchange Australia (PEXA) is currently Australia’s only online property document exchange platform. It...
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Cash Flow Management

February 2019 | Accounting & Tax
Small Business Update We’re pleased to send you the first article in our Small Business Updates series. We’ll post a new Update every few weeks on a topic that we think will be of particular interest to our small business clients. Have you ever heard that “Revenue is vanity, profit is sanity, but cash...
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Counting the Cost of a Curveball

February 2019 | Investments
Here’s a confronting question: what would you do if the main breadwinner in your household could no longer bring in an income? Do you have a Plan B? Most people don’t. That’s where insurance comes in. Curveballs. They’re unexpected, often deceptive and it’s impossible to predict their trajectory. That’s why they’re so devastating –...
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Are you worried about the future of your superannuation?

February 2019 | Investments
In years gone by, the greatest asset for many Australians was their family home. These days with compulsory and voluntary super contributions, your greatest asset could one day be your super. There are currently no representatives in parliament specifically mandated to stand up for your superannuation dollars or to help protect that "nest egg"....
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A Few Interesting Facts About Retirement

February 2019 | Investments
Given the financial demands of everyday life, planning your retirement may be a relatively low priority. You may also think that you have plenty of time to plan. But before you put off planning for your retirement any longer, here are some key facts you should consider. Your retirement could last 30 years or...
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Do we help with a home deposit?

January 2019 | Real Estate
“Should we help our children into their first home?” It’s a topical question in these days of shrinking home affordability but like most big issues, there is no simple answer. As a general principle, I find it’s better to assist your children financially sooner rather than later. After all, if you are 55 now,...
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