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Interest In Advance

By Matthew Kenworthy | Property Investors

Interest in Advance (IIA) allows investors to pre-pay next year’s interest now as a lump sum. This allows the prepared investor to claim the interest as a tax deduction a year earlier. Most lenders will offer an increased discount off their fixed rates when prepaying interest. As the interest is paid in advance, this option […]

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What Is Positive Gearing

By Matthew Kenworthy | Property Investors

Negative Gearing is often spoken about. Yet many ignore the advantages of Positively Geared Investment Properties. If you haven’t already you might wish to read our article on Negative Gearing. This information is of a general nature only and is not considered tax advice. For advice specific to your situation, we recommend you speak to […]

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Investment Loan Rate Increases

By Matthew Kenworthy | Property Investors

All four major banks have recently announced that they will be raising interest rates for both new & existing investor home loans. The reason the major banks have cited is requirements by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority to reduce growth in investment loans. We recently wrote about some of these investment loan changes last month. […]

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