Monthly Archives: September 2015

Brisbane’s most profitable suburbs

By | 2017-09-18T02:25:41+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Blog|

Source: Laura Brodnik, BMag When buying property, much like ordering pizza, people are always on the hunt for something that will deliver and exceed expectations. When looking for the top performers in any category we’re more likely to go for the ones with extra toppings. In the property market, this means houses with strong selling

Why invest in property?

By | 2017-09-18T02:25:47+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Blog|

Martin Josselyn, Rule Three Property Performance   On paper, most people understand that investing in property makes sense. But the real question might be, why should I bother? The answer might lie in comparing our savings ability, that is breaking it down to how much we might be able to save each week long term

Lindum Reserve investor: “I would definitely recommend AR Developments”

By | 2017-09-18T02:25:52+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Blog|

  Property investor, Michael, recently purchased at the soon-to-be-completed Lindum Reserve townhouse development.  This is what Michael had to say about his investment experience.   [symple_testimonial by="Michael, Lindum Reserve investor"] Lindum Reserve initially appealed to me because it was a brand new development and was a smaller community. It was also within the local area

“Lindum Reserve townhouses were bigger than most other properties”

By | 2017-09-18T02:25:59+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Blog|

  Owner occupier Freddy, recently purchased at the soon-to-be-completed Lindum Reserve townhouse development.  This is what Freddy had to say about his purchasing experience. [symple_testimonial by="Freddy, Lindum Reserve owner occupier"] I recently purchased a three bedroom townhouse at Lindum Reserve. The three key features that attracted me to Lindum Reserve was the price, the generous

Big Data for Small Business

By | 2017-09-18T02:26:04+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Blog|

Author: Troy Adams, Techpath, May 2015 What business opportunities are you missing by not leveraging big data? Big data relates to the information contained within everyday business applications. By analysing a mix of structured, semi structured and unstructured data such as excel spreadsheets, ERP and CRM systems, payroll, customer feedback, surveys, products, stock movements and

BYOD – How consumer devices are changing business technology

By | 2017-09-18T02:26:10+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Blog|

In many ways, it used to be much simpler. Employees would use the desktops provided for them, at their assigned desks, during business hours. Their technology experience was contained and controlled by the IT department. While those machines were far less intuitive than today’s more user-friendly devices, they were limited in range. Before we get

How to Get the Banks to Lend You the Most Money

By | 2017-09-18T02:26:17+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Blog|

Author - Jonathan Millar, WBP Property Group In this article, we'll talk about how to best increase your lending capacity and get every cent possible from the banks. How much you can borrow will depend on your deposit, your spending habits, your equity in current property and your credit history, but there are actions you

Top 5 Fastest Selling Suburbs in Brisbane

By | 2017-09-18T02:26:26+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Blog|

Seven News named Nudgee and Wishart among Brisbane's top five fastest selling suburbs, as the latest interest rate cut continues to fuel the local property market. Popularity of these suburbs was attributed to proximity to the CBD, established infrastructure and ongoing demand for properties in the medium price bracket.  This only continues to verify AR Development's

Depreciation Schedule FAQs

By | 2017-09-18T02:26:32+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Blog|

Edward de Wet, GRC Quantity Surveyors   Q: DO I NEED A TAX DEPRECIATION SCHEDULE FROM A QUANTITY SURVEYOR? Yes. The ATO requires that your Depreciation Schedule is prepared by a qualified and registered Quantity Surveyor, and registered Tax Agent. Q: WHAT IS A TAX DEPRECIATION SCHEDULE? A Tax Depreciation Schedule can help you pay

Property Investors – Save Money on Your Tax

By | 2017-09-18T02:26:37+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Blog|

WHAT IS TAX DEPRECIATION? To explain simply, depreciation is a tax deduction available to property investors. Your investment property earns income (through rent from tenants for example), which means there are various tax deductions available to you. These deductions are usually things you have spent money on such as council rates. You can claim depreciation