One of the advantages of having an SMSF is that you can invest directly in both residential and commercial property, provided that you comply with Australia’s superannuation legislation. The property must: • Be bought for the sole purpose of providing an asset or income for your retirement. … [Read more...] about SMSF Lending and Recent Superannuation Changes
SMSF Loan, Investment & Property News
8 years ago, we saw the need in a growing market for lending experts who specialise in SMSF. Our team now combines years of experience through every aspect of self-managed super funds. Together, we organise more limited recourse borrowing arrangements (LRBA or SMSF loans) in a week than most other brokers or bank branches in a year. Here we share some of our insights as well as SMSF news with you.
Our expertise has been sought by and seen in Australian Broker, the Herald Sun, Money and Mamamia.
There’s no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on superannuation funds in Australia. Investment markets have been extremely volatile, which has seen the balance of many super funds either fall or not grow as expected. Many funds have found themselves with severely reduced … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Pandemic Reveals Poor SMSF Investment Strategy
If you have more than one member of your self-managed super fund (SMSF), then it’s worth exploring the option of segregated accounts. According to the latest figures from the Australian Taxation Office, you’re in the majority if you have two to four SMSF members. Single-member SMSFs only account for … [Read more...] about Understanding Segregated SMSF Accounts
If your self-managed super fund (SMSF) has members that are in (or will soon begin) the pension phase, then it’s important for your SMSF investments to be sufficiently liquid. The recent surge in property prices across Australia has made it more attractive for SMSFs to invest in property. … [Read more...] about Pay Close Attention to the Liquidity Risk of Your SMSF
As a corporate trustee of a self-managed super fund, SMSF compliance is one of your top priorities. Recently there has been some flow-on impacts to super laws thanks to changes in insolvency laws. If you want to keep up with super legislation then we encourage you to keep reading as we bring your … [Read more...] about Changes To Disqualification Declaration For Corporate Trustees
There has been a residential property price boom across Australia over the last 12 to 18 months. According to the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australian property prices grew by a whopping 23.7% in 2021. This is the third-largest annual increase on record. The highest … [Read more...] about What Does the Housing Price Increase Mean for the Future?
If you have a self-managed super fund (SMSF), it’s important to understand the impact a relationship breakdown can have on your assets. Superannuation assets are considered to be property under the provisions of the Family Law Act, but they are treated differently from other assets. SMSF and … [Read more...] about How Your Relationship Status Can Affect Your SMSF
David Wood from ULTRA106.5FM chats Super with our founder Yannick Ieko, and they discuss what people are doing when thinking about retirement. You can listen to the interview or read the transcript … [Read more...] about Self Funded Super – We have been featured on ULTRA106.5FM!
If you have your own self-managed super fund (SMSF), it's crucial to ensure your assets will be protected and appropriately distributed after you die. You've been committed to making the best investment decisions for your fund, but it's equally important to include effective estate planning … [Read more...] about How to Make Sure Your SMSF Assets are Protected After You Die
Borrowing to purchase an investment property can provide your self-managed super fund (SMSF) with a range of benefits. However, it’s important to go with a lender who specialises in SMSF lending. Read on to find out why. 1. Legal compliance SMSF borrowing must be done under limited recourse … [Read more...] about The Top 4 Benefits You Get From Great SMSF Lenders