Getting a loan for a self-managed super fund (SMSF) can be complex. This guide will help you understand more about SMSF fixed-rate loans for property or asset acquisition. Can SMSFs Get Fixed Rate Loans? Yes, self-managed super funds can secure fixed-rate loans, depending on the lender. Fixed-rate … [Read more...] about Can SMSFs Get Fixed Rate Loans?
15 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.
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A common investment choice amongst SMSF trustees is to purchase direct property within their fund. Whether it be a commercial property purchase, or residential property on the Australian real estate market, property investment within the self-managed super fund environment may provide both capital … [Read more...] about SMSFs and Investing in Rental Properties: What You Need to Know Before Choosing an SMSF Investment Property
Estate planning is an important part of everyone's life, even though it may not be the most enjoyable. Understanding how and when (and to whom) your assets will be passed down can provide not only peace of mind for you while you're alive, but also to your loved ones once you've passed. Considering … [Read more...] about SMSF and Estate Planning: Should You Include an SMSF in Your Will?
One of the smsf advantages is that you can invest directly in both purchasing residential property and commercial investment 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 … [Read more...] about SMSF Lending and Recent Superannuation Changes
In Australia, employers must contribute 9.5% of an employee’s wage into the employee’s chosen superannuation fund. For example, someone earning a wage of $100,000 a year will see a $9,500 contributions made to his or her superannuation fund over 12 months. Unlike the top dollars of that person’s … [Read more...] about What is salary sacrifice and what does it mean for SMSF loans
There’s a growing number of people taking advantage of their Self-Managed Superannuation Funds. Recently, the Australian Taxation Office released statistics on SMSFs derived from annual data for 2016, which also included the type of investments the trustees chose as well as the amount of SMSF money … [Read more...] about Setting Up Your Retirement Through an SMSF Loan
Property affordability is high on the political agenda nowadays and by the sound of things, Mr Shorten is not going to let facts get in the way of a bit of useless class warfare for as long as he’s seen by his base as hurting the “wealthy”. Unless of course he’s trying to please some influential … [Read more...] about Why proposed SMSF lending changes are misplaced
SMSF Liquidity requirements are a relatively new feature of most SMSF loans that can reduce your SMSF's borrowing capacity. To understand how liquidity requirements work - and how you can reduce the impact on your borrowing capacity - we'll start by defining just what 'liquidity' means. In terms of … [Read more...] about SMSF liquidity requirements : how to reduce its impact on borrowing capacity
The simple answer is YES, SMSFs are allowed to invest in all manners of collectibles including but not limited to cars and other motor vehicles. The list would also include things like jewellery, art, stamps, wine and more… The main challenge with these investments is to ensure that the SMSF … [Read more...] about Can I use my super to buy a car?
Today we look at how your SMSF structure works once you’re ready to make an investment property purchase using a an SMSF Loan given to your fund. Generally speaking, your fund can borrow up to 80% of the value of a residential property. Super contributions and investment property rental income flow … [Read more...] about Adding a property to your SMSF with an SMSF Loan