If you’re wondering if you can renovate your SMSF investment property, the short answer is ‘maybe’. The long answer depends on a few different factors, including what type of renovation you’re looking to do and the source of your funds. Choose your scenario below for more details on renovating your … [Read more...] about Common Mistakes To Avoid When Making Improvements To Your SMSF Property
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.
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When it comes to running a self-managed super fund, the good news is that most people are doing the right thing, but there are so many rules and regulations concerning SMSFs, which can make some aspects a little tricky to keep on top of. While SMSF regulations exist to keep things in line, we're all … [Read more...] about Avoid These Common Mistakes when Running an SMSF
If your Self Managed Super Fund is holding cash reserves and generating a dismal return, we might have the answer for you — you could reap the benefits of an offset account. Whether you’re keeping cash for liquidity reasons or simply waiting to find the perfect asset to invest in, this feature is a … [Read more...] about Benefits of an Offset Account for you SMSF Loan
Refinancing your SMSF loan could save you thousands of dollars and could potentially add up to hundreds of thousands by the time you are ready to retire. We address the top concerns regarding SMSF loan refinance. Eligibility Criteria to Refinance SMSF Loan For SMSF loan providers to consider … [Read more...] about Refinance SMSF Loan: Your Questions Answered + How to Get Approved
As we are all well aware, the Coronavirus pandemic has significantly impacted the way the world works regarding our lifestyle, work-life and education. The extraordinary effect it’s had on the economy has meant that many industries have needed to tighten regulation and introduce unsustainable … [Read more...] about Impact of coronavirus on SMSFs
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
Why are SMSFs such a popular way to invest in property? Many people already understand or have experienced for themselves that property investment can be a great way to build wealth. It’s also widely recognised that having the ability to borrow money for investment is a terrific strategy for … [Read more...] about Why SMSFs are such a popular vehicle for property investment
Property valuation is supposed to be a science, using facts, mostly comparable sales in this case, to ascertain the value of a property which is offered as a security for a loan to a lender. How much a specific security is worth is going to define how much the said lender is willing to lend against … [Read more...] about Overcoming The Perils of Bank Valuations
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