One key difference between self-managed super funds (SMSFs) and retail or industry super funds is that SMSFs can invest directly in residential or commercial properties. But just because you can do that with your SMSF, does it mean it’s a good idea? Read on to find out. SMSF property … [Read more...] about Is Property Inside an SMSF a Good Investment?
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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SMSF Property Investment
In all of the media hype around the doom of coronavirus and its economic impact, it can be tricky to see the rainbow through the cloud of misery – but Australia’s property market is shining a ray of sunshine on SMSF property investment. If you’re still struggling to see the potential pot of gold … [Read more...] about How our lockdowns could see SMSF property investment lift
Learn more about the basics of an SMSF setup 1. Have more control over your investments. 2. Access to wider investment options like property. 3. Get greater tax incentives. 4. Have the opportunity to maximise returns so that you can reach your retirement goals faster. 5. Have lower … [Read more...] about SMSF Setup Guide Video
Australia’s treasury has recently published the fifth Intergenerational Report. Whilst it strongly details Australia’s economic challenges, the report also shines a spotlight on the benefits of owning a property in your self-managed superannuation fund. Keep reading to find out how accessing an … [Read more...] about SMSFs Take Centre Stage in the Treasury’s Intergenerational Report
An exciting milestone has been reached on the journey to allowing you to have more members in your SMSF and to contribute more to super – for longer! On Thursday the 17th June, both houses of parliament passed the bill to increase the number of members allowed in an SMSF and also the measures to … [Read more...] about What the Changes to the Bring-Forward Measures and 6-Member Bill Mean for You
Holding direct property is one of the main drivers for investors choosing to start a self-managed super fund. With SMSF loans available to purchase property and super-charge the growth of your investment, it’s no wonder many Aussies are thinking about buying real estate with SMSF. But not all … [Read more...] about Buying Property With SMSF — Types of Property Available in Super
If you’re like the many other SMSF members who primarily hold property in their super fund, you may be breaking superannuation laws and exposing your fund to high levels of risk. But don’t panic — there are steps you can follow to ensure your SMSF remains compliant while minimising risk. Can my … [Read more...] about If You Hold Property In Your SMSF, You Could be at Risk
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
While purchasing an investment property through your self-managed super fund comes with incredible taxation advantages, it does not come with the same benefits of owning a holiday home under your own name. Owning an investment property at the beach or another seasonal tourist location can be an … [Read more...] about SMSF Rental Property Rules: Can I Stay There While It’s Vacant?
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