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Property investor confidence remains strong

Despite talk of property price bubbles, tightening investor lending policies and ongoing debate about the future of negative gearing, Australian property investors remain optimistic about the long-term merits of residential real estate according to a new survey. The second annual Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA) Property Investor Sentiment Survey gathered insights from more than 1000 property investors. PIPA chair Ben Kingsley says the survey results confirm that property investors remain focused on the long-term benefits of property investment. “Similar to last year, most property investors are looking past short-term challenges, remaining focused on the long-term wealt

7 in 10 investors set to use a broker for their next loan

StartFragmentResidential property investors remain confident about the long-term prospects of the Australian property market, despite the impact of lending restrictions and the continued debate over negative gearing and apartment oversupply. Released yesterday, the results of the Property Investment Professionals of Australia's (PIPA) second annual Property Investor Sentiment Survey revealed that 71% of the 1,000 investors surveyed believe now is a good time to invest in property, up from 63% a year ago. According to the survey, 58% of investors are looking to secure their next property within the next six – 12 months. “Similar to last year, most property investors are looking past short

Could self-assessment result in lost deductions?

[if lt IE 9]> <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="/sites/all/themes/saturday/css/ie.css" /> <![endif]"Although tax self-assessment makes it easier to lodge tax returns, investors often lack the knowledge of complex tax legislation and particularly the rules surrounding depreciation deductions to ensure their deductions are correct and maximised," says Bradley Beer of BMT Tax Depreciation.​ StartFragment With just over a month until the October 31 deadline for lodging individual tax returns, many investors are currently in the process of preparing their paperwork. Of these investors, a number will submit their income tax assessment online, which could potentially result in unclaimed

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