Category Archives: Investment Property

Investing in a Defence Housing property; the pros and cons

Defence Housing Australia (DHA) is a government-backed scheme providing housing to members of the Defence Force and their families. Investors purchase a property from DHA and then lease it back to DHA. Lease terms range from 3-6 years or 9-12 years. Like any property investment, there are pros and cons with the DHA scheme. Without […]

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Shares or property; which is better for your SMSF?

Since the rules were changed to allow super funds to borrow money, there has been enormous interest in purchasing property in self-managed super funds (SMSFs). The interest is of course being fuelled by the Australian love affair with property and the popularity of SMSFs generally, but also by various spruikers who claim buying property in […]

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The top 10 benefits of investing in property

Investing in property can be a fantastic strategy to grow your wealth and achieve financial independence. Yes, the property market has been on a bit of rollercoaster ride in recent years, but there are many advantages to investing property. Here are 10 benefits of investing in property: 1. Invest for capital growth and use rental […]

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