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    Mid to Lower Blue Mountains NSW

    10% seems high. Are you speaking from experience or the experience of others you know who are invested in the area?
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    Mid to Lower Blue Mountains NSW

    Would anyone have an idea of expected yield on retail buildings in this area. I am looking but not sure what yield is good or bad for this area?
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    Sale of pre 1985 retail property

    No post 1985 construction just maintenance and remodelling existing premises. No change of ownershhip. It is a tenants in common ownership.
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    Sale of pre 1985 retail property

    Yes the property was bought pre 1985 ie 1984 before the CGT introduced.
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    Sale of pre 1985 retail property

    I am I right in thinking that proceeds from the sale of a pre 1985 property will not be taxable at all?
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    Where to eat around Maroochydore?

    We are celebrating DH 60th at the coast soon with 14 others. Any recommendations for a nice place for dinner?
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    What would you do?

    No loans involved. The building is combined resi and retail but majority of income is from the retail side. Forgot about the arm's length rule. Would this also apply to purchasing another sibling's share by my SMSF?
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    What would you do?

    There seems to be so many questions in relation to superannuation. Does this deserve its own section?
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    What would you do?

    I have a retail/resi premise in which I have a 1/4 share with siblings. As I am now over 60 I wondered about setting up a SMSF and selling my share (tenants in common) to it. When I declare myself fully retired earnings would be tax free. My share would be about $400k. Would it be worth the...
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    Mortgage broker Hervey Bay

    My daughter lives in the area and is thinking of buying her first home. I think she would feel better talking to someone face to face.
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    Mortgage broker Hervey Bay

    Does anyone know a good mortgage broker who operates in the Hervey Bay area?
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    Uncrossing NAB Loans

    My loan was crossed by NAB and my broker said it would be about $1800 to fix and it was the broker's fault it happened so have left them as they are. Should it cost this much to correct?
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    Builder's handover

    I Have employed a builder to construct some units and it is now coming up to the point of handover. What checks do I need to make before I make the final payment? I have done a walkthrough and checked lights, paintwork etc but any advice appreciated.
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    Question for Mortgage brokers

    My broker has asked me to sign a form that says we agree to reimbursing their lost commission from the bank if we sell or refinance our property within 2 years of the start of the loan. Is this normal and are banks putting that pressure on the brokers?
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    Mentor - Dip of Fin. planning

    Specifically -- What courses actually do prepare you well for involvement in the industry whether that be mortgage broking or financial advice. No use doing an expensive uni course when there are other courses which provide you with better training and take less time and cost less
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    Mentor - Dip of Fin. planning

    Not thinking of myself but my son who is currently doing a Diploma in International Finance. There has been another thread but can't find it where Deltaberry (I think?) talked a lot about the value of some courses that were offered outside of unis in the area of finance. Once my son has...
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    Mentor - Dip of Fin. planning

    Anyone have any comments on this service provider? And what would be the best entry course into financial planning?
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    Profit calculation on property sale

    oh and consideration of land tax if it is payable.
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    Profit calculation on property sale

    Can't locate anywhere on this forum a method for working out your net profit on a unit sale as a developer. I am looking for something which includes in the calculation the treatment of gst, the margin scheme, taxation as normal income and items which can be included in the cost base when...
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    GST when selling

    Aaron - even if by that time you are not registered for GST anymore?
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