Tax deductability of the interest of a loan depends on the PURPOSE of the loan. Not on the SECURITY.
You can use the SECURITY of your existing house to get a loan for the PURPOSE of some other investment, this will be tax deductable.
I'm not saying you won't get useful answers here on somersoft, but I think you'll find a lot of really helpful in-depth answers over at the homeone forum.
You'll also see a lot of members detailing their build process, which can give you a very useful heads-up.
Worked as a concierge in Observation City Hotel (Scarborough Beach, Perth). A bunch of 18-21 yo boys with all-access to a luxury hotel, room service, bars, and all the valet cars, what could possibly go wrong?
You can quite easily block certain protocols with your router. It's basically an on/off switch for torrents. Would be a good way to ensure your tenants don't get you in any trouble.
(Obviously, using a VPN will let them do it anyway, but that will also stop you getting in trouble)
What's missing from many of the reports about this is that iinet aren't the only ISP handing over information. They are the only ones who tried to resist the DBC request and ended up in court. A bunch of other ISPs just handed the personal details of their customers over (and have been doing so...
Limestone, panel & post, mass brick, or something else?
Is it on a boundary? Is there existing buildings? Will it have buildings over or near it? Will it have a fence over? A parking space?
What is the soil classification of your site?
If I were you, I'd hit up a broker and ask them to calculate it for you. Banks' calculators can be quite generous and not take much of your personal situation into account.
A broker wants to get you a loan, it's how they get paid. So they will be far less likely to quote you a figure that...