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Appreciate depreciation to profit

A BIG chunk of Australia’s 1.75 million real estate investors could earn themselves thousands of extra dollars each year by taking a closer look at their tax deductions. It is estimated at least half of investors do not claim all possible depreciation-related...

What not to DIY with plumbing and electrical

With DIY electrical and plumbing work, it’s more about what you can’t do than what you can. The law is black and white when it comes to working on the electrical and plumbing systems in your home. If it’s much beyond changing a light bulb or a tap washer,...

The end of high credit card fees

I strongly agree with the move by the RBA to put a STOP on over charging on creditcard fees and the below link, which you need to copy and paste into your web browser, is an article from Courier mail ‘online’ which provides more info on this subject....

Housing finance shows little response to rate cuts

Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) President, Ms Pamela Bennett says the June housing figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show there’s been little response to the interest rate cuts of May and June. Housing finance figures for...

Reserve Bank Leaves Interest Rates on Hold

At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 3.50 per cent. Having picked up in the early months of 2012, growth in the world economy has since softened. Current assessments are that global GDP will grow at no more than average pace in...