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22/07/2020

Responsible Superannuation Management During COVID-19

With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, this year, in Australia, financial security has come into question for many Australians as they have taken pay cuts, lost shifts at work or worse. The situation has prompted the…

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18/06/2020

Is Housing Immune to a Slowdown in The Economy?

Earlier in 2019, a carry-over of the Royal Commission’s probe into lenders put pressure on lenders to be much more critical of the qualifying process. This in turn resulted in fewer loans. Coupled with a slow-down of Chinese investors…

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18/06/2020

Tax Checklist For Property Investors

Most if not all of the Pillar community own at least one investment property. We are always encouraging our clients to find a ‘creative’ accountant in order to maximise their tax benefits. This doesn’t mean find someone who’s ‘questionable…

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18/06/2020

Sentiment Around Property Up As Restrictions Continue To Ease

According to a recent release from REA, realestate.com.au hit a record audience number in April of this year with some 11.2 visitors and the activity continued into May. The platform had a record 2.77 million views in the developer…

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18/06/2020

Property As a Contributor to The Australian Economy

Australia’s economy retracted 0.3% in the March quarter as the global pandemic did its thing. As COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease and our government throws more money around to boost consumer confidence, create jobs and support for various sectors... More -
25/05/2020

Understanding price growth

It’s interesting to note the increased level of speculation and ‘crystal-balling’ whenever we experience economic turbulence. With over 40 years combined experience, here’s what we see: Median house prices in Melbourne have grown by 7.9% per annum. This equates... More -