OBVIOUSLY, THIS IS the question every residential investor asks … whenever they are considering the transition across to Commercial property.
However, you will quickly discover the reasons are rather compelling. [Read more…]
COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES are mainly seen as a longer-term (at least 3-year) investment. And you tend to buy them for their regular, high yields; as well as for some good capital growth over time.
Even so, an investor with a little knowledge and experience can easily find properties able to be “upgraded” and then, on-sold for a quick gain.
Typically, this would involve you in improving the income stream from your property; and perhaps the security of that income. Both of which would result in a boost to the property’s overall appeal AND value.
Your Options for a Fast Turnaround [Read more…]
IN PART 1, you discovered the main breaches that lead to non-compliance. This article outlines the very ugly tax consequences of being labelled non-compliant by the ATO.
SMSFs are subject to income tax but receive concessional treatment — provided they are complying funds.
A complying SMSF’s assessable income is generally taxed at a rate of 15%. BUT for a non-complying fund the rate is 45%. [Read more…]
IN PART 1, you saw how changing the use of a property can affect the loading requirements — and what it can cost you.
Read on to find out who is actually responsible for determining floor loading, Australian Standards, and how to protect yourself. [Read more…]
YOU MAY KNOW that floor loadings differ depending upon the intended use of the floor — but it is not that simple.
The imposed loading on a office/commercial use building is generally 3 Kpa (3000 kg per sqm). And a residential use building is 1.5 Kpa (1500 kg per sqm).
Therefore, if you plan on converting a Commercial property to residential — the floor is capable to withstand the higher loads and meet the requirements. [Read more…]
IN THE CONVEYANCING stage, before settlement, the vendor and purchaser adjust the purchase price to deal with the following matters:
IN THE LAST article, you read about two different types of security that lenders can take other than the mortgage. They were “Fixed and Floating Charges” and “Personal Guarantees”.
However, there are a few other forms of security that you should be aware of before entering into any agreements. Read on to find out more. [Read more…]
WHEN YOU TAKE out a property secured loan, you understand that a lender will register a mortgage against the property that is being secured.
However, typically, when you read through actual loan agreements, the mortgage is just one part of the security that is taken.
In this article, we will be looking at some of the other types of security that lenders will typically request when applying for a loan. [Read more…]
ARE YOU AWARE of your latent condition or scope of work costs? If you are investing or developing you should have contingency funding set aside for these expenses.
Latent conditions can take many forms. You should know what kinds of latent conditions exist so you have a better picture of the possible rectification costs of these issues. [Read more…]
Hopefully, you will quickly realise that I'm NOT here to simply "push my own barrow".
Rather, everything here has been put together to provide you (as a serious Investor) with the very best insights into what you need to know ... in order for you to succeed with your Commercial property investing.
You see, the deeper your access is to all the key information and the more expert opinions you can learn from ... the more likely your ultimate financial success will be.
That said, you will discover everything you need right here – both readily available, and all in one place.
All the very best ... Chris.
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