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Downsizing Contributions into Superannuation!
Thinking of downsizing? The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) have announced the Downsizing Contributions into Superannuation, which commenced from July 1, 2018.  This is well worth investigating further if you have been in your house for over 10 years and need to top up...
Mon July 16, 2018
Conveyancing: The Facts
Anyone partaking in a property transaction most likely have had to deal with a Conveyancer. 


A Conveyancer is the person who oversees and manages the actual sale transaction; their role differs from state to state, but essentially, they are involved in preparing...
Mon July 09, 2018
Maximising Depreciation Benefits – Think OUTSIDE not just Inside!
Happy EOFY (End of Financial Year). Now is a timely reminder for investors to analyse some of the structures and improvements not just on the inside, but also the outside of their properties, as these items endure wear and tear over the years, and therefore may be eligible as...
Tue July 03, 2018
Downsizing – 3 Golden Rules
As people are generally living longer healthier lives, there has emerged a significant player in the property market; that of the downsizer or empty nester.  Traditionally, people stayed in their family home until they died or went into a retirement village/aged care...
Tue June 26, 2018
Improvements that Add Value!
It might not feel like it right now with the chilly temperatures we’ve been experiencing, but before we know it spring will be here, and market conditions really heat up as we head into our busiest period September to December.  Many people who have been...
Tue June 19, 2018
The MEDIAN Sales Price – Be Aware!
Real Estate is a heavily statistic driven industry, and no statistic is more widely bandied about than the ‘median’ price in a particular area.  The media love to quote this, and so do agents, when it suits their purposes.   The movements in median...
Tue June 12, 2018
It’s Time to Move…RENTING vs SELLING the Family Home?
When it’s time to move on, depending on the circumstances, there is a decision that needs to be made about your principal place of residence - the family home; and that is, should we sell it or rent it out? 

Below is a list of SIX considerations that may assist...
Tue June 05, 2018
Western Sydney…Exciting Times Ahead
On Monday this week, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull spoke at the 2nd Annual Western Sydney Aerotropolis Summit, where he spoke about the Western Sydney Airport project and the opportunities surrounding what is one of the largest infrastructure projects Australia has...
Tue May 29, 2018
Handy Packing Tips
Careers Night

Want to know what it's like to go beyond the ordinary?  Our next Laing+Simmons Career Night is coming up on 5th June at Novotel Parramatta. If you have family or friends who may have thought about this exciting career option, and if you know of any...
Tue May 22, 2018
First Home Super Saver (FHSS) Scheme
First Home Super Saver (FHSS) Scheme

With continued discussion in the media, and by political representatives about housing affordability in Australia, as we head towards the end of the Financial Year, it is a timely to remind people of the FHSS Scheme that was handed down...
Mon May 14, 2018





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