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Six signs you’re about to get stung by a spruiker

Six signs you’re about to get stung by a spruiker

Media Release: 15 July 2019 The Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA) is warning consumers about the risks of property investment spruikers as interest rates hit record lows. PIPA Chairman Peter Koulizos said a confluence of factors was likely to...

3 ways to make $20,000 without leaving your house

3 ways to make $20,000 without leaving your house

You're working harder but wages aren't budging; the kids take up all your time; and the mortgage is eating not only your paypacket but also your diminishing savings. Most Aussies aren't aware that there are three simple solutions that could free up $18,000 to 38,000 a...

Federal Election 2019: An Overview

Federal Election 2019: An Overview

The industry reacts to the election results The mortgage broking industry collectively breathed a sigh of relief last month when the 'surprise' results of the federal election were announced. While all polls had suggested a clear win for Labor, the right voters turned...

Property in 2060: What will it look like for investors?

Property in 2060: What will it look like for investors?

A new report projects what major shifts in the economy need to take place to ensure growth, and the make-up of the property market factors significantly in these changes. The Australian National Outlook 2019 report, from a collaboration between the CSIRO and NAB, has...

Faith in property renewed

Faith in property renewed

Already there are signs that the property market will respond favourably to the election result last weekend. Geoff White, CoreLogic and PIPA Board Member, chats with Kevin Turner Real Estate about whether our faith in property has been renewed.      ...

What is next for PIPA

What is next for PIPA

Peter Koulizos chats with Kevin Turner Real Estate to share what is next for PIPA, one of the industry bodies that promoted heavily against Labor because of its intentions around Negative Gearing, the Property Investment Professionals will now turn its focus to...

Legislation for property sector “vital”

Legislation for property sector “vital”

The Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA) said on Monday that is looking forward to working with a Coalition Government to secure vital legislation for the sector. The association plans to discuss regulation in the property investment advice space to...

Real estate lobbyists help deliver win for Coalition

Real estate lobbyists help deliver win for Coalition

Scott Morrison isn't the only one celebrating his campaigning success this week. Adrian Kelly, the president of the Real Estate Institute of Australia, might not be as well known as the Prime Minister, but he's the man behind the effective campaign that shredded...

Negative gearing, CGT remain unchanged

Negative gearing, CGT remain unchanged

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has led the Coalition to a surprise win in the federal election over the weekend, meaning negative gearing remains unchanged. Making massive changes to negative gearing and Capital Gains Tax was a key platform for the Australian Labor...

Property industry reacts to Liberal Party win

Property industry reacts to Liberal Party win

Various figures in the property industry have reacted to the results of the federal election, with some welcoming the prospect of a Coalition win. Last weekend's federal election saw the Coalition government returning to power in an election that saw policy on...

PIPA says OTP spruikers will be poised after Labor win

The Labor Party’s plan to restrict negative gearing on newly built properties could lure in spruikers into the market, according to Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA). “When you financially incentivize people to buy a particular product,...

Spruikers to flourish under Labor

The Labor Party’s plan to restrict negative gearing on newly built properties could lure in spruikers to the market, according to Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA). “When you financially incentivize people to buy a particular product, spruikers...

PIPA calls for regulation in property investment space

The Property Investment Professionals of Australia chairman is calling for regulation in the property investment advice space to “drive out crooks” and protect consumers. According to the chairman of the Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA), Peter...

Labor policy to flood market with spruikers

Labor policy to flood market with spruikers

Media Release: 6 May 2019 Labor's proposal to restrict negative gearing to new property will flood the market with spruikers and endanger the financial lives of thousands of Australians, according to the Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA). PIPA...

When is it too late to invest in property?

Leveraging your savings to invest in property at an early age is a widely accepted wealth strategy, but is it ever too late to invest? Peter Koulizos, chairman of the Property Investment Professionals of Australia, said it was never too late to buy a property, but the...

ATO to scrutinise property investor claims

The Tax Office has warned that it will be scrutinising claims by property investors in the upcoming tax season. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) announced that it would be doubling the number of audits scrutinising property investors’ rental deductions this year...

NZ government scraps capital gains tax

The New Zealand government has announced that it would not proceed with the proposal to impose a capital gains tax due to lack of public support. The Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, has ruled out the introduction of a capital gains tax (CGT) under her...

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