In conversation with Amanda Gould

Welcome to our In Conversation Series – where we celebrate each of our Affiliate Directors and take you on a tour behind the scenes of their journey. When she’s not out negotiating with Sydney’s best agents, visiting her Byron Bay office or helping clients kickstart their investment journey, Amanda Gould can be found enjoying long […]

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You can still pick up a piece of commercial real estate under $200,000, despite residential real estate skyrocketing during COVID…

There’s no doubt residential home rates are exponential and continue to rise. But while some businesses struggle with the COVID landscape, especially the retail sector,  more commercial premises under $200,000 are hitting the market as some investors are nervous about the future. According to investment property expert, Anna Porter, we are seeing a lot more […]

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Is your uber driver giving bad investment properties the green light for a quick cash grab? Dodgy Buyers agents EXPOSED!

Property investment firms and buyers’ agents that buy interstate for their clients are getting very creative outsourcing inspections and the property selection process. Drawing on recent, on the ground experience, Anna Porter, Suburbanite principal, property commentator and value shares that one of her staff was approached by a local competitor to her in southern Sydney […]

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Can I claim depreciation on a second-hand or existing property

Have you purchased or already own a property which is second hand or existing? It is a common misconception that existing properties do not yield any worthwhile depreciation. Duo Tax actively educating investors on the relevant laws and tax deductions available within investment properties and find that the above is not always the case. To qualify, […]

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Covid-19 has revealed a broken property system

Since the world was challenged with COVID-19, the number of buyers unable to complete a property purchase has increased significantly, with some reports saying as many as 1 in 10 new purchases are unable to settle. According to property expert and market commentator, Anna Porter, this means that we’re seeing more and more buyers enter […]

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