Monthly archives: April, 2010

Ownership of Investment Property

Question What sort of structure should we use to buy our next investment property?Overview; My wife and I currently own a duplex we developed from a singlevacant lot originally with the view to rent out. We have now changed ourminds and are currently selling them. The contract dates are more than ayear apart, and are …

Change of purpose

Question Husband and wife partnership did residential land subdivision development in two stages over several years. Partnership had ABN & GST registration. Majority of lots sold via Real Estate Agents.2 vacant lots are to be kept for future investment.Partnership not doing any further business, as all stages sold.Now GST registration due to be cancelled, as …

Loss v Gain

Question We’ve just sold an investment property for $345k in March 2010 (purchased Dec 07 for $350k/borrowed $370k). After fees & charges we have a capital loss of $31k. We have another investment property which we are considering selling & want to know is there any advantage in selling that in either this financial year …

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