Category «Rental Property – Loans»

Refinancing a loan through parents

Question I am seeking your advice about using a loan from my parents to refinance an investment loan. The background is that I have a $200,000 loan with a bank that was used to purchase dividend paying shares. The loan was a new split facility (secured against a property), and the funds from this split …

Borrowing to afford P&I repayments

Question My question centres around maintaining deductability on an investment loan, but I have provided a lot of background information for you first. Current: – I have a Rocket Repay Home Loan with Offset (Westpac) secured against my PPOR. – I am still within the 5 year interest only period of the 30 year loan …

Question referred from Noel

Question I recently read an article about issues involved in transferring property to one’s wife. THe article said that it may not be advantageous to do so for ‘natural love and affection,’ as this would have negative CGT consequences upon future sale.In light of this, I have a question that I would like to ask …

Loan top ups and refinancing

Question Hi Julia,I have a question relating to the deductibility of loan interest following a loan top up and potential loan refinance. The detail of my situation relates to the previous question I sent to you last year, but to recap, I have 3 loans with one bank secured against a single rental property. The …

Interest deduction calculations

Question 1. Purchased investment Property Feb 2012 with 540K Loan (A). Was rented out 100% of the time until construction began June 2014 for 3 investment units.2. Drew a construction loan (B) of 450k to build the 3 investment units.3. Shortly before construction started, we decided that we would live in one of the new …

Repay company loan to SMSF

Question About 10 years ago I bought an investment property via a unit trust in a SMSF. At that time the only way to have a property in a SMSF was to also set up a unit trust. The property is 60% SMSF and the company loaned 40%. During the ownership of the property the …

Loan Interest Deductibility

Question My wife and I own a house in Tasmania. It was purchased for $500,000 7+ years ago. We did not have any mortgage on it. We moved to Victoria 1 year ago for my wife’s work. We rented our Tasmanian house out. It was probably valued at about $480,000 then (1 year ago).We rented …