Property Archives - MGD


In our library, you will find the latest financial news, valuable insights and ideas, tips and tricks we've learnt over the years and other helpful educational pieces.


What every expat needs to know before returning to or retiring in Australia

20 July 2023
By Richard Marsden
Many of us living and working outside Australia will ultimately want to return to live in Australia. Tax management and other financial considerations play a critical role in successful repatriation.

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SMSF direct property rent relief measures

28 April 2020
The unfolding health, economic and financial crises triggered by Coronavirus (COVID-19) has resulted in increased levels of unemployment and widespread income reduction, a phenomenon which has prompted many tenants to seek assistance from landlords.

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Should I make an extra mortgage repayment or contribute more to super?

11 July 2019
By Rachel Barlow
This is a question we’re commonly asked. The answer depends on a number of factors and both options have advantages and disadvantages.

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Understanding downsizer contributions

10 April 2018
In the May 2017 Federal Budget announcement, new legislation was introduced whereby those aged 65 and over will be able to contribute an additional $300,000 into their superannuation upon the sale of their primary residence. These payments are referred to as ‘downsizer’ contributions...

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Understanding the First Home Super Saver Scheme

10 April 2018
With housing affordability becoming increasingly challenging, many first home buyers are trying to best manage their path to the goal of owning property. To assist with these efforts, starting on 1 July 2017 a new initiative was introduced for Australians looking at getting themselves into the property market.

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How to help your kids get into the property market

5 December 2015
While other 70-year-olds may be planning exotic cruises or luxurious overseas holidays, state government veterinarian Colin McQueen continues to clock in at the Ararat export abattoir as he works to pay off the last of the three homes he bought in Melbourne’s inner northern suburbs for his adult children.

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