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todayMonday, 27 April 2015

Rents would rise if negative gearing was abolished: Hockey

The federal Treasurer Joe Hockey has slammed efforts to curb negative gearing, claiming it would drive up rents and deter property investment. by Jonathan Chancellor

Friday, 24 April 2015

Don't abandon negative gearing, REIQ tells Labor's Chris Bowen

Rental rates would be driven upwards if negative gearing benefits were removed, the Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) claims. by Jessie Richardson

Friday, 24 April 2015

Why be so negative about negative gearing?

One topic guaranteed to cause a strong reaction in the media is negative gearing. by Michael Yardney

Here’s how to attract funding, according to the head of Eric Schmidt’s investment fund

Startups will attract investors if their founders are passionate about the problem they are solving and have experienced the issue firsthand, according to the principal of US venture capital firm TomorrowVentures. by Broede Carmody

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Asian capital is impacting our property markets (and here's how)

Between 2009 and 2014, the total value of Chinese overseas investment skyrocketed from US$600 million to hit an estimated US$15 billion, with the thrust of this investment focused in the gateway cities of Australia, the US and the UK. by Pete Wargent

Shark Tank recap: How Grown Eyewear founder Jeff Phillips captured Naomi Simson and John McGrath’s hearts – and wallets

Byron Bay-based business Grown Eyewear is proof you can “run a global business from anywhere in Australia”, says one of its new high-profile investors. by Eloise Keating

Can I develop property using my SMSF? Jo Chivers

One of the most common questions I am asked these days comes from investors looking to use their self-managed super funds (SMSF) to invest and develop property. by Jo Chivers

Friday, 17 April 2015

Three critical property negotiating pressure points

Strong competition for properties and rising prices has created a seller's market in many parts of Australia. by Michael Yardney

99designs gets set for Asian expansion with $US10 million Series B funding

Melbourne design marketplace startup 99designs has closed a $US10 million Series B round, led by Japan’s Recruit Strategic Partners, which will support the startup’s expansion into Asia. by Kye White
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