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Property Update – August 2021

Australian housing values increased a further 1.6% In July, according to CoreLogic’s national home value index. The latest rise takes housing values 14.1% higher over the first seven months of the year and 16.1% higher over the past twelve months. CoreLogic’s Research Director, Tim Lawless, described the market as strong, but losing steam. “The 16.1% […]

Lending Update – August 2021

Lending to those who run their own business has always been a far more involved process than for those earning Pay As You Go (PAYG) Income. The documentation required by banks generally has to span two years of income, which can be up to 18 months old at the time of assessment. COVID-19 has only increased […]

Accountants and Financial Advisers – can you derive value from work you don’t do?

I’ve been in and around professional services for well over a decade now; and, over this time, I’ve come to realise that whilst Financial Advisers and Accountants offer a defined set of services, it is possible to derive value from work you don’t do. My personal experience is that my clients enjoy when I make them money; […]