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SMSFs shift focus to property

ELISE BURGESS  |  TUESDAY, 24 JAN 2012
SMSF trustees are slowly embracing property investments for fund investment strategies after the passing of limited recourse borrowing rules, although cash still holds allocation majority. According to information released in the latest Multiport SMSF ...

New property fund built for average earners

MATT WOODINGTON  |  THURSDAY, 15 SEP 2011
... Australia. The TIC Diversified Australian Residential Property Fund (DARP) aims to provide low risk exposure to property investments for people with average super fund balances. The TIC Retirement Plan was established by the Investors Club as a public ...

AUI banking on insto retirement capital

MATT WOODINGTON  |  TUESDAY, 5 JUL 2011
... interest from Asia as well as domestic funds. Despite the ongoing trend for retail investors to favour cash over property investments, Pratt said that AUI's retail property funds and healthcare trust were starting to see increased flows on a monthly ...

SMSF trustees pile $69.5m in US property

ELISE BURGESS  |  TUESDAY, 14 JUN 2011
... firm said Australian investors and SMSF trustees in particular were very interested in the fund and New York property investments. "The success of the offer reflects the strength of the investment case and highlights the strong demand among Australian ...

Planning firm invests in property to widen appeal

MATT WOODINGTON  |  THURSDAY, 2 JUN 2011
... billion SMSF market. In May, the Federal Government confirmed that the ban on commissions would not cover property investments. Simon Moore, director of REaffirm, stressed the importance of investors getting the right advice before taking the plunge ...

Planners commission ban skips property

ELISE BURGESS  |  MONDAY, 30 MAY 2011
... on all commissions after Assistant Treasurer Bill Shorten confirmed the ban on commissions will not cover property investments, pushing opportunities for planners in the self-managed super fund (SMSF) space. Property investments are not facing a ban ...

Planners eye SMSF property

MATT WOODINGTON  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAY 2011
... managed super funds but are wary of the pitfalls. Self managed super fund trustees are increasingly adding property investments to their portfolios with real estate firms and planners keen to capitalise. "I've seen half a dozen to a dozen property builders ...

Vow appoints wealth head

MATT WOODINGTON  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 MAY 2011
... secure its own financial planning dealer's licence. It aims to offer all products that are associated with property investments.

Property primed for inflow pick up

MATT WOODINGTON  |  MONDAY, 11 APR 2011
... Asian pension funds $2 billion with a further $6 billion will come from debt. The high cost of borrowing for property investments does remain a barrier, according to Hession. "Bank margins for property lending are still over 200bp, which seems excessive. ...

LGS and VFMC join 'green' property movement

ELISE BURGESS  |  FRIDAY, 1 APR 2011
... Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) assesses the environmental performance of individual property investments with their environmental real estate targets. The appeal for institutional investors and super funds with property assets is ...