How much office space do I need?

It’s one of the first questions you will ask when setting up a new business or moving into a new building: how much office space do I need?

When it comes to office workers, the Building Code of Australia requires a minimum of 10 sqm per person.

Large or small real estate agencies – which to choose?

Large or small real estate agencies – which to choose?

Choosing between small and large agencies in the real estate world isn’t something that can be decided by a coin flip.  Many smaller agencies come with the promise of a personalised approach with more attention to detail. On the other hand, larger agencies like MMJ real estate are more of a ‘blue chip’ option, with broader portfolios, contacts, and marketing reach.

New Changes to ATO Withholding Tax Considers Buyers “foreign until proven otherwise”

New Changes to ATO Withholding Tax Considers Buyers “foreign until proven otherwise”

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has changed the rules for clearance certificates yet again this financial year. The new rule was implemented as part of the 2017 federal budget and was in effect from July 1st, 2017. It is due to affect approximately 60% of the housing market.

3 Big Changes for First Home Buyers

3 Big Changes for First Home Buyers

Housing affordability has become a hot topic in NSW. Young first home buyers and the middle-class are particularly scorned due to Australia’s high cost of housing in proportion to wage growth.  Luckily, the NSW government has recently released a new package of measures designed to improve housing affordability across NSW and give a leg-up to those looking to break into the housing market. Foreign investors, on the other hand, will be receiving a slap on the wrist.