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Proposed reforms to negative gearing

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Michael Mata | 14 Mar 2018, 12:00 AM Agree 0
The government could save more than $1bn annually, but some analysts say reforms would reduce investment into rental housing
  • Shaun | 14 Mar 2018, 01:24 PM Agree 0
    The government cannot supply enough housing now, how will they manage when investors walk away and it all becomes government funded, buy a lot of tents?
  • Mike | 14 Mar 2018, 08:56 PM Agree 0
    Ive got 5 investment properties, and the diluting of negative gearing will push me to be more frugal with tenant repair requests, cut costs elsewhere (find a less experienced rental agent who charges less) and hike rent like every other investor is expected to do when leases are nearing renewals. Inconvenience for this 25yo guy “mum and dad” investor- detrimental to renters
  • Philip | 14 Mar 2018, 10:18 PM Agree 0
    From the investor's point of view, the rental could not cover most of the expense. The stable capital gain may a good incentive to buy properties for investment. As government would like to levy more tax from exemption of CGT. I think it may reduce the encourage of investors also lift the rental from tenants Where could cause the vicious circles.
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