Helping Your Clients: Financial Independence and Early Retirement

Financial independence – the dream of every individual to call their own shots, retire early and live life on their own terms. But how do we achieve this seemingly tricky goal? Yep, you guessed it, the answer lies in property investment. Remember, property is all about the numbers, so let’s take those personal emotions out […]

Buying A Second Property? What your clients need to know

Buying A Second Property? What your clients need to know

If your clients are contemplating expanding their property portfolio, understanding the concept of equity is essential.  Equity is a fundamental aspect of property ownership that greatly impacts financial decisions and future investments. Simply put, it’s the difference between the current value of a property and the amount owed on it. It’s a powerful financial tool […]

Is Rentvesting A Good Idea?

Is Rentvesting A Good Idea?

It’s no secret we’re navigating a cost-of-living crisis, witnessing house prices reaching unprecedented heights, making the prospect of property ownership seem like a distant dream for many. According to recent reporting, only 16% of nationwide suburbs are affordable for households purchasing an average-priced house with a 20% deposit, a sharp decline from the 61% figure […]

Mortgage Amortisation Explained

Mortgage Amortisation Explained

Even if you’re new to the real estate game, you’ll know that mortgage payments can be overwhelming for any homeowner and if prospective buyers are in the middle of settling a mortgage, they’re in the realm of mortgage amortisation.  Amortisation is the act of eliminating debt by making regular payments over time according to a […]

Using Equity to Buy Property

Using Equity to Buy Property

Equity, the often underestimated financial asset in acquiring real estate, is one of the keys to unlocking new opportunities for property owners and investors alike. Defined as the difference between a property’s current market value and the outstanding mortgage amount, equity serves as a powerful tool that can be leveraged strategically to enhance real estate […]

Maximise Cashflow With Investment Property Depreciation

Maximise Cashflow With Investment Property Depreciation

A key facet that savvy investors and industry professionals pay close attention to is investment property depreciation. Investing extends far beyond mere property acquisition and passive appreciation; it’s the understanding and strategic utilisation of depreciation that often sets the most successful investors apart.   Types of Depreciation   Depreciation deductions are divided into two distinct […]

Investment Opportunity: Outlook Estate, Gleneagle, QLD

Investment Opportunity: Outlook Estate, Gleneagle, QLD

In the heart of South East Queensland’s Scenic Rim region, Gleneagle beckons with its breathtaking landscapes and a wealth of engaging activities. Among the charming locales within this picturesque area lies The Outlook Estate, a hidden gem a mere 3 minutes from the town centre. This master-planned community offers a wonderful mix of generous building […]

Area Spotlight: Jimboomba, Logan City, Queensland

Area Spotlight: Jimboomba, Logan City, Queensland

Positioned as the urban link between Brisbane City and the Gold Coast, Logan City Local Government Area (LGA) is a thriving community experiencing rapid growth and development, appealing to buyers in search of affordable real estate and excellent infrastructure. With a lengthy list of noteworthy growth suburbs, Jimboomba is one of many reflecting the immense […]

Why Choose ALC Projects

Why Choose ALC Projects

At ALC, we understand that finding the perfect property for your clients can be a challenging and time-consuming process. ALC Projects is here to help you streamline the process, saving you time and assisting you in delivering expert advice to your clients. As a dedicated property aggregation and delivery service, we connect the best land […]

Highlands Estate, Craigieburn

Highlands Estate, Craigieburn

Nestled 30km outside Melbourne, Highlands is an award-winning community, developed by Stockland. Highlands Estate, located in Craigieburn, VIC, is an acclaimed community where people can enjoy all the benefits of a tranquil lakefront lifestyle. With modern schools, healthcare, and top-tier sports and leisure facilities at your fingertips, it’s no surprise that this award-winning estate has […]

Advantages of using a mortgage broker

Advantages of using a mortgage broker

With so many options available to consumers, it can be difficult to know where to start, with many buyers going straight to their regular bank for convenience. However, having assistance from a mortgage broker can make the home-buying process much more simple. Mortgage brokers act as an intermediary between a borrower and a lender. They […]

What recent government changes mean for property investors

It’s no secret that our nation is amidst a national housing crisis, however in August, the government announced some changes to government policy, both at a federal and state level. These recent changes have highlighted some signs that things may be starting to turn things around.  The recent announcement was the introduction of the National […]

Rising property interest rates

Rising property interest rates

If you’re a homeowner, or even if you aren’t, chances are you will have got wind of the recent RBA interest rate hikes. 2022 has seen the fastest rise in property interest rates in two decades, which sees many property investors wondering how this will impact their portfolios. While an increase in interest rates is […]

How to reduce tax through investment property

How to reduce tax through investment property

Owning investment property has a wealth of benefits, from both a short-term and long-term perspective. As tax time approaches, property investors should start considering tax deductions and investment property tax benefits associated with their property. There is a range of tax deduction strategies that can benefit any investment property owner, from gearing to replacing the […]

Buying Investment Property with Super

Buying Investment Property with Super

Within property investment circles, a question that gets frequently raised is “can I use my super to buy an investment property?” While it may not be quite as simple as withdrawing super and moving in, there are a few ways that super can be used to get you into the investment property game. Self-Managed Super […]

ALC Projects: Delivering real ROI results

ALC Projects: Delivering real ROI results

There are a wealth of ways to make money off investment property – after all, it is an investment! From capital gains to rental income and everything in between, it’s important to understand how you can make a return on your investment. We explore the key methods used to gain ROI and showcase some of […]

Introducing: Cadence at Ripley

Introducing: Cadence at Ripley

Just 10km south of Ipswich and 45km west of Brisbane CBD, Cadence at Ripley is nestled amongst the trees of the Ripley Valley.

Getting Into The Investment Property Game

Getting Into The Investment Property Game

2021 has been and gone and it’s time to work on those new years resolutions! With travel still hit and miss, a lot of people are focusing their finances towards their investment portfolios.   Why property is still a good investment There is a multitude of reasons why property is a sensible investment for a […]

Why choose ALC?

Why choose ALC?

At ALC, we take the complexity out of presenting investment property opportunities to your clients

Understanding Capital Growth

From gaining a supplementary income to getting a foot on the property ladder, there are many benefits to becoming a property investor. Yet one key benefit that many potential investors may not have considered is capital growth. What is Capital Growth? Capital growth is an important factor when it comes to property investment. Put simply, […]

Sold in just 5 days! Introducing: Ridgeview Estate

Sold in just 5 days! Introducing: Ridgeview Estate

A new boutique community nestled among wide open spaces, calming creeks and panoramic mountain views, Narangba, QLD is ALC’s latest project. The current national housing market is becoming increasingly more difficult to secure house and land packages, with demand for new housing at an all time high due to first home owner grants. This, coupled […]

Understanding positive and negative gearing for an investment property

Understanding positive and negative gearing for an investment property

Are you a property investor looking to optimise your returns, or perhaps a first-time investor looking to climb the property ladder? No matter where you are on your journey, it may be worth investigating the differences between positive and negative gearing, and whether you can claim tax depreciation through investment property expenses.     What […]

How to protect your property investment with an independent building inspection

How to protect your property investment with an independent building inspection

We sat down with our partner Excel Property and put together everything you need to know about the defect and handover process in an independent building inspection.   What is a property defect & handover report from an independent building inspection? Using an independent company who provide a professional inspection report when your property reaches […]

What you need to know about maximising tax deductions

What you need to know about maximising tax deductions

We sat down with Peter Foldes from Washington Brown, the property depreciation experts, to talk about how to maximise tax deductions.     Have you just built a brand new house with ALC? In every home with ALC Shield, we include a very valuable tax depreciation schedule. What is property tax depreciation and how is […]

Strategies to overcome common objections in an investment property presentation

Strategies to overcome common objections in an investment property presentation

ALC Shield: Strategies to overcome objections in investment property ALC Shield gives you the wealth creator, financial planner, mortgage broker, agent strategies to overcome objections in investment property during a strategy session with your client. The most common objections are; What if we can’t find a tenant? Will I have enough to cover the loan? […]