When purchasing an investment property, one of the critical considerations is the ownership structure.
Education is vital! All ownership structures have pro’s and con’s that largely revolve around the tax benefits relating to the cash flow V’s the tax implications relating to the capital gains.
It is important to understand there is no silver bullet!
If someone is selling you the silver bullet to ownership structure, or anything for that matter, fight the urge to buy.
First get educated before you make the decision that is right for you and your unique property planning circumstances!
Peter Koulizos, our property education partner for over a decade, Australia’s leading university lecturer on property and chairman of the Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA), provides some insights into factors to consider when choosing an ownership structure.