Have You Considered All The Costs?

Buying a New Property
Buying a New Property – Have You Considered All The Costs?The deal is done, a property is bought, and it’s smiles and handshakes all round. But the agreed purchase price is just the beginning – and there are many additional costs to consider. As your friends in finance, we can help you sort through the […]

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#Placemaking

Attended the Thought Leadership Series with Shaping SEQ to listen to Ethan Kent talking about #Placemaking at Cleveland Library on 6th June 2016.There were a number of thought provoking concepts however what struck me most was the community questions at the end.  There was conflicting comments on local identity, however on all instances if felt like these locals, […]

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Your Sob Story Is Your Retrospective

Ive had two developers recently say to me but thats our sob story you don’t want to hear that, yes, yes I do because your ‘sob story’ is your retrospective.Airing challenges creates retrospective. Just be prepared to welcome others perspectives and choose what resonates and what doesn’t. If a challenge is already presenting then, considering new perspectives means […]

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Negative Gearing Debate

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Summary:Negative gearing is a taxation incentive built on an outdated system. If the removal of negative gearing were to come from a top down approach, the impacts could be detrimental. Looking from the bottom up, local council codes and building industry codes are still stuck in a generation that was.  If codes/regulations were to change and […]

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What Is Your Time Cost?

When we consider the amount of time it takes to contribute to an new idea, a community chapter, a business project, making a call or sending an email, all this time adds up. It is not just time spent doing these activities but the time and space it takes to ‘get your head into it’.This […]

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