Alan's Story

The journey to Kairos…

I come from a generation where you worked hard and you didn’t take anything for granted.  I have worked my way up from humble beginnings, stumbled at hurdles that life has thrown at me and gotten back up again. I believe that you make your own destiny and knowledge is power.  Some may call it ‘the school of hard knocks’ but it really is just the way it was.

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Debbie's Story

Why Kairos?

When I was first asked “why did we start Kairos Property Group?” my initial response was based around professional experience, my passion for property, my corporate background and generally my love of helping people.  However, since starting our own journey down this road, I have come to realise we are very much a part of your journey as well.

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The Kairos journey

 

Just observing the unfolding global events around us, there is evidence that we are living in an interesting time of history. 

The Ancient Greeks recognised time to be two specific entities and these are personified as Chronos and Kairos. 

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Clearing clutter

Advice for organising yourself

before you move

When moving from one house to another, and especially if you are downsizing or haven’t moved in a while, you will no doubt discover that you have more possessions than you originally thought.  For many, sorting out the accumulated chattels in the cupboards and emptying out years of life can be similar to opening Pandora’s box. 

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Redefining ‘retirement’

The Grey Gap Year 

More and more people over 50 are delaying the quiet life and are looking to take their time travelling the world.  Why not?  You deserve it.  We took time to speak to a couple that took travelling a step further and embarked on their very own “grey” gap year.

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ATO changes rules for property sales over $750,000

A major change was announced in the Federal Budget last month to the withholding-tax rules for foreign residents. However, the new tax rule affects all vendors selling property valued at $750,000 or above.

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Is downsizing the right move for you?

Whether you are exhausted from maintaining a large family home, or just want to understand the things you need to consider before selling and buying a smaller home, this article is for you!

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Free Downsizing Guide

Are you over 50 and thinking of stepping into retirement living and not sure if it is right for you?

Are you over 30 and would like to help your parents navigate through some of the legal, financial and lifestyle implications this has for them and your family?

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Seniors Week Qld 19-27 August

What's on?

Seniors Week 19-27 August 2017, provides the opportunity for older Queenslanders to explore programs and services, events and activities, connect with people of all ages and backgrounds, to celebrate the many contributions older people make in their communities.

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What’s the Government doing about retirement legislation?

 22 August 2017

The recent Four Corners documentary on retirement villages has spurred Government into action regarding legislative reform.  Here’s some of the changes being proposed...

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9 out of 10 properties Resold Earn Profit Over June 2017 Quarter

The latest CoreLogic Pain & Gain June 2017 quarter report showed that 89.8% of dwellings which resold over the period did so for more than their purchase price...

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Positive vs Negative Gearing: Which Investment Strategy is Best?

When it comes to investment property you are bound to be asked if you want to employ a positive or negative gearing investment strategy. Say what? Isn’t it just a matter of having some extra funds and buying a property with the ultimate goal of making you money? Yes…and no.  

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Tips for Investing in Property – Getting Started

Investing your hard earned cash can be a little nerve-wracking especially if you’re a beginner. But the old adage, ‘safe as houses’ is generally correct and property is usually a pretty safe bet when it comes to investing.

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How to Buy Investment Property Interstate

 

Sometimes it makes sense to diversify your property portfolio and invest in properties interstate especially if market conditions are stronger and are likely to yield stronger returns. Sound interesting?

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Foreign Property Investment - Do you Care Who Owns It?

Recently, Lendlease, reportedly sold a good chunk of their retirement village business to a Dutch pension fund. What does foreign property investment really mean for Australia? Does it matter who owns the property if tenants, whether residential or commercial, are getting what they need from it?

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