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Financing your Granny Flat

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Granny Flat Tax: Make Sure You Know Tips and Traps

In Australia, Granny Flats are becoming an increasingly popular investment and versatile asset to add to existing homes. As families change over time and parents get older, Granny Flats provide an ideal lifestyle for parents who want to avoid overcrowded and expensive aged care facilities and instead be close to family and their grandchildren.

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Granny Flat Cost

It’s one of our most frequently asked questions. At Cubitt’s, we get asked the question “How much is a granny flat?” almost every day. The answer is, that really depends on a few things. What you want, what your budget is, and what can be built on the designated land.

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Downsizing: Granny Flat Living vs Apartment Living

Have you found the amount of ‘stuff’ in your house just keeps stacking up? Do you spend endless hours vacuuming, dusting and tidying rooms you no longer use? Is your backyard becoming too laborious and time consuming?

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5 Things to Consider Before Moving Your Parents into a Granny Flat

There is a plethora of personal and long-term financial benefits to moving your ageing parents into a Granny Flat. These include adding value to your existing property, future leasing benefits, childcare benefits, health and supervision, privacy benefits compared…

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Why the Federal Budget is a boost for Granny Flat Buyers

The most important one since World War II, the Federal Budget announcement made earlier this month has been carefully designed to accelerate the economic recovery.

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Why a Granny Flat is Savvy Investing for Millennials

Our Blog Even before the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Millennial generation already faced a considerable challenge when it comes to growing wealth. An unstable job market, flatlining wages, substantial university debt and record-breaking property prices are all significant hurdles on the path to financial growth. Yet there is a trend being seen with…

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Make the Most of the HomeBuilder Scheme with Cubitt’s Home Renovations

There has truly never been a better time to invest in a home extension or renovation project, with the Australian government having just announced limited-time-only $25,000 cash grants for homeowners, to either build a home or upgrade their existing home.

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A Guide to Extending and Renovating Your Home in 7 Essential Steps

Extending your home may be the perfect solution for anyone with a growing family, or for someone looking to increase the value of their existing property. But where do you start?

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What is Included When You Purchase a Granny Flat?

Planning to build a Granny Flat is an exciting time, not only due to providing flexible additional accommodation for your family, but also as an investment that is likely to increase the value of your existing property and bring in a constant, passive revenue stream to your overall income.

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Why Home Extensions May be Far Cheaper Than Moving House

As any family grows, they often find their existing home is no longer suitable for their needs. It can be an onerous situation for many families, who are yearning for added functional space yet plagued by the prospect of leaving the home they know and love. If you are considering whether to renovate your own home or commence the search for a different home entirely, here are some questions you may want to consider in advance.

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How You Can Recession-Proof Your Family with a Granny Flat

Is there a smart way to prepare in advance, and protect your family from the financial ramifications of a recession? In this article, we investigate if building a Granny Flat can help recession-proof your family.

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A breakdown on Granny Flats and the Age Pension

A breakdown on Granny Flats and the Age Pension Will I lose my pension? While Granny Flats are no longer just for grannies, some of our clients do come to us at a stage of their life when they are receiving a part or full age pension.

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