Property examples for a SMSF

A SMSF can invest in property

  • commercial or residential
  • with loans or without loans and
  • can invest locally or overseas
As long as the investment strategy of the SMSF allows for this and the SMSF Trust Deed does not prohibit this type of investment. The investment strategies and deeds Superannuation Warehouse issues allows for any type of property investment, as long as it is an allowable investment per the ATO guidelines.

There are several property agents and promotors that can assist you in the position of Trustee of the SMSF to help select a property. We at Superannuation Warehouse will act as your accountant and tax agent and it is your decision as Trustee of the SMSF to select a suitable property.


Tax deductions for property

To claim depreciation on the decline in value in the building cost of a property, you will need a quantity serveyor’s report. The rate of depreciation is usually 2.5%. The ATO gives guidance an the process of property depreciation. An example of a quantity serveyor is BMT Quantity Surveyors.


Here are some examples of property promotors:

KPG Property in Melbourne

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