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What you need to know about negative gearing

By the resi financial blog team, 17 October 2014

Negative gearing

Negative gearing is a popular strategy for investors seeking to build wealth through property.
 
When you are negatively geared, the expenses relating to the money you borrowed to buy your property are more than the income you receive from the asset – that is the rent. This means you are making a loss.
 
But there are a number of tax advantages that make this loss more bearable. Investors can write off expenses associated with their loan against their tax: specifically the interest paid on the loan, amounts ...

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