SMSFs and Property Investments

Recent media has focussed on the risks of investing in geared property by self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) and whether it is really the right long-term decision for a member’s retirement.  It can be the right choice for some but it’s not for everyone.  Opportunities come with risks which are the same as any individual’s decision to make a personal property investment.  There are however some risks which are unique to SMSFs.

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