Blog and Media 2017-11-22T22:43:23+00:00

Do You Want to Make Superior Property Decisions?

Our Managing Director, David Johnston, has featured on the latest podcast from The Mentor List. The Mentor List is a leading business and personal development podcast, interviewing the top business minds of Australia where you can gather sound advice for your career and life. In the podcast featured below, David is interviewed by The Mentor […]

November 20, 2017

Stay Infront of the Property Market

Welcome to Infront – Our newsletter dedicated to time-poor professionals looking for a low risk approach to property investment In this edition: Chiselling Away at Negative Gearing High Rises, Another Reason to Stay Away Biggest Population Surge Since 1960 What Property Investors Should Seek Across Cities Plus more… Read our latest newsletter here  

November 9, 2017

High Rise Towers – Yet Another Reason to Stay Away (no. 2)

Lenders have blacklisted more than 100 suburbs, due to the glut of new apartments in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. Check out the suburbs with restrictions – the restrictions exist because banks are concerned about a lack of growth in value. What does this say to investors? Do not buy high density apartments in any of […]

October 27, 2017

Chiselling Away at Negative Gearing – How do the Changes to Property Deductions Impact You?

To re-cap, until recently, you were able to claim depreciation on the value of all fixtures and fittings (also known as ‘plant and equipment’) in a property. This includes ovens, dishwashers, heaters, floor coverings, window furnishings and the like. The important point here is that you could claim on items which you did not purchase […]

October 19, 2017

What Property Investors Should Seek Across Cities

Have a read of this article in the fin review over the weekend. #whatpropertyinvestorsshouldseekacrosscities The premise of the article in essence is to provide guidance on what to look for in the capital cities in the ‘future’. That tricky place! The Sydney and Melbourne sections contain ideas that are ‘funky’ and imaginative, but not strategies […]

October 14, 2017

Biggest Population Surge Since 1960

Do you want to know a key reason why property values in Melbourne and Sydney are unlikely to drop? How about the fact Victoria has had its largest rate of population growth since 1960. Wow! And NSW is not far behind. This is largely driven by immigration. These numbers will certainly help underpin demand for […]

September 27, 2017

I have worked closely with David Johnston and the expert team at Property Planning Australia for a decade. Their desire to place consumers’ needs first and provide holistic advice sets them apart. I highly recommend working with them to develop your Mortgage Strategy and tailored Property Plan. You will be pleased with the outcome.

Peter ‘The Property Professor’ Koulizos
Australia’s leading property university and Tafe lecturer