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. David shares his insights on how you can be making better property decisions to create your ideal lifestyle.

November 20, 2017

Do Property Investors Make Money When They Buy or When They Sell?

Where and when is the greatest value realised for property investors? Is it when they buy or sell? Following the recent exposure of The Block TV show you could argue that the original owners made the greatest amount of money when they sold, yet the investors will argue that the best way to make money […]

August 26, 2011

Tax Tips – Adjacent Land and Main Residence Exemption

The main residence exemption includes land that is adjacent to the dwelling, if it is used for private or domestic purposes and the dwelling and surrounding land does not exceed two hectares. To be considered adjacent, the land need not be connected, but has to be close or near. Both the dwelling and adjacent land […]

August 25, 2011

Houses Versus Apartments – Which One?

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July 29, 2011

What is a Good Tenant Worth?

Buying an investment property without knowing the tenancy status can be a recipe for disaster. It is important that you have a solid understanding of the existing tenancy agreement and that you are happy with the tenant currently renting the property. Firstly, what makes a good tenant? Obviously, someone who pays the rent on time […]

July 1, 2011

Why You Pay for Spruikers Promoting Poor Property Assets

Imagine owning a professional financial advisory business, and someone who you do not know, offers you a $7,500 referral fee for every client that you send to them and buys a property from them. This is the type of audacious offer property spruikers provide to financial advisers across this country! These sorts of referral programs […]

June 17, 2011

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