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

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

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.
This loop hole has been slammed shut by the government for property owners who cannot meet certain criteria

October 19, 2017

What Property Investors Should Seek Across Cities

Have a read of this article in the fin review over the weekend.

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!

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.

September 27, 2017

Navigating Today’s Complex Lending Landscape

Over the past 12 months the property and lending landscape has undergone unprecedented levels of change, largely due to regulatory pressure from APRA. For insights into the impact on borrowers from the increased regulation, read the article by Founder and Managing Director of Property Planning Australia, David Johnston, which was published in Property Investment Professionals […]

September 18, 2017

The Regret of Buying the Wrong Property

Each time you make a property decision, people need to be paid – and out of your own pocket no less! Having to sell multiple properties throughout your lifetime can quickly see your resources depleted. Property buying is not a cheap game to play. Domain recently featured an article about a family who sold their […]

July 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