Is SMSF Lending Living on Borrowed Time?

By | 2018-03-19T11:15:17+00:00 January 25th, 2018|

The Australian bureau of statistics (ABS) has decided to include SMSF debt, alongside all other personal and investment debt, when calculating the national ‘debt to income ratio’. This inclusion of SMSF debt pushes Australia to 200% - a milestone number and one of the highest ratio's in the world! In simple terms, this means that [...]

Do You Want to Make Superior Property Decisions?

By | 2017-11-29T12:40:39+00:00 November 20th, 2017|

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.

Navigating Today’s Complex Lending Landscape

By | 2017-11-27T17:02:45+00:00 September 18th, 2017|

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 [...]

Is This the Final Straw for the Property Market?

By | 2017-11-27T17:04:10+00:00 July 21st, 2017|

We have all heard the saying ‘the straw that broke the camel’s back’. The early evidence would suggest that the straws are piling up on the Australian property market, which is finally responding and showing early signs of slowing down. At the moment, a few creaks and cracks are visible from early statistics supporting the [...]