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David Johnston – High Rise Towers – Yet Another Reason to Stay Away!

By |2017-10-18T10:28:43+11:00July 14th, 2017|

© PPA Articles — Reproduced with permission. Purchasing in high rise towers has always been risky business for investors. Resale values have taken a dive again (as has occurred periodically in the past) and it's no wonder why! In every market, scarcity of a commodity that is sought after is a catalyst for value growth. [...]

David Johnston – The Property Headwinds are Blowing!

By |2017-10-18T10:28:43+11:00July 11th, 2017|

© PPA Articles — Reproduced with permission. A mystery shopping exercise conducted by Macquarie Bank has found that banks are willing to lend approximately $100,000 less to first home buyers, than what they would have two years ago. The participants told bank staff that they were on a wage of $105,000, lived on $1,200 a [...]

David Johnston – Property – To Regulate or not to Regulate

By |2017-10-18T10:28:43+11:00July 5th, 2017|

Investment property advice remains unregulated - but is this a good thing? Property spruikers and those selling property are able to market their assets as great investment opportunities under the guise of giving property ‘advice’. Property Investment Professionals Australia have interviewed our Managing Director and founder, David Johnston to get his views into the un-regulated [...]

The Proof is in the Puddling – Amazing Client Feedback Results!

By |2017-10-18T10:28:43+11:00June 30th, 2017|

© PPA Articles — Reproduced with permission. When it comes to client satisfaction, we put our money where our mouth is by utilising the highly respected Net Promoter Score feedback system, which is the preferred method used in services industries around the globe. We ask you for feedback at three important junctures during your experience [...]

David Johnston – The Art and Science of Removing Emotions when Buying Property

By |2017-10-18T10:28:43+11:00June 23rd, 2017|

© PPA Articles — Reproduced with permission. When we are not thinking objectively, we risk making poor or impulsive decisions. In the property game, this can mean purchasing an underperforming asset, losing money, having to start all over again and even regretting the home you have chosen for yourself. Why does property provoke our emotions? [...]

Peter Koulizos – Property Development 101 – Part 5

By |2017-10-18T10:28:43+11:00June 19th, 2017|

© Property Professor articles — Reproduced with permission. Property development is a high risk approach to accumulating wealth through property. One of biggest challenges faced by property developers is gaining council approval for development plans, which can make or break the investment. Even if an approval is given, delays caused by councils and the [...]

David Johnston – Property is a Get-Rich-Slow Scheme

By |2017-10-18T10:28:43+11:00June 16th, 2017|

© PPA Articles — Reproduced with permission. One of the biggest risks in property investment is trying to make a quick buck. Hastiness often leads to poor decisions, half-baked plans, buying from spruikers, developing without the appropriate skillsets, and ultimately underperforming investments. Successful property investment, like many aspects of life, is about being patient. Unlike [...]

Peter Koulizos – The Do’s and Don’ts of Renovating

By |2017-10-18T10:28:43+11:00June 13th, 2017|

© Property Professor articles — Reproduced with permission. For those of you looking to increase your capital gain from property, you may have considered renovating. This is a great way to add value to your property, whether you are preparing to sell and want to make the property more attractive to potential purchasers or [...]

Peter Koulizos – Adelaide House Prices Leading Growth

By |2017-10-18T10:28:43+11:00June 9th, 2017|

© Property Professor articles — Reproduced with permission. Recent reports have shown that Adelaide is outgrowing Sydney and Melbourne in 2017, with house prices on the rise by 3.7% Peter the 'Property Professor' Koulizos suggests that this does not necessarily mean the Adelaide property market is doing fantastic, but rather, Sydney and Melbourne markets [...]

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