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So far The Property Planner, Buyer and Professor has created 53 blog entries.

Covid podcast special #10 – The HomeBuilder stimulus – What it means for home buyers, renovators, jobs, the economy and property market!

By |2020-06-05T20:10:15+10:00June 5th, 2020|

The Property Planner, Buyer and Professor met this morning for a ‘breaking news’ recording on the $688 million HomeBuilder stimulus package announced by the federal government yesterday. The new package aims to safeguard the jobs of a million tradies, to prop up the construction industry which was teetering on the edge of oblivion. Home owners, first home buyers and renovators will be offered a cash grant of $25,000 for building contracts and purchase of new dwellings signed from 4 June 2020 right through to 31 December 2020.

Tenants from hell (Ep.41)

By |2020-06-03T11:28:58+10:00June 3rd, 2020|

This week we return to our podcast episodes recorded prior to Coronavirus. In this episode, we discuss "tenants from hell". A good property manager is worth their weight in gold, and equally, so is a good tenant. A great tenant who is happy and obliging will stay in your property for a long time – avoiding long gaps between tenancies, advertising costs for vacancies and loss of rental income.

Offset accounts – God’s gift to mortgage strategy! (Ep.40)

By |2020-05-20T16:12:51+10:00May 20th, 2020|

This week we return to our podcast episodes recorded prior to Coronavirus. In this episode, we discuss offset accounts, God’s gift to mortgage strategy! The effective use of offset accounts is one of our Top 5 strategies for creating wealth through property, it greases the wheels of the other mortgage strategies - optimisng tax deductions, ability to hold and accumulate property, money management system, risk management and offset accounts.

Covid podcast special #7 – Recovery lessons from recent recessions, the great depression, GFC & Spanish Flu – the market forecast

By |2020-06-05T20:11:13+10:00May 5th, 2020|

In the seventh Podcast since Covid-19 took hold, we turned our thoughts to the alarmist headlines emerging, warning that the property market will drop by 20-30%. Why in all likelihood that won’t be the case by taking a critical eye to data and forecasting, and jumping in the time machine to look at the economic impact of previous pandemics and recessions on the property market.

Covid podcast special #6 – Getting your ducks in a row before the economy opens up!

By |2020-06-05T20:11:22+10:00April 28th, 2020|

In the sixth Podcast since Covid-19 took hold, we turned our thoughts to focusing on planning for your next decision, as the governments start planning for, and in some cases such as WA and QLD, removing restrictions to open up the economy. It takes time to develop your property plan and selection strategy for the next purchase. This all happens before you can even begin the searching process and get your finance approved.

Covid podcast special #5 – The green shoots – what are the early signs of market recovery?

By |2020-06-05T20:11:30+10:00April 21st, 2020|

In the fifth Podcast in our Covid-19 specials recorded on Monday, we turned our thoughts to focusing on the green shoots, sprouting here and there, marking the early signs of recovery. In the last week, state governments have been talking about lifting restrictions, sporting bodies have been working through their plan to get back on the field and elective surgeries are back on the agenda. These are just a few of the things that have the ability to impact market sentiment.

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