Blog and Media2019-06-27T17:49:03+10:00

Now is the best time in history to refinance!

Maximising your tax deductions by using a redraw facility

1. Interest rates are the lowest they have ever been. 
2. To get in ahead of the curve prior to income reduction, job pause, job loss or access to finance becoming more difficult. 
3. Move to a lower monthly repayment to improve your cash flow. 
4. Release equity to maximise your cash buffer.  
5. Consolidate debt to make repayments lower. 
6. Receive strategic advice regarding your mortgage strategy or buying a property.
And that’s just to name a few…

April 3, 2020

All things property tax – how to understand your deductions at tax time (Ep.44)

As we come to the end of another financial year, The Property Planner, Buyer and Professor delve into all things property tax and uncover the myths that can lead you astray on your wealth creation journey.

June 30, 2020

Covid podcast special #11 – Building the bridge (or invisible stairway) across the economic cliff!

The Property Planner, Buyer and Professor unpack the economic cliff. What will happen when JobKeeper, HomeBuilder and lender repayment holidays end?

June 24, 2020

Diversification 101 – How and why to plan for diversification within your property portfolio (Ep.43)

In this episode, the Property Planner, Buyer and Professor discuss all things diversification, from the reasons why you should diversify your portfolio to the many ways you can implement diversification in your investment strategy. 

June 16, 2020

Cutting through the noise – In the news

Today’s pick of property, financial and economic articles include:   

1. Nasdaq hits record close, confirms bull market
2. US stocks surge, erasing 2020 losses
3. Australia leads on economic recovery: OECD
4. AustralianSuper takes 25pc stake in build-to-rent platform
5. Total property listings increased in May
6. Housing values edge lower in May, while transaction activity partially recovers from a share drop in April
7. New home sales plunge as Victoria plans stimulus
8. The age of industrialised childcare is coming to an end (this might be wishful thinking, but, hey, why not hope for the best for our kids and spread a well-considered position!)

June 15, 2020

Cutting through the noise – In the news

Today’s pick of property, financial and economic articles include:   

1. How to resume home loan repayments if you’ve frozen your mortgage
2. Buyers are surprisingly responsive to a rise in listings over May
3. History shows why we can have housing market confidence
4. HomeBuilder scheme: Backlash over who will and won’t receive money
5. Ardern to lift all coronavirus restrictions in NZ
6. Pressure builds for Australia to reopen
7. Deficit is not a dirty word: It’s time for bold fiscal policy

June 11, 2020

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

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