Blog and Media2019-06-27T17:49:03+11:00

TIME IN the market v TIMING the market (Ep.19)

Should you chase the ace or purchase and do nothing? 
Well the evidence is in! The safest (and most effective) way to create wealth, is to purchase and hold.  
For those afflicted with the hot shoe shuffle, always making a property decision and needing to take action, this may be hard to take in.  
So, grab your vanilla slice and some fruit mince pies because it’s time for another episode of the Property Planner, Buyer and Professor. 
In episode 19, we dissect “Time IN the market v timing the market.”  

November 5, 2019

When to hold and when to fold! (Ep.18)

Making a decision to fold can be a nerve-racking ordeal. And we’re not just talking about playing cards.  
Sometimes you need to make difficult decisions about the properties you have purchased. Whether the property hasn’t performed as you had initially hoped or some life event has changed your plans.  
There’s one thing for sure though – the stakes are high. 
In episode 18, the Property Planner, Buyer and Professor dissect “When to hold and when to fold!”

October 29, 2019

Valuations 101 (Ep.17)

School’s back in session and this week’s topic includes everything you need to know about valuations. There are many different types, each producing a different result based on the purpose.

In episode 17, the Property Planner, Buyer and Professor dissect the ins and outs of “Valuations 101”.

Listen as David Johnston, Cate Bakos and Peter Koulizos, take you through the different types of valuations, the consequences of falling short and how you can proactively support a valuer with comparables to manage the risk of a conservative lender valuation.

October 22, 2019

Unpacking land to asset ratio (Ep.16)

Yep – no footy talk in this episode – it’s all Land to asset ratio and what a ripper of an episode this one is.

In episode 16, the Property Planner, Buyer and Professor dissect the mystery behind ‘Unpacking land to asset ratio”.

Listen as David Johnston, Cate Bakos and Peter Koulizos, take you through what is it, why it underpins a good investment strategy, and whether there is a perfect ratio!

October 15, 2019

Why you must keep clear of properties banks don’t like! (Ep.15)

Banks – can’t live with them, can’t live without them!
Did you know that lenders limit the amount they will lend against certain properties and they reject some outright as security for a mortgage? Do you know which ones and why?  
In episode 15, the Property Planner, Buyer and Professor dissect “Why you must keep clear from the properties banks don’t like.” 
If we all accept that banks want to make money – we can understand that there is method to their madness. 

October 8, 2019

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