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

Property Cycle Management – why now is always the best time to buy if it suits your personal economy and you have a long-term property plan (Ep. 12)

The Property Planner, Buyer and Professor

The media hype around timing the property market can lead to indecisions and paralysis by analysis that can be the huge killer of wealth creation. You may ask yourself what if property prices fall? Do you ask yourself what if they keep going up?  

In our 12th episode, the Property Planner, Buyer and Professor dissect “Property cycle management – why now is always the best time to buy if it suits your personal economy and you have a long-term property plan.” 

Listen to David Johnston, Cate Bakos and Peter Koulizos as they take you through market cycles, the catalysts behind market movements and how to deal with a downturn.  

September 17, 2019

Small time development – How it can work for you, but is it a risk worth taking? (Ep. 11)

Everywhere you go, new townhouses and apartments are springing up in droves. Does that mean you should be getting in on the action and become a small-time developer?

In our 11th episode, the Property Planner, Buyer and Professor dissect “Small time development – how it can work for you, but is it a risk worth taking?”

Listen to David Johnston, Cate Bakos and Peter Koulizos as they take you through where to begin if you’re interested in property development, the inherent risks and of course, setting your strategy before going on the hunt for a viable site.

September 10, 2019

Five mortgage strategies that can grow your wealth

Your mortgage strategy affects your ability to hold multiple properties

Most borrowers would understand that getting a low interest rate can save you hundreds of thousands of dollars over your lifetime.

What is not understood is how an effective mortgage strategy can actually make you hundreds of thousands of dollars over the same period. Borrowers don’t need to consult an expert to find a low rate. The only skill required is being able to use a search engine.

On the other hand, understanding how an effective mortgage strategy can create wealth is complex and not understood by most lending professionals, let alone consumers.

Mortgage Strategy 101 – Ep 10. -Net Monthly Surplus Risk Management

In our video series Mortgage Strategy 101 Ep. #10 David shares with you how you can manage your financial risk by putting in place a simple money management strategy.

When it comes to stress, our finances are usually at the top of the ‘worry pile’, if not the King of the Mountain!

September 9, 2019

Why your approach and assessment of risk is paramount to property success! (Ep.10)

How do you frame risk when it making property, mortgage and money decisions?

What risk management strategies do you have in place within your property plan, mortgage and property selection strategies to minimise your downside while optimising the upside?

It can be a tricky balancing act.

In our 10th episode, the Property Planner, Buyer and Professor dissect “Why your approach and assessment of risk is paramount to property success”, and if done poorly, how it can lead you up the garden path!

Join Peter Koulizos (Property Professor), Cate Bakos (Property Buyer) and David Johnston (Property Planner), as they take you through all the different ways to look at, consider, and manage risk when making property, mortgage, money and lifestyle decisions before your next purchase and the critical mistakes to avoid.

September 3, 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