Gentrification is the hot topic on every prospective property investor’s mind. So which are the suburbs in Melbourne to keep an eye on? David Johnston, Founder and Managing Director of Property Planning Australia, shares his insights on promising suburbs in Kate Stanton’s article “Melbourne suburbs set to transform in the next few years” for Domain.
If you’re thinking of taking the next step into a new family home, one of the big questions to consider is whether you should you buy or sell first? David Johnston, Founder and Managing Director of Property Planning Australia, shares his insights in Daniel Butkovich’s article “Should you buy or sell first? Experts reveal the best strategies for upgraders” for Domain.
More Data Reinforcing The Weak Returns Of New Apartments – Something We Have Been Banging On About For Almost Two Decades
Apartments are again in the media being highlighted as a poor choice when it comes to property investment and here is yet more data to prove it. Peter 'the Property Professor' Koulizos sheds more light via data based metrics on the importance of picking an asset where the majority of the value is derived from the land, rather than the building for InDaily.
There are plenty of considerations to take into account when determining your plan to enter into what we call at Property Planning Australia the ‘flexibility stage of life’. David Johnston, Founder and Managing Director of Property Planning Australia, shares his insights in Kate Stanton’s article “What matters most when choosing a home for retirement” for Domain
Investing in a well selected family home with a long term view can be a great way to create wealth. A Property Plan that factors in downsizing the home enables us to plan to access equity at this important time of life. David Johnston, Founder and Managing Director of Property Planning Australia, provides his insights in Paul Chai’s article “Secrets To Successfully Downsizing Your Home” for The Age.
Is upgrading the home part of your future property plans? Flat or negative price growth in the property market may be the perfect opportunity to make take this leap. Founder and Managing Director of Property Planning Australia, David Johnston, provides some of his insights to negate the risks of upgrading in Daniel Butkovich’ s article on Domain.
Rentvesting has been touted as an option for both first-home buyers and potential upgraders trying to climb the property ladder without sacrificing their lifestyle. Although the concept of owning one or more investment properties while renting where you want to live has been around for a long time, as we become more sophisticated in our financial and [...]
Fractional Property Investment provides a platform to property investors to get into the market where they are not able to purchase a property outright. Founder and Managing Director of Property Planning Australia, David Johnston, discusses the critical factors to consider before you jump on the fractional property investment train for Christine Long’s in depth article on [...]
The downturn in the property market may have many home owners and investors nervous about the value of their assets. But that doesn’t mean it’s time to sell up. On the contrary, if you take a long-term view to owning property, you are able to ride out the property market cycles. The trick is owning [...]
David Johnston, Founder and Managing Director of Property Planning Australia shares his tips on the art of finding the next up-and-coming suburb, published in the Australian Financial Review. Searching for the next up-and-coming suburbs and regional centres can be a risky exercise, but it has the potential to pay dividends. It requires a certain amount of crystal ball-gazing and a level of courage, but if you get it right, the rewards can be well worth the effort.