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Property Selection - The Property Planner, Buyer and Professor podcast - #07

Property Selection

Hello again and welcome to another insightful episode of the Property Planner, the Property Buyer and the Property Professor podcast.  To continue the series and help you along the journey, today we’ll be delving into property selection.  

It’s all very well to have the considered research, comprehensive plan and coherent strategy – but all is in the execution as far as selection is concerned. Tune in and take notes, it’s great to have you with us. 

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Develop Your Own Property Plan - The Property Planner, Buyer and Professor Podcast #04

Develop your own Property Plan

After introducing you to the Property Planner, the Property Buyer and the Property Professor, we now move in to the first technical episode of the series: How To Develop Your Own Property Plan.

In this episode, the team delve into the importance of building a property plan, strategies on developing a property plan and how to structure your property plan.

As always, it will be filled with advice, tips, tricks and everything in between

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The Property Professor - The Property Planner, Buyer and Professor Podcast #03

The Property Professor

This podcast will be dedicated to meeting the Property Professor, Peter Koulizos who will provide his insights and philosophy on why Property Selection is so vital to your financial success!

Peter Koulizos is the Program Director of the Master of Property at the University of Adelaide. Specializing in property investment, valuation and property development. He has been teaching in real estate and investment for 20 years. Peter also personally develops/invests in property and currently owns several properties.

Peter has the ability to combine theory of property investment with the practical aspects so as to teach people how to make money for themselves from investing in property, whether they be buying, selling, renting, renovating or developing property. 

Peter’s extensive research, writing, investing and teaching in property has earned him acclaim across the nation for his knowledge. This makes him highly sought after by the media.

He is a regular contributor to numerous newspapers/ magazines/ websites and appears on Channel 7’s Today Tonight, Channel 9 News and Sky Business Your Money Your Call for his research and comments on the property. 

Peter researches property markets around the nation, looking for the best suburbs to invest in each capital city. In 2008, he published a book titled “The professor’s Top Australian Suburbs”. In 2013, Peter completed his second book “Property v Shares” with do-author Zac Zacharia. 

In addition to educating property investors to be successful, he is also committed to their protection in his role as Chairman of the Property Investment Professionals of Australia or PIPA, advocating a code of ethical conduct for industry players as a way to eliminate the sharks that have given property a bad name in the past.

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The Property Buyer - The Property Planner, Buyer and Professor Podcast #02

The Property Buyer

Cate Bakos completed a degree with honours in Chemistry at Monash University in 1996, but has held a passion for property long before her career in science. Winning 2018’s #1 National Buyer’s Agent of the Year Award marked a high watermark for Cate.

Purchasing her first property at 21, Cate continued to invest in property whilst developing her career in sales and marketing with Orica (formerly ICI). In 2003, Cate won a marketing and bursary award, however her passion for real estate saw her make the decision to move into the property industry as a sales agent in Melbourne’s Bayside. Qualifying and working as a mortgage broker after the birth of her daughter and throughout the GFC has become one of the most valuable ‘apprenticeships’ she could have served. Her appreciation of lending policy, loan restrictions, borrowing capacity calculation, and cashflow analysis is what sets her apart from her competitors.

Cate’s role as a co-director of a large Melbourne firm was instrumental in introducing their Buyer’s Agency arm, and from 2011 she guided over 700 clients through their various property journeys until she left in 2014 to launch Cate Bakos Property; a boutique and independent Melbourne Buyers Agency firm. Cate’s extensive asset-selection experience not only in Melbourne metro suburbs but also in Victorian regional markets including Ballarat and Geelong has given her a valuable point of difference to offer her cashflow-driven clients.

Cate is a regular commentator in the media, and contributes weekly to newspapers, live television, podcasts, and publications including Domain, Australian Financial Review, Your Investment Property, Herald Sun, Fox Business, Smart Property and commercial television. Cate shares her knowledge and experience regularly at seminars, volunteers her bidding skills often, and enjoys mentoring young people in the industry she so loves.

In addition to YIP Magazine’s Buyers Agent of the Year Award in 2018, Cate was a finalist in both 2019 and 2013 for the Telstra Business Woman of the Year, the National Winner of the Buyer’s Agent of the Year for Sterling Publishing in 2013, and currently a finalist in three categories for the REB Women in Business 2019 Awards.

Cate currently holds the position of Vice President for REBAA (Real Estate Buyers Agents’ Association (national body) and is a proud PIPA member with a QPIA (Qualified Property Investment Advisor) status.

At a personal level Cate has continued to build a sizeable property portfolio alongside her husband and the pair have vast experience with renovating and value-adding.

Cate’s book “Successful Property Investment” was published in 2016 and features 48 real life adventures for readers to digest and glean tips from. Cate has another work in progress and is focused this time on assisting investors with recognising the right particular strategy for their own particular scenario.

Cate enjoys her spare time (especially Sundays) with her husband and daughter in Yarraville’s village and is a supporter of Melbourne’s Inner West Community.

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The Property Planner - The Property Planner, Buyer and Professor Podcast #01

An insight into the Property Planner, David Johnston, the company he founded in 2004, and why he passionately believes that we all should have a Property Plan to navigate our lifetime’s property decisions so that we all can create our ideal lifestyle.

Our first episode will provide an insight into the Property Planner, David Johnston, the company he founded in 2004, and why he passionately believes that we all should have a Property Plan to navigate our lifetime’s property decisions so that we all can create our ideal lifestyle.

David is the founder and Managing Director of Property Planning Australia and the author of ‘How to Succeed with Property to Create your Ideal Lifestyle; and ‘Property for Life – Using Property to Plan Your Financial Future’ published by Wiley.

David’s vision is to educate and empower Australians to create their own personalised property plan. He passionately believes in fiercely independent advice and his company provides what he calls ‘pure planning’ advice where the plans, strategy’s and reports have all been created by Property Planning Australia. They are the only property advisory firm in Australia free from earning fees through buying or selling property, or selling any investment, insurance or super products. His goal is to remove conflict of interests from their advice and his primary driving principle is to think how do Property Planning Australia’s values separate them from the market place?  

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Dr. John Demartini - The Alchemy of Achievement - JACK Personal Development Mini Series

Dr. John Demartini is a world renowned specialist in human behavior, a researcher, author and global educator. He has developed a series of solutions applicable across all markets, sectors and age groups. His education curriculum ranges from corporate empowerment programs, financial empowerment strategies, self-development programs, relationship solutions and social transformation programs. His teachings start at the core of the issue, addressing the human factor and range out to a multitude of powerful tools that have proven the test of time.

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Alex Rance - Self-belief, Perseverance and Teamwork - JACK Personal Development Mini Series

Alex James Rance is a professional Australian rules footballer playing for the Richmond Football Club in the Australian Football League. Rance is a premiership player, five time All-Australian, a one time All-Australian captain and a winner of Richmond's best-and-fairest award.

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Brandon Bays - The Journey Method - JACK Personal Development Mini Series

US born, Brandon Bays is the world’s leading authority on emotional healing and life transformation.

She is recognized as one of the most dynamic, inspirational and innovative teachers in the field of personal growth and mind-body-healing. She is internationally known for her radically transformative work in the fields of cellular healing, emotional wellbeing and spiritual awakening, and is the pioneer of The Journey Method®.

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Mike Goldman - The Voice - JACK Personal Development Mini Series

“Host of On The Mike weekly chat show, 2018 Commonwealth Games Presenter, Voice of Australia’s biggest sporting retailer Rebel Sport, Bear Grylls new series on Discovery networks, National Geographic series Australias Arid Heart, Power and The Great Dividing Range. You may even see Mike hosting in front screaming fans at Sydney Kings basketball home games  or hosting one of many charity events he is involved with. As an actor he is in Robot 4 shot in New York for Jan 2019 release, “HOGES” The Paul Hogan story and soon “A Place To Call Home”.”

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Dr. Louise Mahler - The Mahler Method - JACK Personal Development Mini Series

“Rarely does one find a powerhouse of academic insight, observational excellence and dynamic delivery to shed new light on a topic that’s critical to us all.

Louise’s inimitable style and deep insight in her field are shared in keynotes and coaching internationally, where high-stake leadership beckons.

A foremost expert in body language, voice and emotion, Louise has a PhD in Business, and degrees and masters in Organisational Psychology as well as Music.”

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Tim Robards - The Robards Method - JACK Personal Development Mini Series

“Tim Robards has one of the most chiselled and recognisable faces (and body) in Australia and is known for his dedication to health, fitness and clean living.

Already a successful Sydney Chiropractor with his own practice, it was through his lead role on the very first Australian version of popular format The Bachelor that launched Tim in to the spotlight. This ratings winner on Network Ten was soon followed by a guest appearances on I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, Seven Network’s Dancing With The Stars and Channel Nine’s rating juggernaut Australian Ninja Warrior. 2018 also sees Tim make his acting debut as the role of Pierce Greyson in the hit series Neighbours.”

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Brett McFall - JACK Personal Development Mini Series

Brett McFall is Australia's expert at making online marketing easy and regularly teaches thousands of people how to do what he does. He was recently featured in the documentary, “Internet Challenge” where a film crew followed his every move as Brett helped a complete beginner, Michael Hughes, start an online business. The result? Within 30-days Michael had earned $11,643.

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Brad Smith - Trust in your labour

Brad Smith is an Australian entrepreneur, speaker, champion Superlite MX motocross rider and advocate for safe motocross riding practices. He was knocked back by over 50 manufacturing plants during the start-up of his motocross brand “braaap” however, his drive and tenacity lead him to successfully build Australia's only motorcycle company. Brad is the recipient of several achievement awards including two times Australian Young Entrepreneur of the year and four times Australian Retail Business of the year. Brad is also on the advisory board to the Reserve Bank of Australia. In 2008 Brad launched the first braaap store, a retail outlet intended to be “the motocross equivalent of a surf shop”. Braaap has since expanded and has four retail outlets across Tasmania and Victoria and is available in seven countries worldwide.

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Susan Burke - Get Noticed, Get Hired

Susan Burke is an award winning global careers coach helping you to "own the game you most want to win." Your career! She helps high level professionals, Directors & C Suite Executives who either want to get hired and/or want to get companies chasing them. They realise the old school approach to job search is dead and buried. Her slogan is "Get Noticed, Get Hired." You can connect to Susan via LinkedIn and grab a complimentary copy of her best selling book direct from her website.

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Anne Lytle - Create your own narrative

Professor Anne Louise Lytle received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Cornell University in the field of Neurobiology and Behaviour, and both her MS and PhD in Organisational Behaviour with a specialisation in Negotiation & Dispute Resolution from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University. 

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