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Property Strategy - The Property Planner, Buyer and Professor Podcast #06

Property Strategy

Welcome back to the Property Planner, the Property Buyer and the Property Professor podcast, where we’ve come along the journey in introducing our hosts, delving into property planning and the most recent episode discussing lifestyle versus investment properties. 

 

In this segment, we’re going to put the tips, tricks and perspectives into context in detailing what your property strategy should look like. As always, it’ll be filled with valuable information, actionable advice and rich insights – so tune in and take notes!

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Lifestyle vs Investment Property - The Property Planner, Buyer and Professor Podcast #05

Lifestyle vs Investment Property

And the show goes on with Episode Five of the Property Planner, the Property Buyer and the Property Professor – we hope you’ve enjoyed the show as much as we’ve enjoyed bringing it to you.

In this episode, the team delve beyond the numbers and answer the lifestyle questions behind property strategies and decision-making. Often, it’s not all black and white when it comes to property planning and buying, and the team will show you why.

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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 - Do What you Love and Love What you Do - Co-host Samantha Brown - CEO JACK

Dr Demartini is considered one of the world's leading authorities on human behaviour and personal development. He is the founder of the Demartini Institute, a private research and education organisation with a curriculum of over 72 different courses covering multiple aspects of human development. His trademarked methodologies, the Demartini Method and the Demartini Value Determination, are the culmination of 44 years of cross-disciplinary research and study. His work has been  incorporated ……

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Samantha Brown - Get out of your own way

Samantha Brown is the CEO of JACK.  Samantha spent years working on cruise ships around Europe and America managing the entertainment department onboard. 10 years ago she didn’t even know what personal development was, or why she needed it. Sam spent the last 10 years in the personal development industry managing speakers (including superstars like Arnold Schwarzneggar and John Demartini), creating programs and courses for experts in their field, and also as a student ……

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Leigh Kelson - Global ecosystem

“A serial entrepreneur, technology veteran, cloud computing pioneer and passionate creative Leigh is a vocal leader of Australia’s startup community and a passionate teller of stories. With a keen eye for what's next, he's excited about the potential of video to transform the way we learn and connect with new ideas and communities. His company, BeachCity Media, tells stories for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs, reimagining how we develop the capabilities of tomorrow's creators and entrepreneurs.”

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Brent Valle - The Future Phase

Brent Valle is a born speaker, entrepreneur, passionate surfer, snowboarder and all round adventurer known for pushing boundaries and building big business! He is a multi award award winning business person who has been recognised by CRN for growing Australia’s fastest growing tech company in 2013 (2nd 2014, 9th 2015, 10th 2016 and All Star Category in 2017), and the countries 5th fastest growing company across all industries in the BRW Fast 100 2015.

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Adam Voigt - Learning environment

Adam is a real leader who walks the talk. His speaking offerings are filled with stories, messages, tools and hope developed from years of successful School Leadership as a Principal in some of Australia’s most challenging locations. Adam is a leader & speaker who has genuinely ‘been there and done that’. Adam is now taking his message about schools and leadership to a new level and also providing high quality interactive training for School Leaders and Teachers through Real Schools. And further he ….

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Angela Heise - Make friends with anger

Angela has spent her whole adult life dedicated to understanding the ‘why’ behind human behaviour, to then be able help people improve their life and relationships by better understanding themselves. Working with individuals and organisations, Angela helps people develop greater strength in the areas of communication skills; social, cultural and emotional intelligence; creativity and innovation and leadership development. Angela is an Accredited Professional Coach; Certificate IV Workplace……..

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Stuart Ellis - On a personal mission

Mr Stuart Ellis AM, is Chief Executive Officer of the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC). AFAC is the National Council for fire and emergency services across Australia and New Zealand, and is the facilitator and custodian of contemporary knowledge and practice, for the benefit of our members and through them, the community. There are 288,000 volunteers and career staff engaged across AFAC agencies providing fire and emergency services. Through a collaborative approach AFAC…

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Dr Amy Silver - Activate your best self

Dr Amy Silver ClinPsyD MPhil MA BSc(Hons) DipCAT MAPS. Amy is a a psychologist, speaker, author and mentor on building cultures of courageous collaboration for remarkable growth. Her background includes working as a Clinical Psychologist and Academic Tutor for Oxford University (in the UK). She has spent three decades developing IP on how fear and habit restrict our growth and achievement. She now works mainly in Professional Services and Public Services, particularly with those who are….

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Sam Mutimer - thinktank social

"Work hard, play hard...and with everything you do, do it with enthusiasm and substance or not at all" - Sam Mutimer. A broken leg in 2008 (after playing rugby for England) was the tipping point for Sam, where she became aware of the true power of social media and how it plays a role in branding and business as a whole. Not one to rest on her laurels and wait for an opportunity to come knocking, Sam decided to make the most out of the injury time-out, posting her injury on…

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Simon Madden - Aware

Simon has a unique outlook on what it takes to be successful. He played 378 games for the Essendon Football Club, was Victorian and club captain, played in two premiership teams, and was selected All Australian on multiple occasions. Not content just to be known as an elite athlete, Simon has continued to build his professional skills across a wide range of business and educational spheres.

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Jane Anderson - Position yourself for leadership

Jane Anderson is a Leadership and Communications expert. With over 13 years’ experience in she has worked with over 20,000 people on building more trust and influence in their businesses and brands. Her clients include Virgin Australia, Lego, Ikea, Rio Tinto and Origin Energy. She is on faculty in Thought Leaders Business School, mentoring some of Australia’s leading experts in their field. Jane’s blog was ….

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Dermot Crowley - Smart work

Dermot Crowley is the Director and founder of Adapt Productivity, a Sydney based training company founded in 2002.

Dermot is one of Australia’s foremost thought-leaders on productivity.  He is the author of Smart Work and the soon to be released Smart Teams, and the founder of Adapt Productivity. Building on many years of experience in the productivity training industry, he created Adapt in 2002 with a vision of helping management and staff in Australia’s leading organisations to manage their time, priorities and emails more effectively using tools like MS Outlook and mobile technology.

Dermot has a highly inspiring yet practical approach to productivity in the modern workplace. His passion is creating real behavioural change, and he has developed a system for working productively that is applicable to anyone working in today’s busy, email driven workplace.

While remaining heavily involved in the training activities of the business, much of Dermot’s time is spent working with senior leaders and leadership teams on their productivity, and their ability to lead productivity in their teams. His pragmatic approach and wealth of experience ensure that he brings relevant strategies to the table for the leadership level. His focus on productivity technology ensures that executives are getting the most from the tools at their fingertips.

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Mo MacRae - Strategy to Screen

Simon “Mo” MacRae is one of Australia's most in demand commercial directors, with over 25 years experience in advertising and film production working on international brands such as Volvo, CNN, Intel, Coca-Cola & Reebok in Sydney, Singapore and New York.  In 2007 Mo won the million dollar screenplay competition, Project Greenlight Australia, with his brother Kenn. They went on to direct their feature film “The View From Greenhaven” starring Wendy Hughes & Chris Haywood, which ran in cinemas across……

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John Karagounis - Look back and smile

John Karagounis is a passionate thought leader, celebrated author and keynote speaker, participating and engaging with some of the world’s brightest minds in hundreds of exclusive, confidential forums around the country. He truly knows what is top of mind and what it takes to be a successful leader in today’s global marketplace. John started his career in the financial services industry, winning numerous State and National awards. He eventually found his niche in private wealth management and held a…

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