Jane Slack-Smith is committed to improving the financial literacy of all Australians. She regularly appears in print and online publications, on television, radio and in podcasts to share her message that buying the right property at the right price is a vital step to building your own property empire. She freely shares her knowledge and gives away invaluable information that actively helps Australians get ahead.
Amongst her many media accolades and awards, Jane has been profiled on Australian Story, named one of Australia’s Top 10 Finance experts by Money Magazine, listed in the inaugural Who’s Who of Australian Women every year since 2006, awarded the Australian Mortgage Broker of the Year, contributed to The Australian Women’s Weekly as the property and finance expert and been recognised by Qantas magazine as one of the 4 top wealth creators in Australia, along with John Simmons and Paul Clitheroe.
Explore a selection of the material she has recently contributed to below.
Australian Property Investor Magazine – May 2014
The cover story this month talks about the key factors you should consider for your own research. For those buying renovating and selling this is a must to consider for areas with tight affordability it can also indicate capacity to pay more rent. Don’t forget this when you are locating your next hotspot.
Australian Property Investor Magazine – April 2014
This month the focus is on where to by and Residex has provided a list of suburbs that they think have the most potential. Check out the article on how property experts assessed a particular property listing and if they thought the property was a good investment or not. The variety of opinions is interesting.
Money Magazine – March 2014
Paul Clitheroe answers a 24 yr olds first home buyers questions about using the government FHSA initiative.There is also a handy summary of the discounts for first home buyers State by State. As well as an article on how your parents can help you buy. There is a great article on releasing equity.
Australian Property Investor Magazine – March 2014
How would you like to make a year’s salary out of property? This month API interviews people who did just that. The wonderful Wendy Chamberlain shares her story on how she even did this in her Self Managed Super Fund. There is a fabulous article on cross- collaterisation and what actually happens on settlement day.
Australian Property Investor Magazine – February 2014
On page 22 read the story about the man and the plan to exit his portfolio that I covered in my intro this month. You can read my comments regarding the question “Is the Great Australia Dream of homeownership dead?” and I take on the topic of how first-time buyers can crack the market.