Expert Advice

  • Gavin Smith

    Gavin Smith Gavin Smith is Director & General Manager of State Custodians and has over 20 years’ experience in leadership roles within the banking services sector. An expert in personal finance, securitised lending and the mortgage industry, Gavin has a Post Graduate Degree in Management from the Australian Graduate School of Management (UNSW), including several mortgage and securitisation qualifications. For more information visit www.statecustodians.com.au.

  • Lindy Lear

    Lindy Lear Lindy Lear is a successful property investor who had a late start into investing, yet has grown her portfolio to eight properties in three years. She is a qualified property advisor and general manager of Rocket Property Group, and she won the Reader’s Choice Award in 2009, 2012 & 2013 for Property Investment Advisor of the Year. Lindy is passionate about helping others realise their goals through investing in property, and can be contacted on 1300 850 038 or visit www.rocketpropertygroup.com.au

  • Michelle Coleman

    Michelle Coleman Michelle Coleman is a first-rate mortgage strategist and mum, and she heads up the team at W Financial. She is without a doubt, a legend of the Australian mortgage broking industry, having achieved over $500M of settlements in her 12+ year career to date, and won numerous industry awards, including #3 MPA Top Broker. Michelle is also an experienced property investor, having even been profiled in Your Investment Property magazine. She believes that anything is achievable so long as you’re committed and willing to do the work required. More recently Michelle has shifted her focus to strategising one-on-one with her client’s; she loves to apply her practical experience of the market to map out tailored finance blueprints to help her clients achieve the best possible result for their unique circumstances, taking into account both their aspirations and resources. www.wfinancial.com.au

  • Paul Wilson

    Paul Wilson Paul Wilson is an Independent Property Investing Expert and the founder of We Find Houses, Educating Property Investors & We Find Finance. Paul has been educating and coaching investors since 2001. Paul provides valuable, independent guidance and support by teaching strategies on how you can invest successfully while protecting yourself from commission hungry sales agents and property spruikers. Protect yourself with knowledge, contact Paul today for a complimentary consultation on 1800 600 890 or email paul@wefindhouses.com.au

  • Rich Harvey

    Rich Harvey Rich Harvey is CEO of propertybuyer the Multi-Award winning Buyers Agents. Rich is an avid property investor, economist and leading property commentator. Rich and his team have helped over 1700 home buyers and investors find their dream home and top performing investment properties. Rich has won over 25 major awards including the prestigious National Telstra Business award and is a seven time winner of the Buyers Agent “Award for Excellence”. www.propertybuyer.com.au

  • Ryan Crawford

    Ryan Crawford Ryan Crawford is one of Australia’s most successful property investors under 40 and a leading expert in positively geared property investment. In less than a decade, Ryan built a portfolio of more than 40 positively geared properties and is now dedicated to helping others plan and implement successful property investment strategies. Since establishing Crawford Property Group in 2008, he has coached thousands of everyday Australians to financial freedom through positively geared property. Ryan was recognised in Your Investment Property’s 2013 Investor of the Year awards and is regularly featured in the media as an industry thought leader and commentator, including Channel 7’s Today Tonight and national newspapers.

  • Sam Saggers

    Sam Saggers Sam Saggers is CEO of Positive Real Estate and Head of the buyers agency which annually negotiates $250 million-plus in property. Sam's advice is sought-after by thousands of investors including many on BRW’s Rich 200 list. Additionally Sam is a published author and has completed over 2000 property deals in the past 15 years plus helped mentor over 2200 Australian investors to real estate success!

  • Tyron Hyde

    Tyron Hyde Tyron is director of Washington Brown and has over 20 years’ experience in the construction and development industry. Considered one of Australia’s leading experts in property tax depreciation, Tyron regularly presents at industry conferences and events and has published numerous articles on tax depreciation and property investment. Tyron has a Bachelor in Construction Economics from University of Technology Sydney. Tyron is also the only published author on the topic of property depreciation in his new book CLAIM IT! A Property Investors and Developers’ guide to depreciation. Click here to access the Washington Brown website.