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With more than 30 years experience in banking and financial services Peter Boehm has an extensive knowledge and understanding of personal finance and the needs of first home buyers.
His experience working with and helping existing and aspiring home owners in and across Australia and the UK has provided him with valuable insights into the challenges today's first home buyers face.
Having started his working life with Westpac, his international career saw him hold executive and senior management positions with major banks and listed financial institutions such as Lloyds TSB, The Money Store, and Moneyextra Mortgages.
Peter's commercial background includes working in areas such as financial services, funds management, property development, professional services and business advisory.
He is a regular contributor to Smart Property Investment and is widely quoted in the Australian media on matters to do with property, finance and the first home buyer market.Peter has a strong interest in community matters and is a non executive director of Relationships Australia Victoria, as well as a sitting member of the Frankston City Council audit committee.
We've tallied the benefits, now it's time to flip the coin and look at the problems it can cause.October 18, 1:48 pm
It's perceived as a sign that good economic times are on the way. But is house price inflation really a positive thing?October 4, 1:02 pm
Here are five key considerations, whether you're a first time buyer, upgrader or downsizer.September 27, 12:17 pm
If there's a compelling need to sell quickly, make your property as enticing a proposition as possible.September 20, 12:23 pm
Activity has slumped over the past year, but it's a good time to consider entering the market.September 17, 11:00 am
It’s important to be able to identify who you can trust and who you should avoid.September 6, 3:37 pm
Many scammers entice unwitting but genuine property investors to invest in schemes that more often than not fail to deliver.August 30, 3:26 pm
In the second part of this article, we'll look at liquidity, rental, personal and knowledge risks, and how to mitigate them.August 23, 4:05 pm
In the first part of this article, we'll look at market, inflation and interest rate risk, and identify how to lessen their impact.August 16, 3:14 pm
Low rates bring many opportunities to existing and prospective homeowners, but there are nevertheless a number of risks.August 8, 11:25 am
To help ensure you don’t find yourself in the same position as the Treasurer, now is a good time to put some financial plans in place to help reduce the impact of a severe hit to your finances.May 17, 4:28 pm
One in six Australian families are single parent families that are struggling to pay the rent, let alone buy a home of their own.April 2, 11:36 am
Every property investor's dilemma.March 27, 10:23 am
Apartments are becoming more and more popular with property buyers of all ages and backgrounds because they offer a number of advantages over houses.January 29, 9:14 am
Here is the second half of my top 10 tips that will help make your first home-buying journey a happy and successful one.October 22, 9:00 am
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