MEET THE TEAM
Based in Adelaide, we are Property Investment Advisors with the backing of our own firm of accountants, finance managers and loan brokers. We draw on our wealth of experience and knowledge to provide you with all you need to know about getting into the investment market and building a thriving property portfolio.
Chris Sedgmen is our Property Investment Advisor. He takes our clients through the whole process of investing in property successfully by providing tailored coaching support and unbiased advice.
Chris originates from Sydney and in 1996 purchased his first investment property. Since his first foray into property investing Chris has purchased and sold many properties across Australia.
In 2004, Chris moved to Adelaide. It was in those first few years in Adelaide that Chris started to take investing in property seriously. He put time and energy into learning more about property investing, the different strategies that could be considered, understanding finance and what makes a property investor successful.
Chris has now worked in the Property and Finance industries for over 8 years as a Property Investor Advisor, Coach/ Mentor and Mortgage Broker. Chris has successfully assisted hundreds of clients across Australia to build successful and sustainable property portfolios.
Chris is a hands-on, can-do person who is extremely organized. Chris leaves no stone unturned when it comes to working with his clients. Not only is Chris a passionate advisor, he is also a great coach, the one you want to have in your corner when you start your property investing journey.
Ultimately, Chris is determined to ensure his clients also become skilled, successful property investors.
Chris’s qualifications include successful completion of the Qualified Property Investment Advisor (QPIA) qualification and a Diploma in Financial Services (Mortgage Broking). He is accredited with 23 lenders.
You can read more about Chris and what clients his clients have to say about working with Chris on our Testimonial page
Matthew White is a qualified Chartered Accountant who founded the accountancy firm, Business Initiatives, in June 1997.
Clients interested in building their family’s wealth often come to him asking his advice on property investment and negative gearing, usually not knowing where to start. In addition clients also approach him after making poor property investment decisions, needing his advice on how to overcome a financial mess.
A keen property investor himself, Matthew wanted to be able to offer more to his clients in terms of property advice.
Property Initiatives is the solution – a customised, in-depth mentoring service for those clients who want to develop a property portfolio. Matthew believes Property Initiatives will complement the other services currently offered under the Business Initiatives banner including Loan Initiatives and Super Initiatives (SMSF).
Matthew is also an Associate of the Taxation Institute of Australia, a Registered Tax Agent with the ATO, an Accredited MFAA mortgage/finance consultant, a Member of the Outsource Financial group and an accredited Self Managed Super Fund Advisor. He has over 24 years experience as an accountant, business and tax advisor, and over 9 years experience as a registered mortgage broker.
Caitlin brings over 5 years of experience to her role as Administration Assistant.
Caitlin completed year 12 at King’s Baptist Grammar School in 2009 and continued her studies in 2010 achieving Certificate III Business Administration. She has now achieved a Diploma in Business Administration at Business Initiatives in 2013.