Educational Sessions

2017 Geelong Finance Educational Sessions

  • First Home Buyers: Including Buying Land & Building – Tuesday 3rd of October
  • Sub-Division: Development & Finance – Wednesday 4th of October
  • Buying Your First Investment Property – Tuesday 31st of October

First Home Buyers: Including Buying Land & Building

Buying your first home is one of the most exciting purchases you will ever make. It is also one of the biggest, so it can be difficult to know where to start.

These focus sessions, hosted by Geelong Financial Group Mortgage and Lending Specialist David Lolait, all steps involved in purchasing your first property. David will also discuss the process of buying land and building. The complimentary evenings will also outline what your entitlements are and if you qualify for the First Home Buyers Grant, Stamp Duty Discounts and the steps involved in obtaining loan approval.

Dates: Wednesday 14th of March 2017 – Tuesday 6th June 2017 – Tuesday 22nd of August 2017 – Tuesday 3rd of October
Time: 5:45pm for a 6pm start, with 7pm finish
Where: Our Geelong finance office boardroom on La Trobe Terrace
RSVP: Call our office reception on 03 5229 2048 or email to info@geelongfinancial.com.au

Shares: Investing for Growth and Income in the Share Market

Simon Sutterby and Hugh Sutterby, Geelong Financial Group Managing Director and Senior Financial Planner respectively, will explain how to build a portfolio using shares that will potentially maximise long term wealth and income:

  • The magic of a compounding investment
  • Generate capital growth and a growing income stream

Dates: TBA
Time: 5:45pm arrival for a 6pm start, concluding at 7pm
Where: Our Geelong office boardroom (corner of La Trobe Terrace & Little Ryrie Street
RSVP: Phone our office on 03 5229 2048 or send an email to info@geelongfinancial.com.au

Buying Your First Investment Property

Our lending specialist, David Lolait, will explain the processes involved in purchasing your first investment property:

  • Using equity in your existing property to purchase
  • The importance of structuring the finance correctly
  • Look at finance options, including current offerings from financiers
  • Principles behind renovation and development finance

Dates: Tuesday 16th of May 2017 – Tuesday 31st of October
Time: 5:45pm for a 6pm start, with a 7pm finish
Where: Our Geelong finance office boardroom at 259 La Trobe Terrace
RSVP: Call our finance office on 03 5229 2048 or email us at info@geelongfinancial.com.au

Building an Investment Property Portfolio

Hosted by Simon Sutterby, Geelong Financial Group Managing Director, the educational session will focus on structuring your finance to build a quality and profitable investment property portfolio:

  • Consider ownership options/asset protect
  • Consider taxation issues
  • How to build wealth
  • The process of sub-division

Dates: Wednesday 9th of August 2017

Time: 5:45pm arrival with a 6pm start, and 7pm finish
Where: Our Geelong office boardroom at 259 La Trobe Terrace
RSVP: Phone our reception on 03 5229 2048 or email us at info@geelongfinancial.com.au

Sub Division: Development & Finance

Hosted by Simon Sutterby, Geelong Financial Group’s Managing Director, the educational session will focus on searching for acceptable sub – division property, and then working through the steps involved to make the venture successful. Issues such as suitable finance, council, planning, and sales will be discussed, so you can maximize the opportunity.

Dates: Wednesday 14th of June 2017 – Wednesday 4th of October 2017

Time: 5:45pm arrival with a 6pm start, and 7pm finish
Where: Our Geelong office boardroom at 259 La Trobe Terrace
RSVP: Phone our reception on 03 5229 2048 or email us at info@geelongfinancial.com.au

Financing Business Equipment

Geelong Financial Group’s Vehicle & Equipment Finance Manager, will explain the process of obtaining vehicle and equipment finance for businesses. The evening will explain the finance opportunities and potential purchasing business equipment and vehicles can create.

Date: Wednesday 6th of September

Time: 5:45pm arrival with a 6pm start, concluding at 7pm
Where: The boardroom at our La Trobe Terrace finance office
RSVP: Call our office on 03 5229 2048 or email us at info@geelongfinancial.com.au

Buying Commercial Property For Business Owners

Our commercial/business finance specialist, Leigh Vos, will explain the steps involved in purchasing a commercial property for your business. The evening will also explain the opportunities purchasing a commercial property can create financially for you and your business.

Date: TBA
Time: 5:45pm arrival for 6pm start, with 7pm finish
Where: Our Geelong office boardroom (corner of La Trobe Terrace and Little Ryrie Street in Geelong’s CBD)
RSVP: Phone our office on 03 5229 2048 or contact us via email oninfo@geelongfinancial.com.au


Geelong Financial Group
hosts regular free educational sessions aimed to educate our clients on the finance and property market. Sessions are usually run on weekday evenings from 6pm to 7pm. If you would like to attend any of the Geelong scheduled educational sessions please contact us.

If you would like to be notified of upcoming events or request focus session topics, please fill in our contact form. See finance jargon demystified and types of home loans.

Disclaimer: Any advice on this webpage is general advice only and does not take into account the objectives, financial situation or needs of any particular person. You should obtain financial advice relevant to your circumstances before making investment decisions. Where a particular financial product is mentioned you should consider the Product Disclosure Statement before making any decisions in relation to the product. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of this information, Australian Unity Personal Financial Services Ltd does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information. Australian Unity Personal Financial Services Ltd does not guarantee any particular outcome or future performance. Australian Unity Personal Financial Services Ltd is not a registered tax (financial) adviser. If you intend to rely on any tax advice in this document you should seek advice from a registered tax (financial) adviser or registered tax agent. Geelong Financial Group Pty Ltd is a Corporate Authorised Representative of Australian Unity Personal Financial Services Ltd ABN 26 098 725 145, AFSL No. 234459, 114 Albert Road, South Melbourne, VIC 3205. Geelong Financial Group Planning ABN 78 205 908 423 is the provider of Finance Broking/Credit Services under its ASIC Australian Credit Licence number 376280.

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