Negative equity is when the value of the property is lower than the remainder of the loan. But what causes it and how can you minimise it?
Peter Koulizos is the Program Director of the Master of Property at The University of Adelaide and the author of several books, including "The Property Professor’s Top Australian Suburbs" and "Property v Shares" (with co-author Zac Zacharia). Peter holds a teaching degree, Graduate Diploma in Property, Masters of Business (Property) and Master of Urban and Regional Planning. He has been teaching in real estate and investment for 20 years. Peter also personally develops/invests in property and currently owns several properties. Follow him on Linkedin and Twitter.