API & REIWA 2020 Residential Property Outlook (W200204R)

7:00am Tuesday, 4 February 2020
9:30am Tuesday, 4 February 2020
Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
21 Mounts Bay Rd
Perth, Western Australia 6000

API and REIWA are proud to join forces for the first time to present the premier property professional event which kicks off each New Year in Western Australia. It’s a golden opportunity for your firm to book a table to host clients and colleagues, start the CPD diaries and to consolidate important business relationships in early 2020.

What’s the biggest thing to impact your residential property sector in 2020?

This is the question we will be posing to our presenters and panellists – hear what that big impact piece will be for the economy, market outlook, strata reform, property management and residential valuations.

What will the resulting fallout be?



  • Gavin Hegney, Property Analyst and Commentator


  • Damian Collins, President, REIWA
  • Aaron Sharp, Trainer & Assessor, REIWA
  • Tapas Strickland, Director, Economics, NAB


  • Anita Percudani, Director, Realmark
  • Michael Veletta, Senior Director, CBRE
Meet the Moderator, Presenters & Panellists



Gavin Hegney
Property Analyst & Commentator

Gavin Hegney is one of Australia’s most influential voices in property. As a skilled analyst of the property and finance sectors, he is a prolific market commentator and shares his insightful understanding in forecasting future market trends. Gavin has earned a longstanding reputation of integrity and business innovation and has been a prominent member of Western Australia’s property industry for 35 years. He shares his expertise as a regular guest presenter to many corporate and industry conferences and events and authored the book ‘The Residential Property Market’ and he finds great enjoyment in researching the property, finance and share markets in understanding how they fit together.


Damian Collins

Damian Collins is the current President of the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia (REIWA) following his election in October 2018. Damian has served on REIWA Council since 2011 and actively supports and champions the WA real estate community through this leadership role.

Damian is the founder and Managing Director of Momentum Wealth and Chairman of Mair Property Funds. Having been an active investor himself for over 25 years, Damian continues to apply his extensive experience in property to help fellow investors make successful investments through direct and syndicated property.

Damian has a Bachelor of Business from RMIT University in Melbourne and a Graduate Diploma in Property from Curtin University in Perth and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment through FINSIA. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia.

Aaron Sharp
Trainer & Assessor

Aaron has over 20 years experience investing in strata, residential and development projects. He combines his extensive professional knowledge with his personal property experiences to deliver a passionate approach to professionalism in the industry.

Tapas Strickland
Director, Economics

Tapas is Director, Economics at NAB. He writes for the Bank on the economy and on financial markets. You may have heard him on NAB’s morning call podcast (financial and economic insights delivered to you at 6.30am) and he speaks regularly to NAB’s diverse range of customers, from SMEs to institutional clients, both at home and abroad. Prior to joining NAB he spent six years at the Reserve Bank of Australia and also worked as an economic adviser in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, advising the Gillard, Rudd and Abbott governments.


Anita Percudani

Anita started Realmark alongside her husband in 1989. Over the years, she’s grown it to become one of Australia’s leading real estate agencies. Anita continues to play a vital role in the culture, growth and innovation of Realmark, with a focus on nurturing the personal and career development of women in Realmark. Supporting women in business is Anita’s passion, and in 2004 she established Realmark’s Successful Women in Business – to care and nurture the personal and career development of women in Realmark. In addition to her community contributions, Anita has also fostered support of multiple charities through Realmark’s True Blue program.

Michael Veletta
Senior Director

Since starting property in 1983, Michael has had long term experience in a number of areas including sales, land development, marketing, though mostly valuations. This included severa years in the ACT property market, completing predominantly mortgage security work for R.L. Davis & Company in Canberra and surrounding NSW. On return to Perth in 1999 he completed valuation work in commercial, industrial, hotel/leisure, resumptions, compensation, land subdivisions and executive housing. Since this time he had vast experience in the Residential Valuation industry in his capacity as a Property Valuer, together with undertaking a broad range of other tasks including commercial, industrial, compensation and acquisition, and residential valuations. Now a Senior Director of CBRE Residential Valuations in Western Australia and member of the CBRE Perth Executive Committee, one of the largest business lines within the CBRE National Business which cater for a range of Residential properties and reporting formats.

Over the years Michaels Property career has been interrupted with sporting interests, and now is a Director of the Western Australian Cricket Association and the Audit and Risk Committee. Michael has a passion for our industry, its future, and the development of better property professionals and is fortunate in his role at CBRE to have an opportunity to influence some of these outcomes.


6:50amRegistrations open
7:10amBreakfast Served
7:30amPresentations commence
9:30amExpected close

Registration Fees

Early Bird Registration - until Friday 10 January 2020 
REIWA Members $100.00
Table of 8 - to purchase click here$780.00
Standard Table Registration - From Saturday 11 January 2020 
REIWA Members $115.00
Table of 8 - to purchase click here$900.00
Registration fees include full sit down breakfast. All fees include GST 

CPD Points

Full attendance at this event accrues 2 API CPD Points and 2 DMIRS (elective category two) points.

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