Pete Wargent blogspot

Co-founder & CEO of AllenWargent property buyer's agents, offices in Brisbane (Riverside) & Sydney (Martin Place), & CEO of WargentAdvisory (providing subscription analysis, reports & services to institutional clients).

5 x finance/investment author - 'Get a Financial Grip: a simple plan for financial freedom’ (2012) rated Top 10 finance books by Money Magazine & Dymocks.

"Unfortunately so much commentary is self-serving or sensationalist. Pete Wargent shines through with his clear, sober & dispassionate analysis of the housing market, which is so valuable. Pete drills into the facts & unlocks the details that others gloss over in their rush to get a headline. On housing Pete is a must read, must follow - he's one of the finest property analysts in Australia" - Stephen Koukoulas, MD of Market Economics, former Senior Economics Adviser to Prime Minister Gillard.

"Pete is one of Australia's brightest financial minds - a must-follow for articulate, accurate & in-depth analysis." - David Scutt, Business Insider, leading Australian market analyst.

"I've been investing for over 40 years & read nearly every investment book ever written, yet I still learned new concepts in his books. Pete Wargent is one of Australia's finest young financial commentators." - Michael Yardney, Australia's leading property expert, Amazon #1 best-selling author.

"The most knowledgeable person on Aussie real estate markets - Pete's work is great, loads of good data & charts, the most comprehensive analyst I follow in Australia. If you follow Australia, follow Pete Wargent" - Jonathan Tepper, Variant Perception, Global Macroeconomic Research, author of the New York Times bestsellers 'End Game' & 'Code Red'.

"The level of detail in Pete's work is superlative across all of Australia's housing markets" - Grant Williams, co-founder RealVision - where world class experts share their thoughts on economics & finance - author of Things That Make You Go Hmmm, one of the world's most popular & widely-read financial publications.

"Wargent is a bald-faced realty foghorn" - David Llewellyn-Smith, 'MacroBusiness'.

Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Book promo!

I should've thought ahead and done this before Christmas, hey? Marketing has never been my strongest suit, truth be told.

You can find copies of my books for sale on my publisher's website here.

My first book Get a Financial Grip discussed why and how to invest in shares (including chapters on value investing and how to analyse and value companies, investing in index funds, understanding stock market cycles and timing the market, share trading techniques, and more) and how and where to invest in property.

Don't forget to click on the Customer Reviews tab here to see what people have said about it.


As part of my training as a Chartered Accountant I was always told to remain healthily sceptical. And if you were being healthily sceptical you would probably say that a publisher's website would not allow detrimental or negative comments (actually, I should check with them about

The uncensored stuff you can always read on Amazon anyway, of course (see here).

My second book Four Green Houses and a Red Hotel discusses in more practical terms where and how to invest in property and shares.


And my third book Take a Financial Leap looks at the three golden rules for financial and life success, which I'm sure I've noted on this blog before somewhere. Ah yes, so I have: see here for more details about what this book covers!

This book also looks at the practicalities of escaping the rat race of paid employment and taking the potentially daunting step of moving into small business. 


My fourth book won't be out until 2016, so you'll have to wait for that one.