Darren Pawski is a finance professional who has spent almost 30 years as an innovative force within the industry, advocating for a more holistic approach to financial and mortgage services. As the managing director of Synergy Financial Solutions, Mr. Pawski has continued to preach his belief in the benefit of a greater focus on the development of comprehensive financial services while simultaneously putting his belief into practice through the boutique financial services firm he currently leads.
While Mr. Pawski’s professional career has been an immeasurable success, he would argue that his countless professional achievements and accolades are nothing more than a byproduct of his continued commitment to ensuring clients benefit from an exceptional level of service and consistently outstanding mortgage advice. Mr. Pawski’s dedication has earned him a reputation as one of the most respected financial professionals in Perth, Western Australia.
In keeping with his commitment to providing clients with a financial plan that yields the best possible outcome, Mr. Pawski has demonstrated a continual desire to pursue any opportunity for enriching his understanding of the industry in which he works. Mr. Pawski earned his Diploma of Financial Planning from Deakin University before going on to earn his Certificate IV in Mortgage Broking from Kaplan, and he is currently enrolled in a postgraduate program at Edith Cowan University in pursuit of a Master of Finance and Banking degree.
Mr. Pawski is involved in a number of professional organizations and is a frequent contributor to a number of charitable organizations as well. In 2012, Mr. Pawski was named Member of the Year by the Association of Independently Owned Financial Planners, and he has been a near-constant presence as a volunteer in the aged-care sector while spending time with residents of nursing homes located throughout the city of Perth as well as the rest of Western Australia.
What do you know about the real estate industry?
I know enough about the industry that I am able to recognize a developing trend early enough to feel a great sense of confidence in generating a sizable return on my initial investment.
Have you ever sold real estate? How did you make it happen?
Yes, on multiple occasions. I typically work with a realty company that I respect a great deal.
How much experience do you have in buying or selling real estate?
I’ve invested in real estate with quite a bit of frequency over the years.
Have you ever made a sell or a purchase you have regretted?
Yes, but that’s bound to happen at some point when you invest in real estate properties as often as I have.
What advice would you give inexperienced who are wanting to buy or sell?
Make sure you look at a property from all perspectives before making any kind of evaluation. I try to consider how I would approach the property if I were the buyer, the seller and the real estate agent before I begin the evaluative process.
What have you found out to be the best way to market property?
I think every property is unique and ought to be marketed based on the strategy that is best suited for the individual property.
What tools do you believe are essential for success in the real estate industry?
There is simply no substitute for experience.
What has real estate taught you about life?
In life and in real estate, it’s hard to accurately predict the future. With the right tools, however, you can come pretty close on a consistent basis.
How can you use what you have learned in real estate to succeed in other areas?
It’s hard to guarantee success in any field, but due diligence surely makes it far more likely.
Do you have a mentor who taught you what you know?
I mostly learned through personal experience, and I am fortunate things went very well for me very early on.
Do you have a feedback system? How does it work?
I developed a system for feedback that works quite well, but it is tailored according to the specific property involved.