Austplan Real Estate Group was established in Southfield, Michigan, USA over 15 years ago. We provide opportunities for investors from all over the world to own real estate in the United States. We predominantly operate in Michigan, Texas, California, Florida, New Jersey, New York City, Washington State as well as all other states. Our headquarters are in Southfield Michigan (USA), Shanghai (China) and Brisbane (Australia). Our Dallas TX office will be opening in April 2023

We have three subsidiaries: Austplan Management, Austplan Properties and Austplan International. We are proud to be a one-stop shop for our investors.

Our services include setting up legal entities, accounting, property management and financing options.

What We Do

Austplan Properties

Austplan Properties

In collaboration with developers and home builders, Austplan Properties provides investors the opportunity to own brand new residential properties in all states of the U.S. Before buying, we performed an intensive inspection and provide guidance for an easy and stress free buying process.

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Property Management

We help our investors screen and find the right tenants, advertise their properties on 20+ real estate platforms, collect rents and maintain the property with professional contractors. We will also handle eviction if necessary. Our main goal is to ensure that your property is in good condition and delivers to you the best possible ROI.Every month, you will receive an accounting report as well as  your tax return at the end of the year.


We will help you set up your LLCs for asset protection. Our in-house attorney will assist you going through steps necessary to set up the right legal entity. For foreign investors, we will also obtain the Tax Identification number; and if require, establish your bank account.

Financial Buildings

Finance Options

Depending on the state you invest in, Austplan can assist in arranging an easy and transparent bank financing facility. This will allow you to purchase your investment property at a very competitive low interest rate.

Meet Our Team

Phillip Gerathy

Austplan Managing Director

For over 40 years, Phil has been advising clients in financial and real estate investment. He also invested his capital in multiple single family projects in the United States. With his knowledge and skin in the game, Phil has been expanding his business from Australia to China and the United States. Phil has strategically guided Austplan to further expand and serve more clients. 

Qi Zhou

Austplan Asia Director

Qi Zhou graduated from the University of Iowa with the degree in Business management and marketing. With 5 years of experience and intimate knowledge about the US real estate market, Qi has successfully advised and assisted hundreds of Asian clients to safely invest in the U.S with high return on investment portfolios.

Karen Bowers

Austplan Operations Manager

Karen is a retired veteran from the US Marine Corps and graduated from National University in La Jolla, California with a B.A in Financial Accounting. Karen has been a part of Austplan Real Estate Group for more than 9 years. She is in charge of the Administration and Service Division of our company as well as the managing Broker for Austplan Realty. With her experience in real estate, Karen has successfully managed a large portfolio for investors from the U.S and out-of-state

Cherny & Clark Attorneys at Law

Cherney And Clark have been the exclusive attorneys to the Austplan Group since the founding of the Austplan Group. Mr. Eric Clark is the founding and managing partner of Cherny and Clark and has practiced Law in Michigan for over 30 years. He has provided outstanding legal advice and service to the Austplan Group and clients.

Milton Barboza

A native of New Jersey, I have lived in McKinney since 2005 with my wife and 4 kids. I know how much we depended on our realtor during that move for his understanding of the area and the direction of future development. With over 10 years of Real Estate experience, I feel very fortunate to have watched the tremendous growth of the region, and believe my extensive knowledge of the area will work to my client’s advantage. Prior to entering the real estate industry, I worked for Texas Health Resources and Children’s Medical Center. 

Erica Cohen

Erica Cohen is our trusted real estate advisor in New York and New Jersey. She has a wide variety of experience in real estate including condo sales, single and multi-family home sales, investments, property management, home renovations, and rentals. Clients most often note her honesty, responsiveness, and expertise of Northern NJ, Manhattan, and Brooklyn. Transparency is at the core of Erica’s business. She knows that knowledge is power and she is passionate about giving her clients the right amount of education to help them make wise decisions. She has a hands-on approach and will go above and beyond to help her client’s achieve their goals.

David Ray

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Angela Barboza

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