Buying a property

We look into the question about buying before auction. No doubt many buyers would prefer not to put themselves under the competition of auction day.  Cate Bakos from the Real Estate Buyer’s Agents Association of Australia points out that there are three different ways to...

Danni Addison is the Victorian CEO for the Urban Development Institute of Australia. She takes a look at housing affordability, if we have a problem, what it takes to get into home ownership and what we should be considering if we’re looking at making housing...

One of the Property Mentors, Matthew Bateman, joins in the affordability debate by looking back and comparing the challenges other generations faced to  give current property investors some perspective Transcript: Kevin:  A very hotly debated issue all the time is housing affordability. Do we actually have a housing...

According to BIS Oxford Economics, nearly 20 per cent of the apartments in inner Brisbane are sitting empty and more than 50 projects have been shelved or ditched altogether. Angie Zigomanis from BIS Oxford says more than 10,000 new apartments have been abandoned or deferred...

There’s a lot of speculation around property investing, in particular when we start to chase things like hot spots.   According to property mentor Luke Harris there is a big difference between speculating short term and investing for the long term. Transcript: Kevin:  In a previous conversation I...

It has been stated that in the time it takes to watch an episode of Game of Thrones, Australians are making one of the biggest decisions of their life - to buy a property.  Research by ME Bank revealed that a vast majority of Aussies...

Lauren Robinson is a property manager and has her own property management business.  We talk to her about her book – “Rented: Everything You Need to Know to Succeed With Your First Investment Property”.  In the book, Lauren provides a basic structure of property management...

We learn the key steps to cleaning up dangerous neighbourhoods from someone who should know.  Kathleen Norris is the managing principal of US based Urban Fast Forward and we caught up with her on her Australian visit.  She now says she has a whole new...

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