Finance

A new property investing strategy that focuses on an overlooked segment of the market is attracting attention for the high rental yields it provides, while also helping to ease the housing affordability crisis.   We talk to Ian Ugarte about ‘micro apartments’. Transcript: Kevin:  A new property investing...

Let’s kick the year off with a look at what and where you should be buying property in 2018. What markets are hot? What markets are not? What should you avoid? Former valuer, author, property market commentator and principal of Suburbanite, Anna Porter sets out...

Bare Trusts are quite common but they still need to be set up correctly.  Andrew Mirams fills in the gaps and talks about how the banks look at them.  He also outlines the changes in loan to value ratios. Transcript: Kevin:  What’s changed? How has the lending environment...

Confronted with the prospect of entering an ever-rising housing market, you would think home buyers and property investors would be extra careful but that’s not always the case according to Rafe Berding from Global X.  He gives us his tips for avoiding some common buyer...

It was a good year in 2017 and there are signs that the good times will continue this year.  What are the indicators pointing towards this?  Miraim Sandkuhler from Property Mavens looks ahead. Transcript: Kevin:  As we continue to have a look at what’s likely to be ahead...

Valuer from Herron Todd White, Gavin Hulcombe, tells us where he sees investors go wrong with research. Transcript: Kevin:  One thing I know about valuers is that they make the valuation process look so easy. That’s because they know a lot about the market. I think sometimes...

Simon Cohen identifies the growth areas in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane as well as looking at the areas that are slowing.  He also makes some predictions about what to look for in 2018. Transcript: Kevin:  Let’s have a look at some of the key areas around Sydney, Melbourne,...

Solicitor Peter Carter answers our questions about the ‘rent to buy’ schemes that are catching many would be Aussie investors.  We continue to be concerned and Peter says that more investors are not heeding the warnings. Transcript: Kevin:  I don’t know if you’ve seen it in your area,...

Matt McCann is the CEO of Local Agent Finder, a comparison website that is devoted to matching sellers with agents.  He explains how the extensive algorithms help with the matching process. Transcript: Kevin:  In an extended podcast you’ll find on the site right now, called A Million People...

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