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March 3, 2014

API Podcast – Property settlements in the U.S.


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Kieran Clair talks with author and property expert Steve McKnight on property settlements in the U.S.

 

The advice contained in this article is general advice only. The contents have been prepared without taking account of the reader’s objectives, financial situation or needs. Because of that the reader should, before acting on the advice, consider the appropriateness of the advice having regard to the reader’s objectives, financial situation and needs. We recommend readers speak with a professional qualified financial adviser before making any investment decisions.

January 23, 2014

API Podcast – February 2014


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What surprises are ahead for the property market in 2014?   Kevin Turner discusses the possibilities with John Linderman and amongst many things will find out:
  • If the current rates of property value increases in Sydney and Melbourne can be sustained
  • If Brisbane is about to bounce back
  • What is happening with the mining towns
  • The impact of interest rate increases on the market
  • How to spot potential boom areas along the coast as retirees head in that direction

December 19, 2013

API Podcast – January 2014


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This month we talk to two property experts for you to learn from.

Margaret Lomas and Greville Pabst talk about the ways to buy property below market value.

  • Why the best looking properties are not the ones to buy
  • Who can help identify the best properties
  • How to apply pressure to the seller to get the best deal
  • Making the agent your ‘best friend’
  • Identifying up and coming areas
  • Why areas with longer days on market are well worth considering
  • Look for ‘bad areas’ with good growth drivers

December 11, 2013

API Podcast – The year that was


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What happened in each major capital city property market this year and what’s ahead for 2014. Five experts share their thoughts in this special podcast.

 

The advice contained in this article is general advice only. The contents have been prepared without taking account of the reader’s objectives, financial situation or needs. Because of that the reader should, before acting on the advice, consider the appropriateness of the advice having regard to the reader’s objectives, financial situation and needs. We recommend readers speak with a professional qualified financial adviser before making any investment decisions.

November 21, 2013

API Podcast – November 2013


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This month we talk two property experts for you to learn from.
  • Jan Somers discovers property investing is in her DNA.  In this episode we talk to property millionaire and author, Jan Somers, who is featured in the December edition Australian Property Investor magazine with the story about how she has traced her family history only to find out that property investing is very much a part of her DNA.
  • In all of the conversations we have had with property strategist and author Michael Yardney, he has emphasised the importance of holding onto good property investments. He does advocate continually reviewing your portfolio but imagine a surprise when we heard that he had sold part of his successful property portfolio. Why did he do this? That’s the question we ask him in this special podcast.

October 11, 2013

API Podcast – October 2013


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 This month we share 2 case studies for you to learn from plus a listener question about buying property with friends as a way of getting into the market.
  • The first case study in today’s show looks at an investor from regional Victoria who has 2 properties and started his investment career when he was still at school.  It is never too early – or too late – to start.
    Hear Paul Wallin’s success story in today’s show.  He’s an accountant and his opinion about investment strategy is well thought through and comes from many years of research and experience.
  •  The second investor case study is with Jo and Kerry, firefighters by profession, newly-weds and owners of an investment property at Coffs Harbour that they’ve just done a massive reno on to create an equity gain of $180,000+.  Hear about their tight timelines, strict budget control and their overall strategy which has evolved over time.
  • Also Jason asks a question to Michael Yardney, one of our experts.  Jason wanted some advice about buying property with a friend or relation as a way of getting into the market.

September 12, 2013

API Podcast – September 2013


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Listen as Kevin Turner asks the following experts a diverse range of real estate investing questions:

• Chris Rolls from Rental Express.
In this special podcast you will hear 7 simple ways to dramatically reduce the vacancy period of your investment properties from a person who manages over 4,000 properties. These principals could save you thousands of lost dollars every year.

• Bruno Confalone a young property investor who is also a lawyer.
Bruno owns 4 Adelaide properties and now wants to spread his investment wings. Bruno’s story is in the October edition of Australian Property Investor magazine. In this podcast he reveals what he likes about the Adelaide market, his preference for cash flow or capital growth and how he goes about finding the bargains.

August 15, 2013

API Podcast – August 2013


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Listen as Kevin Turner asks the following experts a diverse range of real estate investing questions:

  • Michael Yardney from Metropole Property Strategists
  • Ken Raiss from Chan & Naylor accountants

July 1, 2013

API Podcast – June 2013


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How can you find an area with consistent growth qualities to ensure the best possible return? Plus, commercial property investment has many appeals – including big cash flow potential – but how hard is it to sell?

Where are our markets heading and what stage of the cycle are we in now? We check in for an update on the recovery.

Plus, what’s the best approach with a subdivision – building at the back of a battleaxe block or a traditional split of a dual frontage site?

And is it possible to refinance a property that’s held in a trust, releasing equity or drawing against it?

Those questions and more, all covered in this free podcast from RealEstateTalk.com.au

May 23, 2013

API Podcast – May 2013


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