Lots Of Government Money Going Into Property

Where is government money going now? The First Home Owners’ Grants (FHOGs) weren’t particularly popular. Well, they were if you got one. They were great. But as far as economists went, they weren’t seen to be all that fabulous. Effectively the government just poured a whole lot of cash into the housing market, via the […]

Truth Bomb Tuesday: The right time to photocopy your arse

Working productively with our rebellious instincts Australians are ratbags. That’s one of the things we love about being Australian. We’re proud to be ratbags. Ned Kelly was a ratbag with a gun. And so it’s this ratbag streak that makes the OBike fiasco in Melbourne seem so predictable. From the Herald Sun: For a city […]

The tipsy top-end could topple

Should we be worried about the bubble in commercial property? One of the key concerns last year was that an oversupplied high-rise apartment market might weigh heavy on the market overall. So far, as much as we’re seeing any fall out from this, it’s been fairly contained. It certainly hasn’t been the house of cards […]

Truth Bomb Tuesday: How To Make Life Beautiful

Do you want one beautiful or all the beautifuls? Life can be beautiful all the time. This is both 100% true and total BS, depending on what you think that statement means. And if you get it wrong, you’re going to be miserable. That was the short version. The longer version goes like this: I […]

WTF? You can only own 2 properties?

This is the key thing that makes me different from all the others So Australia’s supposedly largest residential property investor was in the Australian Financial Review last week, taking a pot shot at APRA. Kevin Young reckons 20,000 of his Property Club members can no longer afford their mortgage after the banks shifted them from […]

Truth Bomb Tuesday: The truth is kinda like this

I give you a fresh way to think about ‘reality’ What is it really like? I can’t tell you. I don’t know why. Some things are bigger than words. “Cat” is just a word. The experience of a cat is much bigger than those three letters. It’s a funny cosmos like that. But I think […]

Truth Bomb Tuesday: The path of awesomeness

Your resistances have a reason. “Why am I afraid of being awesome?” I was talking to one of the students in the Property Games last year. We did a lot of work with the kids mindset, and we were talking about how we all have these blockages that stop us reaching our full potential – […]

The Big Disrupters To Australian Property

Last week I introduced you to my research and stats about why the world is not as bad as the mass media would have you believe. In today’s podcast I’m going to start exploring the big disruption forces that will not only change many technological things, but change the way we live. These forces will […]