Money is on a detour, but it’s still coming… Ok, here’s something juicy for you. I think I’ve found where the property gains in 2018 are going to come from. Let me walk you through it. Ok, so we know that we’re seeing prices start to plateau or slow in some places of the country. […]
Why are rents rising?
Look how quick rents are rising. As I’ve written about recently, the housing market is striking a bit of a flat note right about now. Just in the last few weeks, things have felt a little ‘glummer’. But if that’s the case, no one seems to have told landlords or renters. In fact, rental […]
[PODCAST] Where to begin if you are just starting out in property
I’m often shocked at the mis-information that comes out of the media. Especially about young people being priced out of the market. If you are (or have a child that is) a young person wanting to get into the property market… this podcast is for you. Today’s special guest is a 23-year-old who is […]
Are the kids staying at home longer? Nope.
Shedding a bit of light on the myth that kids are forced to stay home longer. Housing affordability is one of those issues that is often plagued by more emotion than fact. And I get that. Your housing situation speaks to how secure you feel in the world. You have every reason to get emotional […]
[PODCAST] The Path To Real Estate Success – Regardless Of Where You Are At Right Now
I ended up in a mastermind group in Adelaide this week. It was a group of what I call “Mates in the market” You know what I was so amazed by? This was a group of students and they are all using different strategies to invest and succeed in real estate. This is exactly […]
[PODCAST] How This Young Couple Beat The Odds, Got Into The Housing Market and Made $424k On Their First Deal
I know this may sound harsh but it annoys me when I hear young people complaining about being priced out of the housing market. They are not priced out of the market, they just need to think differently about it. I talked to a young couple who took action, got themselves educated and made $424,000 […]
But what about supply?
Last week, I gave a lot of airtime to demand, but not so much to supply? It was deliberate? Why? So last week I did a bit of a deep dive on affordability in Australia – looking at the key factors driving it and just what kids today can do about it. If you know […]
[PODCAST] How Ultra-Safe Investments Turn Negative $34k to $57,000 Positive Cashflow in 18 Months
Can you imagine how hard life would be when you earn $75 a year but over $34,000 of that income was sucked up by negatively geared properties. It’s pretty hard to raise a family of a wife and 3 kids at the best of times but on what’s left after that outlay, tax, bills… That’s […]
Property Affordability: So how do I buy a house, Grandma? [Part 3]
I’ve been getting a great response to this series so far. A lot of young people have told me how refreshing it is that someone finally understands how hard it is to buy a house these days (which I proved in PART 1), and my analysis of The Big Five really opened their eyes to the […]
Property Affordability: How Did House Prices Get So Expensive? [Part 2]
On Tuesday, I showed you that young people are actually not smooshed avocado eating hipster whingers. (Who would have thought?) I showed you some amazing charts that prove just how much harder the property market is for young people these days. (If you missed it, Part 1 in this series is here.) Before I can help […]