It’s the second week into the new year, and we’ve got yet another exciting and information-packed episode for you today. Joining Bryce and Ben on another online interview podcast is Property Journalist and Review Editor of Domain, Jennifer Duke (@JennieDuke). Today the duo and their special guest who “lives and breathes property” discuss Jen’s professional background and how she got into property journalism, the breadth of topics there are to discuss around property, as well as how being a property journalism shows you a more personal aspect of property investing. Further to this, they also discuss the following areas:
What motivated her to join journalism and to specialise in finance and property
How does she decipher all the media headlines and form an opinion on the property market
The controversy she faces in her career as a reporter
What is it like to write for Domain
Her most interesting and shocking story that she has reported on
How important it is to find credible and trustworthy sources for her articles when reporting to her readers
What the best and the most ostentatious properties she has ever seen are
The future of the newspaper in an ever-growing digital world
Hi Couchers! The Case Study for Single 30-something Investor demonstration is finally here! We know some of you have been waiting for this one since our second Facebook Live back in September. Thank you for your patience and let’s not wait any longer, just fill in the form below and we’ll send you the link to start watching the Case Study Demonstration on How to Build a Property Portfolio to Retire on $2,000 a week in Passive Income for a Single 30-something!
Yes, we know it can sound a bit contradictory. This is a property podcast with two of Australia’s top property experts and we even did an episode on why invest in property! So why would we talk about not investing in property?
If you are new to property investment, don’t you want to know what the sophisticated property investors are doing? Why would you want to reinvent the wheels? It will certainly save you more time and money if you understand the norms and fundamentals from those who have already experienced the journey. So this time on The Property Couch podcast, our hosts will be discussing the practices of a sophisticated property investor.
Their discussion will be based on the recently released PIPA Annual Investor Sentiment Survey. It’s the only sentiment survey for property investors in Australia and has a unique sample of Australia’s property investment community. Distributed via PIPA’s extensive investor networks, it provides a rich insight into the views of Australia’s investors.
Some of the key findings discussed in this episode are:
What do investors feel about the long-term merits of real estate?
This time on our Special Guest Episode, we’ve got Veronica Morgan on the Couch! Most of you would have known her as the co-hosts of Location Location Location Australia on Foxtel Lifestyle Channel with Bryce but when they aren’t filming, Veronica is the Founder and Principal of Good Deeds Property Buyers. She is also the Vice President of the Real Estate Buyers Agents Association of Australia (REBAA) and an active property investor herself.
So for today’s episode, the three of them will be talking about:
What does REBAA do and why did she join it?
Her transition from a selling agent to a buyers agent – why did she switch sides?
How is the regulation in Sydney differs from other states such as the gazumping law?
Her journey as a property investor – what motivated her to start investing?
How did the recent market boom in Sydney affect her role as a buyers agent
What are some of the principals and strategies when it comes to building a property portfolio after the boom