Episode #44: How could they get it so wrong? A Land Tax Meltdown in QLD

In this episode Terry and I take a real swipe at the Queensland State Government and it’s current Land Tax proposal that comes in to effect from 1 July 2023. We look at who is really be punished here and the implications of what this tax will mean for Tenants and Property Investors. It’s the really big Elephant in the …

Episode #43: My Queensland Road Trip to Uncover More Treasure

Over the last couple of weeks I have been travelling in to Regional Queensland. After flying in to Brisbane and picking up a hire car I made my way to Sugar Cane country to Bundaberg, the home of Bundaberg Rum. Sugar Cane contributes around $137 million to the local economy according to QLD Economic Advocacy Solutions. Bundaberg is at the …

Episode #42: Remember We Told You So – Let’s talk about Tamworth & Armidale.

This week I have been travelling through Regional NSW and spent time in Tamworth and Armidale. Two cities with a lot to like. Firstly we dissect what’s going on in Tamworth. Just a quick overview of Tamworth it’s 415km north-west of Sydney. Currently 65000 immediate population, 200,000 Greater population for the District. 1,000,000 plus sqm of Commercial Industrial Land under …

Episode 41: Reality vs. Media Perception

We start out with the perception that the great Australian Property dream is getting further and further away for most Australians… We look at the “real” requirements for First Home Buyers getting into the market. It’s not as difficult as Media keeps making out. Media are reporting a crescendo of disastrous consequences such as Interest Rates will rise and Property …

Episode 40: Uncovering Those Hidden Gems in a Boom Market

This week I talk with Terry Ryder about some of the cities that haven’t attracted a lot of attention for “Treasure Hunters” like me. In a market where just about everything investors touch seems to be turning to gold we felt it important to uncover Regional Cities that are at an earlier phase of the investment cycle. At The Holy …

Episode 39: South Australia The Technology Capital of Australia…Lots to Like

This week I talk with Terry Ryder about The City of Churches Adelaide. It’s no longer the sleepy country town but rather it is the leading Technology Centre of Australia. We talk about the Companies who now call Adelaide Home and what is happening with Technology, Aerospace and Manufacturing, Defence, Logistics and Automotive. I ask terry about the $1.9 billion …

Episode 38: That’s a Wrap; The Year in Review

I ask Terry when you look back on the Property Market in 2021 what were the highlights? We take a look at the big winners and losers…not that there were many! Terry and I chat about some of the lessons for investors when it comes to picking the right property. I ask Terry about whether there are any warning signs …