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The Property Couch Podcast

The Insider's Guide to Property, Finance and Money Management

304 | Picking One Over The Other: Top Tips To Help Property Investors Make The Best Judgement Call
What do you do if you’re picking between two properties? Or two locations? Or even two investment strategies?!  Well, step right up… ‘cos we’re about to give you the top tips to make the best judgement call when property investors are weighing up multiple options!  Here’s the [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 304 | Picking One Over The Other: Top Tips To Help Property Investors Make The Best Judgement Call appeared first on The Property Couch....

303 | The Three Money Rules For Life...
There are only 3 “Money Rules” you need to follow to transform your financial future… and, yep, we’re about to tackle all three right now!  So, if you want to avoid the biggest derailments to wealth creation and instead get your money to make YOU money, then this is [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 303 | The Three Money Rules For Life… appeared first on The Property Couch....

302 | Back To The Future: Lessons From 50 Years At The Top Of His Game - Chat with Scott Keck
Want to hear from an Expert Witness who has been observing and analysing the property market for over FIFTY years? And what if they also happen to be a highly regarded industry professional who’s literally been valuing the price of [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 302 | Back To The Future: Lessons From 50 Years At The Top Of His Game – Chat with Scott Keck appeared first on The Property Couch....


RBA Sept 2020 - Have we reached a Turning Point in the Property Market?
It’s the first Tuesday of the month… which means the RBA Board has met and announced the official cash rate! This video features September’s cash rate update, and because it’s also the first day of Spring, Ben is also giving [...] CONTINUE READING The post RBA Sept 2020 – Have we reached a Turning Point in the Property Market? appeared first on The Property Couch....

301 | How to Lose Half a Million Dollars & The Secret to Lifestyle Design
Don’t want to lose half a million bucks? Well then, make sure you don’t do this…  In today’s episode, we’re diving deep on The Secret To Lifestyle Design – that’s means What To Do & What NOT To Do when building out your Property Portfolio Plan.  Like [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 301 | How to Lose Half a Million Dollars & The Secret to Lifestyle Design appeared first on The Property Couch....

300 | The Unfair Advantage: Master This New Framework To Get The Passive Income You Want - Chat with Jaemin Frazer
Follow this NEW 7-step framework and you will dramatically increase your ability to create the passive income you want! In fact, if you put this powerful framework to use, not only will you get “The Unfair Advantage”… but here’s the [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 300 | The Unfair Advantage: Master This New Framework To Get The Passive Income You Want – Chat with Jaemin Frazer appeared first on The Property Couch....


299 | Sell Everything And Run? Brand New Update From Leah Calnan, President of REIV
If you listened to last week’s episode, you’ll know already that there’s been significant changes happening on the grounds in the real estate industry… particularly here in Victoria with Stage 4 and Stage 3 Restrictions now seriously impacting what we [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 299 | Sell Everything And Run? Brand New Update From Leah Calnan, President of REIV appeared first on The Property Couch....

298 | Property In A State of Disaster – Chat with Leah Calnan, President of REIV and Nerida Conisbee, Chief Economist at REA Group
“Property in a state of disaster.” Yep. You heard it here first, folks… And there’s no doubt we’re literally making property news with this timely, “double header” episode featuring two of the brightest minds in Australian real estate… (and, no, [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 298 | Property In A State of Disaster – Chat with Leah Calnan, President of REIV and Nerida Conisbee, Chief Economist at REA Group appeared first on The Property Couch....

298 | Property In A State of Disaster – Chat with Leah Calnan, President of REIV and Nerida Conisbee, Chief Economist at REA Group
“Property in a state of disaster.” Yep. You heard it here first, folks… And there’s no doubt we’re literally making property news with this timely, “double header” episode featuring two of the brightest minds in Australian real estate… (and, no, [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 298 | Property In A State of Disaster – Chat with Leah Calnan, President of REIV and Nerida Conisbee, Chief Economist at REA Group appeared first on The Property Couch....


RBA August 2020 - The Second Wave is Here — Will The Stimulus Be Enough To Steer Us Away From The Cliff?
It’s the first Tuesday of the month… which means the RBA Board has met and announced the official cash rate! This video features Ben’s update on the cash rate, as well as what the Australian economy is about to face [...] CONTINUE READING The post RBA August 2020 – Victoria’s Lockdown Slows The Speed Of Recovery & The Air Is Colder Up High appeared first on The Property Couch....

297 | Closing The Gap: How This Indigenous Investor Is Pioneering The Way Forward - Chat with Nancia Guivarra
A little while ago, today’s guest reached out to us and said this, “I’d really like you to interview an Aboriginal person (I’m one) as I think finance isn’t really our focus.” And, just like that, the brainchild of this [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 297 | Closing The Gap: How This Indigenous Investor Is Pioneering The Way Forward – Chat with Nancia Guivarra appeared first on The Property Couch....

297 | Closing The Gap: How This Indigenous Investor Is Pioneering The Way Forward - Chat with Nancia Guivarra
A little while ago, today’s guest reached out to us and said this, “I’d really like you to interview an Aboriginal person (I’m one) as I think finance isn’t really our focus.” And, just like that, the brainchild of this [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 297 | Closing The Gap: How This Indigenous Investor Is Pioneering The Way Forward – Chat with Nancia Guivarra appeared first on The Property Couch....


296 | (Part 2) How To Reach The Summit: Achieving $2K Per Week in Passive Income
We’re picking up where we left off last week… how to create $2,000 per week in passive income and actually design the lifestyle you’re proud of (instead of just daydreaming about it)! This means we’re riffing through a stack of [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 296 | (Part 2) How To Reach The Summit: Achieving $2K Per Week in Passive Income – Q&A appeared first on The Property Couch....

295 | How To Reach The Summit: Achieving $2K Per Week in Passive Income
So… earlier this week, we posted this on our Facebook page: And the response was overwhelming! Thank you to everyone that everyone that wrote in and that’s why, in this Q&A episode, we cover everything you need to know to [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 295 | How To Reach The Summit: Achieving $2K Per Week in Passive Income – Q&A appeared first on The Property Couch....

294 | The Secret To Triple Returns: How This Socceroos Star Changed The Projection of His Entire Future – Chat with Chris Ikonomidis
* yes, this is one of Ben’s favourite episodes EVER! *   Have you ever been around someone who you “just know” is going to be successful? Like, really, really successful?! They talk differently. They think differently. It’s like you can see that the “thing” driving them is coming straight from the core who they are, or something… and, almost [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 294 | The Secret To Triple Returns: How This Socceroos Star Changed The Projection of His Entire Future – Chat with Chris Ikon...


RBA July 2020 - Victoria’s Lockdown Slows The Speed Of Recovery & The Air Is Colder Up High
It’s the first Tuesday of the month… which means the RBA Board has met and announced the official cash rate! This video features my update on the cash rate, as well as the increase in case numbers and “postcode lockdowns” [...] CONTINUE READING The post RBA July 2020 – Victoria’s Lockdown Slows The Speed Of Recovery & The Air Is Colder Up High appeared first on The Property Couch....

293 | What Property To Buy & Practical Tips For Asset Selection
Have you ever wanted to know what property an investor should buy? It’s a question we get asked ALL the time and for a very good reason…. pick the wrong property and you’re in trouble! So today’s central theme is [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 293 | What Property To Buy & Practical Tips For Asset Selection appeared first on The Property Couch....

292 | How to Get Australia’s Property Market Back on Track with This 7 Point Plan - Chat with Ken Morrison, CEO Property Council Australia
Get excited. Here with us is a “V.V.I.P” guest… and this very, very important person is, wait for it… the national representative of the Australian property industry… Ken Morrison, CEO of Property Council of Australia! And he’s about to unpack [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 292 | How to Get Australia’s Property Market Back on Track with This 7 Point Plan – Chat with Ken Morrison, CEO Property Council of Australia appeared first on The Property Couch....


291 | The Property Loophole: Recognising A Pipe Dream From The Real Deal
The Property “Loophole”… is it a myth?! If you’re interested in investing in property, at some point or another you’re probably going to run into someone who tells you about some “secret loophole” – whether it be about property, tax, [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 291 | The Property Loophole: Recognising A Pipe Dream From The Real Deal appeared first on The Property Couch....

290 | Why Job Security Does NOT Equal Income Security… And Why You Must Know The Difference Before the Next “X-Factor” Event Catches You Out
If there’s one thing COVID-19 has taught us, it’s this… “Job Security is Everything”. But if we think about it… is it really?! Sure, the global pandemic – the “X-factor” event – caught quite a few of us (well all [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 290 | Why Job Security Does NOT Equal Income Security… And Why You Must Know The Difference Before the Next “X-Factor” Event Catches You Out appeared first on The Property Couch....

(LIVE) Why $2,000 per week?!
It’s here folks! >> www.thepropertycouch.com.au/startandbuild We often talk about the aim to retire on $2,000 per week in passive income. We even wrote a book about it! But why $2,000? Why does most people ask us to aim for that [...] CONTINUE READING The post (LIVE) Why $2,000 per week?! 🙄🤔🤨 appeared first on The Property Couch....


289 | Why McDonald’s and Churches Know More About Land Value Than Anyone Else
What do McDonald’s and Churches have in common? For starters, they understand what underpins property prices! And not only are we about to dive deep on this in today’s Q& A, we’re also going to tell you exactly why property [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 289 | Why McDonald’s and Churches Know More About Land Value Than Anyone Else appeared first on The Property Couch....

RBA June 2020 - Swaying on the edge of an economic and property cliff?
Most states have now eased their restrictions… so what should we expect in todays’ RBA Board meeting?First things first… “Is Australia swaying on an economic and property cliff?” Ben will give you the insights into the latest data and address [...] CONTINUE READING The post RBA June 2020 – Swaying on the edge of an economic and property cliff? appeared first on The Property Couch....

288 | How He Survived Multiple Recessions & Why He Still Believes in Property, Even During a Pandemic - Chat with Peter Koulizos, Chair of PIPA
Did you know that “Property Professor” Peter Koulizos INVESTED during multiple Australian recessions? And now, in the wake of COVID-19 he is STILL adamant that property is a safe bet! So, what can we learn from one of Australia’s leading [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 288 | How He Survived Multiple Recessions & Why He Still Believes in Property, Even During a Pandemic – Chat with Peter Koulizos, Chair of PIPA appeared first on The Property Couch....


287 | Why buying a Harley derailed Bryce's property portfolio & the Ten Tips we'd tell our 20-something selves
If we could go back and invest in property all over again, what would we do differently?! Well, for one, Bryce probably would’ve have bought a Harley Davidson!! (Yep) Folks, this is exactly the stuff we’re unpacking today – the [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 287 | Why buying a Harley derailed Bryce’s property portfolio & the Ten Tips we’d tell our 20-something selves appeared first on The Property Couch....

286 | Best Case & Worst Case For Property, PLUS what’s making Property News?!
You’ve probably heard Commbank’s “warning” that property prices could drop by “a third” as a result of the unemployment levels due to COVID-19… You’ve probably ONLY seen this scary number come out of their March Quarter 2020 Trading Update, though [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 286 | Best Case & Worst Case For Property, PLUS what’s making Property News? appeared first on The Property Couch....

285 | "Catching a Falling Knife" Is investing in Commercial Real Estate a good idea right now? - Chat with Scott O'Neill
Is the “home office” the future office? Coronavirus has changed the face of many businesses – entire companies are now working from home, retail shops have switched to online selling and others, like cafés and restaurants, have simply “shut up [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 285 | “Catching a Falling Knife” Is investing in Commercial Real Estate a good idea right now? – Chat with Scott O’Neill appeared first on The Property Couch....


RBA May 2020 - Three Critical Themes Unfolding In The Economy Right Now --- And How They Impact Property Prices!
It’s the full month after Australia’s social restrictions so… what should we expect in todays’ RBA Board meeting? One thing for sure, the cash rate remains at 0.25% and while there isn’t too much of a surprise there, Ben is [...] CONTINUE READING The post RBA May 2020 – Three Critical Themes Unfolding In The Economy Right Now — And How They Impact Property Prices! appeared first on The Property Couch....

284 | Kyal & Kara from The Block – How To Renovate, Raise Kids, Run A Business & Not Lose Your Mind in the Process
“Kyal & Kara” Demmrich became household names after the humble chippy & physio joined The Block back in early 2014 for their Fan Vs Favs series. And when that popular reality program was over, the courageous renovation-lovers decided to do [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 284 | Kyal & Kara from The Block – How To Renovate, Raise Kids, Run A Business & Not Lose Your Mind in the Process appeared first on The Property Couch....

UPDATE: WA Residential Rent Relief Grant Scheme
As each State Govt rushes to respond to this health crisis, we strive to update our community on the most recent changes relating to residential real estate as well. And this update is no different. This time, we’ll be unpacking [...] CONTINUE READING The post UPDATE: WA Residential Rent Relief Grant Scheme appeared first on The Property Couch....


283 | "Buy & Hold vs Buy & Sell" - Which Strategy Works Best in WA? Chat with Damian Collins, President of REIWA
And so our theme of chatting with the Presidents of the property markets across the country continues!  Here to tell us what’s happening in Bryce’s hometown (Perth 😉) and the best strategy a property investor should adopt in WA, is… Damian Collins, President of REIWA – the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia!  The last time [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 283 | Buy & Hold vs Buy & Sell – which strategy works best in WA? – Chat with Damian Collins, President of REIWA appeared first on The P...

Bonusisode with Nerida - How does Australia's Property Market Compare to the Rest of the World?
Time for our monthly catchup with Nerida Conisbee, Chief Economist at realestate.com.au! It’s a long one today but we promise you it’s jam-packed with absolute gold! So here are some of the discussions we had today: 👉 What’s been happening [...] CONTINUE READING The post Bonusisode with Nerida – How does Australia’s Property Market Compare to the Rest of the World? appeared first on The Property Couch....

UPDATE: Shocker Revoked! Why Property Owners Can Rest A Little Easier in QLD Now?
What a difference a couple of days makes, huh?!!  Back on the couch is Antonia Mercorella, CEO of REIQ… with some GREAT NEWS!!!!  In light of last week’s episode, the Queensland Government has reached out to The Real Estate Insitute of Queensland (REIQ) to collaborate on a package that ensures protection for EVERYONE… ie. tenants AND landlords!!  Antonia [...] CONTINUE READING The post UPDATE: Shocker Revoked!! Why property owners can rest a little easier in QLD now? appeared first on The Property Couch....


282 | “I Was Fired Every Week”… And Now She’s The President Of The Largest Property Market In Australia - Chat with Leanne Pilkington, President of REINSW
Leanne Pilkington is no stranger to real estate. When she first started in the property industry almost four decades ago, things looked a bit different from what they do now… For one, she was literally fired from her job every [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 282 | “I Was Fired Every Week”… And Now She’s The President Of The Largest Property Market In Australia – Chat with Leanne Pilkington, President of REINSW appeared first on The Property Couch....

281 | Why The Easter Break Almost Ended in Disaster for Property Owners… and How it Was Avoided – Chat with Leah Calnan, President of REIV
Yes, we’ve got TWO back-to-back episodes this week! ‘Cos let’s face it… there’s been A LOT that has disturbed the property industry over the week! Case in point: Easter. Oh, Easter. The break that had a lot of us biting [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 281 | Why The Easter Break Almost Ended in Disaster for Property Owners… and How it Was Avoided – Chat with Leah Calnan, President of REIV appeared first on The Property Couch....

281 | Why The Easter Break Almost Ended in Disaster for Property Owners… and How it Was Avoided – Chat with Leah Calnan, President of REIV
Yes, we’ve got TWO back-to-back episodes this week! ‘Cos let’s face it… there’s been A LOT that has disturbed the property industry over the week! Case in point: Easter. Oh, Easter. The break that had a lot of us biting [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 281 | Why The Easter Break Almost Ended in Disaster for Property Owners… and How it Was Avoided – Chat with Leah Calnan, President of REIV appeared first on The Property Couch....


280 | QLD Govt Shocker: Why the Renter Protection Package doesn’t protect everyone!... Chat with Antonia Mercorella
There’s no doubt governments are “regulating on the run” with the current crisis on our hands. Coronavirus demands quick action… but, wow, the Queensland Government’s new “Renter Protection Package” is a SHOCKER. What’s being proposed is, ahh, let’s just say, [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 280 | QLD Govt Shocker: Why the Renter Protection Package doesn’t protect everyone!… Chat with Antonia Mercorella appeared first on The Property Couch....

280 | QLD Govt Shocker: Why the Renter Protection Package doesn’t protect everyone!... Chat with Antonia Mercorella
There’s no doubt governments are “regulating on the run” with the current crisis on our hands. Coronavirus demands quick action… but, wow, the Queensland Government’s new “Renter Protection Package” is a SHOCKER. What’s being proposed is, ahh, let’s just say, [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 280 | QLD Govt Shocker: Why the Renter Protection Package doesn’t protect everyone!… Chat with Antonia Mercorella appeared first on The Property Couch....

279 | How To Master The Pillars in Pandemic Times
As a property investor, you have to master the frameworks. But during a pandemic, you have to tweak specific strategies in each framework to not just survive in this climate, but thrive — now and in the future. Make no [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 279 | How To Master The Pillars in Pandemic Times appeared first on The Property Couch....


#279 | How To Master The Pillars in Pandemic Times
As a property investor, you have to master the frameworks. But during a pandemic, you have to tweak specific strategies in each framework to not just survive in this climate, but thrive — now and in the future. Make no [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 279 | How To Master The Pillars in Pandemic Times appeared first on The Property Couch....

RBA April 2020 - Lockdown, AUS Recession And What This Will Mean For The World Economy
Yes, it’s the first Tuesday of the month… which means the RBA Board has met and kept the cash rate on hold at 0.25%. This video features Ben’s update on the cash rate… as well as a DEEP dive on [...] CONTINUE READING The post RBA April 2020 – Lockdown, An Australian Recession And What This Will Mean For The World Economy appeared first on The Property Couch....

RBA April 2020 - Lockdown, AUS Recession And What This Will Mean For The World Economy
Yes, it’s the first Tuesday of the month… which means the RBA Board has met and kept the cash rate on hold at 0.25%. This video features Ben’s update on the cash rate… as well as a DEEP dive on [...] CONTINUE READING The post RBA April 2020 – Lockdown, An Australian Recession And What This Will Mean For The World Economy appeared first on The Property Couch....


UPDATE | QLD Emergency Rental Assistance Payment : Landlords vs Tenants
Just a quick update folks! There’s been some changes since we released today’s episode. The Queensland government had set up a grant program that offers an emergency rental assistance payment of up to $500 a week, for up to four [...] CONTINUE READING The post UPDATE | QLD Emergency Rental Assistance Payment appeared first on The Property Couch....

278 | Coronavirus: Landlords vs Tenants
“Landlords vs Tenants.” Has this become the Unspoken Virus as the current pandemic escalates and more folks lose their jobs, fall into financial distress and struggle to pay rent?  Well, to answer this question, let’s talk about the myths and misinformation out there.  Because we want to set the record straight in order to help BOTH landlords and tenants navigate what is a difficult time for [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 278 | Coronavirus: Landlords vs Tenants appeared first on The Property Couc...

Bonusisode with Nerida - Coronavirus, Property AND the Economy 😷🏡💸
Folks, March hasn’t ended yet but we’ve decided to bring forward our monthly catchup with Nerida Conisbee, Chief Economist at realestate.com.au! We understand that in these uncertain times, all you want is some certainty and information around all the changes [...] CONTINUE READING The post Bonusisode with Nerida – Coronavirus, Property AND Economy 😷🏡💸 appeared first on The Property Couch....


277 | Coronavirus & Property FAQ
There’s been a lot of questions coming in about the coronavirus and its implications to the property market, the finance sector and the economy at large — particularly in direct response to the higher levels of social distancing regulations we’re now seeing and its flow–on effect to unemployment and how we [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 277 | Coronavirus & Property FAQ appeared first on The Property Couch....

COVID-19 & Share Market Analysis
If you’ve seen the headlines recently, you would notice these: ASX finishes worst week in more than 11 years Dow drops more than 900 points, ending worst week since 2008 And then yesterday night, for those who’re active with the share market news, you’d probably [...] CONTINUE READING The post Bonusisode: COVID-19 & Share Market Analysis appeared first on The Property Couch....

UPDATE | Monetary & Fiscal Stimulus Program - What you need to know about them
As you’re likely aware, the coronavirus has NOT slowed. In fact, the coronavirus pandemic was having deep ramifications for financial systems right around the world, until central banks stepped in. So in his unprecedented speech late last week, Dr Philip [...] CONTINUE READING The post UPDATE | Monetary & Fiscal Stimulus Program – What you need to know about them appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 276 | COVID-19 & Property Outlook
There’s no doubt that every one of us is impacted by COVID-19 — the coronavirus pandemic — that’s practically everywhere right now. It’s on the news. It’s in our countries. It’s fuelling a lot of anxiety and panic across the [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 276 | COVID-19 & Property Outlook appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 275 | 7 Grades of Financial Wellbeing - Which one are you?
Where do you sit on the ladder of financial success? In this episode, we’re unpacking a brand-new framework that outlines the seven grades of financial wellbeing… so you can self-assess your financial health in a way you’ve never been able [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 275 | 7 Grades of Financial Wellbeing – Which one are you? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 274 | Coronavirus Special: Keep calm and carry on!
With the Coronavirus outbreak spreading across the globe and impacting the economy, it begs the question… Is buying property right now still a good idea? Well, without giving away today’s episode, the message we want to put out there is [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 274 | Coronavirus Special: Keep calm and carry on! appeared first on The Property Couch....


RBA March 2020 - The Coronavirus Spreads Right Across The Economy
It’s the first Tuesday of the month which means the RBA Board has met and announced the official cash rate! And to no surprise, they’ve decided to cut it by 25 basis points to 0.5%. Now, this commentary features Ben’s [...] CONTINUE READING The post RBA March 2020 – The Coronavirus Spreads Right Across The Economy appeared first on The Property Couch....

Bonusisode with Nerida - RED Rooster & Property Prices?! 🐔🏡
Folks, it’s officially March AND today’s Facebook LIVE with Nerida Conisbee, Chief Economist at realestate.com.au was like no other!! So… what did we chat about? Here’s a rough list! 👉 COVID-19 and what does it really mean for ordinary Aussies? [...] CONTINUE READING The post Bonusisode with Nerida – RED Rooster & Property Prices?! 🐔🏡 appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 273 | Calling out the Bad Guys - How we Found our Voice & Our Top 5 Frameworks to Defend Against Bad Advice
The property industry is unregulated. What this means is that there are more than a few Bad Guys – and not just the sharks in white shoes – out there who slither under the radar and sell dodgy advice that, [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 273 | Calling out the Bad Guys – How we Found our Voice & Our Top 5 Frameworks to Defend Against Bad Advice appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 273 | Calling out the Bad Guys - How we Found our Voice & Our Top 5 Frameworks to Defend Against Bad Advice
The property industry is unregulated. What this means is that there are more than a few Bad Guys – and not just the sharks in white shoes – out there who slither under the radar and sell dodgy advice that, [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 273 | Calling out the Bad Guys – How we Found our Voice & Our Top 5 Frameworks to Defend Against Bad Advice appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 272 | Q & A: The Unspoken Truth About Growth Corridors & Picking The Right Property Investment Strategy
How many times have you heard something along these lines…? “This suburb’s a growth corridor…” “There’s heaps of development happening here… it’s the next growth corridor.” “With all the new public transport networks, job opportunities and shops coming in, this [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 272 | Q & A: The Unspoken Truth About Growth Corridors & Picking The Right Property Investment Strategy appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 272 | Q & A: The Unspoken Truth About Growth Corridors & Picking The Right Property Investment Strategy
How many times have you heard something along these lines…? “This suburb’s a growth corridor…” “There’s heaps of development happening here… it’s the next growth corridor.” “With all the new public transport networks, job opportunities and shops coming in, this [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 272 | Q & A: The Unspoken Truth About Growth Corridors & Picking The Right Property Investment Strategy appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 271 | Property Outlook and Hotspots To Watch in 2020
Who wants to know what’s in store for the property market in 2020? Think Hot Spots. Suburbs to watch. Capital city drive by. Property Predictions!! Sure, we know all of this property outlook stuff is a bit “crystal-bally” folks… BUT [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 271 | Property Outlook and Hotspots To Watch in 2020 appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 270 | How To Recover When You’ve Lost Everything - Chat with NRL Star Matt Srama and Jaemin Frazer
“The aim of the game is to learn how to fill your own cup… to do the adult work.” – Jaemin Frazer Matt Srama lost everything. But then he did something that would turn this loss into a profound learning [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 270 | How To Recover When You’ve Lost Everything – Chat with NRL Star Matt Srama and Jaemin Frazer appeared first on The Property Couch....

RBA February 2020 - Bushfire Crisis, Coronavirus & Our Economic Outlook
The start of the decade doesn’t look great at the moment. At the end of last year, we faced with a bushfire crisis domestically and now, internationally, we are looking at coronavirus outbreak.  So, what’s in store for this month’s [...] CONTINUE READING The post RBA February 2020 – Bushfire Crisis, Coronavirus & Economic Outlook appeared first on The Property Couch....


Bonusisode with Nerida - What's the MOST IN-DEMAND suburbs for upsizers?
Our first Monthly Economic Outlook with Nerida Conisbee, Chief Economist of realestate.com.au and we’ll be talking about some serious updates folks! There have been some major events this couple of months so make sure to tune in. Here are some [...] CONTINUE READING The post Bonusisode with Nerida – What’s the MOST IN-DEMAND suburbs for upsizers? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 269 | Gamifying The Race To Retirement: Granny Flats, A Garage Full of Cars, And An Ex-Seller of House & Land Packages – Chat with Athena Anca
Put your hand up if you want to fast-track to the day when you can choose whether to go to work or not? Okay. Hands down. Most folks — probably early morning on a Monday when the alarm goes off [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 269 | Gamifying The Race To Retirement: Granny Flats, A Garage Full of Cars, And An Ex-Seller of House & Land Packages – Chat with Athena Anca appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 268 | From Fear of Property Investing to Three Properties By 29 – Chat with James
When James McLellan was a kid, money was an issue. To the point that it ultimately resulted in his parents’ separation. You see, today’s guest grew up in a small country town of about 1,200 people — and ever since [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 268 | From Fear of Property Investing to Three Properties By 29 – Chat with James appeared first on The Property Couch....


Bonusisode - Would you like to be a Buyers Agent?
Let’s cut to the chase folks! Yes, we are hiring. You’ve probably heard us mentioning our parent company, Empower Wealth a few times in the past. Our company is growing rapidly and we are currently looking for a Buyers Agent [...] CONTINUE READING The post Bonusisode – Would You Like To Be A Buyers Agent? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 267 | The Unorthodox Twist To The Money SMARTS System & Why It STILL Works – Chat with Brendan
“I needed to set something up so it’s essentially on autopilot and I’m protected from myself.” Brendan Gale and his partner Marrissa have an unusual way of running our Money SMARTS system that we think is pretty cool. At first, [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 267 | The Unorthodox Twist To The Money SMARTS System & Why It STILL Works – Chat with Brendan appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 266 | The Wake-Up Call That Demanded Change and How She Used Money SMARTS To Get Back On Track – Chat with Keren
“Your eyes are over every cent.”  Before we switched on the microphones, TPC listener Keren White wasn’t sure if she’d have anything ‘worthwhile’ to share. But just like every other guest in our Summer Series, her real-life experience with the [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 266 | The Wake-Up Call That Demanded Change and How She Used Money SMARTS To Get Back On Track – Chat with Keren appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 265 | The Incredible Money Transformation That Happened In Less Than 18 Months – Chat with David
It was mid-2017 when David List and his wife, Lisa, decided to purchase their first investment property. But a few days into the settlement, and feeling a bit of buyer’s remorse, David did a quick Google-stalk to see what else [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 265 | The Incredible Money Transformation That Happened In Less Than 18 Months – Chat with David appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 264 | How $4,000 Turned into Six Properties - Chat with Joey
When he bought his first investment property, Joey D’Agata was too nervous to do his own bidding. But, flash forward four years, and he’s now self-built a high-income producing portfolio consisting of SIX properties. And, even more impressive… he’s only [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 264 | How $4,000 Turned into Six Properties – Chat with Joey appeared first on The Property Couch....

Free Money FIT Access - Find Out How YOU Compare To Everyone Else in Australia: Brand New Feature Available Now
So… Have you ever wondered… How do you match-up financially for your age? How do you measure-up to other households like yours? How are you tracking compared to others? If you have, that’s great!! We’re thrilled to announce this new [...] CONTINUE READING The post Bonusisode – Find Out How YOU Compare To Everyone Else in Australia: Brand New Feature Available Now (Yes, it’s Free!) appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 262 | Before & After: From “Scared and Sold Everything” To Financial Peace – Chat with Gabby
“80% of winning is beginning”  When Gabby first invested in property, she lost her nerve and pulled the pin early … she sold everything. And a very big reason she got rid of the lot was simple and actually pretty [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 262 | Before & After: From “Scared and Sold Everything” To Financial Peace – Chat with Gabby appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 261 | How to Hack Your Habits to Make You a Better Money Manager - Chat with James Clear
Have you ever wanted to create better habits… and have them stick for the long term… even when your willpower is gone?? If you’re like us (and practically every other human on the planet), chances are you probably have! Despite [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 261 | How to Hack Your Habits to Make You a Better Money Manager – Chat with James Clear appeared first on The Property Couch....


Bonusisode - The Four Critical LEVERS to Financial Peace and... a Free Book! 😊
The process of building wealth is like operating an excavator truck..🤣🤯🤔 http://bit.ly/35CWlOX What do we mean by that? An excavator comes with a few levers that you’ll need to push and pull to make sure that it’s doing what it’s [...] CONTINUE READING The post Bonusisode – The Four Critical LEVERS to Financial Peace and… a Free Book! 😊 appeared first on The Property Couch....

RBA December 2019 - Two Big Stories from the RBA
It’s the final cut of the year folks! Did you know… for 34 months between August 2016 and May 2019, the cash rate was on a hold at 1.5%? And just this year alone, we’ve got three cuts! More about [...] CONTINUE READING The post RBA December 2019 – Two Big Stories from the RBA appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 260 | Q&A: Picking The Right Investment Strategy and Beware: Proposed Changes to QLD Residential Tenancy Act
How do you know if you’re following the right investment strategy? Like… how long are you meant to wait until you buy the next property? And how much should you look at spending? OR what about all the variables in [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 260 | Q&A: Picking The Right Investment Strategy and Beware: Proposed Changes to QLD Residential Tenancy Act appeared first on The Property Couch....


Bonusisode with Nerida - Will we ever see interest rates high again? 😥
The cash rate in Australia has never been lower and most mortgage holders are paying a lot less on their loans than they were a year ago. With banks being urged to lend more and consumers and business being urged [...] CONTINUE READING The post Bonusisode with Nerida – Will we ever see interest rates high again? 😥 appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 259 | Q&A: A Tax-Saving Hack For An Offset Account, The Simplest Way to Keep Track of Your Properties and How To Distinguish “Emotional Value” from “Property Value”
This Q&A session (brought to you by The Stig) features everything from the BEST benefit of an offset account that most folks don’t know about to build your own home from scratch. We tick off a few new topics and [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 259 | Q&A: A Tax-Saving Hack For An Offset Account, The Simplest Way to Keep Track of Your Properties and How To Distinguish “Emotional Value” from “Property Value” appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 258 | WARNING: The Unconscious Mental Triggers Property Spruikers Use To Trick You
Property investors who get seduced into Off the Plan and house and land packages are often seduced through a marketing process that targets universal, emotionally-driven mental triggers. And after heaps of folks wrote in about last week’s episode where we [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 258 | WARNING: The Unconscious Mental Triggers Property Spruikers Use To Trick You appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 258 | WARNING: The Unconscious Mental Triggers Property Spruikers Use To Trick You
Property investors who get seduced into Off the Plan and house and land packages are often seduced through a marketing process that targets universal, emotionally-driven mental triggers. And after heaps of folks wrote in about last week’s episode where we [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 258 | WARNING: The Unconscious Mental Triggers Property Spruikers Use To Trick You appeared first on The Property Couch....

Bonusisode - 7 reasons why most investors fail...
If building a multi-million dollar property portfolio really only takes three or four properties …then why do most folk FAIL to buy one? If only three or four properties — maybe five, if you’ve got a shorter time frame — [...] CONTINUE READING The post Bonusisode – 7 reasons why most investors fail… appeared first on The Property Couch....

Bonusisode with Nerida - Is the oversupply in Sydney over?
A couple of weeks ago we had our regular Monthly Wrap Up with Nerida Conisbee, Chief Economist for REA Group. There are some amazing contents in this LIVE so we thought… why not share it with our community?    The post Bonusisode with Nerida – Is the oversupply in Sydney over? appeared first on The Property Couch....


Bonusisode with Nerida - Is the oversupply in Sydney over?
A couple of weeks ago we had our regular Monthly Wrap Up with Nerida Conisbee, Chief Economist for REA Group. There are some amazing contents in this LIVE so we thought… why not share it with our community?    As [...] CONTINUE READING The post Bonusisode with Nerida – Is the oversupply in Sydney over? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 257 | The Exception To The Rule When It Comes To Off The Plan Properties & House And Land Packages
Recently, ABC’s podcast The Money ran a very poignant episode on the financial risks of unregulated property investment advice (which we highly recommend you check out – details below folks)… which revealed the pitfalls of buying Off The Plan properties [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 257 | The Exception To The Rule When It Comes To Off The Plan Properties & House And Land Packages appeared first on The Property Couch....

RBA November 2019 - Signs that the Economy may be on the Up?
After three cuts this year alone, will we be expecting a fourth cut? It’s the first Tuesday of the month folks which means the Reserve Bank of Australia has just released their official cash rate! And it looks like there [...] CONTINUE READING The post RBA November 2019 – Signs that the Economy may be on the Up? appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 256 | From Gold Mine To Fool’s Gold: How This Property Investor Nearly Lost It All During The WA Mining Boom! – Chat with Rick Hockey
Some investors learn things the hard way. And today’s guest Rick Hockey — property investor AND real estate agent specialising in The Pilbara region in far north Western Australia — is, unfortunately, one of these folks. In this episode you’re [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 256 | From Gold Mine To Fool’s Gold: How This Property Investor Nearly Lost It All During The WA Mining Boom! – Chat with Rick Hockey appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 255 | How Australia’s Best Property Investors Think, Act and Invest
Have you ever wondered how you stack up against Australia’s most astute property investors? It’s human nature to want to know how you compare against others… even more so when these folks have something in common with you… and ESPECIALLY [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 255 | How Australia’s Best Property Investors Think, Act and Invest appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 255 | How Australia’s Best Property Investors Think, Act and Invest
Have you ever wondered how you stack up against Australia’s most astute property investors? It’s human nature to want to know how you compare against others… even more so when these folks have something in common with you… and ESPECIALLY [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 255 | How Australia’s Best Property Investors Think, Act and Invest appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 254 | NRL Star Unpacks His Money and Property Story – Chat with Matt Srama
Top athletes often have a big spike in their income over their lifetime. That is, at the top of their game they’re looking at earning some serious coin… but beyond that… their income can plummet right down, sometimes to ground [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 254 | NRL Star Unpacks His Money and Property Story – Chat with Matt Srama appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 253 | Top Tips For First Home Buyers
It can be a rough ride when you’re just starting your home ownership journey — and trying to get your foot up on the property ladder is, let’s be honest… really hard! So today’s episode is all about helping our [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 253 | Top Tips For First Home Buyers appeared first on The Property Couch....


RBA October 2019 - Third Time Lucky?
It’s the first Tuesday of the month folks which means the RBA Board has met and announced the official cash rate! So… are the 75% of economists out there correct?? … has there been a THIRD CASH RATE DROP this [...] CONTINUE READING The post RBA October 2019 – Third Time Lucky? appeared first on The Property Couch....

RBA October 2019 - Third Time Lucky?
It’s the first Tuesday of the month folks which means the RBA Board has met and announced the official cash rate! So… are the 75% of economists out there correct?? … has there been a THIRD CASH RATE DROP this [...] CONTINUE READING The post RBA October 2019 – Third Time Lucky? appeared first on The Property Couch....


Bonusisode: What are the 7 Deadly Sins of Building a Property Portfolio in a Recovering Market?
Just go to www.thepropertycouch.com.au/webinar to reserve your spot now! Yes, we’re throwing a free LIVE Masterclass this coming Thursday (3rd October @ 7:30PM AEST) on The 7 Deadly Sins of Building a Property Portfolio in a Recovering Market – The [...] CONTINUE READING The post What’s the Seven Deadly Sins of Building A Property Portfolio in A Recovering Market? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Bonusisode with Nerida - Maybe The Doll House Appeal? 😨👻
It’s that time again for our Monthly Wrap Up with Nerida Conisbee, Chief Economist for REA Group!   So… It’s an interesting one this month folks! Let’s cut to the chase. Here are some cut points that you might want to [...] CONTINUE READING The post Bonusisode with Nerida – Maybe The Doll House Appeal? 😨👻 appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 251 | What's NOT Going To Change in Property Investing?
We all love questioning what the future holds and speculating on what’s in store for us. And, of course, investing in property is no different. But the thing is… is it helpful to put all that emphasis on the things [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 251 | What’s NOT Going To Change in Property Investing? appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 250 | Roger Montgomery - Chat with Australia's Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett is probably the greatest investor in the world. And when we say “probably” we really mean…“is”. Sure, Buffett is estimated to be worth $US83 billion (not incl. the billions he’s already given away to charity)…… and, yep, he [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 250 | Roger Montgomery – Chat with Australia’s Warren Buffett appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 249 | Four Phases to EVERY Renovating or Building Project - Chat with Amelia Lee from Undercover Architect
Considering renovating or building your own home? If so, this is the perfect episode for you!! Here’s why… We’ve got Amelia Lee, the architect behind Undercover Architect, an award-winning online resource to teach folks how to design, build or renovate [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 249 | The 4-Step Framework To Renovate or Build Your Home… AND Enjoy it! – Chat with Amelia Lee appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 248 | Residential Tenancies Act Updates that You Need To Know - Chat with Hayley Mitchell
There’s ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY EIGHT CHANGES to Victoria’s rental laws coming into effect next year… and we think these are about to set the precedence for legislation across the entire country. Which means… landlords need to be clued in on their [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 248 | Everything You Need to Know About The 138 Changes Landlords Are Facing appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 248 | Residential Tenancies Act Updates that You Need To Know - Chat with Hayley Mitchell
There’s ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY EIGHT CHANGES to Victoria’s rental laws coming into effect next year… and we think these are about to set the precedence for legislation across the entire country. Which means… landlords need to be clued in on their [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 248 | Everything You Need to Know About The 138 Changes Landlords Are Facing appeared first on The Property Couch....

RBA Sept 2019 - Is the Australian Economy REALLY that bad?
Businesses cut back as weak economy puts pressure on profits. Australia managed to survive the global recession – but all that good work has been wasted. The worst surplus ever: ‘Obsession’ rocking the Australian economy. These are just some of [...] CONTINUE READING The post RBA September 2019 – Is the Australian Economy REALLY that bad? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 247 | How to Invest in Property When You’re Busy Raising a Family, Holding Down a Career, Have No Time or are an Investor Already
No time? But still wanting to invest in property? Keen to find out what strategic step you should take next? Attention! Busy folks and experienced investors… …. yes, that’s you lot down there at the back who are raising a [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 247 | How to Invest in Property When You’re Busy Raising a Family, Holding Down a Career, Have No Time or are an Investor Already appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 246 | Real Estate 101: Everything from Buying Your First Home to Beginner Investor Tips
Attention! First-time investors, first home buyers and property investors needing a refresher! This episode is your official “How To Guide” — including everything you need to know about buying property… AND investing in it! We answer your questions, we tell [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 246 | Real Estate 101: Everything from Buying Your First Home to Beginner Investor Tips appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 245 | From Motor Mechanic to Selling James Packer’s House! - Chat with Michael Pallier
Some stories need to be heard to be believed! And the story we’re about to share with you is indeed one of these… ‘cos today’s guest went from being a motor mechanic to selling some of the most expensive properties [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 245 | From Motor Mechanic to Selling James Packer’s House! – Chat with Michael Pallier appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 244 | Borrowing Power in 2019: Everything You Need To Know
APRA has recently made changes that affect a lender’s borrowing power — what does this mean for property investors and home owners… and their interest rate? Well, folks… we’re deep diving on this today (and getting a little bit technical), [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 244 | Borrowing Power in 2019: Everything You Need To Know appeared first on The Property Couch....


RBA August 2019 - Should you be FIXING your Rate?
This is NOT the time to fix your mortgage. It’s odd, isn’t it? The cash rate is on an all-time low and the lenders have been cutting their rates, both fixed and variable. So why is it not the time [...] CONTINUE READING The post RBA August 2019 – Should you be FIXING your Rate? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 243 | This is How You'll Be Buying Property in the Future... Steve & Trent from Phoria
Want to know EXACTLY HOW you’ll be buying property in the (not too distant!) future?? We know we sure do! So folks, here to tell us what the future in real estate is with augmented reality, virtual reality and a [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 243 | This is How You’ll Be Buying Property in the Future… Steve & Trent from Phoria appeared first on The Property Couch....

Bonusisode with Nerida - US-China Trade Wars | How does it impact Australia?
It’s that time again for our Monthly Wrap Up with Nerida Conisbee, Chief Economist for REA Group! And we’ve introduced a new style to our monthly catch up too! Nerida has generously agreed to use the white board to explain [...] CONTINUE READING The post Bonusisode with Nerida – US-China Trade Wars | How does it impact Australia? 🇺🇸 🇨🇳🙄 appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 242 | Proof That You Can Get on the Property Ladder AND Invest in Property in Your 20s – Chat with Courtney Te’ray
Let’s face it. There’s a lot of millennials and first home buyers among us who are frustrated and struggling to get onto the property ladder. And we don’t blame them! It’s hard work hauling yourself up on that first rung… [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 242 | Proof That You Can Get on the Property Ladder AND Invest in Property in Your 20s – Chat with Courtney Te’ray appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 241 | 12 Steps To A Profitable Property Development - Chat with Peter Koulizos
Raise your hand if you’re curious to hear the profitable, 12-Step Process to Property Development…? Now, keep it there if you’re already a developer, or you’re keen to give property development a crack yourself or, hey, maybe you just wanna [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 241 | 12 Steps To A Profitable Property Development – Chat with Peter Koulizos appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 240 | Is Now The Right Time to Buy a High Rise Apartment? - ft. Bonus Q&A
Folks, things sure have been heating up in the high rise apartment space recently and we MUST address a seriously important question, for property investors and home owners alike… Should you be considering buying high rise apartments in the wake [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 240 | Is Now The Right Time to Buy a High Rise Apartment? – ft. Bonus Q&A appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 239 | From Working-Class to Multimillion Dollar Philanthropist: How This AFL Royalty Mastered The Art of Delayed Gratification - Chat with Susan Alberti
What’s a footy oval and a VERY successful investor got in common? … none other than one gutsy, 72-year-old woman… Susan Alberti!! For the folks who aren’t quite into AFL like we are, Susan is not only Football Royalty down [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 239 | From Working-Class to Multimillion Dollar Philanthropist: How This AFL Royalty Mastered The Art of Delayed Gratification – Chat with Susan Alberti appeared first on The Property Couch....

RBA July 2019 - Twice in a row?!
75% of economists predicted another rate drop… Are they right?… or wrong? As mentioned previously, unemployment and wage growth is a priority for the RBA and despite last month’s cut, there wasn’t a lot of movement found in these two [...] CONTINUE READING The post RBA July 2019 – Twice in a row?? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Bonusisode - Market Wrap with Nerida Conisbee!
Folks, this Bonusisode features Bryce’s Live chat with REA Group’s Chief Economist Nerida Conisbee on today’s Monthly Market Wrap… which they kicked off on Facebook Live! So, what shape is the market in?   The Top Insights in this Bonusisode: [...] CONTINUE READING The post Bonusisode – Market Wrap with Nerida Conisbee appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 238 | Money & Mental Health: Why there's more to it than you think... Chat with John Mendoza Director of ConNetica
Folks, you’ve heard us say it before and we’ll say it again… “The State of Your Wallet affects the State of Your Mind”… … and this isn’t just a telling quote we throw around willy-nilly… it’s very real and is, [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 238 | Money & Mental Health: Why there’s more to it than you think… Chat with John Mendoza Director of ConNetica appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 237 | Q&A: Barefoot Investor or Money Smarts - What’s the difference, Loan Structure for Rentvestors, Pros & Cons of Buying a Company Title Property and more!
Folks, we’ve got your voicemail messages… and, yep, today we’re giving you our reply! ‘Cos it’s out favourite day of the month… Q&A Day where we answer YOUR SpeakPipe Questions! And, we’ve gotta admit… a few of you folks have [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 237 | Q&A: Barefoot Investor or Money Smarts – What’s the difference, Loan Structure for Rentvestors, Pros & Cons of Buying a Company Title Property and more! appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 236 | Revealed: Why Off The Plan Properties Almost Derailed a Property Portfolio - Chat with Danson Kwok
Want to hear from a guest listener who was Snagged by Spruikers and Bought Off The Plan? ….. AND STILL somehow managed to turn their property portfolio around?? Yep, it’s an Epic story, folks! And today’s guest, Danson Kwok, sure [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 236 | Revealed: Why Off The Plan Properties Almost Derailed a Property Portfolio appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 235 | Money Hacks from the Money Queen - Chat with Effie Zahos
Folks, we’re up and about today! Because not only is our dear friend Effie Zahos… aka the Money Queen… finally back on the Couch with us (It was WAAAY back in Episode 105 that we last checked in with her)… there’s also [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 235 | Money Hacks from the Money Queen – Chat with Effie Zahos appeared first on The Property Couch....

RBA June 2019 - Why there's more to this Rate Cut than you think...
So… no surprises here folks. We’ve got a rate cut! Phillip Lowe has already indicated RBA’s decision to cut the cash rate two weeks ago at his Address to the Economic Society of Australia. Nonetheless, we are still excited to [...] CONTINUE READING The post RBA June 2019 Announcement – Why there’s more to this Rate Cut than you think… appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 234 | Have We Bottomed Out Sooner Than We Thought? The Exclusive Data Insights from Louis Christopher from SQM Research
Well, well, well…. Have we hit the bottom of the market folks??? In the shadows of the election — aka the Coalition’s surprise victory — it appears that confidence has returned to the property market! And now the crystal ball [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 234 | Have We Bottomed Out Sooner Than We Thought? The Exclusive Data Insights from Louis Christopher from SQM Research appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 233 | Is it Tick, Tick... Boom? Post Election & Off the Plan Pain with Angie Zigomanis from BIS Oxford Economics
Well, folks — Australia’s officially had their say after Saturday’s voting spree… and The Coalition are holding tight on their power for another term! Which surprised a lot of us. BUT there is a silver lining… … Negative Gearing has [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 233 | Is it Tick, Tick… Boom? Post Election & Off the Plan Pain with Angie Zigomanis from BIS Oxford Economics appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 232 | Are All Tenants the Same?
Have you ever thought about WHO will be living in your investment property? Chances are, you have! Because folks… an investment property is pretty useless without a tenant/s in it!! After all, you need these guys to help pay off [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 232 | Are All Tenants the Same? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 231 | Q &A: How Will Changes to Negative Gearing Impact Investors?
Have you ever wanted to know how the changes to negative gearing will affect YOU??? Because folks, let’s face it… Labor’s policy to turn the lights out on negative gearing isn’t just going to affect the property market and potentially [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 231 | Q &A: How Will Changes to Negative Gearing Impact Investors? appeared first on The Property Couch....


Free Webinar | How to Master the Property Investment Formula that Works in ANY Market?
Folks, it’s no surprise that our Four Pillars of Mastery is the most downloaded episodes. [Register for webinar here: https://thepropertycouch.com.au/webinar] What’s surprising though.. is we have yet to unpack the fundamental essence of each of these pillars in our previous [...] CONTINUE READING The post Free Webinar | How to Master the Property Investment Formula that Works in ANY Market? appeared first on The Property Couch....

RBA May 2019 Announcement - Have they finally pulled the trigger?
With a zero inflation for the quarter and an upcoming election, this month’s RBA Cash Rate is probably one the most interesting one we’ve had for a while! It’s that time of the month again which means the RBA Board [...] CONTINUE READING The post RBA May 2019 Announcement – Have they finally pulled the trigger? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 230 | From Residential to Commercial Investing: How this guy quit his Day Job at 28 – Chat with Scott O’Neill
Folks, if you’ve sussed out the title, you’ll know that today we’re visiting a space we don’t normally explore — and that’s investing in COMMERCIAL property! If you’re a regular listener, you’ve definitely cottoned on to the fact that we [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 230 | From Residential to Commercial Investing: How this guy quit his Day Job at 28 – Chat with Scott O’Neill appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 229 | How to Release Your Money Fears - Chat with Denise Duffield-Thomas
Folks, did you know that almost all of us have buried “bad feels” about money lurking somewhere inside us?? And this contributes — rather significantly — to how we spend and earn our hard earned money… whether we’re aware of [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 229 | How to Release Your Money Fears – Chat with Denise Duffield-Thomas appeared first on The Property Couch....

Bonusisode - Negative Gearing Policy removed from Labor's Homepage
Folks, if you haven’t noticed the level of activities that had been happening on our show recently, there were heaps of things going on regarding Labor’s Proposed Negative Gearing policies. Long story short.. Two weeks ago, Ben as the Chair [...] CONTINUE READING The post Bonusisode – Negative Gearing Policy removed from Labor’s Homepage appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 228 | Ownership Structure & Trusts with Julia Hartman - Everything You Need to Know About Property Tax (PART 2)
Here we go, folks…. Property Tax PART 2 is finally here!!So, let’s get down to the Ownership Structure, Trusts and SMSF insights you need! If you tuned into Episode 226, then you’ll know we have none other than The #1 [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 228 |Ownership Structure & Trusts with Julia Hartman – Everything You Need to Know About Property Tax (PART 2) appeared first on The Property Couch....


Bonusisode with Ross Greenwood on the Money News!
Yes you’ve heard it right yesterday! Ben was on the Money News with Ross Greenwood! Folks, if you haven’t tune in to the Money News yet, do yourself a favor and check out their podcast. We tune in to the [...] CONTINUE READING The post Bonusisode with Ross Greenwood on the Money News! appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 227 | Exposed: “Dodgy Data” Driving Labor’s Negative Gearing Policy
Folks, let’s just say… it’s been a week!!! You know that exclusive story we shared with you in last week episode?? Well, it’s, ahh, hit the headlines… BIG TIME! Don’t know what we’re talking about? Here’s a Quick Recap… Ben [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 227 | Exposed: “Dodgy Data” Driving Labor’s Negative Gearing Policy appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 226 | Capital Gains Tax 101 with Julia Hartman - Everything You Need to Know About Property Tax (PART 1)
Property Tax… let’s have a real conversation about it folks! Because if we’re being honest— even with 40-odd years of industry know-how between us (and an accounting degree wedged in there as well) — there’s still a bit of property [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 226 | Capital Gains Tax 101 with Julia Hartman – Everything You Need to Know About Property Tax (PART 1) appeared first on The Property Couch....


RBA April 2019 Announcement - Are you prepared for what's to come?
Folks, we’ve got a very FULL week ahead of us! Firstly, it’s the first Tuesday of the month which means the RBA Board has met and announced the official cash rate. And tonight at 7:30 PM (AEDT) is Budget Night! We’ll [...] CONTINUE READING The post RBA April 2019 Announcement – Are you prepared for what’s to come? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Bonusisode - Are You Money Fit?
Yes, it’s finally here!! After weeks of teasing, we’re finally ready to release this to you! Have you ever wondered how are you performing? If you’re doing good, bad or ok compared to your peers? Well, the wait is now [...] CONTINUE READING The post Bonusisode – Are You Money Fit? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 225 | Breaking News with Dr Shane Oliver - Are We in Store for a Global Recession?
Folks, we have a very special guest on today … Dr Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist at AMP Capital!! (Ben was a bit giddy, ha!) So, if you’re keen to hear the latest economic news across [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 225 | Breaking News with Dr Shane Oliver – Are We in Store for a Global Recession? appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 224 | Turia Pitt – From Burned Alive to Investing in Grit, Triumph and Property
Folks, it’s likely that today’s guest — Turia Pitt — needs little or no introduction! Chances are, her name’s familiar to you… and that’s because Turia became a household name when, at 24, her life was turned upside down when [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 224 | Turia Pitt – From Burned Alive to Investing in Grit, Triumph and Property appeared first on The Property Couch....

Bonusisode | Our own AFL Footy tipping team and epic prizes for grabs!
It’s the first day of the season and we’ve got a Footy competition this year folks! For all the AFL lovers out there, we would like to include you in our intense and engaging footy banter!! And for all the [...] CONTINUE READING The post Bonusisode | Our own AFL Footy tipping team and epic prizes for grabs! appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 223 | Q&A - How to Overcome your Fear/Uncertainty in Taking The Next Step?
Folks, feeling a bit scared to take that necessary “leap of faith” on the property market? If you do, it’s not your fault. In fact… it’s actually pretty normal!! So, we’ve taken a leaf out of last week’s episode where we answered [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 223 | Q&A – How to Overcome your Fear/Uncertainty in Taking The Next Step appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 222 | Q&A - The Biggest Challenges You Face in a Market Downturn
“What’s your BIGGEST Challenge when it comes to building a portfolio in the Current Market?” … Folks, this is the question we threw out on Facebook and to our tribe of listeners who receive our emails… and we received a [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 222 | Q&A – The Biggest Challenges You Face in a Market Downturn appeared first on The Property Couch....

RBA March 2019 Announcement - When should you expect the next rate cut?
It’s the first Tuesday of the month folks… which means the RBA Board has met and announced the official cash rate for March 2019! As widely anticipated, the Cash Rate has remained on 1.5%. Now if you tuned in to [...] CONTINUE READING The post RBA March 2019 Announcement – What’s causing the deterioration in our economy? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 221 | Dr. Andrew Wilson - The Scare Campaign We Had To Have
“Housing markets shouldn’t be leading monetary policy; they’re a response to monetary policy.” — Dr Andrew Wilson   Folks, our guest for this week is Dr Andrew Wilson, Chief Economist at My Housing Market, who is sounding more bullish than [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 221 | Dr. Andrew Wilson – The Scare Campaign We Had To Have appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 220 | Sell or Hold? The $64 million question.
Folks, “the $64 million dollar question” — and the decision that comes with it — has the potential to either CRIPPLE or COMPLETE an investor’s property portfolio…!! And the expensive and decisive question is this… “Should I sell or hold [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 220 | Sell or Hold? The $64 million dollar question. appeared first on The Property Couch....

Bonusisode | The Changes to Broker Regulation that will Impact Investors
We’ve got Phil Tarrant from Smart Property Investment Podcast and Alex Whitlock, the Mortgage Business Director at Momentum Media for today’s Bonusisode folks! What are we chatting about? Well, it’s all about the future of the mortgage broking industry following the Banking Royal [...] CONTINUE READING The post Bonusisode | The Changes to Broker Regulation that will Impact Investors appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 219 | How going from 30 properties to Bankruptcy shaped this riches to rags... and back again story! Chat with Julie Ann Cairns
Wow-wee does this episode contain ALL the gold… and then some!!! Unlike a “rags to riches” story, today’s very special guest — Julie Ann Cairns — shares her personal experience living RICHES to RAGS… and how she finally managed to [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 219 | How going from 30 properties to Bankruptcy shaped this riches to rags… and back again story! Chat with Julie Ann Cairns appeared first on The Property Couch....


RBA Feb 2019 Announcement - What's causing the deterioration in our economy?
Today’s RBA announcement is more important than all of last year’s “business as usual” announcements… which is why Ben has dedicated more time to explaining it this time around. Yes, the Cash Rate has remained on 1.5%. But that’s more [...] CONTINUE READING The post RBA Feb 2019 Announcement – What’s causing the deterioration in our economy? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 217 | Lindsay Olsen - Rentvesting his way to Lifestyle Design on the Gold Coast!
All good things must come to an end folks! And such is true for our Summer Series… because today is the FINAL EPISODE!!! BUT we’re ending the sunny vibe with a BANG as Couch listener Lindsay Olsen joins us to [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 217 | Lindsay Olsen – Rentvesting his way to Lifestyle Design on the Gold Coast! appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 216 | Margaret Lomas - Everything You Need To Know To Invest In 2019!
Folks, our Summer Series just wouldn’t be complete without the Titan of property investing paying a visit!! So here to give you the insights is none other than one of Australia’s most recognised and respected Property Experts…… Margaret Lomas! As [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 216 | Margaret Lomas – Everything You Need To Know To Invest In 2019! appeared first on The Property Couch....

Bonusisode with What You Will Learn!
Hope you’re enjoying our Summer Series folks! For this Australia Day long weekend, we thought we’ll share one of our recent chat with the boys at What You Will Learn podcast! It’s weird being on the side of the microphone [...] CONTINUE READING The post Bonusisode with What You Will Learn! appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 215 | Jordan Bill - How Money S.M.A.R.T.S. Transformed Their Family's Life
Folks, if there’s one thing we love… it’s a good TRANSFORMATION story!! And today’s guest had a transformation that seriously shocked us! Here’s why this radical change was so impressive… Today’s guest and #TPC listener Jordan Bill USED TO think, “He [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 215 | Jordan Bill – How Money S.M.A.R.T.S. Transformed Their Family’s Life appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 214 | Fiona Bengtsson - From Near Bankruptcy to 11 Renovations and counting!
Folks, there are some stories that are just meant to be told… and listener Fiona Bengtsson DEFINITELY lives one of these stories! Here’s the plot line… Fiona, a teacher by trade, and her husband Andreas, a tradie, had three kids [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 214 | Fiona Bengtsson – From Near Bankruptcy to 11 Renovations and counting! appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 213 | Jane Slack-Smith - How to Adjust your Renovation Strategy for 2019?
Guess who’s back folks??! … Our very dear friend, Australian Property Expert and THE person you want on your side if you’re planning on renovating for profit… Jane Slack-Smith, Founder of Your Property Success and The Ultimate Guide to Renovation!!! [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 213 | Jane Slack-Smith – How to Adjust your Renovation Strategy for 2019? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 212 | Stuart Wemyss - The Common Sense Approach to Superannuation, Royal Commission and Negative Gearing
Our Summer Series is all about hearing from the heavy hitters in property investing so you can score the best investment tips in record time… … and today is no different! Joining us for his 3rd appearance on the Couch [...] CONTINUE READING The post Ep 212 | Stuart Wemyss – The Common Sense Approach to Superannuation, Royal Commission and Negative Gearing appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 211 | Jillian Stewart - How to Build a Portfolio OUTSIDE the Capital Cities
Folks, we’ve got another real life investor story joining the Summer Series! And this time, our listener Jill Stewart has swapped her headphones for the microphone to share her own investment journey!! Unlike the 8-person town she grew up in [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 211 | Jillian Stewart – How to Build a Portfolio OUTSIDE the Capital Cities appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 210 | John Hartill - How to Recover from Making Every Mistakes Possible in the Investing Game
Folks, our Summer Series continues with ANOTHER ripper guest! And not only is today’s guest a very special TPC listener (!!) but also…. he is a REAL LIFE INVESTOR! But there’s a problem… John Hartill has learnt a lot of [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 210 | John Hartill – How to Recover from Making Every Mistake Possible in the Investing Game appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 209 | Veronica Morgan - From the Coalface of the Sydney Property Market
With 2019 officially off the ground, we thought we’d organise a reunion with our good friend “Ronnie”…  A.K.A the one and only Veronica Morgan, who is ABSOLUTELY qualified to give you the heads up on how to find an investment [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 209 | Veronica Morgan – From the Coalface of the Sydney Property Market appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 208 | Tom Panos - Making MORE Money While You Sleep in 2019
Happy New Year Folks!! And what better way to kick off the FIRST DAY of 2019 than with a brand new episode on our Summer Series??!! Not to mention, we’re also dropping the secret of how YOU can make more [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 208 | Tom Panos – Making MORE Money While You Sleep in 2019 appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 207 | Pete Wargent - The Real Story Behind the Charts
Folks, The Summer Series continues, this time in the shadow of Christmas… BUT that doesn’t mean we’ve stopped gifting very special guests!! Joining us today is no stranger to property investment or The Property Couch… Pete Wargent!! You might remember [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 207 | Pete Wargent – The Real Story Behind the Charts appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 206 | Nerida Conisbee - What's Happening Around the Ground in the Australian Property Market?
What’s better than Christmas day…..???? A brand new episode on Christmas day!!!   HO, HO, HO, Merry Christmas, folks!!! We spotted a little something under the tree… and it looks like… a perfectly-wrapped PROPERTY MARKET SPECIAL!!!!! And here to unwrap [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 206 | Nerida Conisbee – What’s Happening Around the Grounds in the Australian Property Market? appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 205 | Jack Henderson - Expelled at 15 and 3 properties by 22!
As part of our brand new Summer Series, we put a request out there to see if any of our Couch Tribe were interested in sharing their story… the result? Today’s guest!!!   Folks, our very own listener, Jack Henderson, [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 205 | Jack Henderson – Expelled at 15 and 3 Properties by 22 appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 204 | Peter Koulizos - What he'd like to do about Negative Gearing?
Folks it’s time to rip out the straw hat, grab your sunnies and chuck on your thongs… because TODAY IS THE FIRST DAY OF OUR SUMMER SERIES!! Which means this: 2 Episodes of The Property Couch each week — Tuesday [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 204 | Peter Koulizos – What he’d like to do about Negative Gearing? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 203 | How to Choose the Right Property Manager – Chat with Lauren Robinson
Folks if there’s one thing a property investor wants… it’s to make sure that their asset is taken care of! And an invaluable way to do this is to make sure you have quality tenants who will respect your property [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 203 | How to Choose the Right Property Manager – Chat with Lauren Robinson appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 202 | We warned you to Prepare for Winter… Did You?
Over 2 ½ years ago, waaay back on Episode 66, we warned you that Winter Was Coming… The question is folks… did you prepare? We really hope you did. Because if you caught ABC’s three-part 7:30 Report this week or you read the [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 202 | We warned you to Prepare for Winter… Did You? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 201 | Money Lessons for Kids
Today’s show is a special shout out to our parent-folk out there (and for those who might one day be one)! Heck, if you just want some foundation money management tips, you’ll find some golden nuggets here too! What we’re [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 201 | Money Lessons for Kids appeared first on The Property Couch....

RBA Dec 2018 Announcement - Stock Market Corrections
It’s the first Tuesday of the month Ben… which means the RBA Board has met and announced the official cash rate! Ben’s update today focuses on not only the cash rate, but on the biggest story of the last six weeks [...] CONTINUE READING The post RBA Dec 2018 Announcement – Stock Market Corrections appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 200 | Paul Clitheroe - Timeless Wisdom from the Original “Money” Guru
Folks, it’s finally here…… our 200TH EPISODE!!!!!!!!!! Pheeeeeeeeeeuuuuuuuuppppp!!!! (This is as close as we can get to a Party Horn sound.) And, boy, do we have a legendary episode for you!!! To give you an idea folks — when we [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 200 | Paul Clitheroe – Timeless Wisdom from the Original “Money” Guru appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 199 | Q & A - Future Proofing your Portfolio, Changing Loan Structure and Equity Release
Folks, with State Election around the corner and the Federal Election less than a year away, it’s time to future-proof your portfolio. The market has changed and will continue to change. We’ve also got some challenges in the Macro landscape [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 199 | Q & A – Future Proofing your Portfolio in a Changing Market appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 198 | Nine Ways to Navigate the Credit Crunch
Folks, if you’re playing the long-term game in property investing, you’ve got to know how to navigate the credit crunch! And what do we mean by this?? … You MUST build financial muscle in order to succeed at the game [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 198 | Nine Ways to Navigate the Credit Crunch appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 197 | Our Embarrassing True Stories: What Was Money Like in Our Own Lives?
Normally personal stories about money stay secret…  up until this episode! The truth is folks — it’s not really the “done” thing to have a conversation about money, is it? Almost always, there’s this societal expectation to throw money matters [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 197 | Our Embarrassing True Stories: What Was Money Like in Our Own Lives? appeared first on The Property Couch....

RBA Nov 2018 Announcement - When Will RBA Move Rates?
Hello folks, as promised, we’ll be posting Ben’s short commentary on the RBA Cash Rate Decision on a regular basis! Let us know if you like this segment below! 🙂 So, on this Melbourne Cup Tuesday, what will be RBA’s [...] CONTINUE READING The post RBA Nov 2018 Announcement – When Will RBA Move Rates? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 196 | Q & A - Negative Gearing Changes - Should I Still Invest in Property?
“Labor risks $12bn housing hit over ending negative gearing” — if you’re like us folks… this headline has us all concerned!! And the concern didn’t stop at the headline. As we read on, the full news article, published by The [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 196 | Q & A – Negative Gearing Changes – Should I Still Invest in Property? appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 195 | Property Bubble or Property Balloon?
Folks, no doubt you’re aware there’s been a shift in the property market. House prices have dropped. This weekend’s Auction Clearance Rates here in Melbourne were below 50%. So it’s obvious that Sydney and Melbourne have come off their peak. [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 195 | Property Bubble or Property Balloon? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 194 | Seven Tips to Trap Surplus Cash
Folks, have you ever wanted to trap surplus cash and have more money? If you want to get your hands on the tips to do exactly this, then this is the episode for you! Because coming your way right now [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 194 | Seven Tips to Trap Your Surplus Cash appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 193 | The Top 50 Significant Urban Areas & Busting the 10-Year Property Investing Myth!
Folks, we’re on the back end of a great — but late — night!!! And we come with some equally crazy news!!! Because after the success of last night’s Sold Out Live Webinar… we’ve decided to pick the sleep from [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 193 | The Top 50 Significant Urban Areas & Busting the 10-Year Property Investing Myth! appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 192 | How do you compare to other property investors PLUS the Tech Platform that Outperforms any "Money Hack"!
Before we get into unpacking the recently produced PIPA Sentiment Survey (download here)…. Let’s play a game, folks! It’s kinda like Charades… except we don’t act out anything. Or sing. Or draw. Or dance. Actually, all we do is tell [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 192 | How do you compare to other property investors PLUS the Tech Platform that Outperforms any “Money Hack”! appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 191 | Seven Steps to Make Money Simple Again
Spoiler Alert: we’re practically giving away our new book, folks! Because today we’re revealing the 7 Steps of managing your money… the exact steps that we reveal in our brand new book (coming out next week), Make Money Simple Again! [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 191 | Seven Steps to Make Money Simple Again appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 190 | Q & A - Addressing Media Alarmists, Investing in Your 50s and The Truth About Lenders Mortgage Insurance…
If you’ve heard the latest media reports, folks, you might have reason to believe the property market is all bricks and slaughter… but is that really the case? Today on the Couch, we’re addressing media alarmists — the recent noise [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 190 | Q & A – Addressing Media Alarmists, Investing in Your 50s and The Truth About Lenders Mortgage Insurance… appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 189 | Q & A - Vic Residential Tenancy Changes and “Legoland” in a Good Location
Folks, today we’re tackling your questions around some tough topics! Because chances are, you’ve heard about the amendments that’ve recently been passed on Victoria’s Residential Tenancies Act — laws that allow tenants to keep pets and make ‘minor’ modifications to [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 189 | Q & A – Vic Residential Tenancy Changes and “Legoland” in a Good Location appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 188 | What's Renovating got to do with Dating? Chat with Naomi Findlay
You heard that correctly, folks! Renovating and Dating. YEP… turns out they’ve got something in common! And to be honest — if it wasn’t for today’s guest, we probably wouldn’t have clued onto this comparison on our own. But, yep, [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 188 | What’s Renovating got to do with Dating? Chat with Naomi Findlay appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 187 | How to Inspect Property Like a Pro! Chat with Andrew Mackie-Smith, Expert Building and Pest Inspector
Folks, let’s just come right out and say it… getting a Building and Pest Inspection is very, very important if you’re going to buy a property. So much so that we’d go as far as to use the word “vital”. [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 187 | How to Inspect Property Like a Pro! Chat with Andrew Mackie-Smith, Expert Building and Pest Inspector appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 186 | Q & A - Should You Pay Down the Principle Loan When Interest Rates are Low? Are Multiple Offset Accounts a Good Idea? PLUS The Step-by-Step Process to Buy an Investment Property!
“The people’s podcast” is EXACTLY that today folks! Because here’s the deal… it’s full-on, gold-packed Q & A Day!! And we’re diving headfirst into… Offset accounts —is it a good idea to have multiple offset accounts? And should you offset [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 186 | Q & A – Should You Pay Down the Principle Loan When Interest Rates are Low? Are Multiple Offset Accounts a Good Idea? PLUS The Step-by-Step Process to Buy an Investment Property! appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 185 | Will your Generation achieve “The Great Australian Dream”? — The Future of Australia’s Population, Retirement Expectations, And Other Things You Thought Were True – Chat with Mark McCrindle
Attention! Baby Boomers, Gen XYZ,  Alpha and everyone else — yep, that’s probably you — we have THE episode that just might teach you a thing or two about your generation, your next door neighbour’s generation, AND the next “smashed [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 185 | Will your Generation achieve “The Great Australian Dream”? — The Future of Australia’s Population, Retirement Expectations, And Other Things You Thought Were True – Chat with Mark McCrindle appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 184 | Five Property Investment Rules You Should NOT Ignore Today
Folks, today we’re unpacking the FIVE PROPERTY INVESTMENT RULES that will turn the media headlines on their heads and help you succeed as a property investor in a changing market! Let’s just come straight out and say it: there is [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 184 | Five Property Investment Rules You Should NOT Ignore Today appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 183 | Is a Granny Flat a Good Strategy? Chat with Paul Glossop
We’ve got to admit it folks — this episode’s overflowing with all the GOLD, regardless of the stage of property investing you’re in! Straight from the Qantas Lounge, we’re interviewing none other than Paul Glossop, Founder and Director of Pure [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 183 | Is a Granny Flat a Good Strategy? Chat with Paul Glossop appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 182 | Everything You Need To Know About How To Value Your Property - Chat with Greville Pabst
Folks, we’re LIVE from the Melbourne Property Buyer Expo this episode! AND we’re with very special guest, Greville Pabst, licensed property valuer, and Executive Chairman of WBP Group (One of the biggest property valuation companies in Australia) — and yep, [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 182 | Everything You Need To Know About How To Value Your Property – Chat with Greville Pabst appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 181 | Tips from Three Birds Renovations on How to Create the Perfect Renovation, Survive it, and See a Return on Investment!
Folks, just a heads up: ripper episode coming your way! To give you roughly an idea of what we mean: we even flew up to Sydney to check out an epically-renovated property, and to have a sit-down chat with three [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 181 | Tips from Three Birds Renovations on How to Create the Perfect Renovation, Survive it, and See a Return on Investment! appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 180 | Building A Portfolio in a Changing Market - LIVE Q & A in Melbourne
The Australian property market collapsing. Housing market under the pump. Melbourne’s property downfall. House sales hit new low… … folks, with headlines like these, we may as well call it a day, bid you farewell in a foreign language like [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 180 | Building A Portfolio in a Changing Market – LIVE Q & A in Melbourne appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 179 | Five ways to Create a Winning Property Investor's Mindset - Chat with Jaemin Frazer
In this day and age, we know that what you think plays a very real part in the life you lead, whether you’re aware of it or not. In truth, thoughts have the ability to change, create or enhance your [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 179 | Five ways to Create a Winning Property Investor’s Mindset – Chat with Jaemin Frazer appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 178 | Q & A : Is that 4th Bedroom Such a Good Idea? APRA’s Affect on Credit Cards & What’s The Secret to a Career in Property Investment?
If you’ve got a question about investing in property, then it’s in your best interests to listen to this episode! Why? Because it’s our favourite day, folks… Q & A Day! And, not only is today just a couple of [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 178 | Q & A : Is that 4th Bedroom Such a Good Idea? APRA’s Affect on Credit Cards & What’s The Secret to a Career in Property Investment? appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 177 | Get Rid of Settlement Headaches Once and For All – Chat with Lisa Dowie
No one wants their most expensive decision to be fumbled, delayed or up-in-the-air come D-day… so today, folks, we’re giving you the settlement solutions BEFORE you need them! And it’s a little bit like taking a peek into a future [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 177 | Get Rid of Settlement Headaches Once and For All – Chat with Lisa Dowie appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 176 | How to Prioritise Your Property Investment Journey and Still Have a Life — Sydney LIVE Podcast ft. Q & A
If you’re reading this, you’re probably keen on property investing — regardless of whether or not you’re a beginner or a multimillion-dollar property portfolio owner… or somewhere in between. And chances are you also like to have a life too, [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 176 | How to Prioritise Your Property Investment Journey and Still Have a Life — Sydney LIVE Podcast ft. Q & A appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.175 | Five Foolproof Ways to Conquer your Finance in this Changing Landscape
What an episode we’ve got for you today, folks!! We’re letting you in on the 5 FOOLPROOF WAYS to conquer your finance!! Yep, we’re dead set serious. Why? Because we know in this day and age it can be a [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 175 | Five Foolproof Ways to Conquer your Finance in this Changing Landscape appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.174 | Stop! Don’t sign the contract until you’ve listened to THIS! – Chat about Strata, Body Corporates & Legal Stuff with Tim Graham
Folks, it’s a SERIOUS episode today… jam-packed with nothing but serious GOLD!! (Please no contract-signing until you’ve swallowed this stuff first.) Why? Today we’ve got Tim Graham, Partner at HWL Ebsworth Lawyers, to discuss all things Real Estate Law … [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 174 | Stop! Don’t sign the contract until you’ve listened to THIS! – Chat about Strata, Body Corporates & Legal Stuff with Tim Graham appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.173 | Q & A – The BATTLE ROUND: "This" vs "That" - What's Your Pick?
It’s a “BATTLE ROUND” Q & A Day, folks!! In other words… This vs That. Yep. After 4 solid weeks of some seriously special guests interviews — starting with Alan Oster and ending with Stuart Wemyss — we’re finally in [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 173 | Q & A – The BATTLE ROUND: “This” vs “That” appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.172 | The 5 Rules for Mastering the Game of Building Wealth – Chat with Stuart Wemyss
Ever wanted the formula to win the game of building wealth? Well, folks… you’re in luck! Because today we have a very special guest on who’s going to hand you the GOLDEN RULES of building wealth that are founded in [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 172 | The 5 Rules for Mastering the Game of Building Wealth – Chat with Stuart Wemyss appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.171 | John Lindeman's Boom and Cash Flow Predictions
Want to know where the booms are predicted to happen? How about the property markets where you can target cash flow positive properties? Joining us today, folks, is John Lindeman, Director of Property Power Partners and researcher and educator for the [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 171 | John Lindeman’s Boom and Cash Flow Predictions appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.170 | Property Data Dive with Jeremy Sheppard & The Top 20 SUA Report!
We’re taking a plunge into the Property Data Dive today folks! Because today the LocationScore Lads have got the band back together and so The Capital Growth King of Research, Jeremy Sheppard — Property Analyst, Research Director and Creator of [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 170 | Property Data Dive with Jeremy Sheppard & The Top 20 SUA Report! appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.169 | Alan Oster – NAB’s Group Chief Economist – on Interest-Rate Rise, Tax Cut and The Future of Residential Property
Let’s get down to business, folks! Today we’re tackling the past, present and future of Australia’s economy… And who better to help us out than Alan Oster, Group Chief Economist of the National Australia Bank (NAB)! Alan sure knows his [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 169 | Alan Oster – NAB’s Group Chief Economist – on Interest-Rate Rise, Tax Cut and The Future of Residential Property appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.168 | Q&A on What % of your Income should you Spend, Borderless Investing and Smart Money Management Tips
It’s our favourite day of the month folks… Q & A Day!!! And we’re covering quite a bit in a short & sweet amount of time today— including AN EXCLUSIVE ANNOUNCEMENT for our Couch listeners!!! (As it so happens, this [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 168 | Q & A on What % of your Income should you Spend, Borderless Investing and Smart Money Management Tips appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.167 | When you SHOULDN'T use a Buyers Agent?
Alright, folks! Let’s bring on Episode 167!! Today is all about Buyers Agents… and when you SHOULDN’T use one! Yep — it might seem a bit strange considering Bryce is one… but we’re going there! And why? Well, we’ve received [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 167 | When you SHOULDN’T use a Buyers Agent? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.166 | Seven Common and Costly Settlement Mistakes when Buying a Property - Chat with Nicole Faid
Back by popular demand! We heard from today’s guest back on Episode 107, and joining us again is none other than Nicole Faid, Principal and Founder of Accord Conveyancing, who has handed out accurate legal advice for over 25 years [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 166 | How to Avoid the 7 Common and Costly Settlement Mistakes when Buying a Property – Chat with Nicole Faid appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.165 | Royal Commission's Role in the Lending Sector and Q&A on Improving Loan Serviceability, Sell v Hold Strategy and Investing in Shares
Just a heads up, folks: we’re tackling a couple of serious topics today! Because, not only are we diving into the world of the Banking Royal Commission (and what they do), we’re also answering a few voicemail messages about how [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 165 | Royal Commission’s Role in the Lending Sector and Q&A on Improving Loan Serviceability, Sell v Hold Strategy and Investing in Shares appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.162 | Q&A - How to Avoid Poor Loan Structure
It’s Q & A Day, folks!! Off the back of last night’s webinar, “7 Deadly Sins of Building a Property Portfolio” we’ve got plenty of questions leftover that we reckon are going to help you with ALL THINGS LOANS and [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 164 | Q&A – How to Avoid Poor Loan Structure appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.163 | Infrastructure: What’s the Game Changer for Property?
We’re going off the cuff today, folks! Yep, there’s been no prep behind this podcast… BUT we guarantee it’s still going to be golden! Why?? It all started (yesterday) when Ben created a little pop quiz for the staff at [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 163 | Infrastructure: What’s the Game Changer for Property? appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.162 | Q&A - Second-tier Lenders, Brisbane’s units market and the order in Investment Assumptions (PLUS a special appearance from Jeremy Sheppard)
We have a couple of treats in store for you today, folks!! Not only is it Q & A Day — we know: it seems like forever since we had one, and we love ‘em!! — we’ve also created A [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 162 | Q&A – Second-tier Lenders, Brisbane’s units market and the order in Investment Assumptions (PLUS a special appearance from Jeremy Sheppard) appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.161 | How to Buy Property Like a Pro - Chat with Veronica Morgan
Want to know how to bag an A grade asset? How about scoring the inside tips Buyers Agents use? If you’re keen to buy property like a pro, today is the show for you! That’s right, folks! We’re getting down [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 161 | How to Buy Property Like a Pro – Chat with Veronica Morgan appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.160 | The Power of Vulnerability - Chat with Karla
We’re getting real on the Couch today, folks. So if you’re in the mood for some solid learning, serious authenticity and a powerful view into what it’s like to be on the chair opposite us (or any other professional advisor), [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 160 | The Power of Vulnerability when Looking for Advice – Chat with Karla appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.159 | From Anti-depressants to Airbnb – Chat with Emily Hazell, Founder of Serotonin Eatery
Feel Good February is even better with a Feel Good Podcast, folks! So, that’s exactly what we’ve got in store for you today: The episode to get rid of the “mood funk” 🙂 In other words: it’s a mindset, business success [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 159 | From Anti-depressants to Airbnb – Chat with Emily Hazell, Founder of Serotonin Eatery appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.158 | Cut The Noise: How to Master Your Mindset with Chris Helder
That’s right, folks! Back by popular demand, we have Chris Helder on The Couch … with his brand new (it’s only been out a week) book, Cut The Noise!! We first heard Chris’s power of mindset and “Useful Belief” in [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 158 | Cut The Noise: How to Master Your Mindset with Chris Helder appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.157 | 7 Reasons Why Investors Should Think Like Ants
Folks … we’ve gone a bit creative on today’s episode!! We want you to think, act and do like …. ants! Yep. We really do mean those teeny tiny insects…. who would have thought ants would come up in a [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 157 | 7 Reasons Why Investors Should Think Like Ants appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.156 | Tim Lawless - 2018 Property Outlook with CoreLogic's Director of Research
We promised you a market outlook last week….. so, folks, we had to deliver! Yep! This week on the Couch, we’ve wrangled in Tim Lawless, CoreLogic‘s executive research director for Australasia, who heads up the Data Research and Analytics team, analysing [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 156 | Tim Lawless – Property Outlook 2018 with CoreLogic’s Director of Research appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.155 | Think you know your A.B.C.D — How to Action The Four Pillars of Mastery in 2018!
It’s the day in our week we most look forward to… Happy Podcast Day, folks! And, you betcha: this episode is ESSENTIAL! Why? If you’re a regular listener of the show (legend), you know that we go on and on [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 155 | Think you know your A.B.C.D — How to Action The Four Pillars of Mastery in 2018! appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.154 | The Do’s and Don’ts: The Discoveries we’ve Learnt in Property Investing (PART 2)
Alright, folks! It’s that time again… Podcast Day! And today we’re bringing you PART 2 of our Summer Series on the Foundational Principles of Property Investing, featuring THE best bits of gold from our guests! So if you’re interested in [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 154 | The Do’s and Don’ts: The Discoveries We’ve Learnt in Property Investing (PART 2) appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.153 | The Do’s and Don’ts: The Discoveries we’ve Learnt in Property Investing (PART 1)
Happy New Year, folks!!! We hope you celebrated this new beginning in style — and also gave yourself a pat on the back for the great things you made happen in 2017!! Indeed, 2018 is now with us……. and we [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 153 | The Do’s and Don’ts: The Discoveries We’ve Learnt in Property Investing (PART 1) appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.152 | Bad News for The Australian Property Market
We’re sorry to bring you Bad News while you’re on holidays. Unfortunately, we have heard some negative talk out there and, well, we think it’s best you know. So, today’s podcast is a little on the “doom and gloom” side, [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 152 | Bad News for The Australian Property Market appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.151 | Is Bitcoin a good investment and what are the Final Budget Changes on Tax Depreciation?
There are so many things to be excited about in this week’s episode!!! First of all, PICA IS FINALLY UP! Remember a few weeks back (Sydney expo) when Ben gave you a sneak peek at setting up a not-for-profit association [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 151 | Is Bitcoin a good investment and what are the Final Budget Changes on Tax Depreciation? appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.150 | How this mother of 5 turned $80,000 into a multimillion dollar property empire – Chat with Margaret Lomas
HAPPY 150 EPISODES!!! Yep, that’s right, folks! Today officially marks our 150th episode……. and, boy, do we have a show in store for you. First up, you’ll finally hear Stiggy speak! Uh-huh. This is one-of-a-kind stuff. Secondly — and it’s [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 150 | Margaret Lomas: How this mother of 5 turned $80,000 into a multimillion dollar property empire appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.149 | Money Tips to Survive this Christmas
It’s beginning to look a lot like…… Spending! That’s right, folks. Christmas is just around the corner, and let’s face it: it’s an expensive time of the year for all of us. So we thought we’d share some money management [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 149 | Money Tips to Survive this Christmas appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.148 | Q&A WITH TWO GUESTS! Why We Support Movember, Where is Australia’s Best Performing Markets and What You Should Be Buying Now
Alright, folks …. This is a jam-packed episode!! 2 GUESTS, Q & A and some big announcements! So, where do we start? First up … We have reached our Movember target of $10,000 big ones! A massive shout out to [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 148 | Q&A WITH TWO GUESTS! Why We Support Movember, Where is Australia’s Best Performing Markets and What You Should Be Buying Now appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.147 | Q&A – What’s Your Exit Strategy? Are You Retiring or Have You Bought a “Dud”?
It’s Q & A day BUT first things first … thank you!! We have officially nailed our Movember target of $5,000!!! And we’ve been busy parcelling The Armchair Guide to Property Investing for those of you who donated $25 or [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 147 | Q&A – What’s Your Exit Strategy? Are You Retiring or Have You Bought a “Dud”? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.146 | 10 Reasons Why You're NOT Rich Yet
Happy Podcast Day folks! Aside from growing our moustaches for Movember, this week we’ve also been growing a ripper episode for you **drum roll please** … Today, we’re giving you the 10 Reasons Why You’re Not Rich Yet!!! (Now, we’ll [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 146 | 10 Reasons Why You’re NOT Rich Yet appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.145 | 8 Reasons Why Vendors Sell Before Auction
Now… it’s Framework Time!! The last framework that we’ve unpacked was Episode 137 on Tips for Buying in Spring so we think we are a little overdue for another one. The topic that we’ll be chatting about today doesn’t happen [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 145 | 8 Reasons Why Vendors Sell Before Auction appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.144 | The American Property Market: Tax Liens, Tax Deeds, Texas and Investing in Opportunity – Chat with Jeff Goins
We’ve spent the week in America, folks — so we thought we’d better bring you back a bit of gold! Sitting by a pool in Dellas (yep), we scored some local intel on the American Property Market —like what’s making [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 144 | The American Property Market: Tax Liens, Tax Deeds, Texas and Investing in Opportunity – Chat with Jeff Goins appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.143 | When will the Power of Big Data and AI decide the Real Value of your Property? Chat with Greg Dickason, Chief Technology Officer at CoreLogic
Big Data. Artificial Intelligence. When will it start calling the shots? As promised, here’s our LIVE PODCAST from the Sydney Property Buyers Expo on the weekend! So if you missed our nail-biting chat with Greg Dickason, Chief Technology Officer at [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 143 | When will the Power of Big Data and AI decide the Real Value of your Property? Chat with Greg Dickason, Chief Technology Officer at CoreLogic appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.142 | Q&A – Can you achieve a passive income in 3 years? Are you too old?
Alright folks, let’s get down to the “nitty gritty” … how long will it take you to achieve a passive income? What about the limits of your age? Are you too old? Are you too young? Do you have an [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 142 | Q&A – Can you achieve a passive income in 3 years? Are you too old? appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.141 | Success Leaves Clues: How Do You Compare to Australia’s Most Sophisticated Investors?
Alright folks, Episode 141 has landed! And today Ben is sliding on his “PIPA” Chairman top hat. Why? Because PIPA’s Annual Investor Sentiment Survey is out! And the boys are going through these factual insights so you can see what [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 141 | Success Leaves Clues: How Do You Compare to Australia’s Most Sophisticated Investors? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Facebook Live Bonus Episode – Q&A on Property Hotspots Webinar
It’s here folks! Sorry it took some time. We thought we’ll organise it a little bit before broadcasting it to the rest of our fellow couchers. So here’s the recording of the Facebook Live last week! This session is mainly [...] CONTINUE READING The post Facebook Live Bonus Episode – Q&A on Property Hotspots Webinar appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.140 | Everything you need to know about Styling for Profit - Chat with Sara and Amy Chamberlain from The Real Estate Stylist
It’s about time we talk about selling a property! So today, we lift the standard with not only one, but two Property Stylists extraordinaire to share with us everything we need to know about styling for profit. Want to add [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 140 | Everything you need to know about Styling for Profit – Chat with Sara and Amy Chamberlain from The Real Estate Stylist appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.139 | Pete Wargent, Multimillionaire at Age 33: How did he do it?
It’s podcast day, yay! Today we have a special guest on indeed — Pete Wargent! Aside from achieving financial freedom at AGE 33 (yep) through property investing primarily in London and Sydney, Pete is now one of Australia’s leading experts [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 139 | Pete Wargent, Multimillionaire at Age 33: How did he do it? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.138 | Alan Kohler: The Guest Who Changed the Industry as a Financial Journalist!
Alright, folks! Joining us on the couch today is Alan Kohler, the renowned Australian financial and newspaper journalist! Aside from being the founder of The Constant Investor and co-host of The Money Café podcast, Alan has a wealth of knowledge [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 138 | Alan Kohler: The Guest Who Changed the Industry as a Financial Journalist! appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.137 | Buyers Agents’ Secret to Winning a Negotiation This Spring
Spring has sprung! And it’s the selling season, indeed. Properties look more beautiful — the lawn is luscious, the sun’s out, there are flowers all around … these all tickle your emotions, charming a lot of buyers to come out [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 137 | Spring Buying Tips | How to Negotiate A Deal During This Selling Season appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.136 | Four Corners and Q&A – The Property Bubble, Being Burnt and Afraid to Invest: What Not to Do
Well folks, after Awe-Guest, it seems like a long time since our last Q&A! So a lot of you have been writing in to us wanting to know our view on Four Corners’ recent episode on property investment in Australia, [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 136 | Four Corners and Q&A – The Property Bubble, Being Burnt and Afraid to Invest: What Not to Do appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.135 | Andrew Bogut - Why is this NBA Superstar Still Adamant on Investing in Property?
Andrew Bogut, NBA superstar & Australia’s greatest basketball player, is here! Alright, folks — we promised an international sports star to end our month of Awe-Guest — and we are really excited to announce that he’s here! Yep, let’s not [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 135 | Andrew Bogut – Why is this NBA Superstar Still Adamant on Investing in Property? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.134 | From The Screaming Jets to Rock-tioneer! How this 90’s Music Icon went from Playing the Drums to Building a Property Portfolio - Chat with Craig “Rosie” Rosevear
Alright folks: what does the drummer from The Screaming Jets and property investment have in common? Craig “Rosie” Rosevear! That’s right—on The Couch today, the man behind the drums of one of Australia’ legendary bands explains how he used his [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 134 | From The Screaming Jets to Rock-tioneer! How this 90’s Music Icon went from Playing the Drums to Building a Property Portfolio – Chat with Craig “Rosie” Rosevear appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 133 | Housing Affordability: Understanding the Causes, not just the Symptoms – Chat with Chris O’Dell, Manager of Research and Insights, NSW’s Department of Planning and Environment
Alright folks! Before we get into today’s chat, here’s the link to PIPA Annual Investor Sentiment Survey 2017: Fill in here. Moving on, today we’re in for a special treat with a Government figure—who just so happens to be directly involved with [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 133 | Housing Affordability: Understanding the Causes, not just the Symptoms – Chat with Chris O’Dell, Manager of Research and Insights, NSW’s Department of Planning and Environment appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 132 | Josh and Jenna from The Block! New things for this Bickering Couple and their Tiny House Movement in Australia
We’re very excited to announce that Josh & Jenna—who, let’s face it, ditched their surnames after becoming household names on the 2011 series of The Block—have landed, with their 8 week old bubba, Freddie, on the Couch! The husband and [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 132 | Josh and Jenna from The Block! New things for this Bickering Couple and their Tiny House Movement in Australia appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 131 | How Did He Turn $4,500 Into A Multi-Million Dollar Property Portfolio? - Chat with Victor Kumar, Partner at Right Property Group
What would you do if you arrived from Fiji to Australia with only $4,500 to your name and little else? Well, that’s exactly what today’s guest, Victor Kumar, Partner at Right Property Group, and his wife did in 1997. And [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 131 | How Did He Turn $4,500 Into A Multi-Million Dollar Property Portfolio?- Chat with Victor Kumar, Partner at Right Property Group appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.130 | Stage to Savvy: How this Singer/Actor Built her Own Impressive Portfolio and Without Guaranteed Work - Chat with Rachel Cole
Awe-Guest, for us, is about bringing in experts from all walks of life and we are proud to say that we’ve finally got Rachel Cole on the show! Welcome Rach!! Rach is an accomplished performer, singer and actor and is currently [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 130 | Stage to Savvy: How this Singer/Actor Built her Own Impressive Portfolio Without Guaranteed Work – Chat with Rachel Cole appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.129 | Robots in Real Estate: Friend or Foe? - Chat with Nigel Dalton, Chief Inventor at REA Group
Disclaimer: This is Beyond Mind-blowing. 😉 Think technology. Think crazy. Think sci-fi films, actually. Yep. This podcast is futuristic—except, all this crazy tech stuff is happening in a future arriving sooner than you think (we were shocked too when we [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 129 | Robots in Real Estate: Friend or Foe? – Chat with Nigel Dalton, Chief Inventor at REA Group appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.128 | How a Country Boy Went From a Butcher to Property Success - Chat with Duncan McPherson, Director of Nelson Alexander
That’s right guys. Duncan McPherson, Director at Nelson Alexander (also a successful property consultant, auctioneer, founder of Nelson Alexander Charitable Foundation and a property investor himself) started his roots in a small country town as, well, a butcher. Yep—his story [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 128 | How a Country Boy Went From a Butcher to Property Success – Chat with Duncan McPherson, Director of Nelson Alexander appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.127 | What you should know about the current Property Market? – Chat with Nerida Conisbee, Chief Economist at REA Group
Happy AWE-GUEST! Yep, the month of “Awe-guest” — it’s a little bit witty isn’t it 🙂 — means only awesome things because we are releasing 2 EPISODES A WEEK WITH THE MOST AWESOME GUESTS for the entire month! To kick [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 127 | What’s Happening In The Property Market? – Chat with Nerida Conisbee, Chief Economist at REA Group appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.126 | Q & A-ccounting with Frank Azzopardi—Tax Deduction, Capital Gains Tax, Land Tax and Aussie Expats
Alright folks! It’s Q & “Accounting” time! Yep, on the couch today we’re talking all things tax! Here to help us wade through the grey area is Frank Azzopardi from our friends (and accountants) at YK Partners. If the name [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 126 | Q & A-ccounting with Frank Azzopardi—Tax Deduction, Capital Gains Tax, Land Tax and Aussie Expats appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.125 (Part 2) | Everything You Need To Know About Picking The Next Hotspot – Chat with Jeremy Sheppard
Did we deliver on the gold in PART ONE? Jeremy Sheppard, also the Director of Research at Select Residential Property, definitely has a serious knack for data collection and analysis, doesn’t he? (Side note: he actually calls himself the “property-data [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 125 (Part 2) | Everything You Need To Know About Picking The Next Hotspot – Chat with Jeremy Sheppard appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.125 (Part 1) | Everything You Need To Know About Picking The Next Hotspot – Chat with Jeremy Sheppard
We’ve been building this one up a bit haven’t we? But TODAY is the day we’ve got Jeremy Sheppard on the couch! Jeremy—himself an investor with 16 properties in his own portfolio—explains his years of passion in data collection, analysis [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 125 (Part 1) | Everything You Need To Know About Picking The Next Hotspot – Chat with Jeremy Sheppard appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.124 | Q&A - 20 minutes Saved 20 Years of Regret, Investing in Airbnb, Property Spruikers, Buying Cash Flow Only and the Cost of Commission
Alright folks, it’s that time again … you ask, the boys answer! After receiving a tabletop full of new topics, we’ve taken our que this week behind an anonymously-sent testimonial. Turns out an earlier podcast Why You Shouldn’t Invest in [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 124 | Q&A – 20 minutes Saved 20 Years of Regret, Investing in Airbnb, Property Spruikers, Buying Cash Flow Only and the Cost of Commission appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.123 | What is Owner-Occupier Appeal and How to Use It When Buying Your Next Investment?
Welcome to Episode 123! We’ve been looking forward to unpacking this one all week! Guess what? The boys are going to walk you through THE perfect text-book investment property. As in: the very one that ticks ALL the owner-occupier appeal [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 123 | What is Owner-Occupier Appeal and How to Use It When Buying Your Next Investment? appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.121 (Part 2) | Does The Guy With The Most Money Always Win At Auction? - Chat with Damien Cooley
Part two with Damien Cooley, Australia’s most respected auctioneers and the face of Cooley Auctions, On top of his Australian record—see part 1— he has an uncountable number of industry trophies tucked under that orange tie—winning the 2015 & 2013 [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 121 (Part 2) | Does The Guy With The Most Money Always Win At Auction? – Chat with Damien Cooley appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.121 (Part 1) | Does The Guy With The Most Money Always Win At Auction? - Chat with Damien Cooley
We’re pretty chuffed to announce that Damien Cooley, one of Australia’s most respected auctioneers and the face of Cooley Auctions, has landed a spot on the couch! For those not in the know: Damien holds the Australian record for the [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 121 (Part 1) | Does The Guy With The Most Money Always Win At Auction? – Chat with Damien Cooley appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.120 | Secret To Making Money While You Sleep - Chat with Tom Panos
We’ve finally got Tom Panos on the show! For those who’s unfamiliar with Tom, he’s the founder of the Real Estate Gym, 5am Club, co-host of the Million Dollar Agent podcast, a weekly commentator on SKY News Business, Channel 602, [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 120 | Secret To Making Money While You Sleep – Chat with Tom Panos appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.119 | The Power of Compounding
Smart Money Management. Savings. Leverage. Compounding interest. That is basically what we are talking about in today’s podcast as inspired by two of our listeners who wrote in. Now, rewind a few episodes, and you’ll find the boys quoting Albert [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 119 | The Power of Compounding appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.118 | Create Wealth Through Your Assets, Not Your Pay Packet - Chat with Craig Stephens, Managing Director of Jas Stephens
Today’s podcast title is a direct quote from our special guest, Craig Stephens! As the Managing Director of Jas Stephens, with a history spanning over 90 years and four generations and the leading real estate agency in Melbourne’s Inner West, [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 118 | Create Wealth Through Your Assets, Not Your Pay Packet – Chat with Craig Stephens, Managing Director of Jas Stephens appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.117 | Everything You Need To Know About Depreciation Changes - Chat with Bradley Beer, CEO of BMT Tax Depreciation
We’ve got Bradley Beer, CEO of BMT Tax Depreciation on the podcast today! Now, some of you might remember Bradley back in Episode 10 where we talked about what is a tax depreciation schedule, how it works and if all [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 117 | Everything You Need To Know About Depreciation Changes – Chat with Bradley Beer, CEO of BMT Tax Depreciation appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.116 | Q&A - How does Guarantor Loan actually works, Fixing a Joint Venture, Investing in WA and more
It’s Question and Answer time!  Now, we answered a few questions in the last episode but realised that we wouldn’t be able to respond to all of your questions at this rate, so we will be doing a Facebook Live [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 116 | Q&A – How does Guarantor Loan actually works, Fixing a Joint Venture, Investing in WA and more appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.115 | What Does The Federal Budget Mean To The Property Market?
What a week! Apologies for the podcast’s downtown earlier this week and thank you to those of you who wrote in to us. We had a system update and things didn’t quite work out as we wanted them to be. [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 115 | What Does The 2017 Federal Budget Mean To The Property Market? appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.114 (Part 2) | How One Punch Turned Into A Property Empire - Chat with Brad Teal, Director of Brad Teal Real Estate
Following on from Part One, the second part with Brad Teal focused on Victoria’s new underquoting laws that came into effect on the 1st May 2017. For those new to the real estate industry, underquoting as defined by the Consumer [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 114 (Part 2) | How One Punch Turned Into A Property Empire – Chat with Brad Teal, Director of Brad Teal Real Estate appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.114 (Part 1) | How One Punch Turned Into A Property Empire - Chat with Brad Teal, Director of Brad Teal Real Estate
The last episode of our Elite Agent Series is with Brad Teal, Director and Founder of Brad Teal Real Estate! Born and raised in Melbourne’s north-west coupled with more than 40 years of experience in the real estate industry, Brad’s [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 114 (Part 1) | How One Punch Turned Into A Property Empire – Chat with Brad Teal, Director of Brad Teal Real Estate appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.113 | Why Positive Thinking Doesn't Work! - Chat with Chris Helder
Another exciting episode of the podcast this week! Joining Bryce and Ben on the couch is a certified practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Public Speaker, and author of The Ultimate Book of Influence and Useful Belief, Chris Helder. After moving to [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 113 | Why Positive Thinking Doesn’t Work! – Chat with Chris Helder appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.112 | Inside The Mind Of An Elite Agent - Chat with Tim Heavyside, Director of Fletchers
Carrying on with our real estate agent season, today we have another special guest star Tim Heavyside on the show with Bryce and Ben. An award winning Real Estate Agent, Director and Auctioneer for Fletchers Real Estate, Tim has an [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 112 | Inside The Mind Of An Elite Agent – Chat with Tim Heavyside, Director of Fletchers appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.111 | Q&A - Borderless Investing, Loan Redraw, Suburb Demographic and more
Can’t believe it has been 11 weeks since our last Q&A! We’ve got quite a line-up of great guests on the show for the past couple of months so for today’s podcast, we will be doing a Q&A instead. Thanks for [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 111 | Q&A – Borderless Investing, Loan Redraw, Suburb Demographic and more appeared first on The Property Couch....

Bonusisode | Listen everyone... This Is Serious!
Housing Affordability. APRA. Investor’s Lending. Super Property Deposit Debate. These are headline news for the last few weeks which have been monopolising the business section of most press for some time now. So, we don’t think we can wait any [...] CONTINUE READING The post Bonusisode | Listen everyone… This Is Serious! appeared first on The Property Couch....


Bonusisode | Chat between TPC and Real Estate Talk - Why I love property?
Bryce recently appeared on our good friend, Kevin Turner’s podcast, Real Estate Talk and we thought it would be a good idea to share it with you guys! If you haven’t check it out yet, tune in to Kevin’s podcast [...] CONTINUE READING The post Bonusisode | Chat between TPC and Real Estate Talk – Why I love property? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.110 (Part 2) | Meet Frank from The Block! - Chat with Frank Valentic, Director of Advantage Property Consulting
Carrying on from Part One, here’s the second instalment of Episode 110 featuring one of Australia’s most renowned Buyer’s Agents, Frank Valentic on the couch today with Bryce and Ben. Now, let’s get into it straight away! For Part Two, [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 110 (Part 2) | Meet Frank from The Block! – Chat with Frank Valentic, Director of Advantage Property Consulting appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.110 (Part 1) | Meet Frank from The Block! - Chat with Frank Valentic, Director of Advantage Property Consulting
To carry on our Real Estate Agent series, we have Frank Valentic for this 2-part episode! Household name and Director of Advantage Property Consulting, Frank often appears on the TV series The Block, helping his buyers snatch up a few [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 110 (Part 1) | Meet Frank from The Block! – Chat with Frank Valentic, Director of Advantage Property Consulting appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.109 | Do Relationships Matter In Real Estate? - Chat with Glen Coutinho, Director of RT Edgar
We are excited to announce that today’s episode is the start of our Real Estate Agent Series! Joining us to kick start this series is Glen Coutinho, Director and Senior Auctioneer for RT Edgar. With over 30 years of experience [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 109 | Do Relationships Matter In Real Estate? – Chat with Glen Coutinho, Director of RT Edgar appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.108 | Five Ways To Improve Affordability
Back in Episode 102, Bryce and Ben discussed if we are facing an affordability issue and when Jan Somers appeared on our show last month, she mentioned that her aunt was also concerned about housing affordability back in the 1950s. Now, with the Federal Budget just a [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 108 | Five Ways To Improve Affordability appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.107 (Part 2) | Contract Reviews, Off The Plan and SMSF Purchases and more - Chat with Nicole Faid, Principal of Accord Conveyancing
We hope you enjoyed the first part of this two-part special guest week episode! In the second instalment of this episode with Nicole Faid; Bryce, Ben and Nicole all go into more detail concerning conveyancing, whilst focusing on some of [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 107 (Part 2) | Contract Reviews, Off The Plan and SMSF Purchases and more – Chat with Nicole Faid, Principal of Accord Conveyancing appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.107 (Part 1) | What Is Conveyancing and How Does It Help With The Settlement Process? - Chat with Nicole Faid, Principal of Accord Conveyancing
Due to there being an excess of absolute gold in yet another special guest week episode, we’ve had to split this week’s episode into two! Today joining Bryce and Ben for this hour long episode is Nicole Faid, principal and [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 107 (Part 1) | What Is Conveyancing and How Does It Help With The Settlement Process? – Chat with Nicole Faid, Principal of Accord Conveyancing appeared first on The Property Couch....

Bonusisode | Chat between TPC and SPI Show - How does a property expert invest in property?
In this joint episode with The Smart Property Investment Show, Phil chats with Ben on the importance of a good money management system when investing in property, having a sound but flexible strategy in place and understanding what you want [...] CONTINUE READING The post Bonusisode | Chat between TPC and SPI Show – How does a property expert invest in property? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.106 | What Is Fractional Property Investment and How Does It Work? - Chat with Anthony Millet, CEO of BRICKX
A few of our listeners have asked us about Fractional Property Investment; what is it and how does it actually works. It is a relatively new investing concept and often, people are confused if it’s investing in shares or property [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 106 | What Is Fractional Property Investment and How Does It Work? – Chat with Anthony Millet, CEO of BRICKX appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.105 | Insights from the Money Queen - Chat with Effie Zahos, Editor of Money Magazine
Our second Live Podcast Recording at the Melbourne Property Buyer Expo last weekend was with Effie Zahos! With more than 20 years in the finance and journalism industry, Effie started as a graduate trainee for Westpac and then moved on [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 105 | Insights from the Money Queen – Chat with Effie Zahos, Editor of Money Magazine appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.104 | Seven Ways To Lose Money In Property
After last week’s much-anticipated talk with Jan Somers who is an example of someone who has made many successful choices when building her 40 plus year old portfolio, today’s episode features Bryce and Ben discussing seven of the most common [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 104 | 7 Ways To Lose Money In Property appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.103 (Part 2) | Chat with Jan Somers, Housewife And Property Multimillionaire
As promised, here is the second part of the highly anticipated Episode featuring the incredibly humble housewife, author of 4 best selling property books, sophisticated property investor and a property educator extraordinaire, Jan Somers. In this part, Bryce, Ben and [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 103 (Part 2) | Chat with Jan Somers, Housewife And Property Multimillionaire appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.103 (Part 1) | Chat with Jan Somers, Housewife And Property Multimillionaire
We are extremely excited here on The Property Couch this week to announce the long-awaited meeting with our special guest today, JAN SOMERS (as we’re sure you would agree)! With a successful property portfolio spanning over 40 years with countless [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 103 (Part 1) | Chat with Jan Somers, Housewife And Property Multimillionaire appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.102 | Do We Have A Housing Affordability Issue?
Finally, back in the studio again this week and as mentioned in Ben’s latest RBA’s cash rate announcement video, this episode of the podcast has Bryce and Ben talking about the all time hot debate topic: The Housing Affordability Issue. [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 102 | Do We Have A Housing Affordability Issue? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.101 | Sand or Stone – 6 Critical Foundations Your Wealth Plan Should Be Built On
With a fresh start this week for The Property Couch after our much-anticipated 100th episode last week, the energy definitely hasn’t dwindled as Episode 101 has Bryce and Ben discussing the six critical foundations to building your wealth plan. From the [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 101 | Sand or Stone – 6 Critical Foundations Your Wealth Plan Should Be Built On appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.100 | The Property Couch UNPACKED!
AND IT’S FINALLY HERE!! Happy Australia Day and thank you to all you who had supported us for the past 99 episodes! It has been an incredible journey, and we are very grateful and amazed at how far we’ve come. [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 100 | The Property Couch UNPACKED! appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.99 | Q&A - Tips For Investing Late In Life, Selling Your Home, Fixing A Downward Portfolio Spiral and more
As Bryce puts it today, we’ve made it to “99, not out!” and with just 1 episode to go before the big 1-0-0, we’re back to provide you with another Q&A Session. In today’s episode, Bryce and Ben give advice [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 099 | Q&A – Tips For Investing Late In Life, Selling Your Home, Fixing A Downward Portfolio Spiral and more appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.98 | Unpacking Property Media Headlines - Chat with Jennifer Duke, Property Journalist and Review Editor of Domain
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). [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 098 | Unpacking Property Media Headlines – Chat with Jennifer Duke, Property Journalist and Review Editor of Domain appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.97 | Q&A – Mechanics of LMI, Purchasing Foreclosed Property, Stretching Your Investing Budget and more
First thing’s first, Happy New Year everyone! And what an exciting new year we have for you all here on The Property Couch. We’ll let Bryce and Ben fill you in on what’s to come, but for now we thought [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 097 | Q&A – Mechanics of LMI, Purchasing Foreclosed Property, Stretching Your Investing Budget and more appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.96 | Building a Positively Geared Property Portfolio - Chat with Prue Muirhead, Property Investor of The Year (2010)
Joining us on our first online recording today is Prue Muirhead! Prue is the co-founder of Muirhead Property Management, the 2010 Property Investor of the Year, teaches property investment and property management at TAFE Adelaide and an active investor with [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 096 | Building a Positively Geared Property Portfolio – Chat with Prue Muirhead, Property Investor of The Year (2010) appeared first on The Property Couch....

Bonusisode - A Boxing Day Chat Between The Property Couch and Smart Property Investment Show
SURPRISE! On this Boxing Day, we are having a joint podcast with Phil Tarrant from Smart Property Investment Show! Phil joined us back in Episode 52 talking about his journey as a property investor but in this Bonusisode (Bonus Episode), [...] CONTINUE READING The post Bonusisode – A Boxing Day Chat Between The Property Couch and Smart Property Investment Show appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.95 | Q&A - Investing in a Financial Planner, Upgrading your PPOR, Loan Strategy to Build your Portfolio and more
As Christmas is a time for giving, we thought today’s special Christmas episode should be none other than a Q&A session!  Topics covered today include debt-retirement and refinancing loans, how to go about upgrading your PPOR (Principle Place of Residence), [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 095 | Q&A – Investing in a Financial Planner, Upgrading your PPOR, Loan Strategy to Build your Portfolio and more appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.94 | Which Market to Invest in for 2017? - Chat with Nerida Conisbee, Chief Economist for the REA Group
Keeping to our Summer Series tradition, Bryce and Ben are joined by yet another special guest in today’s episode; Nerida Conisbee – The Chief Economist of The REA Group: now the biggest digital real estate company in the world! With [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 094 | Which Market to Invest in for 2017? – Chat with Nerida Conisbee, Chief Economist for the REA Group appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.93 | How to Negotiate to Win?
In today’s podcast, a much-anticipated topic features. But first, Bryce and Ben discuss the recently released GDP numbers for the September quarter. With a fall of 0.5%, what does this mean to us Australians? How will business confidence and the Australian [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 093 | How to Negotiate to Win? appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.92 | Why A Buyers Agent is Worth the Money – Chat with Rich Harvey
Today we have another special vodcast episode; and joining Bryce and Ben on the couch is the President of the Real Estate Buyer’s Agents Association of Australia (REBAA), winner of The Buyer’s Agent of the Year award 2016 on Your Investment Property Magazine and Managing Director of Propertybuyer, Rich Harvey. As an established Buyer’s Agent ... The post Episode 92 | Why A Buyers Agent is Worth the Money – Chat with Rich Harvey appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.91 | Q&A - Affordability for First Home Buyers, Overseas Investment, Is it ever too Late to Invest and more
After two weeks of Donald Trump-related episode, we think it's time to get back to our listeners and answer some questions! It’s been a few weeks since our last Q&A session so for today’s episode, Bryce Holdaway and Ben Kingsley will be answering question affordability for first home buyers, investing in property overseas, setting up an offset ... The post Episode 091 | Q&A – Affordability for First Home Buyers, Overseas Investment, Is it ever too Late to Invest and more appeared first on The Property Couch...

Ep.90 | Future of the Australian Property Market Post Donald Trump – Chat with Tim Lawless
Today’s episode is special guest day and joining Bryce Holdaway and Ben Kingsley is Australia's leading property analyst and CoreLogic's Director of Research, Tim Lawless, who will discuss the future of each state in Australia. Following on from last week’s episode of President-Elect, Donald Trump and the uncertainty his win will have on ... The post Episode 090 | Future of the Australian Property Market Post Donald Trump – Chat with Tim Lawless appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.89 | What Impact will Donald Trump have on the Australian Property Market?
Today’s podcast is a particularly interesting one as it gets a bit more political than usual! From talks about Brexit to the results of the American election last night, Episode 89 delves deep into one of the most talked about general elections in recent years and its potential effects on not only the United States, but on ... The post Episode 089 | What Impact will Donald Trump have on the Australian Property Market? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.88 | Q&A - Investing in Newly Developed Areas, Getting into the Property Market, Career as a Buyers Agent and more
Last week's podcast had been quite an interesting one! We strongly recommend you to listen to it twice to make sure you don't miss out on Dr Andrew Wilson's outlook on the Australian Property Market. This week, we are going back to Question and Answer episode and Bryce Holdaway and Ben Kingsley will be discussing investing in newly developed areas for capital growth, career as a ... The post Episode 088 | Q&A – Investing in Newly Developed Areas, Getting into the Property Market, Career as a Buyers Agent an...

Ep.87 | What's the Future of the Australian Property Market? - Chat with Dr Andrew Wilson, Chief Economist for the Domain Group
If you were at the Sydney Property Buyer Expo last weekend, you probably listened to this episode already but for those of you who weren't there, Bryce Holdaway and Ben Kingsley recorded a LIVE Podcast with Dr Andrew Wilson on the Future of the Australian Property Market! Dr Andrew Wilson is the ... The post Episode 87 | What’s the Future of the Australian Property Market? – Chat with Dr Andrew Wilson, Chief Economist for the Domain Group appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.86 | Does All Australian Property Double In Value?
Have you heard about the myth that all property double in value every 7 - 10 years? If this is true, it is certainly an irresistible offer! But if it is true, why isn't everybody investing in property? Unfortunately, based on the report recently ... The post Episode 086 | Does All Property Double In Value? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.85 | Is NOW The Time To Invest In Property In Australia?
Are you into economics, numbers, trend lines and the Property reports released by CoreLogic? If you are, this episode is just for you! It can be a bit heavy and we recommend you to download CoreLogic Monthly Housing & Economic Chart [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 085 | Is NOW The Time To Invest In Property In Australia? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.84 | Why You Shouldn't Invest In Property?
Yes, we know it can sound a bit contradictory. This is a property podcast with two property experts and we even did an episode on why invest in property! So why would we talk about not investing in property? Well, we are being honest here and the fact is... The post Episode 084 | Why you Shouldn’t Invest in Property? appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.83 | Do you think like a sophisticated Property Investor?
If you are new to property investment, don't you want to know what the sophisticated property investors are doing? 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, we are talking about what do investors feel about the long-term merits of real estate, does negative ... The post Episode 083 | Do you think like a sophisticated Property Investor? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.82 | Q&A - Great tenants vs higher rents, Investing in property overseas, Managing leverage and more
This week on The Property Couch, we are answering our listener's question! Bryce and Ben will be answering questions on great tenant vs higher rents, investing in property overseas, starting a career in the property investment industry, paying down debt vs investing, exit strategy when you are in your early 50s and who should you meet first: PIA or BA? The post Episode 082 | Q&A – Great tenants vs higher rents, Investing in property overseas, Managing leverage and more appeared first on The Property Couch....

Facebook Live Bonusisode (Bonus Episode)
Thank you for coming to our Facebook Live event on 13th of Sept! We received a lot of great questions that night but unfortunately, time ran out and we couldn't answer all of your questions. We really do appreciate you taking some time away from your busy life to listen to us so that is why we are recording a bonus episode (or as Ben called it Bonusisode) today to answer all the remaining questions! The post Facebook Live Bonus Episode – Q&A appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.81 | Does Investing for the long term actually matter? - Chat with Stuart Wemyss
For today's podcast, we have Stuart Wemyss, owner and Director of ProSolution Private Clients joining us to talk about his property investment journey and his investing philosophies. Coming from an Accounting and Finance background and with more than 19 years of experience in the investment services, Stuart is also... The post Episode 81 | Does investing for the long term actually matter? – Chat with Stuart Wemyss appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.80 | The Four ‘D’ words that equal a motivated seller!
One of the negotiation tips mentioned in previous episodes is to understand the vendor's motivation to sell. Once you understood that, you would have a better idea on what to negotiate on and increase your chances of securing that property. But as always, this is easier said than done because how ... The post Episode 080 | The Four ‘D’ words that equal a motivated seller! appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.79 | Q&A - Underquoting, New Developments Next Door, Fixing an Overly Negatively Geared Portfolio and more
It’s the first day of Spring and a perfect time for a Question and Answer episode! Bryce and Ben started off with some of their auction stories on underquoting and a general market update.The property market had been rather cold this winter [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 079 | Q&A – Underquoting, New Developments Next Door, Fixing an Overly Negatively Geared Portfolio and more appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.78 | Ten Biggest Risks when Investing in Property in Australia
Investing in property is considered as a relatively safe investment class but as with other types of investments, there are some downfalls that you need to be aware of. So in this week's podcast, Bryce Holdaway and Ben Kingsley will be sharing their ten biggest property investment risk. They will be unpacking this list from a macro point of view such as factors that are beyond an ... The post Episode 078 | Ten Biggest Risks when Investing in Property in Australia appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.77 | Right Strategy in the Right Market at the Right Time
What is the possibility of investing in property with the right strategy, in the right market, at the right time? Well, that depends. Now, we know this sounds really vague but in order to determine that, one need to ask if they have the right understanding in the first place? Because it is very dangerous if the perception of a... The post Episode 077 | Right Strategy in the Right Market at the Right Time appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.76 | Building a property portfolio after the boom - Chat with Veronica Morgan
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 ... The post Episode 76 | Building a property portfolio after the boom – Chat with Veronica Morgan appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.75 | Q&A - RBA Rate Cut, Planning for Reduction in Income and Bidding Tactics at Auction
This week on The Property Couch Podcast, we are going through some of our other listeners' questions. But before that, Bryce and Ben will be discussing about the 25 basis point cut passed on by the Reserve Bank of Australia early this week. How will this... The post Episode 075| Q&A – RBA Rate Cut, Planning for Reduction in Income and Bidding Tactics at Auction appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.73 | Building a property portfolio in a tough market - Chat with Damian Collins
It is Special Guest Day and we've got Damian Collins from Momentum Wealth with us on our very first Vodcast! We'll be talking about his principles and investment strategy when it comes to building a property portfolio in a tough market, some of the horror stories that he has seen in ... The post Episode 73 | Building a property portfolio in a tough market – Chat with Damian Collins appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.72 | Dumb things people do with their Money!
We’ve received a lot of great feedback regarding our Money SMARTS System and quite a number of our listeners have requested us to unpack a little bit more. So for today’s episode, we will be talking about some of the dumb things people do [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 072 | Dumb things people do with their Money! appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.71 | How To Outsmart A Real Estate Agent?
Before you go on, let's make this very clear: We have full respect for real estate agents out there. This episode is not about highlighting the differences between us and them. Instead, what we are focusing today is the full role of... The post Episode 071 | How To Outsmart A Real Estate Agent? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.70 | Q&A - Buying a property with another person, security guarantee and rentvesting in Gold Coast
Back to back Questions and Answers episode! We've had a great time yesterday on our Facebook Live and hence we thought we should answer some of our other listeners' questions. This week, Bryce and Ben looks at the questions on entering the property market, the considerations when buying a ... The post Episode 070 | Q&A – Buying a property with another person, security guarantee and rentvesting in Gold Coast appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.69 | Q&A - Where is that sweet spot between Growth and Yield, investing in metro or regional and more
It's Questions and Answers time! This week, Bryce Holdaway and Ben Kingsley will be talking about finding that sweet spot between Growth and Yield when building your property portfolio, investing in metropolitan or regional, forecasting capital growth and more! The post Episode 069 | Q&A – Where is that sweet spot between Growth and Yield, investing in metro or regional and more appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.68 | Common complaints we hear from property investors
It's been some time since we've done an episode on investing and mindset framework so this time, Bryce and Ben will be unpacking the common complaints they hear from property investors. Apart from that, they will also be sharing some insider information on 'offers' they've received from property spruikers out there, Labor's debate... The post Episode 068 | Common complaints we hear from property investors appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.67 | Property valuation process and the journey of a property investor - Chat with Kieran Clair
We have a guest on the show today! Kieran Clair, Editor of Australian Property Investor Magazine joined Bryce and Ben to talk about his role in the media and publication industry specialising in property investing. Prior to journalism, Kieran was an experienced property value and... The post Episode 67 | Property valuation process and the journey of a property investor – Chat with Kieran Clair appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.66 | Winter is coming and the air will be colder up high
Well, technically winter is already here. However, we will be talking about the Property Market in this episode and for all of you who are a fan of Game of Thrones, you've guessed it right. It's not going to be a good news story... The post Episode 066 | Winter is coming and the air will be colder up high appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.65 | Q&A - How will technology impacts the property market, investing in strata properties and more
Today’s episode starts with a recap on the AREC16 Conference (ps: Bryce refused to talk about AFL). Bryce and Ben also discussed about the possible impact of technology to the property market for example, what would happen if we don’t [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 065 | Q&A – How will technology impacts the property market, investing in strata properties and more appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.64 | Case study: mid 30s couple, combined income of $150k p.a, existing PPOR and two IPs
It has been quite some time since our last case study so this time on The Property Couch, Bryce and Ben will be discussing one the case studies that we've received from our fellow listeners! Tom and Kirby is a mid-30s couple with one child, combined income of ~$150k p.a, owns their own home and two investment properties. What can they do next? The post Episode 064 | Case study: mid 30s couple, combined income of $150k p.a, existing PPOR and two IPs appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.63 | Q&A - What’s the next step to building a portfolio, size of the portfolio, IP or PPOR and diversifying wealth strategy
It's Q&A time again! Today our hosts will be talking about the next property to get for your property portfolio, investment property or principal place of residence first, how important is the quantity of properties in your portfolio, diversifying your wealth strategies and more! The post Episode 063 | Q&A – What’s the next step to building a portfolio, size of the portfolio, IP or PPOR and diversifying wealth strategy appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.62 | Does the Great Australian Dream still exist?
What a week in the property industry! We've got a cash rate cut, the Federal Budget announcement and the Four Corners segment on the Great Australian Dream! Hence, this week on The Property Couch podcast, Bryce Holdaway and Ben Kingsley will be talking about all these discussions and... The post Episode 62 | Does the Great Australian Dream still exist? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.61 | Finding the right property education and renovation tips - Chat with Jane Slack-Smith
Listeners of The Property Couch would probably know our view on property renovation. If it's a small project such as a fresh paint, we are all over it but if you are looking at renovating for profit, we always ask our listeners to proceed with caution because a renovation project can be quite daunting for the inexperience. So this time, Bryce Holdaway and Ben Kingsley invite... The post Episode 61 | Finding the right property education and renovation tips – Chat with Jane Slack-Smith appeared first on The P...

Ep.60 | Building a portfolio through Rentvesting - Chat with Chris Gray
It's Episode 60 and we've got a special guest on the show today! Bryce and Ben have invited Chris Gray, host of 'Your Property Empire', on Sky News Business Channel to talk about all things property. Apart from a property expert, Chris owns a multi million dollar portfolio and he's also currently a rentvestor. In fact, he has The post Episode 60 | Building a portfolio through Rentvesting – Chat with Chris Gray appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.59 | Rentvesting: What is it and who is it for?
As mentioned in previous podcast, Bryce Holdaway and Ben Kingsley will be talking about Rentvesting today! It's not a common property investing strategy but it is gaining some momentum amongst Australian property investors. In fact, Ben was... The post Episode 59 | Rentvesting: What is it and who is it for? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.58 | Will apartments value drop by 50%?
In recent weeks, a few lenders have begin to tighten their terms and conditions on apartments in certain suburbs across Australia. Needless to say, some commentators are putting a blanket statement on the future of apartments and claims that they are looking rather... The post Episode 58 | Will apartments value drop by 50%? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.57 | The Headwinds are Coming
The whole idea for this podcast is to help others become successful property investors (or perhaps avoid them becoming unsuccessful property investors). But Bryce and Ben know that the more successful you become, the more likely you are to be [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 57 | The Headwinds are Coming appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.56 | Q&A - Exiting a contract, crowdfunding, what's the impact of global events on Australia Property Market and more
It’s Q&A time! This week on The Property Couch, Bryce Holdaway and Ben Kingsley will be answering the questions below from our fellow listeners. Thanks again for submitting your questions! Exiting a contract question from Alex: Hi, Just looking for [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 056 | Q&A – Exiting a contract, crowdfunding, what’s the impact of global events on Australia Property Market and more appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.55 | Investment savvy mortgage broker and why interest rate is NOT King?
The last time we did a podcast on finding a mortgage broker was in Episode 43. We’ve received a lot of feedback after that episode on what kind of questions the borrower should ask to determine if the broker they [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 55 | Investment savvy mortgage broker and why interest rate is not king? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.54 | Q&A - Entry into the property investment market, debt reduction and investing in house and land packages
It's Q&A time! This week on The Property Couch, Bryce Holdaway and Ben Kingsley will be answering questions relating to entering the property investment market, debt reduction (related to the strategies in the Book) and what are the investing potential in house and land packages. The post Episode 054 | Q&A – Entry into the property investment market, debt reduction and investing in house and land packages appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.53 | The Money SMARTS System
On page 58 of the Armchair Guide to Property Investing, they introduced the money SMARTS system. It's a money management system and the book provided an overall summary of each section and also some tips on how you can set up this account structure yourself. But we've received some feedback that our ... The post Episode 53 | The Money SMARTS System appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.52 | A property investor's journey and confidence in the Australian residential property market - Chat with Phillip Tarrant
It's our One Year Anniversary!! :-) For today's episode, we are bringing in Phillip Tarrant, Director and Managing Editor of Sterling Publishing and host for the Smart Property Investment Show Podcast. Apart from his daily job, Phillip is also on... The post Episode 52 | A property investor’s journey and confidence in the Australian residential property market – Chat with Phillip Tarrant appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.51 | Will Labor's proposed changes to Negative Gearing policy be good or bad for ordinary Australians?
What an interesting weekend! We always knew that the negative gearing debate was one that would never fade away but last weekend on 13th of February 2016, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten used his speech to the NSW ALP conference to [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 51 | Will Labor’s proposed changes to Negative Gearing policy be good or bad for ordinary Australians? appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 50 | Q&A - Credit card management, professional fees, LOC for negative cash flows, adding value via reno and interest only loans
We can't believe there are 50 podcast episodes already! This time on The Property Couch podcast, Bryce and Ben answer some of our listeners' questions surrounding good credit card management habits, why we talk about interest only loans in the book, understanding professional fees, adding value by adding an extra bedroom and more. The post Episode 050 | Q&A – Credit card management, professional fees, LOC for negative cash flows, adding value via reno and interest only loans appeared first on The Property ...

Ep 49 | Possibility of an out-of-cycle rate rise and media commentaries on the Property Market
The Governor and Reserve Bank has decided to keep interest on hold at 2% in the cash rate announcement this month. But will there be another out-of-cycle rate rise by the lenders? We've seen it last year where interest rates on residential loans were raised but what are the chances... The post Episode 49 | Possibility of an out-of-cycle rate rise and media commentaries on the Property Market appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep 48 | Different investment structures (trust, company, partnership), CGT and other tax related topics - Chat with Frank Azzopardi
Our loyal listeners would have noticed by now that every single time a tax related question pops up on the podcast, Bryce and Ben will try and answer it in a general sense (sometimes, probably too general). So, this time on The Property Couch, we have invited Frank Azzopardi from YK Partners to help give a The post Episode 48 | Different investment structures (family trust, company, partnership), CGT and other tax related topics – Chat with Frank Azzopardi appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep 47 | 2016 Property Outlook and Findings on Gentrification - Chat with Peter Koulizos
Peter Koulizos is back on The Property Couch podcast! Bryce and Ben will be discussing about Peter's thesis on gentrification and as a bonus, they will also be revealing their 2016 Property Outlook for the Australian Market... The post Episode 47 | 2016 Property Outlook and Findings on Gentrification – Chat with Peter Koulizos appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 46 | Q&A - Things we would have done differently, Buying sight unseen, Tax and purpose of property, Investment grade in regional centres and Joint ventures
This week on The Property Couch, Bryce Holdaway and Ben Kingsley will be answering questions relating to things they would have done differently, buying sight unseen, tax and purpose of property, finding an investment grade property in regional centres and joint ventures when investing in property. The post Episode 046 | Q&A – Things we would have done differently, Buying sight unseen, Tax and purpose of property, Investment grade in regional centres and Joint ventures appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 45| Why should you conduct a Pre-Purchase Building Inspection and what could go wrong? - Chat with Paul Baker
Welcome to The Property Couch’s first episode in 2016! Joining us on the podcast today is Paul Baker from Independent Property Inspectors Melbourne. As mentioned in Episode 22 and Bryce’s video on “When to conduct a building and pest inspection“, [...] CONTINUE READING The post Episode 045 | Why should you conduct a Pre-Purchase Building Inspection and what could go wrong? – Chat with Paul Baker appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 44 | Q&A - Building cash reserve, Next-door suburbs, Property professionals, Offset accounts, Buying at a premium, How to be a BA & Renovating for Profit
For the last episode of 2015 and as promised for our Summer Series, we will be going through quite a few questions! Bryce Holdaway and Ben Kingsley will be answering the questions below from our fellow listeners. It's going to a full on one so sit tight! :) The post Episode 044 | Q&A – Building cash reserve, Next-door suburbs, Property professionals, Offset accounts, Buying at a premium, How to be a BA & Renovating for Profit appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 43 | How to choose a mortgage broker wisely?
Merry Christmas! It's the first Christmas on The Property Couch and Bryce and Ben is definitely in a festive mood. In this podcast they will be sharing some of their stories on mortgage brokers and what role do they play in building a property portfolio... The post Episode 043 | How to Choose a Mortgage Broker Wisely? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 42| Investment Strategy, New Developments and Professional Advice - Chat with Steve Waters
Our next guest on The Property Couch is Steve Waters from Right Property Group! With a combined experience of more than 30 years in the property industry, this trio will be chatting about, philosophies and strategies in property investment, their thoughts on new developments... The post Episode 042 | Investment Strategy, New Developments and Professional Advice – Chat with Steve Waters appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 41 | The Moving Parts of Cash Flow Management (Money & Wealth Accumulation Model)
This week on The Property Couch, our hosts discuss about the moving parts of a cash flow management strategy. As compared to Episode 3 (Four Pillars of Mastery – Cash Flow Management) where we talked about the flow of money... The post Episode 041 | The Moving Parts of Cash Flow Management (Money & Wealth Accumulation Model) appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 40 | Q&A - Line of Credits, NRAS Program, Fixing a Broken Portfolio, Conducting a Due Diligence and Insurances
In this Q&A episode, Bryce and Ben discuss about the intricacies of using a Line of Credit, National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) Program, fixing a broken portfolio, how to start your due diligence and insurances on investment property.... The post Episode 040 | Q&A – Line of Credit, NRAS Program, Fixing a Broken Portfolio, Conducting a Due Diligence and Insurances appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 39 | Post-Purchase Process for Investment Properties
As mentioned before, getting the right strategy and perfecting the art of asset selection is crucial to any property investors. But what happens once the contract is signed? This time on The Property Couch, Bryce Holdaway and Ben Kingsley talks about the post-purchase... The post Episode 039 | Post-Purchase Process for Investment Properties appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 38 | Property Price Research in Australia
In their daily role as a Buyers Agent and Property Investment Advisor, Bryce and Ben often conduct comparable analysis on properties that they are going to buy. This is a crucial part of their due diligence because it demonstrates the ... The post Episode 038 | Property Price Research in Australia appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 37 | Understanding the Scarcity factor in Property Investment
Scarcity. It is one of the three filters in our asset selection criteria and you've probably heard Bryce and Ben talking about it numerous times in previous podcasts. In this current market condition, it is more important than ever to ensure you... The post Episode 037 | Understanding the Scarcity factor in Property Investment appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 36 | Journey of the Property Investment Advisor of the Year
It's confirmed! Ben Kingsley is the Property Investment Advisor of the Year 2015 Award! This is the second year we've championed the PIA Category of the Reader's Choice Award organised by Your Investment Property Magazine. But this is not a... The post Episode 036 | Journey of the Property Investment Advisor of the Year appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 35 | What does the PIPA Annual Investor Sentiment Survey means?
In this podcast episode, Bryce and Ben will be explaining the recently released 2015 PIPA Annual Investor Sentiment Survey and help our listeners in understanding what the report means to property investors and the industry itself. Some of the key... The post Episode 035 | What does the PIPA Annual Investor Sentiment Survey means? appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 32 | Investing in a Changing Market in Australia
Are we in a changing market? The Australian property market has had a great run but is it time to think about what happens when it cools down or even corrects itself. In this episode, Bryce Holdaway and Ben Kingsley talks about property investing in a changing market... The post Episode 032 | Investing in a Changing Market in Australia appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 31 (Part 2) | Checklist to Getting A Great Property Manager - Chat with Carolyn Wright
In this second part of Episode 31, we look at one of our listeners' question on managing rental through the property manager, what to expect and how to deal with queries for maintenance. As mentioned, getting a good or bad property manager can make a The post Episode 031 (Part 2) | Checklist to Getting A Great Property Manager – Chat with Carolyn Wright appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 31 (Part 1) | Story of an Investor and Lessons Learnt along the Way - Chat with Carolyn Wright
This week on the Property Couch, we've invited Carolyn Wright from Your Property Manager to talk about her own personal experience as a property investor. Bryce and Ben will also be sharing the investing lessons that most investors would learn along the way particularly... The post Episode 031 (Part 1) | Story of an Investor and Lessons Learnt along the Way – Chat with Carolyn Wright appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 30 (Part 2) | What is Gentrification and Signs to look out for - Chat with Peter Koulizos
Following from Part 1 of Episode 30 (Five Golden Rules of Property Investment), our hosts continue on to talk about a topic that Peter Koulizos is current researching on: Suburb Gentrification. Gentrification in general means wealthier people moving into an area and in Australia, the gentrification process varies... The post Episode 030 (Part 2) | What is Gentrification and Signs to look out for – Chat with Peter Koulizos appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 30 (Part 1) | Five Golden Rules of Property Investment in Australia - Chat with Peter Koulizos
The Property Couch has reached Episode 30! To celebrate this, we've got The Property Professor, Peter Koulizos joining us to talk about the Five Golden Rules of Property Investment. Combining Peter's background with Bryce's role as a Buyers Agent and Ben's knowledge in Mortgage Broking and you have a great team of property ... The post Episode 030 (Part 1) | Five Golden Rules of Property Investment – Chat with Peter Koulizos appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 29 | Common Mistakes when Investing in Property in Australia
We've all made mistakes in life. Some are relatively harmless but when it comes to high value transactions such as investing in property, the stakes are higher. So this time on The Property Couch podcast, Bryce Holdaway and Ben Kingsley list out a few common mistakes that they've seen people make in their investment journey. The first is ... The post Episode 029 | Common Mistakes when Investing in Property appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 28 | Is the Property Market Oversupplied & What's Happening in the Lending Sector?
With dwelling approvals remaining close to record high levels and the latest housing credit data suggesting a slowing investment credit growth, will this lead to an oversupply in the Australian property market? On top of that, how is the lending... The post Episode 028 | Is the Property Market Oversupplied & What’s Happening in the Lending Sector? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 27 | Tips for Buying at Auction in Australia
Not every state in Australia has an auction culture but we are seeing an increasing trend of it. In their everyday role Bryce and Ben have seen many buyers who are either too afraid of the auction campaign or ... The post Episode 027 | Tips for Buying at Auction in Australia appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 26 | Q&A - Property through Trust, Renovating stablished properties, Gentrification and Investing in Regional Centre
We are hoping to catch up with all our listeners' questions. So in this episode, Bryce and Ben answer questions in regards to buying property through trust, renovating established properties, gentrification and its signs and investing in regional centres ... The post Episode 026 | Q&A – Property through Trust, Renovating Established Properties, Gentrification and Investing in Regional Centre appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 25 | Q&A - High LVR, Capital Gains Tax, Cross Colaterisation and SMSF Property
In this episode, Bryce and Ben answer some of our listeners' question in regards to investing with high loan to value ratio (LVR), capital gain tax (CGT) implications, cross collateralisation and SMSF & Property... The post Episode 025 | Q&A – High LVR, Capital Gains Tax, Cross Collateralisation and SMSF Property appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 24 | Seven Habits of Highly Effective Property Investors
Drawing from Stephen Covey's book, our hosts talk about the Seven Habits of Highly Effective Property Investors. The first habit is to be proactive. As Bryce mentioned in the podcast, you won’t achieve Financial Freedom unless you take a step forward to make it happen... The post Episode 024 | Seven Habits of Highly Effective Property Investors appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 23 | Exit Strategy in Property Investment
This week on The Property Couch podcast, Bryce and Ben talk about planning ahead and have an Exit Strategy when investing in property. As Stephen Covey once said, "Begin with the End in Mind". We think this concept can be applied to property investors as well... The post Episode 023 | Exit Strategy in Property Investment appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 22 | Q&A - Building & Pest Inspection, Rentvesting and Next Wage Growth Hotspot
It's Questions and Answers time! Thanks for all the suggestions on new topics to cover in this podcast. In this episode, Bryce and Ben discuss about building and pest inspection, rentvesting and finding the next wage growth hotspot. The post Episode 022 | Q&A – Building & Pest Inspection, Rentvesting and Next Wage Growth Hotspot appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 21 |The Negative Gearing Debate in Australia
The debate on negative gearing and how it impacts the Australian Property Market is ongoing but when the RBA suggested that negative gearing might be up for a review last week, the debate got hotter. So this week on The Property Couch ... The post Episode 021 | The Negative Gearing Debate in Australia appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 20 | Science of Asset Selection - The Buyer's Decision Quadrant
There is a high chance that when you are looking to buy an investment property, you would already have a few factors to consider. Bryce and Ben discuss about these factors and how it can be a framework or rather ... The post Episode 020 | Science of Asset Selection – The Buyer’s Decision Quadrant appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 19 | Four Ways an Investor will Pay
As Bryce promised, this week is about the Four Ways a Property Investor will Pay. The first is Buying the Wrong Asset. We've mentioned about this many time before; Asset Selection is crucial. It is the whole reason why you want to ... The post Episode 019 | Four Ways an Investor will Pay appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 18 | What is a Buyers Agent and Do You Need One in Australia?
We've all heard about real estate agents before but how much do you know about a Buyers Agent? Although this role is getting increasingly popular in Australia, not many investors are using one and some may not even know... The post Episode 018 | What is a Buyers Agent and Do You Need One? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 17 | Who's Your Personal Banker?
This time on The Property Couch, Bryce Holdaway and Ben Kingsley drilled down a little bit more on one of the Four Pillars of Mastery: Borrowing Power. The theory of getting your finance right is to think about two to three properties or loans in advance whilst ... The post Episode 017 | Who’s Your Personal Banker? appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 16 (Part 2) | 5 Essential Steps to Property Investing in Australia
In this part of the 5 Essential Step to Property Investing in Australia, we move on to Plan, Implement and Manage. We all know that Planning is not easy especially if you are planning 30 years ahead. But if you don't have a plan... The post Episode 016 (Part 2) | 5 Essential Steps to Property Investing in Australia appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 16 (Part 1) | 5 Essential Steps to Property Investing in Australia
In this episode of The Property Couch, our hosts think it is unfortunate that money management and smart investment planing are not part of the curricular in Australia's school system. Bryce and Ben re-emphasize the importance of understanding the fundamentals ... The post Episode 016 (Part 1) | 5 Essential Steps to Property Investing in Australia appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 15 | Real Life Property Investing in Australia - Case Study
One of our listeners has provided us with a case study and hence, we think it's a great chance to talk about real life property investing stories in Australia. So here's a summary of the question: Why does some apartments that seem to tick all the boxes just don't appreciate in price overtime? This block at Brunswick... The post Episode 015 | Real Life Property Investing in Australia : Case Study appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 14 | Should we buy during a boom & are we in a Property Bubble in Australia?
This time on The Property Couch, Bryce Holdaway and Ben Kingsley talk about the hot topic of the month! Should we buy in a boom and are we in a property bubble? It is undeniable that there's definitely a boom in Sydney and Melbourne is not far behind... The post Episode 014 | Should we buy in a Boom & are we in a Property Bubble? appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep. 12 | Why Invest in Property? (Property Investing in Australia)
It comes as no surprise that Bryce Holdaway and Ben Kingsley are huge advocates to investing in property. As property investment advisors and buyers agents, they've come across many different platforms... The post Episode 012 | Why Invest in Property? appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep. 11 | Property Spruikers (Property Investing in Australia)
Property Spruikers' activity in this industry is not a new topic. However, despite being a well known issue, there aren't much else being done about it and at the end of the day, innocent investors are the ones getting hurt... The post Episode 011 | Property Spruikers appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.10 | Tax Depreciation Schedule (Property Investing in Australia)
In this episode, Bryce and Ben is joined by the Managing Director of BMT Quantity Surveyors, Bradley Beer to explain what tax depreciation actually meant and how does it work. Brad also shared some of the case studies to help our listeners.. The post Episode 010 | Tax Depreciation appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.09 | Buying Countercyclical (Property Investing in Australia)
This week, Bryce and Ben talk about understanding the property market trend and buying counter cyclical instead of chasing for properties which is potentially at the peak of their cycle already. This is especially true in... The post Episode 009 | Buying Counter Cyclical appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.08 | Investment Stock vs. Investment Grade Properties in Australia
The most anticipated topic is finally here! Investment Stock vs. Investment Grade Properties. Bryce and Ben had been talking about this for weeks and so, in this episode, they started off by explaining what they meant with investment stock and ... The post Episode 008 | Investment Stock vs. Investment Grade appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.07 | Studio or One Bedroom Apartment as an Investment Property
In this episode, Bryce and Ben answered one of our listener's question on whether studio or one bedroom apartment is a good investment property. Technically, we are looking at this question in two parts... The post Episode 007 | Studio or One Bedroom Apartment as an Investment Property appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.05 | Four Pillars of Mastery - Asset Selection
The third part of our Four Pillars of Mastery series is Asset Selection. In previous episodes we talked about Cash Flow Management and Borrowing Power but Asset Selection is usually what most people are interested in. Well.. The post Episode 005 | Four Pillars of Mastery – Asset Selection appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.04 | Four Pillars of Mastery - Borrowing Power
Episode 004 of The Property Couch is a continuation of our Four Pillars of Mastery series. Last episode we talked about Cash Flow Management and how it is the first step to... The post Episode 004 | Four Pillars of Mastery – Borrowing Power appeared first on The Property Couch....

Ep.03 | Four Pillars of Mastery - Cash Flow Management
In this Episode of The Property Couch, Bryce Holdaway and Ben Kingsley talk about the four areas that each property investor needs to master. Property Investment is not just.. The post Episode 003 | Four Pillars of Mastery – Cash Flow Management appeared first on The Property Couch....


Ep.01 | We Fix Bad Property Investment Advice
Welcome to the First Episode of The Property Couch! To kick start this podcast, Bryce Holdaway and Ben Kingsley share some of their personal property investment journey and .. The post Episode 001 | We Fix Bad Property Investment Advice appeared first on The Property Couch....