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Episode 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 and Thursday — kicking off RIGHT NOW all the way until Thursday 31st January! Yep. That’s 7 unstoppable weeks of nothing but the best guests, double time!

And joining us for our first ever episode of the season to dive into the implications of the proposed changes to Negative gearing is none other than the Property Professor himself… Peter Koulizos! If you recognise the name, that’s not only because Peter is an industry expert who has been in the property education space for a very, very long time, he’s also sat on the Couch a couple times already!! We spoke to him about gentrification way back in Episode 30 and then again in Episode 47!!

Although he likely doesn’t need an introduction, we’ll clear up that, yes, aside from being a hands-on property investor himself, Peter specialises in property valuation and economics and holds a teaching degree, a Graduate Diploma in Property and a Masters of Business (Property). He lectures in Property Investment for Tafe SA, Uni SA and other property education courses all over the country. And he’s done all this for over a decade. Not to mention, the Property Professor also took over the reins from Ben as Chairman of Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA)!

So, let’s bring out the Summer cocktail and kick off the conversation shall we?!

 

Before we throw down the beach towel, don’t forget…

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Here’s the lowdown on Negative Gearing…

AND….

  • What’s Peter’s final word for property investors for 2019???

 

Quote of The Show…

No one ever said, “My Great Australian Dream is to make the banks more money.”
– Ben

Episode 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 and obviously pay their rent on time. But you also need the assurance that (touch wood) if the worst case scenario were to play out, you’d have someone on your side to protect you and your asset and, importantly, hold the right person accountable.

…. This is where having the right property manager can make all the difference!!

So how do you spot the right property manager? And what are the traits that separate the good from great??

Joining us today — for her debut on The Property Couch — is Lauren Robinson, Founder of RentalResults, a specialist property management business based in Brisbane, author of Rented and a successful property investor (commercial and residential) in her own right. With over 15 years’ experience in the property management industry, having won Property Manager of the Year in 2017, and buying her first property way back when she was 22, Lauren is quite the guest to cover today’s topic!

Before we crack open the lid and dive into the gold, just a quick shout out that our Summer Series starts THIS COMING TUESDAY (18th of December). Yep, that IS a Tuesday!

 

What’s our Summer Series??

Folks, the festive season just got a whole lot more fun with TWO EPISODES PER WEEK, featuring nothing but the BEST guests… some of which include our very own tribe of #TPC listeners!!!

Here’s the deal…

From 18th December – 31st January the Couch is coming to you TWICE a week on Tuesday and Thursday!

 

DOWNLOAD our Free Binge Guide Here – The First 20 Episodes

As mentioned on today’s show, don’t forget to pick up your Free Copy of the Golden Highlights. This 80-odd page document is the vault containing all the foundational tips and insights you need to be a successful investor.
You can get it here.

 

Also, we’ll be featuring on the Today Show on Channel 9 THIS Saturday 15th December @ approx. 8:30am, so make sure you turn on the telly on if you’re up and about 🙂

 

What will you learn today?

 

 

Want more episodes on this topic? Check out these….

Episode 031 (Part 1) | Story of an Investor and Lessons Learnt along the Way – Chat with Carolyn Wright

Episode 082 | Q&A – Great tenants vs higher rents, Investing in property overseas, Managing leverage and more

Episode 189 | Q & A – Vic Residential Tenancy Changes and “Legoland” in a Good Location

 

 

 

Episode 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 OECD Housing Report that came out on Monday, then you’ll know that the Australian housing market isn’t the flavour of the month at the moment.

We’ve all seen that the property market come off its peak, and this, combined with the credit crunch following APRA’s lending restrictions and the Banking Royal Commission, as well as the proposed changes to Negative Gearing and Capital Gains Tax has spread a ripple right across market sentiment.

In other words, you could say… Winter is here.

So, today we’re diving into what’s unfolding with housing prices and what we’re likely to see happen in the property market from here. To help with this, we’re revisiting what we discussed 2 ½ years ago — Episode 066 | Winter is coming and the air will be colder up high.

And folks, the similarities between what we said then to what we’re seeing now just might shock you! Those who acted early and pulled out the umbrella won’t be surprised.

BUT the real question is: what does all this mean for you and the future of investing in property?

Or do you simply want a straight answer to “What the heck is going on in the property market right now?”

We’ve got you covered.

 

Here’s the wild ride you’re in for…

 

The REPORTS and Media mentioned…

OECD House Price Report

ABC’s 7:30 Report – Latest figures from CoreLogic

And ABC’s 7:30 three-part video series…

House of Cards Part 1

House of Cards Part 2

House of Cards Part 3

 

P.S. It ALWAYS comes down to the fundamentals!!!

DOWNLOAD our Free Binge Guide Here – The First 20 Episodes

This 80-odd page document is the vault containing all the foundational tips and insights you need to be a successful investor.
Want a Free Copy of The Golden Highlights? You can get it here.

 

 

Episode 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 about to unpacked is a framework-stacked episode featuring THE Money Lessons for Kids — more specifically, how to teach your kids about money! Because, let’s face it, money makes the world go ‘round… so if our young folk aren’t given a proper head start as to how it all works, their futures will be impacted. It really is as simple and as straightforward as that.

So, how do you work out when and how to teach them?

Well, with 2 young boys each, we’ve asked ourselves the same thing. We get it — trying to run a household, manage your own money AND make sure your kids grow up to be respectable, decent and bright humans is no easy task. Adding to that the necessity of teaching them about money so that they can, not only survive in the big wide world but actually thrive in it… well, even we could do with some insights!

That’s what we want to give YOU today (if you’ve got more tips to teach our own kids too, we’d love to know!)…

 

Before plunge into the murky waters of Money & Kids 101, here are a few bits of housekeeping and the free resources we mention in today’s show…

Oh, and because kids learn A LOT just by watching what you do (so the way you manage your own money really matters), here’s a shameless plug for our new book, Make Money Simple Again!

As Bryce mentioned, his TV show Escape from the City premiers on the 3rd of January 2018! So make sure you spare some time between the cricket to check it out! Just a heads up, he’ll personally be appearing on the show a few weeks later on the 31st January 😉

 

Here’s what you’ll learn from today’s episode…

 

 

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 as well… the stock market corrections!

Plus, Ben explains why Scott Morrison’s latest announcement signals the timing of the upcoming election, and how this will impact the economy moving forward.

So… for the last Cash Rate announcement of 2018, what will be RBA’s decision on the cash rate?

Most namely the biggest story of the last six weeks, and certainly into November, has been the stock market corrections that we’ve seen around the globe on the fears of a slowing global economy. You can also factor in the spike that the US economy had and the US share market had through the lower tax rates introduced by Donald Trump. So we’ve got that as a backdrop, but also the share market has also lost confidence because of the trade wars that are going on.

Interestingly, over the weekend China and the US met and they’ve put a truce in place — well, it’s short term so it might be a false dawn, but we have a truce in place — which means the US aren’t going to increase their tariff percentages and China has promised to buy a significant amount of US goods.

What has that meant? Well, we’ve definitely seen the stock market have a very, very good couple of days and that’s potentially put some confidence back into the broader stock market, and hopefully the broader economies around the world. But it is short term; we need to get through this Christmas period, which is going to see some significant changes.

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DISCLAIMER: This video is general information only and is an opinion comment by Ben Kingsley. The information contained in this video is for Australian residents only. The information does not take into account the particular investment objectives or financial situation of any potential viewer. It does not constitute, and should not be relied on as, financial or investment advice or recommendations (expressed or implied) and it should not be used as an invitation to take up any investments or investment services. No investment decision or activity should be undertaken on the basis of this information without first seeking qualified and professional advice.

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