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Episode 378 | The voice behind “The Female Investor”! – Chat with Nicola McDougall

Did you know that 1 in 3 Australian women retire with no super? Or that women are twice as likely as men to sell their house and move to lower-cost accommodation because of tight financial circumstances during retirement?

That’s a SHOCKING fact folks.  And joining us to deep dive into this complex topic is none other than Nicola McDougall: Chair of the Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA), Director of Bricks & Mortar media, award-winning journalist and editor, and co-author of the newly released book: “The Female Investor: Creating Wealth, Security, and Freedom through Property”!!

(Talk about talented right?! Not to mention she’s our good friend from way back.)

Today we deep dive into Nicola’s history from journalist to property investor, her work with PIPA, what she hopes to achieve with her new book, and WHY women need to gain greater financial independence!!

You’ll also get to learn Nicola’s TOP 5 tips for financial empowerment…

  1. Prioritise your _______
  2. Learn about strategic _________
  3. Focus on the ____, not the ___!
  4. Understand there is no _______ approach
  5. Work with _____

 

And be sure to stick around to the end to hear the lifehack that applies to both dealing with anxiety and … property investing?!

We also slip in a special discount towards the end folks! 😉

 

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  • 3:20 – Hayden Linggood, Cactus Clan, Asdfgyrfcjdxfuvsuhdu, Lifestyle by design, luke miller, Gazzab32, propertybeginner, Ryan Daniel Fuller, amasum – Contact us for a FREE “Start & Build” course – Cheers for leaving us a review!
  • 9:01 – Why you need BOTH the Audiobook and PDF of our FREE eBook “The Armchair Guide to Property Investing
  • 11:50 – One of Bryce’s favourite Robert Kiyosaki quotes!
  • 13:05 – What does “Risk is a measure of knowledge, not a measure of investment” mean?
  • 14:33 – Meet Nicola!
  • 15:38 – So…how does Ben, Nicola and the PIPA all tie together??
  • 18:20 – The rise of PIPA and its plans for 2022
  • 21:16 – How regulated property advice can affect YOU and your business
  • 23:38 – This is WHY PIPA does what it does!
  • 24:55 – Nicola hopes THIS will become the benchmark in the property industry
  • 29:13 – Consumers can now check THIS on the PIPA website!!
  • 30:37 – A family dynamic of openness: A peek into Nicola’s history
  • 34:00 – How Nicola went from global nomad to successful journalist
  • 36:59 – The FIRST property Nicola bought
  • 39:16 – Who Nicola’s property portfolio mentors were!
  • 41:07 – Nicola’s written over HOW many words about property?!?
  • 42:06 – THIS was Nicola’s inspiration for “The Female Investor
  • 44:15 – Why women need to prioritise financial independence
  • 46:13 – Nicola’s dream for the future
  • 48:30 – Nicola’s TOP 5 tips for financial empowerment
  • 58:10 – Will THIS problem be addressed by today’s generation of female investors?
  • 1:01:54 – What does the female pay gap look like in 2022?
  • 1:03:35 – A special discount for listeners! (Valid until the 28 Feb 2022!)
  • 1:06:57 – Nicola’s lifehack for EVERYTHING from mental health to property health!
  • 1:10:05 – “You can’t be what you can’t see”: Normalising anxiety

And…

  • 1:16:29 – These 3 cities now have a median house price of OVER 1M!

 

 

 

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

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 family, holding down a career, investing in property already AND/OR simply have a lot on the go….

… this is YOUR episode!

 

‘Cos today is PART 2 of our tips and tailored Q&A session for each investor demographic… and today we’re tackling…

  1. Busy folks
  2. Experienced investors

So, if you’re a curious to learn how to invest in property WITHOUT sacrificing your life, lifestyle or livelihood… or you wanna hear how to review your current portfolio, or what to do when you’ve ALREADY got one or two investment properties under your belt…. then you’ve come to the right place!!!

Today we’re answering the common questions folks in either/both of these demographics ask us, so that you’ll be educated, efficient AND effective at building out your property portfolio.

 

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So… THE QUESTIONS — 

For Busy Couple and Families:

  • Q1: How do we afford to invest in property when we’re busy raising a family and still keep money for holidays, schooling, being home and other important lifestyle needs?
  • Q2: How much does it really cost and how long will it take to build a stress-free property portfolio that we can live off?
  • Q3: Is passive income through property a possibility or a pipe dream? Will we really have enough to retire comfortably?
  • Q4: Who can we trust to set us on the right path?
  • Q5: What’s happening with property now? Where are we in the property cycle and what locations should we invest in?
  • Q6: What type of properties should we be looking at if we are in this particular demographic?
  • Q7: What’s the best loan structure and strategy for my situation before I’m in this particular demographic?
  • Q8: When should we buy the next one? After the kids are in high school?
  • Q9: How can we find the best way to get started at this stage of our life?

 

Experienced Property Investors:

  • Q1: Is your current portfolio correctly structured for optimal growth and will new property strategies actually work for you?
  • Q2: How many do I actually need?
  • Q3: How do I review my portfolio?
  • Q4: How can you grow your portfolio quickly without risking all you’ve worked so hard to achieve?
  • Q5: How can you invest in property when you’re nearing retirement and concerned about conserving your current nest egg.
  • Q6: What’s the truth about self-managed super funds? Should you have one? Us it set up for ultimate performance and is your current structure in danger of noncompliance?
  • Q7: How do I diversify my portfolio?

 

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Episode 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 you exactly what you need to know to avoid the mistakes from the get go, what investment makes for a good investment AND how to get onto the property ladder quicker and without the hassle!

This is Episode #1 of TWO EPISODES that cover the types of property investor demographics out there… our beginner folks all the way to our astute listeners who already have a property portfolio to their name. And guess what? Today is ALL about our “first time-ers”… first time investors… first home buyers…. and those who wish they’d had access to this info when they FIRST started!

We’re also throwing in Free Report for EACH of the profile including a transcript, commonly asked questions, links mentioned in each of the section and Additional Bonuses to help you in your journey. So between these two episodes, make sure you pick up the Demographic Booklet that’s designed for you!!

 

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So… Today’s Questions are…

For First Home Buyers:

 

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Today’s Links…

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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:

  • Nerida’s guess at tomorrow’s cash rate – will there be another drop?
  • Economic insights
  • Auction Clearance Rates
  • The locations with house price growth
  • Market Wrap around the States – Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart

 

Plus, The Top Performing Properties from the month:

  • The Most Viewed Rental Property
  • The Most Viewed Residential
  • The Most Expensive Property Sold
  • The Most Viewed Property Going To Auction This Weekend

Want to see these properties? Click here to View the Properties (all are in the Comments section)

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Episode 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 your mortgage!

So. Are they all the same??

What TYPES of tenants are out there and what can you expect from each one?

Well, here’s the deal… we think there are FOUR tiers of tenants.

Let’s meet them, shall we?

Oh and FYI: Ben’s “Did You Know” is off the charts… we don’t think we’ve ever seen him this prepared in our podcast history — so make sure you stick around for that!!!

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