Episodes
In this episode, Ben is unpacking the world of property investment advice - through the lens of a Qualified Property Investment Advisor (QPIA). To do so, we’ve bought an expert in this field...Joel Burton is a Qualified Property Investment Advisor who has crafted more than 850 personalised property plans for his clients. He has recommended thousands of investment property purchases, family home upgrades, downgrades, renovation plans, and even, in some cases, the advice to sell the proper...
Published 07/18/24
Today’s bonus snippet is from a previous Q&A episode. Question #1: When Should I Buy My Next Property? 🤔 Brad wants to know how soon he should buy his next property after purchasing the first one. And is it better to opt for interest-only or principal and interest loans? Question #2: What Makes a Cash Flow Property? 💰 Stephen wants to know more about cash flow properties. What is it? How do you identify one? And what does it truly mean to have a cash flow positive prop...
Published 07/16/24
Published 07/16/24
After last week’s insightful episode with Noel Whittaker, we’re thrilled to continue with another stellar guest who helped to co-write the tax chapters of Noel’s latest book, “Wills, Death & Taxes Made Simple.” 💰📝 Please welcome back, Julia Hartman, THE #1 Property Tax Expert in Australia!! Julia is the Founder of BAN TACS, a cooperative of Accountants that has been helping thousands of Australians navigate the world of tax since 1992. Basically, she’s your ultimate tax guru!&n...
Published 07/11/24
Today’s bonus snippet is from an episode with guest Turia Pitt, one of Australia’s most admired and widely recognised motivational speakers. Turia has written multiple best-selling books (including Happy, The Good Selfie, Unmasked and Everything to Live For), shared a stage with Tony Robbins, competed in the Ironman World Championships, sailed a boat around French Polynesia, and so much more. In this TPC Gold soundbite, Turia shares some of her favourite mindset tips, as well as how...
Published 07/09/24
🎉 To kick off our new financial year, we are thrilled to welcome a bucket-list guest to the show! 🌟 This is a guest who truly needs to introduction... Noel Whittaker – international bestselling author, finance and investment expert, radio broadcaster, columnist, and public speaker. He reaches over 3M readers each week through his columns in pivotal Australian newspapers and is one of the country’s most successful authors with 20+ bestselling books achieving total worldwide sal...
Published 07/04/24
In this TPC Gold soundbite, Bryce puts on his Buyer’s Agent cap and shares all he knows about how to negotiate when buying property. He also makes the bold claim that everything is negotiable when it comes to real estate...?! Get essential insights into how to handle auctions, why it’s useful to understand the vendor’s motivations, and more. Tune in so you too can start negotiating to win! If you're interested in the full episode, it’s here: Episode 93 | How to Negotiate to Win&nbsp...
Published 07/02/24
When we started this podcast nearly a decade ago, we never imagined we’d reach this milestone... 🎉 🎉 🎉 Well folks, here we are celebrating our 500TH EPISODE!! 🎉🎉🎉A massive thank you to our incredible, go-getter community, we’re so proud and grateful to have built, and be part of, such an amazing group of people.To mark this huge milestone, we’ve invited a leader in his field – someone who helps others achieve their best.Please welcome one of the world’s best high-performance psychologis...
Published 06/27/24
Today’s bonus snippet is from a previous episode where we answer listeners’ burning questions on property investing. Tune in to the full episode here: Episode 44 | Q&A – Building Cash Reserve Buffers, Buying at a Premium & Renovating for Profit In this TPC Gold soundbite, Bryce & Ben explore the dynamics of aggressive vs passive investing, as well as how to incorporate cash reserve buffers into your property investment plan! Discover why having a six-month cash rese...
Published 06/25/24
To give you an inside look at the real workings of mortgage broking, we’ve brought in an incredible broker from our investment savvy team. Please welcome Brad Fraser! 🙌 We’re delving deep into the heart of this industry with two compelling real-life scenarios for first-time homebuyers and aspiring property investors. Plus, we unpack Brad’s money story, which follows him as he pivots from spending it all to becoming the financial guru he is today. Listen now! 😊 P.S. It’s our 500th ...
Published 06/20/24
Welcome to the fourth RBA Rate Release of 2024 with Ben Kingsley and Evan Lucas! Here's a sneak peek into what our hosts cover in today's episode: 📺 RBA’s Cash Rate Decision: Find out all about the Reserve Bank of Australia’s cash rate decision, as announced at 2.30pm (AEST) today! 📈 Australia's GDP Growth Woes: Australia’s economic growth has slowed significantly, with GDP growth hitting its lowest since the early '90s recession. But population growth is helping to keep the c...
Published 06/18/24
In today's episode, we sit down with Chris Kohler, 9News' business, finance, and property reporter! 🎙️📈 As someone at the forefront of Australia's biggest economic headlines, we discuss the rise of the cashless society, investing in crypto and Chris' top advice to property investors. Tune in now! FREE STUFF MENTIONEDBEN NEEDS YOUR HELP! Here‘s what you can do to help property investors: NSW’s No-Grounds Evictions: Action 1 - Complete the consumer survey against the No Gr...
Published 06/13/24
Today’s bonus snippet is from an episode with guest Amelia Lee, the architect behind Undercover Architect – an award-winning online resource teaching folks how to design, build and renovate their homes. Tune in to the full episode here: Episode 249 | The 4-Step Framework to Renovate or Build Your Home…AND Enjoy It! In this TPC Gold soundbite, Amelia shares her thoughts on what you MUST consider if you’re tossing up between building new or renovating! Whether that’s determining ...
Published 06/11/24
Seb and Bronnie (Note: Names have been changed for privacy) came to us with plans to invest in property but left with a completely unexpected strategy. Our advice: “DON’T invest in property until 2036”?! 😲🏡 And in our second case study, Adam and Jacinta had a solid investment plan until an unexpected event changed everything. Despite Adam’s financial expertise and their three investment properties, he found himself saying, “I can't work it out like I usually can.” So ho...
Published 06/06/24
Today’s bonus snippet is from a previous episode on the 6 Critical Foundations Your Wealth Plan Should Be Built On. In this TPC Gold soundbite, Bryce & Ben discuss two of the non-negotiables when building your property portfolio and why it’s so important to get the foundations right! Take any iconic building you can think of as an example – whether that’s the Sydney Opera House or the Burj Khalifa. Chances are not many were going around taking photos of these structures whe...
Published 06/04/24
In Episode 496, we're back with a jam-packed Q&A Day! Discover everything you need to know before investing in Victoria, from understanding the state's "blowout budgets" to navigating the biggest risks that make buying in Melbourne a “2030 conversation.” We also break down why the buy-and-hold strategy still works, even for single investors with lower incomes. (After all, would you sell the goose that lays the golden egg?) Plus, learn why housing shouldn’t be linked ...
Published 05/30/24
Today’s bonus snippet is from our previous episode on The Three Money Rules for Life.In this TPC Gold soundbite, Bryce & Ben cover the #1 rule you should be following if you want to be successful at managing and growing your money!Tune in to find out what this rule is (if you’re listening to the podcast, chances are that you might already be following it), and which of the three types of “money people” you are…Listen to the full episode here: Episode 303 | The Three Money Rules for...
Published 05/28/24
Ramit Sethi and Morgan Housel: Two titans in finance and money management who don't believe in property investing?! It's your turn to ask the questions as we dive into a topic that's never been explored before on The Property Couch! From breaking down our verdict on these two financial gurus to revealing how you can mirror Ramit and Morgan's investing style, tune in to find out if we’re going against the greats! P.S. Stick around until the last question where we...
Published 05/23/24
Folks, the 2024-25 Federal Budget has just dropped, so what does it mean for property investors and the broader economy? In this exciting episode, we’re unpacking everything you need to know about the new Budget and bringing in a leading financial market expert to help. Returning to the couch is Evan Lucas - economist, Moorr ambassador and author of the best-selling book Mind Over Money. Basically, we’ve brought in the big guns to tackle: 💰 Is this Bu...
Published 05/16/24
Don’t forget to download the free Fact Sheet for a summary of what is covered in this episode!In today’s bonus episode, Ben is joined by esteemed guest expert Julia Hartman (founder of BAN TACS and Chief Technical Tax Advisor at Empower Wealth), and together they discuss tax planning strategies and why 2024 is the absolute golden year for tax planning!Get actionable tips around superannuation contributions, learn the importance of maintaining accurate depreciation schedules, and maximize your...
Published 05/14/24
Emma's partner has a $160K dilemma: He's been offered a refund on an Off-The-Plan apartment that's been delayed for two years. Should he take the refund or ride it out for a potentially higher sell price? 🤔 Kieran faces the decision of investing in smaller units versus two individual homes. Which aligns better with his overarching goal to help others? 🌍 And in Simone's Retirement Plan: How does this single mum and schoolteacher with 5 properties reach a target of $2,000 per week for ret...
Published 05/09/24
Welcome to the third RBA Rate Release of 2024 with Ben Kingsley and Evan Lucas!Here's a sneak peek into what our hosts cover in today's episode: 📺 RBA’s Interest Rate Decision: Find out all about the Reserve Bank of Australia’s cash rate decision, as announced at 2.30pm (AEDT) today! 📈 Australia's Inflation Challenges: The Q1 inflation rate is at a stubborn 3.6%, which is above the RBA's comfort zone of 2-3%. Find out why non-tradables like healthcare and rental housing are giving inflation a...
Published 05/07/24
What would you do if you worked 16-hour days on the road and were utterly exhausted the few days you were home? With a family to care for and a past of previous divorces, you'd probably want to change your lifestyle. But what if it'll cost you $42,000 A YEAR? 😱 Or, what if you'd made the #1 biggest investing regret of your life in a get-rich-quick scheme and had lost half a million dollars?! How would you recover and get back on track towards a comfortable retirement? &nbsp...
Published 05/02/24
Today’s bonus snippet is from our conversation with Chris Helder – a certified practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), renowned public speaker, and author of Useful Belief, Re-Ignition, Cut the Noise, and The Ultimate Book of Influence. In this TPC Gold soundbite, Chris discusses the #1 obstacle that holds people back from achieving success! Tune in for invaluable perspectives on mindset and behavioural patterns that will help you balance and excel in multiple roles – whethe...
Published 04/30/24
“What you do with your home will have the biggest impact on your fees and charges and how your cash flow works in residential aged care." - Jennifer Langton Folks, A LOT of considerations and work must be done to "get your ducks in order" before you retire. It’s not just for elderly folks or those who are about to retire either. Gen Xs, we’re talking to you! To help guide you through Australia's complex Aged Care system, we've got an exceptional, first-time property couch guest: J...
Published 04/25/24