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Q&A Wednesday: Where Should I Start with Finance: Bank or Broker?

This week's question is from Calen: I've been listening to the podcast for around a month and have finally decided to purchase an investment property I'm unsure where to start with finance and whether I should go through a bank or a broker? In short: In terms of specialisation, if you're self-employed some brokers might be more specialised with specific circumstances. Instead, banks have certain specifications and if you don't fit into 'that box' unfortunately you won't be able to get...

Duration: 00:02:51

David Hyne Reveals Where You Can Buy Houses & Properties for Less Than $500k in Brisbane

In this week’s episode of the Rentvesting Podcast, we’ve got David Hyne, the director at Herron Todd White National Valuer. David values over $85Billion in property every year across Australia, so we’ve got access to heaps of great data. In this episode: About David: I’m a property valuer and started out in rural valuation, but I’ve been here in Brisbane for the last 17 years, in the residential space and development. Herron Todd White is a national firm and has been operating for...

Duration: 00:16:19

Q&A Wednesday: How Should I Invest My Super & What Are the Different Options?

Question: I would love to hear something about how to invest your super and the different options (retail, industry, self-managed funds and managed funds through a company) and its pros and cons. So it’s a massive question and we’ll try and break it down as simply as possible. You do have a massive range of choice between types of funds, such as (retail, industry, self-managed funds, corporate, public sector. The most common ones are retail, industry and self-managed. Retail...

Duration: 00:04:36

It's A Balancing Act: Tips to Get Your Portfolio Diversified

So this week we’re doing a balancing act, Louis has got his best clown costume on, he’s got a bunch of plates balancing on his chin. We’re going to talk about building a balanced portfolio. We’ve spoken about diversification in the past but I think one thing we haven’t really gone into detail with and put a lot of colour on is the fact that when building a balanced portfolio, with property it’s more than spreading the geography and with shares it’s more than just investing in different...

Duration: 00:16:55

I Want to Buy an Investment Property, But I'm Worried the Property Market will Downturn, What Should I Do? What is Best for me?

This week on Q&A Wednesday, we’ve got a question from Alex. Side note: we’re still waiting for a better name to come through, whoever comes up with a better name gets a shout out. Hi guys, Really loving the podcast- Easy listening, down to earth advice. And nailing every episode! I am a Rentvestor looking to make my next purchase. With the strategy of initially an investing in a house that in 3 years time I will be able to live in. I have plenty of equity and am in a good position to...

Duration: 00:04:08

Property Structures: The Four Key Elements - Pros, Cons and Which Structure's Best For You

In this week's episode of the Rentvesting Podcast, we’re looking at property structures. We’re going to structure this episode to go through four key elements of issues to try to avoid through smart planning and structuring. This is pretty much how to choose the right ownership structure when buying investment properties. There are a lot of factors, it's easy when you find a property you just want to sign the contract and settle it, you’re excited, but there are lots of different issues...

Duration: 00:17:41

Q&A Wednesday: Am I Too Young to Invest & Should I Use A Bank or Online Trading Platform?

This week we’re doing Q&Wednesday… If you’ve got a better name, well tell us. We get a bunch of questions each week so we thought we’d give you guys a chance to listen to the answers. Jake: Hey, how can a 17-year-old get started in investing, I have about $1000 in savings and I really want to get started in investing in the stock market. I have seen that most banks have their own trading platforms is it better to go through a bank or is there an online trading platform that has the option...

Duration: 00:03:29

Become a King of Cash flow: What is Cash Flow, How to Manipulate it and What the Banks look for

Today we’re going to cover: We’ve also got a webinar coming up, check it out here. Jayden’s story: I bought a property in Sydney and was forced to sell it before I wanted to, because I didn’t understand the importance of cash flow. Interest rates were going up and the bank gave me the money and it seemed like the right thing to do at the time but it led to me selling early and having to live off a credit card. So let’s prevent you from getting into this situation too. The...

Duration: 00:17:47

Let's Get Political With Trevor Evans: Brisbane Going Forward, Negative Gearing and What Effects the Bank Levy will have

In this week's episode of the Rentvesting Podcast, we’ve got Trevor Evans – a member of Australian Parliament, the member for Brisbane in the House of Representatives and a Liberal National MP. Today we’ll cover Trevor Evans in 30 seconds… I’m the new federal member for Brisbane and I’ve been a politician representing Brisbane for about 1 year. I was the CEO of the National Retail Association before this, and I’m an economist by trade, I’ve done a few things at the edges of where...

Duration: 00:17:32

Loan to Value Ratio Uncovered: The Myths, Facts and Tricks to Maximising Your Loan

In this week’s episode of the Rentvesting Podcast, we’ve got Louis and Jayden back together talking about loan to value ratio and working out how much is too much. It’s important to know how to use loans but also to know when it's too much, the pros and cons of it. Today we're going to cover: How much is too much? It's important to know how much is too much with LVR and the more property you buy, the more debt you’re taking on. What is Loan to Value Ratio? It’s basically the...

Duration: 00:15:25

Silver Hair, Platinum Tips: Real Estate Talk's Kevin Turner Gives Us His Secrets to Becoming Recession Proof

This week, we’ve got Kevin Turner as a special guest, industry veteran and host of Real Estate Talk Podcast. He has been in the industry for over 30 years, and more importantly, he’s seen a lot of deals. We run through his tips on the art of negotiation when dealing with real estate agents and a few tricks of the property trade including: Kevin, could you please give us a background on yourself? I’ve been in real estate since 1988, and I’ve seen a lot of tough times. I’ve been a real...

Duration: 00:13:26

[Quick ep] Upcoming LIVE Show + Q&A - Growing Passive Income: 6 Steps to Financial Freedom! Make sure you register

Sick of having to show up to work every day on time, when really you’d rather be at the beach? Or do you just want financial freedom so that you can spend more time doing what you love? Join Jayden & Louis hosts of the Rentvesting Podcast as we go through the Steps to Financial Freedom!! Whether you want to quit this month, next year, or sometime in the future, this webinar will give you clear, actionable strategies to make it...

Duration: 00:02:51

Is Commercial Property A Good Investment? Property Expert Thor Harrison Tells Us the Pros and Cons, and How to Find the best investment opportunities in today's market.

In this week’s episode of the Rentvesting Podcast, we’re talking about commercial property. This week we’ve got a special guest, Thor Harrison who is a commercial real estate agent and manager at Net Rent Property in Brisbane. So far on the Rentvesting Podcast, we’ve only spoken about commercial properties in the sense of REIT’s and investing, but today we’re going to talk about: Background on Thor Harrison: Net Rent is a commercial real estate agency. Thor started in property...

Duration: 00:17:14

Banker or Broker? Which is best, how you can get a better rate without refinancing & tips to find the right person for you!

Today we’re comparing bankers to brokers, and what the advantages of using a mortgage broker are, or why you might go to a bank directly instead. Now that the industry has changed a lot with APRA on board and policies changing daily, rates moving up and down it’s time to know these things. If you’ve had your mortgage for more than 2 years, chances are you’re probably paying too much. Don’t forget to leave a review on iTunes here, we love your feedback. So you’ve banked with...

Duration: 00:15:48

Which is the better investment for me? Property Vs. Shares it's the Showdown of the Century, Find out Which Performs better and Which Makes More Money?

In this week's episode of the Rentvesting Podcast, we're going to talk about the battle of growth. There was an article in the AFR about the growing number of Millenials investing in the stock market. So we're looking at the pros and cons of property verse shares and which one is better, in both situations. Louis is going to be fighting for shares and Jayden will fight for property, and we're going to battle it out. Round 1: Pros - Property, leveraged. Being able to leverage property...

Duration: 00:22:46

Risk It for the Biscuit: How to Work out What your Risk Tolerance is, and What is Risk Profiling?

On this week's episode of the Rentvesting Podcast we're talking about risk profiling. This episode is based on a question from Chris, looking at a bird's eye view of how you can be thinking of investing. We're breaking down why people make decisions and what risk profiling is based on. The question was around where someone should really be investing, as opposed to where someone does invest. We'll run through what determines that individual preference along with what it should be A lot...

Duration: 00:19:47

Did our parents have it easier? Is it harder than ever for Millennials to buy property? Times are changing: Baby Boomers vs Millennials

In this week's episode, we're talking about Tim Gurner's latest interview and we're going to cover what our parents pre-1989 had in terms of net income and household budget, looking at what we've got and the cards we've been dealt and the ways we can all work through this. Today we will run through: You can see here that rent is significantly higher, along with tax and HECS along with hidden taxes like the GST. Over the past 17 years, the cost of things have gone up due to GST and has...

Duration: 00:15:04

How one Aussie Millennial Has Grown Over $335,907 in Net Assets & His Financial Independence Hacks

This week we've got Matt the Aussie FIREbug (Financial Independents Retire Early) teaching us a few things about his road to financial independence. He's going to take us through rapid saving strategies, his financial independence journey and ETFs and break down these in further detail. About Matt - The Aussie Firebug My name is Matt - the Aussie Firebug, I've got a website which is dedicated to my journey of financial independence which stands for Financial...

Duration: 00:31:55

Property Expert Michael Matusik Talks 3 Areas Tipped to Grow That Most Investors Haven't Heard of!

In this week's episode, we've got Michael Matusik, property expert! Michael's had almost three decades of experience. We talk property outlook, look at the Brisbane market, and the wider South East Queensland market along with interest rates and where they're headed. Finishing off with how investors can protect themselves from spruikers, with a special treat at the end. If you enjoyed this episode make sure you leave a review on iTunes and say hey to us on Facebook! Property outlook -...

Duration: 00:35:46

The $300k Mistake This Young Property Investor Made

In this week's episode, the spotlight is turned with Kevin Turner interviews Jayden Vecchio. Kevin: By way of introduction, my next guest is Jayden Vecchio. Jayden is the director of a company called Red & Co. They specialize in finance, rentals, sales, and development management. The reason I want to talk to Jayden and I’m really keen to get his backstory is because he is a young investor. In his very early 30s, he already has five properties and he says he’s well on his way to...

Duration: 00:13:52

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