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Hey guys, hope you like our podcast it has had over 60,000 downloads and counting in the past year.

Hey guys, hope you like our podcast it has had over 60,000 downloads and counting in the past year.
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Hey guys, hope you like our podcast it has had over 60,000 downloads and counting in the past year.






Low Budget Property: David Hyne Tells us Where You Can Buy A House For Under $500k

In this week’s episode of the Rentvesting Podcast, we’ve got David Hyne, director at Herron Todd White National Valuers. David's company Herron Todd White has valued over $85 Billion 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...

Duration: 00:13:49

Michael Matusik Shares His Tips on The Property Clock & Areas Tipped to Grow

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: 00:34:34

Buying A House vs. Apartment: The Battle Continues!

This week we're talking about buying a house verse an apartment. In this episode we cover: Let's do this. Say there's been a lot of news that's come out recently just about a buying, which is often fake news. Anyway as news around buying apartments at the moment where a lot of apartments especially around Darwin, Perth and Brisbane have been selling for losses at the moment. So there's been a few stories about people who bought apartments. One in Canberra in 2010 they've just...

Duration: 00:14:37

Should I Buy Bitcoin? Matthew Dibb from Astronaut Capital Tells Us About Risks

In this week's episode of the Rentvesting Podcast, we've got Matthew Dibb founder of Astronaut Capital in to talk to us about cryptocurrencies and investing in some of the landscapes. In this episode: So tell us about your background and how you got into Bitcoin and all that sort of trading? I started from a finance background actually in Australia. So previously working for Macquarie Bank and then in a trading background for stockbroking. Naturally, looking at the market this...

Duration: 00:13:31

Cashed Up: Everything You Need to Know About the Reserve Bank of Australia; what it does and how it affects you?

In this week’s episode, we talk about cash and the Reserve Bank of Australia (the RBA), the official cash rate, what it does and how it affects you. We’re going to look at how the economy is going on an individual level and how the flow on effects us. The Reserve Bank of Australia So what is it? It's an independent central bank to the government. They deal with the cash rate and stability of financial system. Through open market operations, all the RBA does every first Tuesday of the...

Duration: 00:18:43

More Value Than You Think: How to Avoid the Value Trap When Buying

In this week’s episode, we’re looking at how to value, specifically property but we touch on shares and bonds too. We go through overall how to best not destroy your investments, we’ll be talking about valuations overall, the biggest mistakes most people make and paying too much. In this episode: Let’s talk about how to value, whether its property, shares or bonds. When it comes to buying any investment it's going to cost you something, what’s generally considered the value? So how...

Duration: 00:19:59

Wednesday with a Why: How Much of A Deposit Do I Need As a First Home Buyer?

Thanks Cam for the name recommendation, we’ve officially changed it! This week we’ve got a question from Chris. How much of a deposit do you recommend for first home buyers? It starts with the price, if you’re a first home buyer you’re not going to be buying a $2Mil property. As a percentage. Louis says 20%, but Jayden says it's more about time in the market if you’ve got 5% saved but the trade-off is paying lenders mortgage insurance at least it gets you in as soon as you can. Louis...

Duration: 00:05:10

What Determines Good Debt and Bad Debt? Examples and ways to Minimise with Debt!

In this week’s episode of the Rentvesting Podcast, we’re talking about good debt verse bad debt. We’re going to look at the ABS’s recent study of wealth in households and the results are surprising. In this episode we look at: There was a recent household study on household income and wealth done by the ABS. It was surprising to see but when you think about it, it makes a lot of sense. The results of the study showed that the households with more disposable income have more debt....

Duration: 00:23:23

Q&A Wednesday: Do I Need A Will When I Buy A Property?

In this week's Q&A Wednesday we've got a question from Candice who has just bought a property and wants to know if she needs a will? Question: I've just bought a property, do I need a will? If the solicitor says so then maybe, but typically a will just covers you in the event that you pass away and you want your funds to go into a certain direction. A state asset is something you own outright but there are so many assets out there people don't think about, that aren't state assets....

Duration: 00:04:09

Under the Hammer: Cate Bakos' Tips to Taking the Win at an Auction & A Reality Check for First Home Buyers

In this week’s episode, we’ve got a special guest, Cate Bakos who’s a buyers agent based out of Melbourne. She started investing at 21 and has been building a portfolio ever since. In this episode: Cate takes us through her journey starting as a real estate agent and then helping people buy. Tips on how to buy at an auction. Talks us through financing process and the importance of doing your numbers. A brilliant tip when buying your first home. About Cate Bakos I’ve got a...

Duration: 00:25:59

Q&A Wednesday: Where is the Perth property market headed?

Ben has asked us a question about the Perth market. 'What do you think of the Perth property market at the moment? Do you think buying an inner city apartment in any state is a bad idea at the moment? Lots of people are saying there is an oversupply but it seems like demand is still really high, they also offer a good rental return of $450 a week for an investment of about $400k – $500k.' What do we think of the Perth property market? We don’t really know the market that well, but we...

Duration: 00:04:22

Bring in the Reins with Capital Gains: Kym Nitschke (Pt 2)

In this week’s episode, we’re covering part two of our chat with Kym Nitschke. In this episode: What is depreciation, what are the changes flagged and the impact on investors? Depreciation is a crazy rule that enables you to identify all of the equipment in the property like air conditioning, hot water, kitchen covers, light fittings. You can get a report by an engineer (I use Depro its about $600 for a report and tax deductible) they will come up with a list of items you can claim an...

Duration: 00:17:18

Q&A Wednesday: How do I know when to move from an interest only to a principle and interest loan?

This week we’ve got a question from Jason. "When or how do you know to move from an interest only to a principal and interest (P&I) loan on your investment property? We have a great tenant but we’d like to start paying down the loan. There are 17 months left on a fixed rate, which is the issue." So we're going to split up this question into two for you Jason! What happens if you have a fixed rate, can you make extra repayments. If you have a fixed rate you’re limited in how much...

Duration: 00:04:05

Tax on, Tax Off: Accountant Kym Nitchske's Tips For Tax Structures & Negative Gearing (Pt 1)

In this week’s episode of The Rentvesting Podcast, we’ve got Kym Nitchske who's an accountant by trade and runs his own business based in South Australia. He also runs a podcast called the Accounting Insiders Podcast. We’re covering TAX! But we’ve split it across two episodes because there's so much information and it's such a big topic. In this episode we cover: Can we get a bit of a background on you Kym? I’m an accountant, I’ve got a practice with six staff and we’re a boutique...

Duration: 00:14:31

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

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