Author – Speaker – Investor
billion dollars in real estate
Sam Saggers grew up the poorest kid in the richest suburb of Sydney. But that’s a story for another day (which he unpacks on episode one). Sam’s work in real estate is rather unmatched; he has helped over 7500 property investors get a leg up in real estate through his work as a property investor.
Over the past 26 years, Sam secured over 10000 property investments totaling over 5.7 billion dollars for his clientele creating over $785,000,000 income for them.
Today, Sam shares his insights to others as an elder on wealth creation, the urban behavioural economy and future trends in real estate, urbanity and business. He is a world-class keynote speaker, a master of business, a futurist and best-selling author. Sam is a dedicated property investor both personally and professionally.
The Urban Property Investor
The Urban Property Investor podcast with host Sam Saggers brings together the latest news, strategies and ideas to help grow your personal wealth from investing in real estate. With a major premise to help you join the 1% of people who achieve financial independence, Sam Saggers advocates ways to replace your income, invest in property and retire rich using trends that form part of the urban landscape.
Today we are digging into the Pyramid of Liveability and how it can create incredible wealth in real estate. There are magnets that pull people to certain areas, and the magnets in recent years have become increasingly related to lifestyle.
With more people working from home, and with the smart economy creating more wealthy people, live, work, play, are the factors that are influencing people’s decisions on where to live. In this episode, I talk about the three different lifestyle chasers to know as a real estate investor, and I talk about why the best real estate decisions are the ones that factor in traditional economics and behavioral economics.
Melbourne will become Australia’s most populous city. As a result, cracking the code to invest in Melbourne is essential. I have a soft spot for Melbourne and the marketplace. I share my experience and why I think it’s such a great place for real estate investors.
Most of us have visions of sharing a home with the person we love. However, in Australia and many other countries real estate owes a large part of its success to divorce! Approximately 50% of marriages end up down the drain, leaving many to look for new shelter. In 2019 113,000 marriages and 49,000 divorces were granted in Australia, whilst the ABS has the median duration of a marriage at 12.2 years.
Married or divorced, single or loved up, this episode cracks the code of winning in love and money.
Did you know that only 25 per cent of real estate is desirable? That means we have to wade through the other 75 per cent of dysfunctional, dying or outright dead properties, to find something worthwhile. In order to be successful property investors, we must first learn the psychology behind what makes a home worth purchasing in the first place.
Unfortunately, this is a huge challenge in real estate, and the consequences of owning something other than desirable, could be the loss of thousands of dollars at auction time.
Take a walk around your local area and unless you live out in the middle of the bush, it’s likely that you will walk past a construction site with new build properties going up.
New properties are being built all around the country right now and will help to house the increasing population as we go through the next few decades.
But if you want to invest in new properties there are certain things you need to look out for to ensure your property is a smart investment. Ask yourself…
If you live in one of our major cities, chances are high that you’ve heard or read about foreign investment in Australian property. But what does foreign investment do to property prices? What does foreign investment mean for Australian investors? How does foreign investment even work, and why is it such an attractive proposition for overseas buyers?