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.
We all love – and need – some capital growth as a property investor. Knowing where to find it in 2022 is not as easy as it sounds, especially after a massive upturn in values over 2020 and 2021. There are some absolute fundamentals that we need to know when looking for capital growth, and then there’s some nuanced timing of the market that must be understood. I share all of that on this episode.
This episode is dedicated to my incredible wife is who is over in Moldova at the moment helping the Ukranian locals stay safe. This won’t be a pleasant conversation, but the real estate market is not immune to world affairs, and we are seeing a war unfold within the situation in Ukraine. Property investors need to comprehend geo-political affairs, which also includes the recent floods here in Australia. Today we are going to talk about what you need to be prepared for in the next couple of years as a real estate investor as more geopolitical events unfold.
2022 is the year of selling a lemon piece of real estate if you have one … AND making sure you don’t buy one, especially in this market! There’s D grade new real estate coming to market, and there’s also D grade established real estate being sold far too quickly and for far more than it’s worth. So, if you think you’re any chance to buy the wrong piece of real estate, tune in for my rules and warnings for ensuring you stay away from the lemon!
It’s one of the biggest pieces of the real estate puzzle and simultaneously one of the hardest for property investors to manage – it’s the money conversation. Discussing our finances is one of those taboo topics that desperately needs to be cracked wide open. As a society, it’s harrowing how many of us were never educated around economics while we were still at school or in the family nest.
Millennials and Generation Z (combined they make MillZ) are slated to drive the property market in the next 10 years. Globally, our population is looking to hit 8.3 billion people by 2030 where the average age of a person will be 34 years old – and these people are going to want real estate. So where will these generations opt to live?
When we talk about risk in real estate, we’re essentially gauging how willing you are to expose yourself to loss and how you adapt when things go wrong. As property investors, risk is all part of the buying game, so understanding your risk profile is crucial to your overall success.