Sam’s Latest Episodes
The Urban Property Investor Podcast uncovers answers to the critical “what” “why” “where” and “how” of investment using behavioural economic insights into how everyone can prosper in the cities of tomorrow as investors of today. This podcast goes beyond investing in 2020 and tackles ways to bulletproof your investment plan by understanding influences on people, place and property.
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.
Is it just me or is there an environmental event or catastrophe happening more and more?
When you consider that 1 in 20 or 720,000 properties in Australia will not be insurable by 2050, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see that climate change is real. As a real estate investor, you don’t want to make the mistake of owning one of them!
Are you ready to get into the market in 2021? This could be the last good year to invest for at least a decade. Most markets are on the up – prices are just going up and up and up. Knowing how to buy in a boom is an art that you need to be prepared for.
Sadly, there are millions of Australians who will never be able to enter the market due to the current boom. You don’t want to be one of them. This episode is all about making sure YOU boom along with the market in 2021.
This episode is dedicated to my beautiful dog Hannah, who has died. Pets can teach us so much about life.
House and land can be an incredibly attractive investment – when done right. And if done wrong, it can be a financial nightmare.
On this episode I take you through 8 essential ingredients for succeeding at house and land. If you already have it – score yourself – and if you’re considering investing in H&L, make sure you listen to this episode in full and check all 8 items off before putting in an offer!
Do you know a good deal from a bad deal? Do you know when to walk away? Autonomy as a property investor takes time – but that doesn’t mean it’s not worth going for.
On this episode I’m talking about mastery – and how not committing to mastering your investment journey will only end up one way – losing hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars.
After the wild popularity of Part One of this podcast (episode 32), it’s time to share part two. If you stuff up any of the three phases of the contract process, you could be in for a world of hurt.
Get the masterclass on contracts in this episode so you can take advantage of this rising market.
I will do whatever it takes to record the Urban Property Investor podcast! This week’s episode comes to you from my man cave because the neighbours are being so loud!
This is an episode about the future – and how the major disruptions society faces will make or break our success as a real estate investor.
Wanting to start a reno but not sure where to begin?
It’s so enticing to renovate as soon as you buy an investment property – but if you choose well and think wisely, you’re better off waiting ten years and renovating with equity instead of cash.
Most people want to do a structural renovation on their home or IP, but often all that’s required is a cosmetic renovation. Unless you’re a professional renovator, structural renovation can be a major time and money blowout, not to mention the emotional investment!