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.
Brisbane is about to WIN the Olympic Games. I am recording this episode before the announcement, and I am guessing that by the time this episode airs, Brisbane will be the winner of the 2032 Olympics. If I end up being incorrect, you’ll never get this hour of your life back! But I still think there’s a heap of value bombs in here 🙂
This episode is all about the FUTURE! Will there be government initiatives to help people get into the market and create more dwellings? What it certainly means is if you make the right investments today and hold on, you could be retiring on a lot of income in the future.
Human beings are so irrational when it comes to real estate. We are a sensitive bunch, human beings. And when you study real estate you are studying what people think about property. Becoming a great property investor is about understanding psychology and behavioral economics. Today’s show is about investigating some of the dynamics of how people interact with the real estate economy.
Only 1% of people really succeed with real estate investing. So why do 99% of people fail – and what do you need to do to ensure you’re not one of them? If you own real estate already, today’s show just might burst your bubble. We explore property management and reveal what type of buyer you actually are. So in this episode, we will talk about how to navigate the property owning journey. Because often the conversation in real estate is centered around buying and selling.
This episode is about all of the things in the real estate community that piss me off. From investors consulting clickbait on social media to predatorial real estate agents giving themselves fake awards, we are going to talk about everything that is wrong with the real estate industry that you need to know about as a property investor.
We talk about the economics and culture of many major cities in Australia and some of the dark horse areas that you might want to keep your eye on, like Tasmania. If you are a property investor in Australia, and you are wondering if you should look at investments outside of Sydney, Melbourne, or Brisbane and if you want to be more informed about the current housing market, then this episode is going to be really helpful for you.
This episode is a crash course in real estate evaluation. You will learn the different ways to value properties when you are shopping for real estate, and we will be looking at the factors that banks and evaluators weigh when you are applying for a loan to make a property investment. This episode is a must-listen before putting down that deposit or applying for that loan.
There are 7 deadly sins of real estate investing. From bad advice to bad location, it’s imperative you know of and mark yourself against all seven for your current portfolio or purchases to come. Property investing is difficult. Not many people end up with multiple properties and financial freedom, and I am going to share the common reasons why that happens, so you don’t end up becoming a repentant investing sinner in search of forgiveness!
This episode is a 21-22 Budget Special! You might think it’s boring, but national budgets have a huge impact on real estate and your future as an investor. So in this episode I review the highlights from the budget and how they might impact real estate investors this year and in years to come.
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.