May 31, 2021
Since the First Fleet dropped anchor in 1788, close to 10 million immigrants have moved from across the world to start a new life in Australia.
They have arrived in waves, encouraged by developments like the 1850s gold rushes, or to escape adverse conditions at home such as the Industrial Revolution’s social upheavals...
May 26, 2021
It’s that time of the month – when I have my regular Big Picture podcast where Pete Wargent and we look at the macroeconomic factors affecting our economy and our property markets
This time last year, we were supposed to have a federal budget. Instead, we had a pandemic.
And over the last year many elements of our...
May 24, 2021
I have found most successful people have at least one, but usually a number of guiding principles. Things like phrases or ideas by which they live and work
To help you develop or add to your own guiding principles, in today’s show I have rounded up a number of philosophies or thoughts that I’m going to discuss with...
May 19, 2021
With more of us trading backyards for balconies and courtyards; apartment and townhouse living has become the norm for more Australians.
At the same time, budget constraints mean that many investors buy apartments rather than houses.
And since there is no doubt that apartment living is going to become more prevalent...
May 17, 2021
Property prices have been climbing at a breathtaking pace in 2021.
This has been good news for homeowners but heartbreaking for house hunters.
At the same time, there have been mixed messages in the media about what’s ahead.
Of course, there’s always the Negative Nellies wanting to tell anyone who is prepared to...