It is impossible to ignore the past when you predict the future. In last month’s CoreLogic Home Value Index we saw the Australian housing boom continue to rise by 1.5% to achieve a broad-based national annual rise of 18.4%. Eliza Owen unpacks the report and gives an insight as to what the future could hold. The cheapest solution is not always the best. Can 2 cheap properties be better than one more expensive property? That is the question Bushy asks buyers agent Josh Masters. You might guess his answer, but Bushy also asks Is there a budget that is too low or too high, where it’s not worthwhile splitting? To round out this week’s show Bushy covers the importance of research and focusing on the right metrics along with the recognition that negotiation starts at hello.