Case Studies

Did you know that there are two different methods of calculating the depreciation deductions for the plant and equipment items that are inside your investment property?   There are and one gives you a quicker return in the critical first years of ownership.  But here is the dilemma - you can...

It might look rosy at the start but buying with friends and relations can turn sour but Jacob Duane has a solution.  He calls it the Lot Owners Deed.  He explains that and tells us about 2 other ways your investment journey can come unstuck. Transcript: Kevin:   Sometimes when we go into...

Vanessa Stoykov believes that to truly grow long term wealth, we need to un-learn everything we think we know about money.   Vanessa explains what she means as she gives us her five pillars for creating financial success. Transcript: Kevin Turner:   After going on a 25 year journey of discovery, Vanessa Stoykov now...

It is always a great time of the month when we can tell you that the latest Your Investment Property magazine is out.  Sarah Megginson joins us to tell us about the winners of the Property Investors Awards for 2018 announced in this issue. Transcript: Kevin: Well you would be aware that issue...

Have you seen “Buying Blind” on Channel 9?  I wasn’t sure I would like it because the thought of someone buying a property without seeing it or knowing anything about it until they move in is reckless and ill advised.  But as we tell the star of the show, Rich...

Veronica Morgan from Lifestyle’s Location, Location, Location Australia speaks to us about emotions, property investing, and how some people say they probably don’t go together. Transcript: Kevin:  My next guest on the show is Veronica Morgan. Veronica, of course, worked with Bryce Holdaway. You’ll still see them both, in fact, on Location, Location, Location,...

The Royal Commission into the banking sector is in full swing, and we’re learning lots about how the financial sector works.   So, just how bad are the banks, and what are we learning about the relationship between the banks and brokers?    Siobhan Hayden is the COO for HashChing and she...

We ask Margaret Lomas from Destiny if there are any investing strategies that do well in boom and bust. Transcript: Kevin:  Are there any investment strategies that do well in “boom and bust”? What a great question. I’m going to ask that question of Margaret Lomas from Destiny Financial Solutions. Good day, Margaret. How...

Property expert and founder of ‘On Your Side Investments’, Mike Harvey, has released a ‘tell all’ book which aims to help newcomers to the property investment game avoid the dirty tricks used by property sharks.  He joins us to talk about the book and his advice on safer property investment. Transcript: Kevin:  We...