[PODCAST] Warnings and Tips About Commercial Leases

Commercial leases are a very powerful document in Australia – almost like a mortgage. If you are going to get involved in commercial this is something you MUST know about in detail. Your lease can be the greatest document ever or it can be the biggest nightmare you ever had if you don’t have one done right. Check out today’s podcast where I explore some of these issues.

100% finance and getting a payrise

One of the reasons Australians has such a love affair with property investing has got to be the fact that property values keep increasing year after year. In Most places, the price doubles every ten years, so if you get a mortgage for say, $400,000, ten years later (if you’re in one of those areas), it will be worth twice that. Many people have realised that you can refinance and use that equity in their home to go out and buy another property that also …

[PODCAST] Positive Cashflow Deal Review – Live deal selling now

Here is a review of a deal that is live and selling right now (at the time of writing). It’s a good looking commercial deal with a strong tenant and good long term potential. AS it stands it about 70k net returns (after all expenses but before mortgage payments) . After loan repayments this would still be strongly positively cashflowed with longterm lease options. (I do these deal reviews regularly for students as video reviews, with pdf details and documents, contact details and strategy ideas …

Quarter Of A Million Passive Income From A Single Deal

I recently did a short interview with one of my students who just completed an amazing deal. I recorded this because I wanted my other students to learn from this. However just so others can see what’s possible if you learn and know your stuff, this is the shorter abridged version of this interview. In this interview Tim talks about how he found this property, the deal he created, the money he had to put into this deal and what he’s going to get out …

Square 1 For Commercial Investment Newbies

If you are a novice to commercial property investment, today is your lucky day. I am going to answer all your questions and give you the low down on getting into the market. I often write for people who have a fair idea what commercial is all about but occasionally I get people coming to me with the most basic of questions and I feel it only fair to create a springboard to get people started with why I love it so much and how …

What Drunk BBQ Braggers Don’t Tell You (Nor Does The Media)

I was at a dinner party BBQ recently. I was just there to relax and have fun with my friends, but I couldn’t help listening in to a conversation with this guy I’d never met before about his residential property portfolio. I guess there’s always one at every party right… He’s had a few too many drinks, he’s talking too loud, and he’s bragging about how much money he makes… A self-proclaimed expert in all things government policy. He was quoting the former treasurer who …

Winner of the Podcast Contest

Contest Winner Last month I ran a contest for new subscribers of my podcast. To enter you had to be a subscriber to my podcast and leave an honest review… Pretty simple right? The main prize was full access to my commercial property cash flow blueprint course and membership. Here’s the lucky winner: Peggy Mitchell holding the physical part of the course. I called Peggy personally to let her know she’d won and welcome her to the program – she was over the moon. Congratulations …

Now is the time to get into a commercial property!

Australian papers are full of articles about the ‘booming’ residential property market. The ‘booming’ residential market across every major capital city in the country continues and does look like stopping. The boom in housing prices is set to continue for another 12 months. Some predict at least another 5-10% will be added to mean housing prices. This is great if you own a house, not great if you are trying to buy one. But the strong growth in housing prices is also having an impact …

Baby Boomers and New Business Trends – Pure Gold

I’m just ‘spit-balling’ here, but I think I’ve just struck gold I just came across yet another listing for a desk in a shared/coworking office space. I recently was talking about the new trends in share space. That’s where you can hire a desk is a group access work space that has access to boardrooms, WiFi, and other facilities. Many of this kind of co-working hubs are filled with young, trendy entrepreneurs, startups and solopreneurs, but while they are the leading edge I reckon they …

Convertible Real Estate and Hidden Equity

I live in Byron Bay where it’s magnificent one day, perfect the next and even though I drive a sensible car there are times when the idea of driving a convertible down the road, wind blowing in my… where my hair used to be, sun shining on my face… …Well, it all seems very glamorous, and Hollywood. While convertibles are not the most sensible of cars, when it comes to property, sometimes convertibles can be a great idea. What is a convertible property? Well what …