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 …

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 …

Why Big Brand Chain Stores Say It’s Time To Buy Commercial Property

Now is the time to invest in high street retail. Many have said the Internet will kill bricks and mortar retailers. But I beg to differ. Look at the biggest companies in retail over the past 10 years, Zara, H&M and Topshop. They all dominate the high street. These guys are transforming retail and it gives novice investors like us an opportunity to get into the market. I will explain. You see, these big brands are magnets for customers. They spend heaps of time selecting …

The Ugliest Investments Can Make The Best Looking Bank Accounts

Ready to Hit Pay Dirt with Industrial property? As investors, we are all looking for returns? Right? In the chase for returns, we generally stick to what we know. Right? Most of us prefer to play it safe rather than risk the lot. Right? That is investing 101? Right? … Wrong You don’t need to risk the lot to get a good return from property. Don’t get me wrong. Real Estate investing is competitive, and smart investment is good investment. So I prefer to look …

Is online shopping killing commercial property investing?

“Why online shopping is driving some business to the wall but it’s not touching my commercial property portfolio” There’s been a lot of talk recently about the impact of online shopping on Australia’s commercial property market. The naysayers would have you believe that e-commerce will sound the death knell for Aussie retailers and that commercial property is a risky asset class as a result. It’s hard to deny that some businesses – such as clothing outlets, bookstores and speciality shops – have been feeling the …

Commercial Investing and Being a Landlord

According to some experts, if you want to be rich, you should try real estate investing. Many individuals today are living at the peak of wealth because of their real estate investments. Anyone can be a commercial real estate investor, all it takes is a bit of knowledge and determination. Even if you’re new to commercial property once you learn about the commercial property cash flow system, you can accelerate your cash flow and wealth. Perhaps you were once a renter before you became a …

Why choose commercial property over residential?

Why choose commercial property over residential? So why choose commercial property over residential? Obviously this is the question every residential investor asks… whenever they are considering the transition across to commercial property. However, you will quickly discover the reasons are rather compelling. Reason #1: Your tenants stay for longer For the most part, you find residential tenancies will be on a month-by-month basis… maybe 6 months, perhaps for a year if you’re lucky. Whereas commercial leases will tend to range between 3 and 5 years …

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Deal Review Newcastle

As Newcastle turns around I wanted to share this information memorandum about a property there that was for sale so you get to see what a good Information memorandum looks like and what you can glean about a property from it. This property search video is an example of what my students get from me on a regular basis to help them become successful investing in commercial property. To start your commercial property education check out my next free online webinar:

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Deal Review

Here’s a deal review from last September where I look at a property that I saw come up for under $1M. In this video I explore some of the factors you need to consider when investing in commercial property. My students get videos like this every couple of weeks, usually reviewing several properties at a time, from around the country. To find out more check out my next webinar: