The boys debrief on Johns sharp new attire; Aaron & Pats visit to the 'facebook Community Boost' Conference last week & John has a good story about the worlds best Whistler. Then Pat passes on some of the best industry apps that can help people searching for information on real estate and property.
This week the boys turn the tables from interviewees to interviewers; Jarrad Bevan, Journalist from The Mercury, joins the boys at the desk to discuss his journey through the media and into the Real Estate space.
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John is away; but Pat and Aaron are on the mics today. They break down there visit to the REIT awards over the weekend; where they were nominated for an innovation award...Congratulations to all those who won; what a wonderful night it was. VR your plans into existence Big Plans Melbourne are a company that take your building plan and project it into an empty warehouse; lifesize- so you can get a feel for how it will work for you They also include furniture into space so you can see a lifesize bed and lounge room www.BigPlansMelbourne.com.au Is streaming television is the future of marketing?... the future of The Property Pod? PropertyTV.io is a platform with 149,000 subscribers. There is great interest in Real Estate; but did you know there is now a dedicated streaming service People watch makeup tutorials so why not property news. The service was set up by Australia Kevin Turner Traditional marketing only has a 2% cut through as consumers now want video So we want to know, if we produced a monthly Show would you watch it? www.PropertyTV.io Is music the key to client retention? So Inman.com reported that Windermere Real Estate (3rd largest in us) is using Spotify to attract millennials into their business. The property pod currently streams via Spotify, would you listen to a song list curated to real estate? IE: Spring Cleaning essentials? Pat & Aaron play a snippet of their choice If we developed one what would you want to hear on it? Let us know via our website
Aaron, John & pat discuss deal breakers that could stop Millennials from getting their dream home; and then we break down some of the key takeaways for the Hobart City Deal Implementation plan released on the 3rd Oct 2019. Episode: EP27 Show Title: | Cast: | Aaron Horne, John McGregor, Patrick Berry Show Length: | 38 Minutes Date/time: | 10 October 2019 @ 9.15am Location: | 4one4 Real Estate - 414 Main Road, Glenorchy Segment 1: What Can be a Deal Breakers for First home buyers! ...Not liking the height of the showerhead? ...Essential the property is within an ‘uber eats’ delivery zone? What are some of the more out there ‘demands’ or deal breakers you’ve come across in your years as an agent? Are Millenials being too fussy with their requests? Or is this something that will become more and more common in the coming years? https://www.realestate.com.au/news/fussy-first-home-buyers-demand-big-backyards-and-high-showerheads/?rsf=syn:news:nca:dt:spa Deep Dive: Hobart City Deal Implementation Plan Plan released on the 3rd Oct 2019; we break down some of the key take aways for the city and surrounding suburbs. “This City Deal will improve accessibility in Greater Hobart, embracing the idea of a 30 minute city.” What do you guys think this will mean for Hobart? The hobart market? As agents who work close to the northern suburbs, are you excited about the Northern Suburbs Transit corridor? Establishing a Ferry service $30 million going into affordable housing… including speeding up the delivery of houses. https://citydeals.infrastructure.gov.au/sites/default/files/2019-03/Hobart%20City%20Deal%20-%20web%20%28accessible%29_0.pdf A VISION OF HOBART Improving accessibility to make hobart a ‘30 minute city’ -deliver an integrated land-use and transport vision for Greater Hobart • prioritise housing and facilitate urban renewal along key transit corridors • deliver a package of planning initiatives to support development to provide residents Major Commitments Bridgewater Bridge: The Australian and Tasmanian Governments are investing $576 million to replace the Bridgewater Bridge, the largest ever investment in a single transport project in Hobart’s history. Affordable Housing Supply: The Australian Government will provide $30 million for projects in partnership with community housing providers to deliver new dwellings. This will be supported by a package of measures to drive urban renewal, including commencing a program of precinct planning for priority areas to speed up the delivery of housing. Northern Suburbs Transit Corridor: The Northern Suburbs Transit Corridor is a priority area for urban renewal. A greater diversity of housing solutions will be encouraged along the corridor. As well as providing housing outcomes, this will support the delivery of the most effective public transport solution, reduce congestion and the Australian Government will invest $25 million as part of its congestion initiative.
Pat gets a chance to chat all things tech this week as we deep dive into Smart homes- How they are implemented in modern ,and retrofitted into not so modern, homes. Episode: EP26 Show Title: | Smart Homes- Stepping into the future of houses Cast: | Aaron Horne, John McGregor, Patrick Berry Show Length: | 38 Minutes Date/time: | 3 October 2019 @ 9.15am Location: | 4one4 Real Estate - 414 Main Road, Glenorchy Introduction segment: Sending Cash as 'Money for Drugs' or other alternates may negatively affect your chances of obtaining a home loan Smooooooookin.... https://www.pedestrian.tv/money/sending-cash-as-money-for-drugs-ruining-bank-loans/ https://www.domain.com.au/money-markets/home-loan-applicants-face-delays-after-mislabelling-transactions-as-adult-entertainment-886493/ Deep Dive: Smart homes- Stepping into the future of houses. What is a smart home? What can be the benefits of a smart home? Can you retrofit an old house up with Smart technologies? Are people building new smart homes? What companies are in the fold when it comes to smart home integrations? Lessons learnt by Patrick as he has built his smart home. Does it add value to a property when selling? Should you invest money into building a smart home? Ok Google Advert featuring McCauly Caulkin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-e2J7kLZxb0
Aaron wants to know if it is possible to buy a home by trading someone his Super Nintendo... he also wants to understand the process of making an offer on a home? Join him and the resident experts on the Pod, Patrick and John, as they delve deeper into the world of contracts and buying houses...
Pat is away and the other boys will play.... John and Aaron go through some listeners correspondence and answer a few burning questions that have been asked of The Property Pod.
The boys are joined today by Adam Luttrell of Shift Property Styling (@shiftstyling) to discuss preparing a property for sale; How to create an emotional connection with potential buyers and how to get the best return on your investment into property styling.
The boys are rejoined by friend of the podcast, Simon Pressley of Propertyology, and discuss some city deals that are bringing big bucks to some of the regional cities around Australia.
Aaron, John & Pat discuss the little known topic of Title Insurance with Paul Watkins, of Stewart Title. Something that the boys knew very little about before their discussion, but were illuminated to whilst talking with Paul.
The Mission to discuss Property Bonds was too much for our not so secret agents.... they needed to once again turn to the ever-reliable (and first-time returnee guest), Julie McGregor Aka Johns Mum (aka JuliePenny) to establish the best plan of attack when understanding rents and bonds. Enjoy as these not so secret agents take on a brand new topic on the Property Pod.
Today the boys are joined by Real Estate Royalty (& John's Mum), Julie McGregor, to discuss another side of Real Estate- Rentals and all things Property Management. Since 1996 Julie has been one of the most sort after industry consultants that not only consumers have turned to, but so have other real estate agents, franchises and government agencies just to scratch the surface. Whether it be negotiating a small rental increase, to overseeing the management of over 100 strata corporations, Julie's experience in the Tasmanian field is almost unparalleled.
Now that the JetLag has worn off, Pat breaks down his key takeaways from his week at InMan Connect in Las Vegas. Pat discusses the future of the industry- iBuyers, millennials & Immersive Marketing.
Pat is back from Vegas, and we have our first follow up or sequel episode.... THE MARKETING STRIKES BACK The boys break down the areas of marketing they believe to be key in selling or buying homes. They discuss candidly the ins and outs of putting together a marketing package.
Pat has taken the recorder with him to Inman Connect in Las Vegas & is grabbing some one-on-one chats with industry professionals. Pat catches up with another Australian over in Las Vegas, Peter Schravemade (@schravemade) of Box Brownie. In this discussion they discussion the importance of good marketing and have a targetted campaign that caters to an individual needs; not simply a one size fits all approach.
Aaron and John record this weeks Pod in the studio; whilst Pat phones in from Viva Las Vegas to discuss all things InMan Connect. Listen as the shackles come off and John & Aaron surprisingly stay on topic for a good 70% of the episode, discussing Off Market Sellers and the role agents play in that scenario. Pat discusses Inman; iBuyers and Conference keyword TRANSPARENCY!
Pat has taken the recorder with him to Inman Connect in Las Vegas & is grabbing some one-on-one chats with industry professionals. In this quick chat, Pat catches up with fellow Australian, Kylie Davis (@KDavisreconnect) of HomePrezzo, and discusses data and its importance in the future of real estate for agents, consumers and vendors.
Pat has taken the recorder with him to Inman Connect in Las Vegas & is grabbing some one-on-one chats with industry professionals. In this quick chat, Pat discusses Social Media and what platforms vendors should be using with Benjamin Morse (@BenJMorse), current guest lecturer at the University of Las Vegas, former editorial director at MARVEL & speaker at the Inman conference.
Today Pat & John discuss their thoughts on & further explain the importance of marketing your property for sale and the potential cost of not doing it. What is a marketing budget and why is it different to commission What makes up an advertising spend (ie, internet, print, photographer?) With such good buyer databases available why do you need to market a promote a property? More exposure more potential change of demand for the property (use a pie chart to explain) What could no marketing potentially cost you? Is Marketing actually a cost? or can it be seen as more of an investment in your final profit on the sale of your home?
The Property Pod team is joined by Simon Pressley (@SimonPressley) Market Analyst, Buyers Agent & Accredited Advisor, from Propertyology. Simon goes through his investments strategies and discusses the importance of having an open mind when it comes to searching for the right investment market for you. The boys touch on the Hobart Market and how well it is performing (along with its predictions to continue to perform well in the foreseeable future) whilst trying to coax Simon and his family to the beautiful state of Tasmania.
Episode 10 is in the can; the Property Pod has hit double digits. The boys discuss the difference between the Auction process and Private Treaty; John goes on to detail how this works and the origin of Auctioneering. The boys then go over the various different ways the pricing of a property can be advertised and what this means for buyers and sellers.
Financing Millennials- Discussion with Andrew Leggett of RAMS Tasmania. Andrew Leggett, RAMS Tasmania Principal, steps into the studio to discuss gaining finance as a Millenial; all the things you'll need and all the things that can help or hinder your quest at getting into the property Market. What does a FHB/Investor need to bring to a finance appointment to make the process easy? What deposit/savings history/employment history etc is required for most lenders? How long should it take to get approval for a loan and what time frame should they put on a contract? How much of a deposit does a purchaser need? What incentives help purchasers? Is there different requirements for Investors VS FHB? Is Rentvesting a viable option to consider?
In this weeks edition of the Property Pod Patrick, John and Aaron take a quick look back at Hobart and recent real estate related news. then take a deep dive into the world of building your own home
The boys discuss their new found fame as Mercury Featured Podcasters; listen as the fame goes to their head and Pat plays low key famous in his robe, crown and Gold Chalice of Coffee. Then as things get a little more serious they deep dive into an interview with Blake Smedley, a recent purchaser of his second investment property. Blake keeps up with the Banter of the Property Pod team and leads an interesting discussion into his entrance and continuing adventures into the Property Investment game.
This week the boys discuss the present day, and future implications, on Artifical Intelligence within the Real Estate Industry. The boys' deep dive into the topic with special guest, Sarah Bell of AIRE (getaire.com.au).
This week the boys discuss What is involved when selling a property you currently have rented out...or if your landlord is selling the place you live in. Pat and John discuss the ins and outs of selling and property with a Tennant in place. AND A brief discussion on AREC (Australian Real Estate Conference) over the past weekend.
A double dose of The Property Pod this week. Today the guys discuss the Mini Housing Boom that seems to be present Post-Federal Election, and Gumtree Ads for Hallways to be rented as bedrooms.
Marketing your Property- What is Essential when it comes to Real Estate Photography in the Modern Market?
Aaron, John & Pat discuss the Hobart and Tasmanian Real Estate Market. This week they focus on: * APRA Assessment rate for home loans. * 'Rent-vesting' * DEEP DIVE- Marketing Materials & Property Photography
In episode two Aaron, John and Patrick welcome Jason Swinton from Domain.com.au in to talk about how the Tasmanian marketplace is travelling and what the forecast looks like for the rest of 2019
Welcome to The Property Pod! An accessible and easy to follow podcast developed to help those with an interest in getting into the property market understand the ins and outs of the industry, Join Aaron, John & Pat as they discuss the Hobart and Tasmanian Real Estate Market.