Kevin Turner worked in radio as General Manager of various east coast radio stations. He started in real estate in 1988 and was ranked in the Top 10 Salespeople in the state until he was appointed as State CEO 1992.
He operated a number of real estate offices as business owner and was General Manager of several real estate offices in Christchurch.
He now hosts a real estate show on Radio 4BC and a weekly podcast at www.realestatetalk.com.au. He is the host of a daily 7 to 10 minute podcast show for real estate professionals at www.reuncut.com.au.
Geoff White from CoreLogic joins us to look at each of the capital cities and the regions.
Jonathan Street from Think Tank Group says small to medium size enterprises in the retail sector should always think carefully about acquiring property for the dual purpose of using it for their business and for building their retirement savings. He joins me to discuss this.
In the latest Herron Todd White Month in Review, it is easy to see how far the markets, reliant on resources, have fallen in value. Adrian Haks from HTW says in some areas it will take up to 10 years to claw back the losses. We talk to him about the report and tell you how you can get a copy of it.
The property industry is dependent on a number of factors not the least of which is employment in the building sector and a harmonious working environment. That could be under threat with proposed changes to the Award. The HIA’s Melissa Adler outlines the proposals.
Recent out of cycle increases by some of the banks has caused a bit of a panic amongst some property buyers, and there’s a prediction now that values in Sydney and Melbourne in particular, are going to drop by as much as 6% and that those markets will be in decline for the next two years.