Episode 15: The Sky is Falling

Episode 15 of The Investor Exchange

Welcome listeners, we start off this week drinking Pina Colada’s before discussing the stock market turmoil of the last few days, the fundamental criteria of a quality investment property, Morger’s Lendage Insurance (Thanks Steph), should your first property purchase be a home or an investment and of course some stupid stuff that really can’t be serious – listen and enjoy.

The Sky is Falling

The stock market has plummeted in recent days – Is it a Bear Market, a pull back, a correction or is it a shake out?
Joel explains what is happening on the stock market and gives a few history lessons to help us understand what is likely to happen next.  This latest volatility could actually be creating a great opportunity to buy. (1:30)

Our Investor Exchange Round Table Discussion Covered:

  • What makes a quality investment property?
    Brett discusses the criteria to evaluate when choosing an investment property.  The key elements are position, property and price but how do we analyse the position and the property to know its of sufficient quality. (21:10)
  • Should I buy my first home or rentvest?
    Louis discusses a client scenario where they are trying to decide on how to enter the property market.  He runs through the pros and cons from a financial perspective,factors such as the First Home Owner Grant, Stamp Duty and Stamp Duty Concessions, Depreciation. (36:30)

You Cannot Be Serious this week:

  • A squirrel as a companion animal
    Brett found the story of a lady kicked off a plane for having a squirrel as her emotional support animal, previous examples have included peacocks, ducks and even pigs YCBS! (51:10)
  • Jeremy McGovern
    Much to Joel and Brett’s disgust Louis brought up the story of Jeremy McGovern’s heroics in West Coast grand final victory – OK OK enough already…. (53:15)

Next Events:

The Investor Exchange partners with United Global Capital to run educational events for investors on Property Investing, Stock Market Investing and Financial Strategies.

Listener Questions:

We are wanting listeners to write in or leave a voice message for us with questions, feedback or topics for discussion.  You can do this via The Investor Exchange website on the link below.

Ask a Question: https://theinvestorexchange.com.au/ask/

Join the Conversation: fb.me/theinvestorexchange

The Investor Exchange Theme Music:  “Happy Happy Game Show” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0.

The post Episode 15: The Sky is Falling appeared first on The Investor Exchange.

Listen Now

Recent stories

Switching home loans

Refinancing your home loan to take advantage of a lower interest rate might save you money. Before you switch, make…

Read more

Tips to help make 2020/2021 tax time easier

It’s been a year of change like no other and that extends to tax and superannuation. As the end of…

Read more

The importance of having a will

While it’s not something anyone likes to think about, planning your estate may make things a little easier for your…

Read more

Fears and expectations

By Richard Dinham, Head of Client Solutions and Retirement For many, the word ‘retirement’ is associated with the idea of…

Read more

Savings accounts

Savings accounts help your money grow faster by offering a higher interest rate than everyday transaction accounts.  Get the highest…

Read more