Articles by Kevin Turner

Kevin brings together leading authorities on the property market in his weekly Real Estate Talk Podcast. Visit www.RealEstateTalk.com.au


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In one of his regular Switzer columns leading estate agent John McGrath gave his thoughts on the increasing number of Australians investing in real estate. He said: Investing in property is an increasing trend and it’s great to see. Fantastic stuff. Here’s the flipside If 1.31 million people own an investment property today, that means only…

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When it comes to your next property renovation – have you got your finances sorted?  In a Real Estate Talk  show, finance expert Andrew Mirams details some strategies you can employ to secure funding for your next renovation. Here’s the transcript of this interview: Kevin:  Does financing a renovation to be any different? Andrew:  It does. There are probably…

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In his column for Switzer, John McGrath discusses the bets ways to win at auction.  Here’s what he had to say: This Saturday (February 18) and next Saturday (February 25) are shaping up to be very big auction days in Sydney.  Given the shortage of stock throughout 2016, competition among bidders was particularly fierce across the city…

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In this Real Estate Talk show we answered a question from one of our listeners on depreciation and capital gains tax. We asked Brad Beer from BMT Quantity Surveyors for his thoughts. Here’s the transcript: Kevin:  I had a question sent in from Gary. I have an investment property that I claim depreciation on each tax year. Can…

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In his column in Switzer, John McGrath discusses the new buyer on the market .  Here’s what he had to say: Developers and high net worth individuals have always been the typical buyer demographic for blocks of apartments.  But today, they are increasingly competing with a new type of buyer –  mum and dad investors purchasing…

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It’s interesting to talk to real estate agents, particularly those who are very good at auctions. You can find out some of the auction strategies that you might want to use to make sure that, if you’re a buyer, you’re not paying too much; and if you’re a seller, that you’re going to get top…

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Australia is one of the hottest ‘education destinations’ in the world – in fact, we are ranked third with one in five of our tertiary students coming from overseas, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. This coupled with an overall increase in the number of places being offered by universities is resulting in greater…

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It’s no secret that parking can add value to a property. But rising population density is now making the humble parking space a sought after feature. In his recent column in Switzer, John McGrath takes a look at what people have been willing to pay to park their car. Here’s what he had to say: This…

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