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finder money podcast #54: Property market forecasts for 2018


In our final episode of the money podcast, we speak to property expert Michael Yardney about his property predictions for 2018. Michael Yardney is the director of Metropole Property Strategists, a bestselling author and an expert in wealth creation. In this episode, we delve deeply into the topics listed below to discover where Michael sees property heading in 2018.

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We spoke to Michael about a number of topics, including the following:

  • The major driving forces behind the property market in 2018
  • APRA's effect on the property market in the past and going forward in 2018
  • Where Michael sees interest rates heading in 2018
  • How rising interest rates make it easier for new investors to enter the property market
  • Where Michael sees price growth heading in 2018 (Hint: It's not just Sydney or Melbourne)
  • How the infrastructure boom will drive price increases
  • Michael’s advice for dealing with property investment advertisements
  • Lessons about property spruikers
  • Michael’s view on Australian population growth in 2018
  • Michael’s view on Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Hobart, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth and Darwin for 2018
  • Why Michael thinks you shouldn’t invest in Hobart, and what lessons potential Hobart investors can learn from Darwin
  • Michael’s reasoning behind why he thinks many investors will sit on the sidelines in 2018

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