FAQ Series

Have a question about investing? Ask Luke Harris.

Each month we like to present a dedicated FAQ episode where we take questions from our listeners and put them to our resident expert, Luke Harris. With more than two decades of residential and commercial investment experience under his belt, Luke has seen the best and worst of the property market.

Have a question you want answered? Let us know on the link below.

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The Future of Economics: Dr Reetu Verma on measuring economic growth

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  • 27th Nov
  • 30 mins

Economic growth is typically associated with an improved standard of living and a reduction in poverty. But is this always the case?

As income inequality grows and loneliness rises, senior economic lecturer at The University of Wollongong Dr Reetu Verma outlines why solely relying on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as a measure of economic output can be detrimental to society.

We discuss how the economy is traditionally measured and how this can hinder quality of life aspects such as health, well-being and happiness while Dr Verma puts forward some suggested economic measures to go alongside GDP.

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Should you invest in crypto?

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  • 22nd Nov
  • 62 mins

We've all heard of the crypto millionaires who've made generational wealth investing in cryptocurrencies, only to have lost it soon after. But how do these digital assets come to have value in the first place? Is there any substance to this technology?

For this episode I'm joined by the one and only Zeneca - a founder who's built an enormous following discussing these digital assets. We explain what this technology is, how it can be used and whether or not it has a place in your investment portfolio.

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How to increase your borrowing capacity

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  • 15th Nov
  • 27 mins

This week I'm joined by the General Manager at Crown Money Management Chelsea Burton to discuss the power of leverage and how we can best use borrowed money to grow our portfolios.

We discuss the difference between good debt and bad debt as well as some crucial tips on how you can make the most of your existing borrowing capacity. If you're thinking about or are in the process of growing your portfolio, optimising your finance strategy is essential in making sure your money is working hard for you.

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Cultivating Fulfilment and Avoiding Burnout: Being a Successful Woman in Business

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  • 8th Nov
  • 49 mins

How can you cultivate a more fulfilling life while achieving your goals at the same time? This week I'm joined by two highly successful women who have not just achieved success themselves, but help others do the same each day.

My first guest today is the incredibly smart and talented Malika Kingwell. With 10 years’ experience in the real-estate industry. She’s helped hundreds of clients build highly successful property portfolios and is the mentor team leader at The Property Mentors.

My second guest is a former international equestrian competitor as well as mindset and performance consultant to Olympic gold medallists. Nicole Stewart is now a renowned life coach and runs her own consultancy helping women achieve the life of their dreams.

This episode is packed with actionable insights on how to get the most out of your career while avoiding burnout.

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The state of the property market and what it means for you

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  • 1st Nov
  • 40 mins

Are we in a rental crises? How much should rising interest rates impact your investment strategy? How can investors navigate increasing costs and continue to grow their portfolio?

This week I'm joined by the Director of Property Management at Harris Property Renee Whitehouse as well as the CEO of The Property Mentors Luke Harris to discuss the current housing shortage and what it means for investors.

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Achieving Goals Through Thinking Bigger - Investor Journey (Part 2)

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  • 25th Oct
  • 26 mins

Welcome back to part 2 of our investor journey series featuring Luke and Laura! On this episode we dive into their situation a year later and discuss how they've managed to continue growing their property portfolio while running 3 businesses.

This episode provides you with actionable takeaways for cultivating a productive lifestyle and should inspire you on your own path to financial growth.