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28Episodes
Category: Business:Investing

- Strong Coffee and Smart Real Estate -
In their bite size, relaxed style, cousins and co-workers Alex and James Fitzgerald talk all things business and investment in Australia.
With a natural bias toward property and lean toward millennial perspective, they have collectively transacted over $500M of real estate and are property investors themselves.

Each week they explore the news of the week, what they mean for you and how you can create opportunities for yourself out of it.

Whether you are a beginner or experienced businessperson and investor looking for a different perspective, this will be for you.

September 24, 2020

Banks Eatin’ Their Own Words

Cousins Chat James certainly not wanting to be the one bloke who prevents the AFL Grand Final going ahead, employment numbers strong for August, up some 111,000 jobs pushing unemployment down to 6.8% according to the ABS. Meanwhile in real estate demand is up 20%, QLD HomeBuilder grant now counted towards deposit (huge) for punters, the banks whacking a strong U turn on their doom and gloom forecasts! James dissects the 2020 Richlist and Alex chuggin along WFH.

Read Johns Article on REA -
https://www.realestate.com.au/news/gold-coast-real-estate-custodian-ceo-john-fitzgerald-urges-australians-to-buy-more-property-now/?rsf=syn:news:nca:gcb:article

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Get in touch
alexf@jlf.com.au
jamesf@jlf.com.au 
Learn something on our next webinar
https://www.custodian.com.au/events/

All views and opinions discussed are that of the hosts. They do not endorse reliability or accuracy of their information and it is all intended for personal and not commercial use.

September 17, 2020

Buy More Property Now :)

Cousins Chat record $95M residential sale, NearMaps and DocuSign reining it in during the tech surge, migration and population growth said to be as low as 1917 but James and Alex assess from a different angle. Listings are down but what does that actually mean for the market, and could this be linked to record high refinances?

Read Johns Article on REA -
https://www.realestate.com.au/news/gold-coast-real-estate-custodian-ceo-john-fitzgerald-urges-australians-to-buy-more-property-now/?rsf=syn:news:nca:gcb:article

Instagram @thedoubleshot.podcast
Get in touch alexf@jlf.com.au | jamesf@jlf.com.au Learn something on our next webinar | https://www.custodian.com.au/events/

All views and opinions discussed are that of the hosts. They do not endorse reliability or accuracy of their information and it is all intended for personal and not commercial use.

September 9, 2020

All Hail Queen Gladys

Cousins chat how stoked they were to have Bernard Salt on their special podcast dropped yesterday! VIC roadmap out of lockdown, ScoMo goes whale hunting for mammoth businesses to relocate to Aus, some stats on aged group dynamics changing over the next 5 years and where they're going based on local government council. A few cracker deals in play across residential, industrial and commercial. James loving Selling Sunset and Alex back playing Words With Friends in lockdown?!?!

Instagram @thedoubleshot.podcast

Get in touch alexf@jlf.com.au | jamesf@jlf.com.au
Learn something on our next webinar https://www.custodian.com.au/events/

All views and opinions discussed are that of the hosts. They do not endorse reliability or accuracy of their information. It is intended for personal and not commercial use.

September 9, 2020

Special Interview with Bernard Salt - Post-COVID Australia.

James and Alex interview Australian demographer royalty, Mr Bernard Salt.
One of their favourite figureheads of Australian Demographics and writer for The Australian.
Bernard is a beaming light not only of relevant data, but shining optimism into the future for our young and bright country.
Instagram @thedoubleshot.podcast
Get in touch alexf@jlf.com.au | jamesf@jlf.com.au
Learn something on our next webinar | https://www.custodian.com.au/events/7stepstowealthevents/

All views and opinions discussed are that of the hosts. They do not endorse reliabibility or accuracy of their information and it is all intended for personal and not commercial use.

September 2, 2020

Median House Prices a Copy-Paste Job

Colleges chat worlds most successful investor, Warren Buffet, making money moves investing in Japan, 3.1m Aussies have taken money out of their super during pandemic, University of Sydney and KPMG release interesting study on successful Chinese entrepreneurs coming into Australia first to study & Harvey Norman going BANG reporting huge profits and no debt. Will Melbourne real estate market slingshot out of lock-down as New York and New Zealand did - we are coming into Super Saturdays for Spring. Instagram @thedoubleshot.podcast Get in touch alexf@jlf.com.au | jamesf@jlf.com.au GET ON OUR BERNARD SALT WEBINAR | https://www.custodian.com.au/events/7stepstowealthevents/ All views and opinions discussed are that of the hosts. They do not endorse reliability or accuracy of their information and it is all intended for personal and not commercial use.

August 26, 2020

It’s Strategic Loss Season Baby!

Cousins wonder is the COVIDsafe app being used!? Victoria still smearing the media with Andrews government requesting to extend state of emergency, but thankfully Bernard Salt swoops in with an ever optimistic and historical reflection of the strength of Victoria's core roots and our bigger and brighter future to come. RBA calls out states and territories to 'pony up' after contributing less than 3% of fiscal assistance during COVID. And, what is leverage? Instagram @thedoubleshot.podcast Get in touch alexf@jlf.com.au | jamesf@jlf.com.au Learn something on our next webinar | https://www.custodian.com.au/events/7stepstowealthevents/ All views and opinions discussed are that of the hosts. They do not endorse reliability or accuracy of their information, it is intended for personal use and not to be represented commercially.

August 19, 2020

Schmitty Gets A Gig!

Colleagues chat online retailers killing it amongst an online purchase bonanza, Nigel Satterley actively pushing for HomeBuilder extension to April 30 amongst Perth being swamped with land purchases pushing the construction industry to capacity. QLD land sales up 400% according to Oliver Hume data and over in Melbourne some big land acquisitions by some key residential players despite supposed distress our economy said to be in. Instagram @thedoubleshot.podcast Get in touch alexf@jlf.com.au | mitchells@jlf.com.au Learn something on our next webinar | https://www.custodian.com.au/events/7stepstowealthevents/ All views and opinions discussed are that of the hosts. They do not endorse reliability or accuracy of their information and it is all intended for personal and not commercial use.

August 12, 2020

Ain’t No Interest In Saving!

Cousins chat the big ones for the week, NZ going into immediate 3 day lockdown on level 3 restrictions, Putin reckons they've got a COVID vaccine, the best interest rates on a savings account today, then the best interest rates on a home loan today (1.98%!), NewsCorp claim $1.5B loss last FY and thrn cousins get a little carried away chatting about the future of the conventional city and 'suburbs' as we know it. Instagram @thedoubleshot.podcast Get in touch alexf@jlf.com.au | jamesf@jlf.com.au Learn something on our next webinar | https://www.custodian.com.au/events/7stepstowealthevents/ All views and opinions discussed are that of the hosts. They do not endorse reliabibility or accuracy of their information and it is all intended for personal and not commercial use.

August 5, 2020

Land Sales Go BANG & James Calls State Of Emergency on Alex!

Cousins chat Reserve Bank monthly announcement and what the RBA's sentiment is moving forward through COVID, Median House Price data fairly stable aside apartments and upper quartile sexy homes. Huge Land sales over the Qtr to June thanks to HomeBuilder. International student visa's a huge contributor to university revenue having doubled in international students from 2008 to 2018. Instagram @thedoubleshot.podcast Get in touch alexf@jlf.com.au | jamesf@jlf.com.au Learn something on our next webinar | https://www.custodian.com.au/events/7stepstowealthevents/

July 29, 2020

NSW Stamp Duty Reforms & Budget Key Numbers

Cousins talk NSW new Stamp Duty reforms for First Home Buyers, The Budget and in layman's terms what the deficit actually means/Australia growing out of debt. Big Deals during COVID, where the employment has been gained and lost and some mining numbers as key to Australia GDP remaining strong.

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