Callum Newman interviews Catherine Cashmore -Part 1 & 2


Real estate expert, buyer's advocate and award winning writer Catherine Cashmore joins Callum to discuss:

Part 1

...the ONE type of real estate you would be a 'fool' to buy

...her take on the effect that mooted foreign investment fee will have on the market

...what auction clearance rates tell you and what they don't the industry is rife with manipulation and underquoting

...the bogus demographic and downsizing myths the industry spruiks

...why you can't trust the published vacancy rates

...Australia's biggest buying market and what they're looking for that you can target as an investor

...a clever strategy for property investors with a modest budget more coming!

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Part 2 - 

In the second episode of this two part series, buyers advocate and real estate expert Catherine Cashmore gives you a buying guide to Australian property.

You'll discover:

Why money from Asia is having such a huge on Sydney and Melbourne and how you can use it to your advantage...

The buying group to focus on and cater to...

The 'perfect' zones to buy and why...

How you can forecast the areas with the best potential for growth...

The ONE city to avoid right now...

Whether you should consider regional properties or the capital cities...

How to time your risk in the market...

The paradox of a slowdown in the Chinese economy for Australia...

A major flaw in urban planning that benefits certain property holders...

And the wildcard area that no one's talking about but you should be watching...

(Direct link here)


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Catherine worked tirelessly in finding me a great property at a good price. She did things that I wouldn't have done (hours and hours of legwork) and more importantly, couldn't have done (organising the purchase before anyone else had even put in an offer). When I was ready to give up, Catherine kept working. I'm certain that I never would have been able to buy the same property within 10k of what we eventually settled at.... David
The expertise you bring are excellent and helped us understand the process and what to do and what not to do. You discussed at the beginning that by using you it will save us money and in our instance and the current environment of Melbourne’s market I believe you saved us $100,000 or enabled us to get into a suburb which going to auction would have gone way over our limit. You worked tirelessly to help us purchase a home.... Karen
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With decades of experience working in the Australian real estate market Catherine Cashmore and her associates have lectured widely on the real estate cycle and the economics of investment.

Cashmore & Co use their expertise to assist investors, home buyers and developers.  They simplify the buying process saving buyers thousands in negotiation, as well as preventing costly mistakes.

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About Catherine

Catherine Cashmore


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Catherine Cashmore has been working in the Australian real estate market for over 14 years. As a buyer advocate, she has assisted hundreds of Australian home buyers and investors to secure quality real estate for the best possible price. Originally from the UK, and having lived in the US, Catherine is a seasoned traveller who has extensive experience across a range of international real estate markets for those interested in property investment overseas.. 

As President of Australia's oldest economics organisation, Prosper Australia, Catherine is a regular and highly respected media commentator and often called upon to give guest lectures to university students (including RMIT and Sydney University) on how tax policy affects real estate, the design of cities and the economy.

She is editor of Port Philip Publishing’s 'Cycles, Trends, & Forecasts' – a publication that teaches real estate investors about the land cycle and its effects on the economy. She is author of ‘Speculative Vacancies’, the only study in the world that analyses long term vacant housing based on water usage data (Melbourne focused). As such Catherine has an in depth knowledge of the Australian real estate market, few can rival.

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