Scouting Australia Podcast

Join hosts Sam (Sammy) Gordon & James (Jimmy) Ibrahim as they unpack properties hardest questions. There are no punches pulled in this podcast and we encourage all listeners to get in touch with us to answer your questions. Host: Sam Gordon, is one of Australia’s leading property investors. Featuring #1 on the SPI Show, Pizza & Property & Geared for Growth Host: James Ibrahim, a jack of all trades, an aggressive property investor and prolific talker is Sam’s co-host asking all the right questions *Scouting Australia Podcast’ is a production by ’Australian Property Scout Buyers Agency’ with all owned rights by Australian Property Scout. Privileged or confidential information may be contained in this communication. We do not accept liability for any loss or damage in people property portfolios and all advice given within this podcast is general advice. Australian Property Scout Pty Ltd | License Number: 2023 6885 | ABN: 64 638 266 369*

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3 days ago


Welcome back to the APS News Bulletin, your source for the latest updates and insights from the Australian property market. Join Sammy Gordon, as he breaks down this week's most pressing updates and announcements along with his expert analysis to keep you informed and on top of news.  
 
In this week's episode, Sammy reports and discusses:
High-level Highlights: Homefront’s Summary of the Australian Governments Minutes
REB’s Federal Budget Summary
If you enjoyed this episode, please write in and let us know! If you have any news you'd like Sam to share his point of view send us an email at apsteam@australianpropertyscout.com.au.
If you loved this episode please send it on to someone who would take some value, and please give us a 5 star review if you haven't yet and are loving the poddy!If you're taking tremendous value from these episodes why not share them with your mate? If you want your question answered on our podcast DM us on our socials or email us at apsteam@australianpropertyscout.com.auSend us your questions to:Instagram: @australianpropertyscoutWant to book a call with us:Website: https://australianpropertyscout.com.auAny information, comments, opinions or content that we provide in this podcast is our general observations and information only and it is not to be taken as, or in any way, considered to be financial advice, accounting advice, superannuation advice or legal advice. We strongly recommend all and any listener and participant to obtain their own independent financial advice, accounting advice, superannuation advice and legal advice before acting in any way in relation to any investment at all including any investment in property such as what we might be discussing in this podcast. No warranty, guarantee or representation is to be taken and you cannot reproduce it in any way. Every persons financial or investment situation is different and you must consider your own circumstances before undertaking any investment and be sure to obtain independent advice.Australian Property Scout Pty Ltd | License Number: 10094798 | ABN: 64 638 266 369

6 days ago

Sam Gordon is joined in the studio for this week's episode by Naaman, Australian Property Scouts’ newest Portfolio Strategist. In this captivating episode, we uncover Naaman's inspiring trajectory from humble beginnings in Christchurch, New Zealand, to creating a multimillion-dollar property portfolio in Australia. With a firm belief that your starting point doesn't dictate your destination, Naaman and his partner Sarah embarked on a bold adventure, with a one-way ticket to Australia and $2,000 to their name.
Undeterred by challenges, Naaman embraced every opportunity to create his own path, diving headfirst into any opportunity that came his way. Today, Naaman and Sarah stand as a testament to the transformative power of vision and grit with a staggering $1.74 million in equity derived from a portfolio purchase price of $1.9 million, holding a massive value of $3.6 million.Don’t forget there’s a special discount for Sammy Gordon’s School of Property for our Scouting Australia Podcast listeners, use the code SAP for the 10%  discount. Learn from the best in the business and make 2024 your best year in property investing yet! To find out more and make the most of our special foundational discount, head to www.schoolofproperty.com.au.If you loved this episode please send it on to someone who would take some value, and please give us a 5 star review if you haven't yet and are loving the poddy!If you're taking tremendous value from these episodes why not share them with your mate? If you want your question answered on our podcast DM us on our socials or email us at apsteam@australianpropertyscout.com.auSend us your questions to:Instagram: @australianpropertyscoutWant to book a call with us:Website: https://australianpropertyscout.com.auAny information, comments, opinions or content that we provide in this podcast is our general observations and information only and it is not to be taken as, or in any way, considered to be financial advice, accounting advice, superannuation advice or legal advice. We strongly recommend all and any listener and participant to obtain their own independent financial advice, accounting advice, superannuation advice and legal advice before acting in any way in relation to any investment at all including any investment in property such as what we might be discussing in this podcast. No warranty, guarantee or representation is to be taken and you cannot reproduce it in any way. Every persons financial or investment situation is different and you must consider your own circumstances before undertaking any investment and be sure to obtain independent advice.Australian Property Scout Pty Ltd | License Number: 10094798 | ABN: 64 638 266 369
 
Chapters
(00:00) Welcome
(03:26) Naaman’s backstory
(09:27) A one-way-ticket to Australia
(17:23) Losing the last dollar 
(23:47) Sticking to your own guns + property #1
(32:54) Vending machines + finding APS
(38:34) Sam’s Trilogy 
(45:00) First deal - Perth
(50:39) Second deal -  Perth
(59:35) Trust in APS
(1:10:21) The next deal - QLD
(1:14:25) The framework in place
(1:21:02) Selling Property #1
(1:28:07) Be open to life
(1:34:40) You are not a product of your circumstances, you’re a product of your decisions
(1:41:45) Partnership in property
(1:45:50) Rapid Fire 🔥

Thursday May 16, 2024

Welcome back to the APS News Bulletin, your source for the latest updates and insights from the Australian property market. Join Sammy Gordon and our APS Resident Building Expert Liam Correy, as they break down this week's most pressing updates and announcements along with their expert analysis to keep you informed and on top of news.  
 
In this week's episode, Sam and Liam report on and discuss:
Construction Costs Stabilise as Building Approvals Hit 12 Year Low 
Harnessing Skilled Migrant Workforce Crucial to Address Tradie Shortage
WA Government Expands Apprenticeship Program to Boost Building and Construction Workforce
If you enjoyed this episode, please write in and let us know! If you have any news you'd like Sam to share his point of view send us an email at apsteam@australianpropertyscout.com.au.
If you loved this episode please send it on to someone who would take some value, and please give us a 5 star review if you haven't yet and are loving the poddy!If you're taking tremendous value from these episodes why not share them with your mate? If you want your question answered on our podcast DM us on our socials or email us at apsteam@australianpropertyscout.com.auSend us your questions to:Instagram: @australianpropertyscoutWant to book a call with us:Website: https://australianpropertyscout.com.auAny information, comments, opinions or content that we provide in this podcast is our general observations and information only and it is not to be taken as, or in any way, considered to be financial advice, accounting advice, superannuation advice or legal advice. We strongly recommend all and any listener and participant to obtain their own independent financial advice, accounting advice, superannuation advice and legal advice before acting in any way in relation to any investment at all including any investment in property such as what we might be discussing in this podcast. No warranty, guarantee or representation is to be taken and you cannot reproduce it in any way. Every persons financial or investment situation is different and you must consider your own circumstances before undertaking any investment and be sure to obtain independent advice.Australian Property Scout Pty Ltd | License Number: 10094798 | ABN: 64 638 266 369

Monday May 13, 2024

Back by fan demand, Sammy Gordon welcomes into the studio this week, APS Strategists Luke Teeuwsen and Mr Paul Karpierz; along with his co-host Jimmy Ibrahim to discuss the common investor mistakes they see made by intermediate investors (3-9 property holders). From rushing the process, misusing equity and not maximising your opportunity to acquire and everything in between. The boys discuss what they see day in day out on the front line and how investors should be wary of making these same mistakes. If you haven’t yet, make sure to listen to the first episode in the Common Investor Mistakes series for beginner investors here.Don’t forget there’s a special discount for Sammy Gordon’s School of Property for our Scouting Australia Podcast listeners, use the code SAP for the 10%  discount. Learn from the best in the business and make 2024 your best year in property investing yet! To find out more and make the most of our special foundational discount, head to www.schoolofproperty.com.au.If you loved this episode please send it on to someone who would take some value, and please give us a 5 star review if you haven't yet and are loving the poddy!If you're taking tremendous value from these episodes why not share them with your mate? If you want your question answered on our podcast DM us on our socials or email us at apsteam@australianpropertyscout.com.auSend us your questions to:Instagram: @australianpropertyscoutWant to book a call with us:Website: https://australianpropertyscout.com.auAny information, comments, opinions or content that we provide in this podcast is our general observations and information only and it is not to be taken as, or in any way, considered to be financial advice, accounting advice, superannuation advice or legal advice. We strongly recommend all and any listener and participant to obtain their own independent financial advice, accounting advice, superannuation advice and legal advice before acting in any way in relation to any investment at all including any investment in property such as what we might be discussing in this podcast. No warranty, guarantee or representation is to be taken and you cannot reproduce it in any way. Every persons financial or investment situation is different and you must consider your own circumstances before undertaking any investment and be sure to obtain independent advice.Australian Property Scout Pty Ltd | License Number: 10094798 | ABN: 64 638 266 369
Chapters:
(00:00) Welcome
(02:41) The correct team
(07:03) Rushing the process
(13:28) Misusing equity
(17:20) Inadequate buffers
(21:12) Being easily scared by policy changes
(23:12) Lower tier lending
(30:08) Premature strategy change
(32:51) Too confident in own ability
(36:58) Not maximising your opportunities
(38:32) Letting maintenance get out of hand
(41:05) Stop putting things up
(41:32) Mindset + celebrating wins

Thursday May 09, 2024


Welcome back to the APS News Bulletin, your source for the latest updates and insights from the Australian property market. Join Sammy Gordon, as he breaks down this week's most pressing updates and announcements along with his expert analysis to keep you informed and on top of news.  
 
In this week's episode, Sammy reports and discusses:
Minutes from RBA Meeting: Cash Rate Unchanged
Interest Poppycock's and The Elephant In The Room
If you enjoyed this episode, please write in and let us know! If you have any news you'd like Sam to share his point of view send us an email at apsteam@australianpropertyscout.com.au.
If you loved this episode please send it on to someone who would take some value, and please give us a 5 star review if you haven't yet and are loving the poddy!If you're taking tremendous value from these episodes why not share them with your mate? If you want your question answered on our podcast DM us on our socials or email us at apsteam@australianpropertyscout.com.auSend us your questions to:Instagram: @australianpropertyscoutWant to book a call with us:Website: https://australianpropertyscout.com.auAny information, comments, opinions or content that we provide in this podcast is our general observations and information only and it is not to be taken as, or in any way, considered to be financial advice, accounting advice, superannuation advice or legal advice. We strongly recommend all and any listener and participant to obtain their own independent financial advice, accounting advice, superannuation advice and legal advice before acting in any way in relation to any investment at all including any investment in property such as what we might be discussing in this podcast. No warranty, guarantee or representation is to be taken and you cannot reproduce it in any way. Every persons financial or investment situation is different and you must consider your own circumstances before undertaking any investment and be sure to obtain independent advice.Australian Property Scout Pty Ltd | License Number: 10094798 | ABN: 64 638 266 369

Monday May 06, 2024

Introducing a very special Where Are They Now? episode from The APS Summit that was held on Saturday 13th April 2024. Sammy Gordon is joined on stage by the lovely Morgan Holmes, celebrated as the proud winner of the most downloaded Scouting Australia Podcast, with her episode "How Morgan Built Herself $1 Million In Equity By 26". Morgan is the dynamic, young gun 27 year old General Manager and senior buyer's agent at Australian Property Scout.Together, Sam and Morgan delve into what Morgan has achieved since her original podcast episode, taking her total current portfolio value of $3.67 million, with a huge increase in net equity from $1 million to $1.47 million. If you've ever needed inspiration to start or push forward in your investing journey, this episode is for you! Don’t forget there’s a special discount for Sammy Gordon’s School of Property for our Scouting Australia Podcast listeners, use the code SAP for the 10%  discount. Learn from the best in the business and make 2024 your best year in property investing yet! To find out more and make the most of our special foundational discount, head to www.schoolofproperty.com.au.If you loved this episode please send it on to someone who would take some value, and please give us a 5 star review if you haven't yet and are loving the poddy!If you're taking tremendous value from these episodes why not share them with your mate? If you want your question answered on our podcast DM us on our socials or email us at apsteam@australianpropertyscout.com.auSend us your questions to:Instagram: @australianpropertyscoutWant to book a call with us:Website: https://australianpropertyscout.com.auAny information, comments, opinions or content that we provide in this podcast is our general observations and information only and it is not to be taken as, or in any way, considered to be financial advice, accounting advice, superannuation advice or legal advice. We strongly recommend all and any listener and participant to obtain their own independent financial advice, accounting advice, superannuation advice and legal advice before acting in any way in relation to any investment at all including any investment in property such as what we might be discussing in this podcast. No warranty, guarantee or representation is to be taken and you cannot reproduce it in any way. Every persons financial or investment situation is different and you must consider your own circumstances before undertaking any investment and be sure to obtain independent advice.Australian Property Scout Pty Ltd | License Number: 10094798 | ABN: 64 638 266 369
 
Chapters:
(00:00) Welcome
(01:56) Original portfolio snapshot
(05:30) Original portfolio movements in the last 12 months 
(09:04) Portfolio since recording
(12:57) The next purchases
(17:17) Current portfolio numbers
(20:13) Key learnings
(24:40) Biggest struggles and wins
(29:34) Where to from here?
 

Thursday May 02, 2024

Welcome back to the APS News Bulletin, your source for the latest updates and insights from the Australian property market. Join Sammy Gordon and our APS Resident Building Expert Liam Correy, as they break down this week's most pressing updates and announcements along with their expert analysis to keep you informed and on top of news.  
 
In this week's episode, Sam and Liam report on and discuss:
Is it safe to buy a newly built apartment?
Perth Builder Collier Homes collapses amid Australia wide pressure on home building industry
Perth has seen it’s 6th building company collapse in as many weeks, can the industry recover?
If you enjoyed this episode, please write in and let us know! If you have any news you'd like Sam to share his point of view send us an email at apsteam@australianpropertyscout.com.au.
If you loved this episode please send it on to someone who would take some value, and please give us a 5 star review if you haven't yet and are loving the poddy!If you're taking tremendous value from these episodes why not share them with your mate? If you want your question answered on our podcast DM us on our socials or email us at apsteam@australianpropertyscout.com.auSend us your questions to:Instagram: @australianpropertyscoutWant to book a call with us:Website: https://australianpropertyscout.com.auAny information, comments, opinions or content that we provide in this podcast is our general observations and information only and it is not to be taken as, or in any way, considered to be financial advice, accounting advice, superannuation advice or legal advice. We strongly recommend all and any listener and participant to obtain their own independent financial advice, accounting advice, superannuation advice and legal advice before acting in any way in relation to any investment at all including any investment in property such as what we might be discussing in this podcast. No warranty, guarantee or representation is to be taken and you cannot reproduce it in any way. Every persons financial or investment situation is different and you must consider your own circumstances before undertaking any investment and be sure to obtain independent advice.Australian Property Scout Pty Ltd | License Number: 10094798 | ABN: 64 638 266 369

Monday Apr 29, 2024

Introducing a very special End of Quarter Roundtable episode from The APS Summit that was held on Saturday 13th April 2024. Sammy Gordon is joined on stage by Jimmy Ibrahim, Morgan Holmes, Luke Teeuwsen, Jason Titus and Nick Willcox. Our brains trust is in front of a live audience to discuss the biggest updates from Q1 2024, and their forecasts for the rest of the year moving forward. The APS All-Stars chat through Q1 in review, including Self-Managed Super Funds, commercial deals, stock levels and market trends for the past 3 months. This is a must-listen episode for anyone wanting an up-to-date pulse check on the property market.Don’t forget there’s a special discount for Sammy Gordon’s School of Property for our Scouting Australia Podcast listeners, use the code SAP for the 10%  discount. Learn from the best in the business and make 2024 your best year in property investing yet! To find out more and make the most of our special foundational discount, head to www.schoolofproperty.com.au.If you loved this episode please send it on to someone who would take some value, and please give us a 5 star review if you haven't yet and are loving the poddy!If you're taking tremendous value from these episodes why not share them with your mate? If you want your question answered on our podcast DM us on our socials or email us at apsteam@australianpropertyscout.com.au
Send us your questions to:Instagram: @australianpropertyscoutWant to book a call with us:Website: https://australianpropertyscout.com.auAny information, comments, opinions or content that we provide in this podcast is our general observations and information only and it is not to be taken as, or in any way, considered to be financial advice, accounting advice, superannuation advice or legal advice. We strongly recommend all and any listener and participant to obtain their own independent financial advice, accounting advice, superannuation advice and legal advice before acting in any way in relation to any investment at all including any investment in property such as what we might be discussing in this podcast. No warranty, guarantee or representation is to be taken and you cannot reproduce it in any way. Every persons financial or investment situation is different and you must consider your own circumstances before undertaking any investment and be sure to obtain independent advice.Australian Property Scout Pty Ltd | License Number: 10094798 | ABN: 64 638 266 369
 
Chapters:
(00:00) Welcome
(04:28) Jase's history with APS
(09:40) Nick Willcox's Q1 updates
(12:31) Self-managed super funds movement
(18:12) Ongoing Strategy
(21:45) Sam's portfolio stuck point
(28:50) Morgan's Q1 points - hot markets 🔥
(34:01) Deal quality at APS
(37:43) No cutting corners 
(40:39) Time on the ground in markets
(44:33) Jase's Q1 findings - stock levels
(48:57) Why would someone sell off market?
(55:30) What to be careful of when sourcing yourself
(58:06) Commending clients pulling the trigger
(01:05:15) Luke's Q1 updates - net international migrants up 73%
(01:08:36) Interest rate movement
(01:14:54) Key takeaways
 

Friday Apr 26, 2024

Welcome back to the APS News Bulletin, your source for the latest updates and insights from the Australian property market. Join Sammy Gordon, as he breaks down this week's most pressing updates and announcements along with his expert analysis to keep you informed and on top of news.  
 
In this week's episode, Sammy reports and discusses:
Rising Seller Confidence
March Listings Down After February
If you enjoyed this episode, please write in and let us know! If you have any news you'd like Sam to share his point of view send us an email at apsteam@australianpropertyscout.com.au.
If you loved this episode please send it on to someone who would take some value, and please give us a 5 star review if you haven't yet and are loving the poddy!If you're taking tremendous value from these episodes why not share them with your mate? If you want your question answered on our podcast DM us on our socials or email us at apsteam@australianpropertyscout.com.auSend us your questions to:Instagram: @australianpropertyscoutWant to book a call with us:Website: https://australianpropertyscout.com.auAny information, comments, opinions or content that we provide in this podcast is our general observations and information only and it is not to be taken as, or in any way, considered to be financial advice, accounting advice, superannuation advice or legal advice. We strongly recommend all and any listener and participant to obtain their own independent financial advice, accounting advice, superannuation advice and legal advice before acting in any way in relation to any investment at all including any investment in property such as what we might be discussing in this podcast. No warranty, guarantee or representation is to be taken and you cannot reproduce it in any way. Every persons financial or investment situation is different and you must consider your own circumstances before undertaking any investment and be sure to obtain independent advice.Australian Property Scout Pty Ltd | License Number: 10094798 | ABN: 64 638 266 369

Monday Apr 22, 2024

This week on the podcast, Sam Gordon is accompanied by Jimmy Ibrahim and Luke Teeuwsen to delve into the Australian Property Scout mission of retiring 500 by 2030. The trio discusses the metrics involved with setting and managing the goal along with the essence of retirement and what it means to each client. Sam shares insights into what his initial goals were when he first began in property, how he reached them, and offers advice on the importance of resetting and pursuing goals persistently, something he has practised himself numerous times.Sam, Luke and Jimmy explore the reasoning behind choosing an ethical and sustainable goal rather than an arbitrarily grand one. They discuss the importance of taking the first step of the journey and celebrating each little step along the way, rather than postponing happiness until the ultimate goal is reached. This episode totally highlights the passion and care everyone in APS has for their clients, and in turn this mission.Don’t forget there’s a special discount for Sammy Gordon’s School of Property for our Scouting Australia Podcast listeners, use the code SAP for the 10%  discount. Learn from the best in the business and make 2024 your best year in property investing yet! To find out more and make the most of our special foundational discount, head to www.schoolofproperty.com.au.If you loved this episode please send it on to someone who would take some value, and please give us a 5 star review if you haven't yet and are loving the poddy!If you're taking tremendous value from these episodes, why not share them with your mate? If you want your question answered on our podcast DM us on our socials or email us at apsteam@australianpropertyscout.com.auSend us your questions to:Instagram: @australianpropertyscoutWant to book a call with us:Website: https://australianpropertyscout.com.auAny information, comments, opinions or content that we provide in this podcast is our general observations and information only and it is not to be taken as, or in any way, considered to be financial advice, accounting advice, superannuation advice or legal advice. We strongly recommend all and any listener and participant to obtain their own independent financial advice, accounting advice, superannuation advice and legal advice before acting in any way in relation to any investment at all including any investment in property such as what we might be discussing in this podcast. No warranty, guarantee or representation is to be taken and you cannot reproduce it in any way. Every persons financial or investment situation is different and you must consider your own circumstances before undertaking any investment and be sure to obtain independent advice.Australian Property Scout Pty Ltd | License Number: 10094798 | ABN: 64 638 266 369
 
Chapters:
(00:00) Welcome
(01:46) Why 500 by 2030?
(05:33) What does retirement look like?
(08:00) Sam’s goals
(14:15) Measurement metrics
(19:40) Level up and build this for clients
(23:15) Property: long term goal
(27:10) Always focussing on the next goal
(31:27) Stay accountable
(36:10: Relatability to clients
(43:44) Deal criteria 
(46:04) Timeframe for quality deal
(48:09) Key takeaways
(51:20) Destination happiness 

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