27 episodes

Podcast by Rethink Investing

Inside Commercial Property Rethink Investing

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    • 4.8 • 112 Ratings

Podcast by Rethink Investing

    Pivoting to a positively geared philosophy

    Pivoting to a positively geared philosophy

    In this episode of Inside Commercial Property, co-hosts Phil Tarrant and Scott O’Neill sit down with an investor who’s relatively new to the space — and already seeing material gains from the move away from resi.

    Paloma is a Brisbane-based medical professional who was comfortable being negatively geared across a number of properties, but in December last year, she took a plunge into the commercial space, encouraged by the kinds of figures she was seeing — and the sensibility that accompanied the data.

    Having bought into a West Australian commercial property with three sturdy tenants and a Brisbane cold storage facility, the trio unpack the factors that are already driving a strong return on investment for Paloma as she looks to generate income away from her day job and continue on her commercial property journey.

    • 31 min
    Rewinding back to accelerate forward

    Rewinding back to accelerate forward

    In this episode of Inside Commercial Property, co-hosts Phil Tarrant and Scott O’Neill sit down to discuss the implications of the Reserve Bank of Australia’s 50-basis point cash rate increase on commercial property investors, with Mr O’Neill discussing the investment trends he has seen occur since the announcement.

    The pair are then joined by a guest, Brett Parham, who recounts his investment journey so far, including a failed residential investment, and the motivations behind his entry in the commercial sector. They speak about using lessons from previous investments to guide future purchases, as well as the importance of extensive research and resolute decision making throughout the process.

    In this episode, you will also hear about:

    The power of due diligence
    Overcoming lending obstacles

    • 41 min
    Case Study – SMSF commercial purchase

    Case Study – SMSF commercial purchase

    You asked, we delivered. In this exciting episode, hosts Phil Tarrant and Scott O’Neill give the latest update on a commercial property buy with Phil as the real-life client and Scott as the commercial buyer’s agent.

    After almost half a year of scouting property markets across the country, Phil finally unveils the location of his CRE purchase, with Scott giving us an exclusive look at the inner workings and strategic considerations that went into the deal.

    The duo discuss the importance of dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s before a commercial property buy, including doing due diligence about the property’s location, weighted average lease expiry, potential vacancy loss and outgoings.

    They take it a step further by giving insights about the property’s potential earnings, future market trends, and the adjustments Phil has made to his portfolio after his latest buy and touch on how the latest election results will impact the commercial property market.

    Want to learn more about this unique journey? Follow Phil and Scott’s buying process by listening to the episodes below!

    - The 101 of buying commercial property through an SMSF
    - The purchasing process unveiled

    • 40 min
    How to beat inflation

    How to beat inflation

    While investors are constantly buffeted by economic events and trends that are beyond their control, hosts Phil Tarrant and Scott O’Neill say there are ways to react to them strategically.

    On the latest episode of Inside Commercial Property with Rethink Investing, the duo dissects the latest inflation data and talks about how it could set off a chain reaction in the economy and the financial sector. They also give advice on how to use these ripple effects to work in one’s portfolio’s favour.

    Phil and Scott also emphasise how economic factors are closely linked with the trends in the commercial property space and call on investors to reframe their mindset (as well as investment strategy) when examining the data points.

    *This episode was recorded prior to the Reserve Bank's cash rate decision for May.

    • 46 min
    The fundamentals that will impact commercial markets for the next decade

    The fundamentals that will impact commercial markets for the next decade

    Now that the federal budget has been announced, hosts Phil Tarrant and Scott O’Neill discuss its impact on the commercial property industry in the latest episode of Inside Commercial Property with Rethink Investing.

    In this episode, the duo list down the winners and losers of the federal budget and explain how inflation can be a major theme for commercial property investors in the next five years. They seize the opportunity to guide listeners on managing and protecting their portfolio off the back of geopolitical issues and natural disasters like the recent flooding incidents.

    They also give a rundown of the market performance in each state to shed light on where investors can put their money for optimal yield and capital growth.

    • 54 min
    What commercial properties will be good investments in 2022 through to 2032?

    What commercial properties will be good investments in 2022 through to 2032?

    On the latest episode of Inside Commercial Property with Rethink Investing, hosts Phil Tarrant and Scott O’Neill go through an in-depth pulse check of commercial property markets now that the government is doing its best to bring workers back to the CBDs.

    In this episode, the pair give listeners a peek at the current opportunities and challenges for investors as fear-mongers try to ramp up worst-case scenarios amid talks of rate increases. They clap back at doomsayers by laying down the best-case scenario and share how investors can capitalise on “the Great Reshuffle” in Australia’s job market.

    They also discuss what makes commercial markets the biggest winners of pandemic-induced workplace changes and how investors can find red flags and spot great deals in this asset class.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
112 Ratings

112 Ratings

lis79* ,

Love This Podcast

Such a good podcast, very insightful.

JonoThorno ,

Excellent insights

Genuinely useful information as I think about investing. Never considered commercial until now. Keep it up.

Misg74 ,

Phils experience using Rethink is not the service we get

Overall the podcast is great, it provides lot of learnings for commercial property, but the service Rethink provides is not really as Scott describes, and the quality service that Phil has said he is receiving is definitely not the service that the rest of us receive.
I used Rethink Investing and Under their recommendation Rethink legal. The property they found me I am very happy with, but I didn’t get the “hours” on the phone Scott said they spend, making sure I understood the deal and the due diligence they did. My experience with Rethink Legal was appalling and I would never use them again or recommend them to anyone. They didn’t explain the contract detail to me, they missed things in the contract that I picked up, my emailed questions were often ignored, and I have been abused repeatedly by their lawyer who I was told is the director of Rethink Legal.
As I mentioned the podcast contains great info and well worth listening to, but if you engage Rethink Investing the service received is not what Scott says they provide

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