Speaking Engagements

As well as hosting his own seminars and webinars, Terry Ryder is widely sought as a speaker at conferences and seminars around Australia.

Terry Ryder has been a specialist researcher and writer on Australian residential property for over 35 years.
His career began when he was appointed Property Editor of The Courier Mail in 1982 and continued when he worked as Property Correspondent and Acting Property Editor at the Australian Financial Review.
For 20 years Terry operated his own real estate research and publicity business, Ryder Property Consulting, providing research and writing services to property developers, agencies, valuers and other professional firms providing services to the real estate industry.
During this time he published four books on the real estate industry - Confessions of a Real Estate Agent, Buyer Beware, Property Smart and Real Estate Without Agents.
In 2006 he created the website hotspotting.com.au, which provides reports and subscription services to property investors advising the best places to buy for future capital growth. The website’s mission statement is to identify the future out-performers in residential real estate around Australia.
He wrote columns twice a week for The Australian newspaper for four years until, in 2012, he accepted a similar role with leading real estate website Property Observer. His columns discussing issues in the national economy and real estate markets consistently rank No.1 on the “Most Read” list of articles on Property Observer.

He has also been a featured contributor to Money Magazine for over 10 years.

Terry is frequently interviewed by radio stations and television current affairs programs on real estate issues. He has appeared on Today Tonight, A Current Affair, Sunrise and 4 Corners. He is regularly quoted in real estate magazines including Australian Property Investor, Smart Property Investor and Your Investment Property, and business magazines including Money and BRW.
He is a regular speaker at seminars and conferences.

Money Magazine Feb 2018Real estate career:
1982-1985 Property Editor The Courier Mail, Brisbane
1985-1986 Property Correspondent/Acting Property Editor Australian Financial Review
1986-2006 Owner-operator Ryder Property Consulting
2006-2018 Founder-Director hotspotting.com.au
2008-2012 Real estate columnist for The Australian
2012-2018 Real estate columnist for Property Observer
2008-2018 Featured columnist for Money Magazine

Real estate books:
1998 - Confessions of a Real Estate Agent (Wrightbooks)
2001 - Buyer Beware (Wrightbooks)
2002 - Property Smart (John Wiley & Sons)
2004 - Real Estate Without Agents (Rowley Publications)

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Speaking Enquiries

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