Hotspotting founder Terry Ryder is a guest speaker on webinars and at conferences and seminars in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth. Hotspotting also hosts regular webinars for the public and Hotspotting Premium members.

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Webinar  - Buying in Changing TimesBuying in Changing Times
Wednesday 21st August
12.30pm (QLD, NSW, VIC, ACT, TAS )
12 noon (SA, NT)   10.30am (WA)
There has seen an upsurge in confidence around property investment in recent months. Lower interest rates, easier finance through APRA's changes and newly-legislated tax cuts have built on the positive momentum created by the Federal Election result. The impact of these events has been seen in improved auction clearance rates and a rebound in the Melbourne and Sydney markets which are now moving into a recovery cycle.

In this webinar hosted by Terry Ryder, award-winning buyers agent and author Miriam Sandkuhler of Property Mavens will discuss the implications for home-buyers and investors - and the best strategies for adapting to the new real estate environment.
Miriam and Terry will also discuss the role of a buyer's agent in the real estate process, including ...
The rise of property advocacy.
What a buyer's agent can do for you.
How to determine if someone is a legitimate Buyer's Agent or just a marketer.
Questions you need to ask to avoid being deceived.

Join us for this insightful discussion and receive Miriam's special offer - find out more on the day.

FREE Melbourne Seminar
Melbourne SeminarGetting your ducks in a row when Buying your First Home
or Investment Property
Saturday 31st August 2019
8:45 am – 1:00 pm AEST 
Milanos Tavern
4 The Esplanade
Brighton Beach, Victoria 3185
If you are considering buying your first home or investment property and not sure where to start, on Saturday morning, August 31, my colleague Louise Lucas and her team of experts (including myself!) are hoping to answer your burning questions relating to how to buy the right property and get the right loan.

Please join us at Milanos in Brighton from 8.45am - 1.00pm  when some of the following areas will be addressed to help making that purchase a reality:
  • How to get  deposit?  How much do you need?
  • Rules around what make a successful loan application
  • Where to buy?
  • Negotiating with Agents
  • How a good solicitor can save you
  • Home Loan Debt Reduction Strategy
  • What is Lender Mortgage Insurance and will it apply to you?


How to Manufacture Growth in High-Yielding New Homes

Recorded August 2019

In this free webinar Terry Ryder spoke with Danny Buxton & Paul Mergard of Triple Zero Property Group about how to manufacture growth in brand new property. 

They discussed how you can create instant equity in properties with high growth potential and high yields in the 5.5% to 6.5% range. 

They also discussed how to invest in specialist high-yielding properties such as SDA (Specialist Disability Accommodation) homes. 

Why a good property manager matters more than ever - and is worth every penny!

Recorded June 2019

You invest in property to make money - not spend it. However some expenses are worth the return they bring. Investing in a good property manager is crucial if you want to maximise your investment returns.

A good property manager will have the local knowledge to advertise your property and find you the best tenant in the shortest space of time.
They can advise on you realistic pricing for the area to achieve maximum occupancy.
They can advise you how to present your property - and the features local tenants are looking for - yes it may be worthwhile installing airconditioning.
They can advise you on local tenancy laws and how to deal with tenancy problems.
They can manage the day to day dramas quickly & efficiently saving you time & money - and keeping your tenants happy.

In this FREE webinar Terry Ryder spoke with Mark Shorrock of Bluestone Property Management on the services you should be looking for when selecting a Property Manager and how they can save you time, money & stress.

Negative Gearing Remains Unchanged!
So, Where Do I Buy Next?
Recorded June 2019
In this free webinar, Terry spoke with Tyron Hyde from Washington Brown to discuss the best property options in the post-election landscape.
They covered
  • Four positive factors affecting the property investment environment in Australia.
  • Where you should be looking to invest for your next purchase.
  • Which types of properties provide the best cash-flow advantages post-election.
  • Why depreciation is so hot right now.

How to Look "Sexy" as an Investor, to Lenders

Recorded May 2019

In this free webinar I spoke with Louise Lucas, CEO, The Property Education Company as she drilled down into what criteria lenders are looking at in today's market.

The Royal Commission has definitely put the spotlight on the lending practices of the major banks, however, there is still an appetite for investors - it just may look a bit different now.

Watch to get a grip on:

  • Key factors lenders are focused on;
  • How complacent behaviours can cause unwanted and difficult to manage debt;
  • Avoiding STIs - Surprise Taxation Issues; and
  • How on line activity can lead to rejection!

We also discussed my latest updates on where to buy if you are looking for your first or next investment property. 

Will The Election Change Anything? - Why Smart Investors Are Getting On With Business

Recorded April 30 2019

People love an excuse to delay big decisions – and a Federal Election is the perfect rationale for procrastination. The uncertainty created by a possible change of government can be a killer of real estate activity.

But it’s business as usual for well-researched investors with clear thought processes. They know that the fundamentals of real estate investment won’t change and that whatever alterations to the taxation regime occur in the future, there will remain many avenues for strong investment in real estate across Australia.

In our special 30 April webinar, leading buyers’ agent Kate Hill and Hotspotting founder Terry Ryder will discuss the possibilities and opportunities likely to arise from the post-Election environment, including:-

  • What will change
  • What won’t change
  • Why investors need not fear a change of government
  • Where the post-Election opportunities will lie

Passive, Proactive or Aggressive - How to Maximise Your Gains

Recorded April 9 2019

Every investor has a different risk profile and strategy for their investing. 

In this webinar Terry Ryder from Hotspotting and Danny Buxton, Paul Mergard and Steven Hall from the Triple Zero Property team, discussed how you can use different models of investing, be they passive, proactive or aggressive, to maximise your gains through property investing. 

They spoke about the difference in strategies between house and land, townhouses, dual occupancy, duplex, splitter blocks and development sites, and will back these up with different case studies showing how clients have maximised their gains.


WHAT's UP, WHAT's DOWN - Opportunities You may Be Missing

Recorded March 27 2019

Media commentary leaves most property observers thoroughly confused about what is really happening at the ground level with Sydney real estate.  Have we got further to fall?  Is the market leveling out and how reliable are the current figures?

To provide cut-through about where the market is heading and unique opportunities in this market, Terry Ryder was joined by  Rich Harvey, CEO and Founder, who shared their insights and experience.

Some of the topics covered in this excellent webinar include:

  • Auction Clearance rates since start of 2019 – are they reliable?
  • Sydney’s median prices of units and houses – what are the overall trends?
  • Why are some median unit prices up while median house prices are down? 
  • Are there any danger areas of oversupply in Sydney?
  • What suburbs are the most stable and recession-proof and why?
  • Are there any particular price points which are in higher demand?
  • Which suburbs offer strong long-term value right now?  ie where are the best opportunities?
  • Are demographics changing the types of properties most in demand and why?
  • How should investors and home buyers approach this market? 
  • Should buyers sit out of the market and wait or is now a time to consider buying?

Gain a fresh perspective and real insights into Sydney's current market dynamics so you are confident with your property decisions. 

SELLING & BUYING in a Changing Market

Recorded March 13 2019

In the life cycle of most property buyers, there are 5 Life Stages of Buying Property.

How do you do this successfully, especially when the market is changing?

In this informative webinar Terry Ryder spoke with Miriam Sandkuhler of Property Mavens about how to minimise the risks of buying and selling at those different stages and in a changing market.

She discussed what the stages are, the factors that need to be taken into consideration when buying or selling, and strategies you can use to minimise risk and maximise profits.

 DEPRECIATION - Why It Matters More Than Ever

Recorded February 28th 2019

With the Federal Election due sometime in the next few months, changes are definitely looming. If you are a property investor, these changes will potentially impact you. 
If, as the polls suggest, we end up with a Labor government, their taxation policy - to allow negative gearing only on purchases of new properties - is likely to push investors towards new rather than existing property.
This will likely lead to one of two possible scenarios
- If you invest in a new property, you will be able to negative gear - and new properties have the most potential for claiming deprecation.
- If you invest in an existing property, negative gearing won't be available and maximising your depreciation claims will become even more important.
Few investors know how to maximise their depreciation claims. Ensure you are informed and avoid paying too much tax.
In this free and informative webinar, Terry Ryder spoke with Tyron Hyde, CEO of Washington Brown and author of bestseller CLAIM IT! about the importance of Property Depreciation and how claiming depreciation affects an investors’ cashflow and taxable income.
The webinar covered the basics of Property Depreciation, the latest depreciation laws, strategies to crack these (newish) laws and will explain why there has never been a more important time to claim depreciation.

The Best Locations for Property Investment in 2019The Best Locations for Property Investment in 2019

Recorded January 16th 2019

In this first Members-only webinar for 2019, Terry discussed the outlook for Australia's various property markets and reviewing the Top 10 Best Buys report, digging down into the reasons these locations have the best prospects.

Members can contact our office for a replay link.

WHERE to Buy & Where NOT to Buy This Summer

Recorded December 2018

In this free webinar Terry reviewed locations that are popular for vacations,  and which ones are good prospects for property investment.

Victoria'a Hottest Property Markets

Recorded December 2018

In this free webinar Terry spoke with Miriam Sandkuhler of Property Mavens about some of regional Victoria's hottest property markets and the towns and regions that are leading the property boom in Victoria.

Prospects for Newcastle & Brisbane

Recorded November 2018

In this free webinar Terry spoke with Rich Harvey of Property Buyer about the property market prospects in Newcastle and Brisbane.

They discussed the current state of these markets and the factors that are driving growth in both regions.

Don't Wait For The Market, Create Your Own Capital Growth

Recorded November 2018

In this free webinar, Terry spoke with Alex Dutt from Adviseable about creating equity/profit through small scale residential development (for investment purposes).

Alex covered:- 
* Some of the best areas where these types of projects work particularly well at the moment
* Some practical tips for small scale residential development (including pitfalls to avoid)
* Some real life examples of completed projects
* How to crunch the numbers/perform feasibility studies
* How finance works for these types of projects
* What professionals you’ll need to engage (including how to choose the right builder)
* How to oversee and manage these types of projects if you live interstate

Why NEW Rents Better, Grows Faster

Recorded November 2018

In this FREE Webinar I spoke with Paul Mergard of Triple Zero Property Group.

We talked about how to maximise your returns, both in capital growth and yield, and how to take advantage of the tax benefits you can receive by investing in new property.
Paul will share with you how to design a house that will maximise your returns once you have decided on the location.

How to Get a Loan in this New World of Banking

Recorded October 2018

There's a lender and lending product out there for almost everyone - even as the world of housing finance changes as banks react to the Royal Commission.
That's the message from Australia's leading mortgage broker, award-winning Louise Lucas of The Property Education Company.
Big banks have changed their lending criteria, but second tier lenders are still applying the old rules. As a borrower there are several key things you need to do to maximise your chances of getting the loan you want. 
Louise will be outlining the strategies she recommends for borrowers preparing to apply for finance.

Think Small for BIG Growth

Recorded September 2018

In this free webinar Terry was joined buy Buyers Agent & Adviser Kate Hill of Adviseable.

The question we get asked every day is "Where is it a good place to buy?"

With the bigger cities of Sydney & Melbourne in a downturn, its time to look to the smaller cities and regional centres where growth is strong and driven by a range of economic factors.
Kate outlined her picks of these areas and explain why they should be considered by home-buyers and investors alike

How to Create Your Own Growth Through Renovation

Recorded August 2018

In this free webinar Terry was joined by renovation guru Bernadette Janson of The School of Renovating. They discussed the  renovation strategies that can maximise growth potential for your properties - even during a downturn.



First-home buyers, upgraders and rentvestors - expert tips for success

Recorded July 2018

In this free webinar Terry was joined by award-winning buyers agent and best-selling author Miriam Sandkuhler who believes opportunities abound for all types of buyers, including first-home buyers, rentvestors and upgraders and will discuss her tips on how to buy in a competitive market.

How to Pinpoint the BEST Places to Buy with Terry Ryder

Recorded June 2018

In this free webinar,Terry outlined the strategies he uses for choosing the best places to buy

  • For short term growth
  • For long term growth

How to Succeed with Property Investment by Terry Ryder

Recorded May 2018

In this free webinar,Terry explained his strategies for becoming a successful property investor:

  • How to pinpoint the locations that are about to rise in price
  • How to navigate the maze of media misinformation and where to get quality data
  • How you can get one to one support and guidance from Terry

Act Now To Beat The Interest-Only Time-bomb

Recorded May 2018

In this free webinar Terry Ryder of Hotspotting and Miriam Sandkuhler of Property Mavens discussed the problems some borrowers will confront when their interest-only loans mature in the next few years, and strategies they can use to prepare for the transition.

Money Making Property Strategies for 2018

Recorded April 2018

In this free webinar Terry Ryder of Hotspotting and Rich Harvey of Property Buyer discuss how investors challenged by the slowing markets in Sydney and Melbourne can take advantage of the range of growth markets throughout the rest of Australia. They looked at both places to avoid at the moment and Hotspots to consider for growth.
Rich also shared his tips on creating equity, ways to overcome tight lending restrictions, and how to achieve profits at every stage of the property cycle.

THE BEST HOTSPOTS - Where should you invest in Property in 2018?

Recorded March 2018

In this Free webinar Terry Ryder of Hotspotting and Kate Hill from Adviseable  discussed her strategies for finding the best available investment properties in the best available growth areas.

10X Your Path to Financial freedom with Renovating

Recorded February 2018

In this Free webinar Terry Ryder of Hotspotting and Bernadette Janson of The School of Renovating will discuss the 10 key strategies for supercharging your investment portfolio using renovation and high cashflow strategies.

The Top 5 Mistakes Smart People Make - with Miriam Sandkuhler & Terry Ryder

Recorded January 2018

In this free webinar Terry & Miriam discuss the mistakes even smart investors make and how to avoid them.