REIQ’s Official Industry Podcast
Welcome to the Real Estate Institute of Queensland’s official industry podcast, The Property Brief.
Each week we talk shop with a diverse range of thought-provoking and insightful industry specialists for a compact chat, canvassing the wide ranging stakes of Queensland real estate. Proudly powered by realestate.com.au, Australia’s #1 address in property, The Property Brief is designed for today’s busy Queensland real estate professionals on the go.
Look out every Monday for a freshly served topical episode and whenever you have 15 minutes to tune in.
Episode 1: Industry Overview with REIQ CEO Antonia Mercorella
Covering current conditions, market insights and future predictions, REIQ CEO Antonia Mercorella speaks candidly about the year that was and the year ahead in Queensland real estate.
Episode 2: Real Estate Insurance. How well are you covered?
Exploring insurance from professional indemnity through to cybercrime, REIQ Principal Partner Aon’s Peter Lynch talks about the protective role of insurance across vital business functions.
Episode 3: All Eyes on 2022: Smoke Alarm Legislation & Compliance
It’s a hot topic – smoke alarm legislation. Find out the latest from Queensland Fire & Emergency Services and REIQ Corporate Partner Smoke Alarm Solutions.
Episode 4: Mental Health & Wellbeing in the Workplace
After a year of lockdowns, border closures, self-isolated quarantine, social distancing, and a shift to working from home, now’s the time for a mental health check within your agency.
Episode 5: In Conversation with REIQ’s Chairman
When it comes to industry predictions, REIQ Chairman Peter Brewer certainly knows how to produce some powerful prophecies. Share in his insights and outlooks in this exclusive one-on-one chat.
Episode 6: Surviving the Changing Retail Landscape
With the ongoing ricochet between online convenience and COVID-19, we delve into the future of commercial retail real estate with Julie Ryan of Ray White Commercial to find out more.
Episode 7: Going, Going, Gone! Homes Under the Hammer: For Better or Worse?
Going to auction is a popular method of selling property, especially if you’re looking for a quick result. What’s Queensland appetite for auctions? David Holmes of Metro Auctions reveals all.
Episode 8: Meet the Man Behind Propertyology & His Thought-Leading Property Prognosis
As a market analyst, Buyers’ Agent and Accredited Advisor, Propertyology’s Founder & Head of Research Simon Pressley is Qld’s prominent go-to source for property market intel and insights.
Episode 9: Buyers’ Agents – Is the way property is bought rapidly changing?
Specialising in searching, locating, evaluating and negotiating the purchase of properties on behalf of buyers, we catch up with Buyers’ Agent Zoran Solano to better understand this career option.
Episode 10: Meet QLD's New Range of Responsible Renters
With the aim of creating real pathways for future rental tenants, regardless of their background, the Property Brief speaks exclusively with CEO Paul Tommasini of the Tenancy Skills Institute to find out more.
Episode 11: Asset Versus Property Management? Enhancing your Commercial Investment
Julie Ryan of Ray White Commercial returns to the Property Brief to help understand what roles will help you realise the highest possible returns from your retail investment.
Episode 12: Is Your Super Safe?/Don't Go Up in Smoke!
Rarely do we think about our super, and what it’s capable of achieving. We talk shop with the real estate industry’s super fund with a solid history of top performance. And we reconnect with Smoke Alarm Solutions for a timely industry reminder.
Episode 13: Finance Options to Help Drive Up Your Sales Price
Exploring the prepare now, pay later options now available in the real estate industry, the REIQ Property brief speaks with Lucas McEntee, Managing Director of Salefunder to find out more.
Episode 14: Have you got a high performance sales team?
Sell Fast and Win Big. It’s the mantra every agency strives for. The REIQ Property Brief speaks exclusively with Kul Singh, Chief Sales Officer at realestate.com.au to find out more about managing high performance sales teams.
Episode 15: First to market: REIQ's new industry training packages
Whether you’re looking for a new career in real estate or wanting to take your career to the next level, the REIQ Property Brief explores the industry’s new training packages now available.
Episode 16: The bracing business of body corporates
This week’s REIQ Property Brief tackles body corporates and ask Chris Irons, former Commissioner of Body Corporates where property managers and sales agents fit into the equation.
Episode 17: Hair-raising headlines: The media's role in real estate...
Sensational headlines are designed to invoke an emotional reaction in readers, using exaggerated claims that play up fear or other strong reactions. So, how can the real estate industry better manage this in the current climate?
Episode 18: Powerful real estate CRM and automation... by Rex
The REIQ Property Brief speaks exclusively with Tom McCarthy, head of Product at Rex to find out more about their fully mobile workflow and marketing platform for agencies of any size.
Episode 19: Accommodation: Real estate's other industry in the spotlight
This week the REIQ Property Brief explores the sale and lease of bed and breakfasts, management rights, motels, hotels, pubs and caravan parks with Trudy Crooks from Resort Brokers Australia.
Episode 20: A bank that QLD real estate can bank on
When it comes to local banks, they’re proving an excellent option for most banking needs. Just because they’re small doesn’t mean they can’t meet your needs. The REIQ Podcast speaks with Auswide Bank Managing Director, Martin Barrett to find out more.
Episode 21: Business Brokering: The other side of buying and selling real estate
For many, it isn’t clear what role a business broker plays whilst buying or selling a business. There are many aspects to consider and nearly none of them are straightforward. Michelle Wright of Complete Business Brokers provides some much-needed clarity.
Episode 22: Seller disclosure in queensland
This week the REIQ Property Brief speaks with Andrew Allen, Director and Auctioneer at Ray White Gladstone, about the inability of real estate agents to publish or provide any price guides for potential bidders for a property going to auction.
Episode 23: The art of community engagement
Whether you know it as community engagement or corporate social responsibility, it can translate into big business in today’s corporate world. REIQ board director Laura Valenti talks candidly about the broad goals of assisting the greater community and the benefits that result.
Episode 24: The power of branding and influencing behaviour
Branding is big business for both agencies and agents. This week the REIQ Property Brief speaks exclusively with Trent Sutton, head of Marketing at McGrath Real Estate about establishing and managing a successful brand.