REIQ’s Official Industry Podcast

Welcome to the Real Estate Institute of Queensland’s official industry podcast, The Property Brief season one.

Catch up on season one of the The Property Brief  here. Proudly powered by, Australia’s #1 address in property, The Property Brief is designed for today’s busy Queensland real estate professionals on the go.


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 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.

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.

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