Kevin Turner

Kevin Turner

Kevin Turner worked in radio as General Manager of various east coast radio stations. He started in real estate in 1988 and was ranked in the Top 10 Salespeople in the state until he was appointed as State CEO 1992.
He operated a number of real estate offices as business owner and was General Manager of several real estate offices in Christchurch.
He now hosts a real estate show on Radio 4BC and a weekly podcast at He is the host of a daily 7 to 10 minute podcast show for real estate professionals at 

  • Geoff White from CoreLogic joins us to look at each of the capital cities and the regions. read more

  • Jonathan Street from Think Tank Group says small to medium size enterprises in the retail sector should always think carefully about acquiring property for the dual purpose of using it for their business and for building their retirement savings. He joins me to discuss this. read more

  • In the latest Herron Todd White Month in Review, it is easy to see how far the markets, reliant on resources, have fallen in value. Adrian Haks from HTW says in some areas it will take up to 10 years to claw back the losses. We talk to him about the report and tell you how you can get a copy of it. read more

  • The property industry is dependent on a number of factors not the least of which is employment in the building sector and a harmonious working environment. That could be under threat with proposed changes to the Award. The HIA’s Melissa Adler outlines the proposals. read more

  • Recent out of cycle increases by some of the banks has caused a bit of a panic amongst some property buyers, and there’s a prediction now that values in Sydney and Melbourne in particular, are going to drop by as much as 6% and that those markets will be in decline for the next two years. read more

  • It's been announced that New Zealand would follow in Australia’s example and put heavy restrictions on foreign buyers. Just how serious are they and what impact is it likely to have on the market there? read more

  • Speaking of The Block – well The Block New Zealand is pioneering bidding with the use of an App allowing bidders to be remote. Joel Smith from Gavl explains how it will work on a show that is pre-recorded and not live. read more

  • A report released recently has revealed that Chinese purchased property worth $17.4 billion in Australia in 2017. And in New Zealand, it was $1 billion. Carrie Law from Juwai looks at how that stacks up with previous years. read more

  • The competition is just as high in the 24 hours after a property has been passed in at auction, as at the auction itself. New research reveals that passed-in properties don’t commonly sell for less than the last bid. Auctioneer of the year Justin Nickerson gives us the insight on this fact. read more

  • You’ve heard of the old man with a beard sitting in a corner waiting for the best time to buy property as he waits for the market to bottom out. I wonder what evidence people who do this use and why they think the grass is always greener. Miriam Sandkuhler has a view and she shares it with us. read more