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 www.realestatetalk.com.au. He is the host of a daily 7 to 10 minute podcast show for real estate professionals at www.reuncut.com.au. 

  • 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

  • The lowest interest rates we have experienced in a long time could be encouraging some first time investors to stick their toe in the water. If that is you – Richard Crabb from Aspire Advisor Network has the seven essential factors to consider before you do. read more

  • The first comprehensive report on the state of the Australian off the plan market has been released. The report is the result of in depth interviews with 201 of Australia’s leading developers and agents who between them sell almost 20,000 off the plan properties each year. Jon Ellis from Investorist gives us the lowdown. read more

  • The legal technology experts at GlobalX are encouraging buyers to be mindful when dipping into their superannuation to purchase investment properties following a recent spike in sales funded through Self-Managed Super Funds. We talk to Rafe Berding about their concerns read more