As housing affordability continues to be an issue for many Australian's, property expert Ian Ugarte urges us to rethink the Great Australian Dream of the four bedroom, 246sqm home and consider smaller housing and multi-generational living as an option for the future. In this interview, Deb asks Ian about the solution to the housing affordability crisis when young adults … [Read more...] about Why we need a new “Great Australian Dream”.
The soaring Sydney property market is only one example of how home ownership is becoming increasingly unattainable. Given the increased prices across the country, Deborah asks full-time property investor, consultant and real estate advisor Ian Ugarte if it's still possible to get into the property market and what opportunities exist for those wanting to become … [Read more...] about Is it still possible to get into the Sydney property market?
If you lived in a school boarding house as a teenager the thought of communal living as an adult over 50, probably sends you into a cold sweat! But with the issues surrounding housing affordability in Australia, Ian Ugarte believes we need to change our perspective. Ian is a property investor, consultant and real estate advisor. He is also Australia’s leading micro … [Read more...] about The boarding house – a new take on living together in communities
Diving further into housing affordability, Deborah asks property expert, consultant and advisor Ian Ugarte his suggestions on the three main policy changes needed to take some heat out of the Australian housing market? Ian's focus through his company Small is the New Big is to transform the way we view property and residential investment by driving policies on … [Read more...] about 3 ways to achieve better housing affordability in Australia
In this interview, Ian Ugarte and Deborah discuss the impact the housing crisis on women over 50 and the strategy he is employing through Small is the New Big to create affordable homes, ease pressure on social housing and build greater communities - all while maintaining his return on investment. Citing the US example of "Bestie's Row" where three families built small … [Read more...] about Where will women over 50 in crisis find affordable homes?