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Mark my words podcast

In this Business News podcast Mark Pownall, Matt Mckenzie and Tori Wilson discuss house prices, Tianqi, the sale of Henderson-based Silver Yacht, the latest in the Perth lord mayor saga, recent women in business awards, and health care.

This week's property round-up

OPINION: Sales activity grew over the week, with Reiwa members reporting an increase in weekly sales to 627.

Stepping-stones to a better name

OPINION: Becoming known is a key step on the pathway to sales success.

Found, a can at the end of the road

OPINION: With one eye on re-election and afraid of making tough calls, politicians have ignored a number of crises that will profoundly affect their constituents.

Hopes for GST ‘floor’ misplaced

OPINION: It will be every state for itself when the Productivity Commission’s report into the GST distribution is released in January.

Mark my words podcast

In this Business News podcast Mark Beyer and Mark Pownall discuss housing affordability, privatisation and infrastructure, mining projects, distilleries, Black Monday anniversary and our special report on ICT looking at cloud computing, big data and internet of things.

New order not to everyone’s taste

OPINION: It has been three decades since I lost my first job, almost before I had started it, as the implications of the Black Monday stock market crash became clear to my employer.

Time to talk about bots

OPINION: There has been a quiet revolution going on in the way businesses operate, thanks to something you may not have even heard of yet – chatbots.

Mark my words podcast

In this Business News podcast Mark Beyer, Mark Pownall and Matt Mckenzie discuss Rod Jones, Feral Brewing, state finances, Tronox and WA exporters.

This week's property round-up

OPINION: Sales activity experienced an expansion over the week, with Reiwa members reporting an increase in weekly sales to 596.

How serious are you about success?

OPINION: Being serious is a way of life – deliver on your promises, be committed, organised and serve your customers well.

Lowe and behold, rates pain on the way

OPINION: With a touch of irony, the central bank governor fires a warning shot in mortgage-stressed WA that rates will rise.

Young Chinese tourists offer signposts for Rotto

OPINION: The island clearly has some work to do to get service standards right for this emerging and important group of travellers.

Premier can’t bow to police on pay row

OPINION: It is vital for the WA government to stick with its budget repair plans despite breaking an election commitment on pay rises.

Mark my words podcast

In this Business News podcast Mark Beyer and Mark Pownall discuss property and construction, wave power, gold tax, WA's big dealmakers, and the latest Perth deal trends - edtech and Japanese investment.

This week's property round-up

OPINION: Sales activity experienced an expansion over the week, with Reiwa members reporting an increase in weekly sales to 582.

Startups model as small businesses

OPINION: Cloud computing has helped startups embrace software subscription as a business option to boost cash flow and control costs.

ICOs, the latest blockchain innovation to know about

OPINION: If you've never heard of an ICO, or Initial Coin Offering, then you’re not alone. The first one to take place in Australia was only announced a few weeks ago.

Mark my words podcast

In this Business News podcast Mark Beyer, Matt Mckenzie and Katie McDonald discuss the GST debate, Kerry Stokes and gas sector deals, WA's resource sector outlook, local content on big projects, population growth and residential builders.

This week's property round-up

Sales activity experienced a contraction over the week with REIWA members reporting a decrease in weekly sales to 488.

Are you closing a sale, or open to opportunity?

There is no ‘fastest’ way to close a sale, but there is a strategy to earn it.

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