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May 18, 2018

With a background in Insurance and IT Jason Snaddon began investing in property when he was 21 years old. Pursuing his passion for property Jason has since gone on to build an advanced property portfolio & founder his own investment company Love Property. Today Jason helps people shape their future prosperity through strategically investing in property.

 

On today's episode we discuss how to identify a good investment opportunity and how to find it. Jason also shares the fundamentals of what drives property to grow in value and why strategy is critical to building your portfolio.

 

Make sure you invest in a property that is attractive to the future local owner/occupier - not just other investors” - Jason Snaddon

 

In This Episode of Property Secrets:

  • What social & economic factors drive demand in a property market
  • Identifying the level of supply for a particular area and what it means
  • How to match your investment to it’s demographics
  • The importance of local infrastructure  
  • What a profitable market looks like
  • The importance of having an exit strategy

 

Jason’s Insider Property Secrets:

  • People make mistakes when they panic. We all go through tough periods; have a cash buffer behind you so you can ride through a tough spot.

 

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Mar 29, 2018

Today on Property Secrets I'm joined by Chris Gray, property investment strategist and founder of 'Your Empire' to discuss the hot topic of Rentvesting

Chris began his journey with £10,000 when he purchased his first property in the UK at the age of 22. Realising that £10,000 would not be enough to purchase a comfortable place to live he unknowingly found himself on a path that many a successful investor have followed into the world of Rentvesting. 

Intuitively using the concept of supply & demand to guide his purchasing decisions & without any formal property education Chris quickly began grow his property portfolio - initially in the UK and later in Australia.  

Fast forward to today and Chris is both an educated and an experienced investor working primarily as a buyers agent for his company Your Empire.

On today’s episode Chris shares his journey and the simple steps he took to get where he is today. 

“If you want Rentvesting to work for you, and you’re positive about it, it can work.” - Chris Gray

 

In This Episode of Property Secrets:

  • Rentvesting, what is it and how does it work 
  • Nurturing your money through investments
  • A common sense approach to buying propertye it

Chris’s Insider Property Secrets:

  • Concentrate on the numbers. Don’t get let emotional attraction influence your purchasing decisions.

 

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Mar 22, 2018

Today on Property Secrets I'm joined by Investment Advisor & Buyer's Advocate Cate Bakos (of Cate Bakos Property). In 2003 Cate began her career as a Real Estate Sales Agent and soon found that she was particularly interested in the investment sphere of property. Also an experienced Mortgage Broker, Cate has additional skills which allows her to view the big picture when helping her clients make important investment decisions.

Today, Cate shares her experience, advice and knowledge on a range of investment topics as we discuss strategies and the importance of getting into the market as early as you can.

“I don't make investment decisions in an attempt to catch an upcycle, I purchase with a long term view.” - Cate Bakos

 

In This Episode of Property Secrets:

  • Being aware of how banks view you
  • Roadblocks and reservations that investors have
  • Starting regardless of where you are
  • When to get rid of a property
  • Long-term investments 

Cate’s Insider Property Secrets:

  • Think about property like you think about people. We are all unique. Each property is as well.
  • Have your criteria sorted out. Have “must haves” and “nice to haves” and be willing to compromise on your “nice to haves”.

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Mar 15, 2018

This week on Property Secrets I'm joined by digital marketing expert Prosper Taruvinga, founder of Livelong Digital, who helps small businesses grow their online presence through digital marketing strategies. 

Today we're discussing social media and how it plays a communicative role in almost every industry, including Real Estate. Prosper explains how social media can help us deliver our message to an audience more connected than ever. We also discuss the consequences for businesses that fail to keep up with modern communication methods.

 

“People don’t like being sold to, but they like buying.” - Prosper Taruvinga

 

In This Episode of Property Secrets:

  • Prosper Tarunvinga's journey
  • How Property Investors can leverage social media
  • Using Facebook live to grow your business
  • Why it’s important to be seen and heard
  • The importance of figuring out what you can offer
  • Why you don’t have to be an expert

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Mar 6, 2018

Craig Keegan is a property mentor operating under his own brand Create Wealth Through Property who started investing in real estate in 2003. After retiring from his 29 year career in IT Craig is now focused on his passion for property and helping others achieve their financial goals.  

On today’s episode, Craig discusses the big mistakes investors often make when it comes to real estate. Sharing his own experiences, mistakes and how he has grown from them Craig is an advocate for self investment, education, and for planning ahead.

 

“Thousands of Australians invest in property.
It does work, so how can we make it work for you?”
- Craig Keegan

 

 

In This Episode of Property Secrets:

  • Salvaging your situation when you make a mistake
  • Investing in property
  • The the perception vs reality of property investing
  • Setting up a plan

 

Craig’s Insider Property Secrets:

  • Avoid cross collateralization, with one lender servicing all of your assets things can go pear shaped if your sole lender gets cold feet

 

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Feb 8, 2018

Sarah Bartholomeusz is the founder and CEO of You Legal and the author of two books, How to Avoid a Fall from Grace: Legal Lessons for Directors, and Kingpin: Legal Lessons from the Underworld.  She is on a mission to transform the way legal services are provided for corporate clients and lawyers in Australia. She also serves on the South Australian Government’s Education Standards Board and as the Board Chair of the Catalyst Foundation Inc.

Today, Sarah and I discuss the legal aspects of property - specifically commercial property, and the leasing of commercial properties. Sarah advocates for seeking legal advice before entering into a commercial lease so that issues can be prevented down the track.

 

In This Episode of Property Secrets:

  • The importance of seeking legal advice when entering into a commercial lease
  • How to choose the right lawyer for your business
  • The diversity of Commercial Real Estate
  • Common issues that arise between tenants and landlords in commercial leases

Sarah’s Insider Property Secret:

  • As a tenant, make sure you are fully aware and understand any “make good” obligations concerning what needs to be done at the end of the tenancy agreement.

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Jan 31, 2018

Today on Property Secrets I'm fortunate enough to be joined by prolific Victorian Estate Agent Anthony Molinaro of Stockdale & Leggo Blackburn. Anthony joined his family's business at the age of sixteen and began his career in Real Estate as a Property Manager - eventually moving into a roles as a residential sales representative. 

On today’s episode, Anthony shares his passion for Real Estate, his story, and his industry insights. We touch on the the challenges facing property investors and the importance of seeking advice before you set out to renovate your home for sale. 

“Leave it up to the experts; they do it for a living.”
- Anthony Molinaro

 

In This Episode of Property Secrets:

  • The common mistake sellers make of overcapitalising before they sell
  • The advantage of seeking out a reliable agent before you do anything
  • Why Reality Renovation shows aren't a realistic model for preparing your home for sale  

 

Anthony’s Insider Property Secrets:

  • Pay attention to detail
  • A Agent's advice is free so make the most of it

 

Reach Out to Anthony Molinaro:

  • Mobile: 0411 061 796
  • Email: anthony.molinaro@stockdaleleggo.com.au

 

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Dec 14, 2017

On this week's Episode of Property Secrets we talk to Chris Hamann - Property Investor & director at Market Magnet, a company dedicated to supporting Real Estate Agents through helping them achieve results in their local markets.

Originally from South Africa, Chris is a huge believer of self-investment through education. After initially being introduced to the world of property investing through a seminar Chris has gone on to achieve fantastic results in this field starting with only limited funds.  

In today’s episode, Chris shares how he made his start in Real Estate, his investment strategies & his mindset.

 

“You do not have to own property to make money from it.” - Chris Hamann

 

In This Episode of Property Secrets:

  • Self-investment through education
  • Property Investment Stratergy & Mindset
  • Maximize your investments 
  • Utilizing resources and assets available to you
  • Identifying opportunities and monetizing them

Chris’s Insider Property Secrets:

  • Education is the most important thing. Education empowers individuals.  You can educate yourself to the hilt, but if you never leverage your skills by taking action, then that is a waste. 

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Dec 7, 2017

Getting started in property investing is not always easy... without a crystal ball how do you know where to buy and what to buy first?

With so much information and advice offered these days the answer to those all important questions may leave you feeling more confused than ever. 

This week we take things back to basics with a grassroots approach to property investing offered by Peter Gray from Planinsek Property Group.

In today's episode Peter shares his strategic investment theory which he has coined "The Ripple Effect".

Using the methodology of the Ripple Effect Peter helps his clients to invest with confidence in areas expecting good return.

Peter goes on to explain the essential aspects of the ripple effect and how to make wise investment choices by discussing your options and strategies with a property expert. He also shares various methods of building capital once you secure your investment.

 

“Invest in areas adjacent to those experiencing ongoing growth”- Peter Gray

 

 

In This Episode of Property Secrets:

 

  • What is "The Ripple Effect"
  • Investment Strategies 
  • Equity Creation
  • Long-term investment

 

Peter’s Insider Property Secrets

 

  • "Buy something you can add value to because you’ll get capital growth a lot faster."

 

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Nov 29, 2017

Renovating is not for everybody, but you don't need to be fond of the process in order to profit from it, in fact with the right team you don't even need to be part of the process to profit from renovation!

Today I'm talking to Property Expert, Edgar Natolo from Natgroup Real Estate about how investing in low-cost items such as flooring, painting, gardens & fixtures can add considerable value to your property before it goes on the market. 

In this episode Edgar discusses the opportunity that sellers have to make the most of the sale of their property through presentation & clever marketing. He also explains the advantage of employing someone to visualize & manage the renovation process.

 
More In This Episode of Property Secrets:

  • Strategies to renovate your home for profit
  • Sourcing renovation projects
  • Planning efficiency is key

 

Contact:

 

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Nov 15, 2017

The way we market Real Estate for sale has come a long way since the days of newspaper advertisements.

Today, I'm exploring modern marketing strategies with an expert in this arena - Craig Hamilton of Mike Pero Real Estate. The Pero group specialise in TV advertising & feature every property they sell on TV. Although undeniably a costly approach the Pero group cover this expense for their sellers and find that TV is an ideal medium to reach a broad range of buyer demographics.

In Today's episode Craig shares the advantages and successes of his marketing strategies and how they help him achieve the best results for his clients 

 

“Use an agent that is reliable and honest.” Craig Hamilton

 

In This Episode of Property Secrets:

 

  • When to use traditional vs when to use innovative ways to market properties
  • Points of difference for television marketing
  • The importance of quality photography

Resources Mentioned:

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Oct 31, 2017

Today, successful property investors must be able to identify and add value to their investments rather than just waiting for the market to go up which may take years or even decades.

Nobody understands or preaches this more so than my guest today, Jason John Byron from Property Developer Success. In this episode Jason discusses how he was inspired by other's stories of success and with only a minimal loan available to him was able to embark on a journey into the world of property investing.

Jason discovered that no matter what your starting point property is one of the safest and most rewarding investments when sticking to a strategy that works for you.

In today's episode Jason shares his experiences with adding value to property, Joint Venture partnerships and utilising equity. He thrives on giving advice and inspiring success in others and has no shortage of advice to give. 

“The best thing about property development is that you
can manufacture growth.” - Jason John Byron

 

 

In This Episode of Property Secrets:

 

  • Knowing what property to invest in 
  • Tactics for beginners
  • Understanding the business aspects of investment and returns
  • Developing systems to accomplish your financial goals
  • Where to look for opportunities

Contact:

 

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Oct 12, 2017

Over the past year we've explored many topics relating directly to investing in property but today we're making some comparisons to investing in shares and the stock market.

Today’s guest, Jalpan Dave, founder of Passive Income Engineering, reveals how he started his journey into the world of investing after reading Robert Kiyosaki's Rich Dad, Poor Dad when he was just 13 years old. 

Jalpan shares his own experiences and strategies and gives us an understanding of how a beginners should approach the stock market. Using simple methods such as 'Think or Swim Paper Trading' and 'The Permanent Portfolio' Jalpan explains how he was able to grow his wealth through shares.  

 

“Focus on one consistent strategy for the long-term until you see profitable return.”- Jalpan Dave

 

In This Episode of Property Secrets:

  • Strategies to build your investment portfolio
  • Mindset and approach for beginners
  • The four key investments 

Resources:

 

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Sep 27, 2017

When it comes to investing in property it is essential to understand how to manage your debt along the way.

Today, I’m talking with finance expert Tom Betts about managing debt and the struggle we all face at some point to become debt free.

In today’s episode, Tom explains the importance of cash flow in relation to purchasing property. He also shares his experiences helping clients to becoming debt free or get back on track in times of financial difficulty.

 

In today’s episode of Property Secrets:

  • Correcting your financial situation 
  • Managing a healthy budget
  • Creating saving plan and tracking your expenses

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Sep 20, 2017

How difficult is it to turn a profit as a property developer?

On today’s episode I’m asking founder of Elliott Property Group - James Elliott. James has a huge range of skills when it comes to property but perhaps number 1 is his ability to identify & create value for his clients. With a background in carpentry, building & finance spanning over two continents James now focuses on educating people about the complex world of Property Development.   

James shares his property development strategies and how to make sure you have the all the right tools for your project.  

 

In today's episode of Property Secrets: 

 

  • Planning & Researching your development project
  • Understanding the market
  • Identifying profitable development opportunities 
  • The return on investment margin
  • Reducing risk 

 

Reach Out to James Elliott:

 

  1. Elliott Property Group  

 

 

 
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Sep 13, 2017

When it comes to selling your home you need an agent who goes the extra mile and today I've got one in the studio with me -  Lisa B, a veteran of the industry. As well as being an experienced Real Estate Agent Lisa is also an on demand Real Estate Coach and today she gives us her insights into choosing the best representative for your property. Lisa explains the importance of negotiation skills, marketing, and communication.

Also in this episode we cover methods of testing your agent before you sign up.

In This Episode of Property Secrets:

  • Negotiation skills necessary to get the best price for your property
  • The Buyer / Agent Relationship
  • Communicating with your agent
  • Researching the best agent to sell your property

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Sep 7, 2017

Today’s guest, Gaby McEwan, began her Real Estate career in 2006. After growing her own business Gaby & her husband purchased an established Queensland Re/Max agency which is now 18 years old.

Gaby's agency employs 11 agents and has it's own property management division.

Gaby explains the importance of setting goals and seeing the big picture before when investing in property. 

 

“You just have to make the most of the situation you’re in and make a start.” - Gaby McEwan

 

In This Episode of Property Secrets:

  • Why you shouldn't wait for the perfect market conditions when investing in properties
  • The significance of identifying your negotiable and non-negotiable criteria when looking for a property
  • Who to consult with when purchasing an investment property
  • The relationship between landlords and tenants
  • The significance of having a strategy especially for older properties

 

Gaby’s Insider Property Secret:

As Gaby mentions the common mistakes people make in a property investment decision like overcommitting or overstretching themselves especially regarding their budget, she emphasises how

  • It is crucial for you to know how long you want to hold on.
  • Don't be too lose sight of reality when focusing on your dreams.

 

Reach Out to Gaby McEwan:

 

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Aug 31, 2017

When it comes to selling your home it's important to be comfortable with your listing agent. Today, I’m talking with Jodie Curran from Agent 4573 - a top performer in her local area.

In this episode Jodie explores the agent/seller relationship. She outlines the vital role of communication & how to tell if your agent has the right techniques to effectively market your property. Besides having the right agent on your side, she also discusses the importance of presenting your property in the best possible light.

 

"Presentation is absolutely essential - it needs to be easy for the buyer to want it". - Jodie Curran

 

In This Episode of Property Secrets:

  • Choosing the right real estate agent
  • Marketing your property
  • Maximising return on investment
  • Red Flags for Agent/seller communication issue

 

Reach Out to Jodie Curran:

 

 

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Aug 17, 2017

Social media is everywhere, and everyone uses it. Today we look at how the most used Social Media platform, Facebook, can be used to connect sellers and buyers in the world of Real Estate. The days of advertising Properties for sale in print media are almost behind us, making way for an exciting new frontier. 

In today’s episode Facebook marketing expert Nathan Hutchinson discusses the growing role of Facebook in our day to day lives. He shares some of the many unforeseen benefits that Facebook advertising offers over traditional advertising and how you can capitalize on these benefits to reach out to a targeted audience. 

 

"When you’re talking about property, the biggest thing is that someone needs to engage with you - what better way to engage than raw video." - Nathan Hutchinson

 

In Today’s Episode of Property Secrets:

  • How to use Facebook online marketing to sell Real Estate
  • Why Facebook live videos are quickly becoming the number 1 way to engage an audience
  • How to increase your conversion rate by incorporating social media marketing
  • How to build your brand on Facebook


Nathan’s Insider Property Secrets:

  • Add a personal touch to your profile
  • Include live videos to communicate often with your target audience
  • Offer face-to-face engagement between realtor and buyer
  • Post often by using blog posts, articles, videos, and other media
  • Deliver informative, useful advice


Reach Out to Nathan Hutchinson:

 

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Aug 10, 2017

Pests are a nuisance, sure, but when it comes to termites they can ruin more than just your day. Many people are unaware of the damage termites can cause until its too late - your home and lifestyle could unexpectedly be chewed to pieces without much warning. Knowing how to protect your home and what to look for could save you thousands and that is exactly what we are discussing today.

In today’s episode, Mick Robbins from Adelaide Pest Control discusses the importance of pest inspections and how to manage termite issues. 

"We control termites. We’re playing with nature - a powerful force." - Mick Robbins

 

In this episode of Property Secrets:

  • How do you treat a termite infestation
  • Why termite inspections are essential when buying a property
  • The effect moisture build-up in your home has on termites
  • Identifying the presence of termites before it's too late
  • The importance of using a professional pest control company when treating termites

 

Reach out to Mick Robbins:

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Aug 1, 2017

Today’s guest is Paul Wilson, the founder of We Find Houses and author of "Why 2 Out of 3 Positive Cash-Flow Properties Are Not Worth Touching".

Paul built his company around providing exceptional service to property investors and now, sixteen years since its inception, We Find Houses continues to offer property investor finance, buyer’s agency services, and guidance through the complicated world of Property Investing.

In today’s episode, Paul shares the concept of “shortcut learning,” which is all about leveraging other people’s experiences.

Using this approach Paul is able to help his clients dodge the typical trial-and-error phase of investing.

Paul also discusses the importance of having an exit strategy right from the beginning and and how this should compliment your investment strategy.

 Also In This Episode of Property Secrets:

  • How your individuality plays a significant role in your investment strategy
  • A brief explanation of "Positive cash flow"
  • Defining "Passive Investment Strategy"
  • Why affordability and cash flow are not the only factors to consider
  • Knowing the limitations of the market and its impact on your cash flow

Paul’s Insider Property Secrets:

  • Understand your capacity by knowing your numbers, time frame, and goals. Gauging your expectations in line with the market is essential. If you’re overwhelmed, seek advice and get people on your team who could educate you, not dictate what you ought to do.

 

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Jul 20, 2017

Property Management expert Hayley Mitchell began her career in 1999 and went on to become partner of a large Property Management Agency. Today, she is the co-director of Domain & Co and continues to deliver excellent, personal service to her clients.

 

In today’s episode, Hayley talks about what led her to becoming a Property Manager. She explains that when looking for a good tenant, it’s all about “selling the property” and identifies the benefits of establishing a good relationship with tenants from day one.

 

“If you set it up right in the beginning, you don’t have headaches in the end.”   – Hayley Mitchell

 

In This Episode of Property Secrets:

  • Skills you need to be a good Property Manager
  • The importance of treating tenants and landlords equally
  • Advantages of selling the benefits of the property to potential tenants
  • The tools Hayley uses to generate interest in the properties she has for rent
  • The difference between a bad Property Manager and an exceptional one
  • Her screening process for potential tenants

 

Hayley’s Insider Property Secrets:

  • When selecting a Property Manager don’t solely base your decision on the their fees but rather on your gut feel.
  • Don’t feel stuck with the agent you’re working with if you’re not satisfied with the performance. Change agents if necessary.

 

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Jul 6, 2017

Tom Braegelmann is the CEO of GCA Equity Partners, a company that lends contractors and developers financial support for their real estate investment projects. Tom has experience being on both sides of the negotiation table – from being an active property investor to now offering great financing deals to other investors. He is the author of the book Bank Free Blueprint, teaching people how to invest collaboratively to reduce their dependence on bank investments.

 

In today’s episode, Tom talks about his book Bank Free Blueprint and the system he created which allows investors to work and profit together on a project. He explains how his model applies to projects of any size - whether it’s a $50,000 project or a venture that costs $5,000,000. 

”The less moving parts you have on a project, the less risk.”   – Tom Braegelmann

In This Episode of Property Secrets:

  • What is collaborative investment
  • How Tom came up with the Profit-Sharing Model that allows people to work together and are compensated for what they bring to the table
  • Differences between a passive investor and an active investor
  • How to use the checklists in Tom’s book when presenting your proposal as an active investor to a passive investor

Tom’s Insider Property Secrets:

If you are proposing that you personally contribute to the labour aspect of a project, be ready to answer the questions that your financiers may have before they ask them. Prepare all the necessary documents and proof that you are able to get the job done.

 

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Jun 26, 2017

In today’s episode we talk Property Depreciation with Tyron Hyde of Washington Brown. Tyrone discusses his book 'Claim It: A Property Investor's guide to Depreciation' which is endorsed by Australia's Richest Man, Money Magazine, and Your Investment Property Magazine. 

In This Episode of Property Secrets:

  • Calculating the value of homes based on when they were built
  • How the government determines the life expectancy of homes
  • Defining “non-cash deduction”
  • The variables that make up property depreciation

 

Tyron’s Insider Property Secrets:

  • Claim deductions on the effective life of items in your property.
  • Claim deductions on the things you're about to throw away.

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Jun 21, 2017

Today’s guest started his journey in Property when he was just finishing university. After reading the book Rich Dad, Poor Dad, Ben Everingham was inspired by the idea that profits are better than wages and after working in marketing for one of Australia's largest building companies Ben set out to start his own business - Pumped on Property. Pumped on Property is a buyer’s agency with an annual client base of around 150 customers. 

In today’s episode, Ben talks about the advantages of changing your mindset to become an investor. He explains both the advantages and the challenges that investors face on their journey to financial freedom. He also shares the strategies he uses to assess the market, find a bargain property, and know the pattern in the housing market.

”Timing in the market is important regardless of the type of product.”   – Ben Everingham

 

In This Episode of Property Secrets:

  • Ben’s encouragement to people who desire to be financially independent
  • Advantages of investing in property
  • The simplest way to be successful through property development

 

Ben’s Insider Property Secrets:

  • It’s all about learning – learning to identify the right market and analyze the market correctly.
  • Conduct a sanity check before jumping into any decision to make sure that the decision you're making is a rational one.

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