Terry Ryder is one of Australia’s leading real estate research analysts, writer and commentator since 1982. Building a career as an Editor for the property section of the Courier Mail and later the Australian Financial Review, Terry has an extensive history in writing and generating content regarding the Australian property market. He is an author of four real estate books, regular columnist for The Australian and often writes pieces on the well-known Property Observer website. Outside of this he also provides commentary through publications including Money Magazine and generally across the major news networks, radio and newspaper for all things real estate.

Alongside his writing career, Terry Ryder launched and operates hotspotting.com.au – a business which assists professionals with real estate information products, custom location property reports and general market commentary.

Terry Ryder in Media

Terry has been featured in all mainstream media for over a decade, including television, radio, newspapers and major online publications. These include:


  • Channel 7
  • Channel 9
  • Channel 10
  • Sky – Your Money
  • WIN News
  • Sky News


  • JOY Radio
  • ABC News
  • Southern Cross News

Print and Digital Media

  • Yahoo Finance
  • Property Observer
  • Gosford Express
  • The Observer
  • Herald Sun
  • Domain
  • Daily Telegraph
  • Canberra Star
  • QLD Property Investor
  • News Corp
  • Money Magazine
  • Courier Mail
  • Your Mortgage
  • The Advertiser

Books written by Terry Ryder

Confessions of a Real Estate Agent

Real Estate Without Agents

Property Smart

Buyer Beware

You can also see Terry Ryder’s Youtube Channel for video content.

Hotspotting.com.au and the Ryder Report

Hotspotting was created and currently owned by Terry Ryder. Hotspotting provides property news and research to assist real estate professionals with custom location reports and real estate based marketing products, as well as assisting investors find the right properties to buy.

Paid information options for investors include the Ryder Report, a bi-monthly report which outlines a national overview of the performance of local property markets, expert analysis of the data, editorial on market commentary from the real estate market and State-by-State reviews of each market.

The Ryder Report can either be purchased individually or a yearly subscription offers a discounted offering for all 6 reports for the year.

You can also organise private 1 on 1 strategy sessions with Terry, or purchase the Ryder Property Investment System to help you on your property investment journey if you need a helping hand.

Property Market Predictions

Terry is also well known for his market predictions, providing advice on what he believes will be higher performing and underperforming areas within the Australian property market. This predictions don’t hold back the punches, with predictions including videos with titles such as “Sydney to return to boom? Don’t believe it” and “if you want to be informed, stop reading newspapers”.

Overall Terry Ryder is a well-known and trusted name in the real estate community within Australia. With decades of experience, a huge catalogue of content written about the property market and multiple product options for those wanting to grow their knowledge base about the real estate market, Terry helps improve and raise the quality of the property conversation in Australia

If you’d be interested in finding out more about Terry Ryder, you can check out Hotspotting.com.au