Success Stories

Ian Gowrie-Smith: From farm boy to high-flying investor

From buying an abandoned reserve to nabbing a neglected castle in Lithuania, Ian Gowrie-Smith’s property investments are nothing short of eclectic. While he made much of his fortune investing in the pharmaceutical industry and mining, it is his property investments that enabled him to live the lifestyle he now enjoys. Nila Sweeney tells his story read more


​Rear view with Cam McLellan

Property investor and CEO of Open Wealth Creation Cam McLellan talks hotspots, common mistakes investors make and why he doesn’t mind if his kids go to Nepal and milk cats read more


Rear view with Sam Saggers

If you’ve been in the property investment game for two decades, just like Sam Saggers has, you’re likely to experience both the good and the bad. Here, Sam talks candidly about his investment mishap, the deal that got away, and his dream property read more


Expert Advice

Top Tips for Spring Buying Tyron Hyde

If you’re on the hunt for an investment property you’re going to try to ascertain what a good price might be once you find it. Before you start talking numbers, don’t forget to include depreciation in your calculations. This might give you the edge you need and at least you’ll have clear and accurate expectations of what your investment will return. read more

Property Investment Q&A

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Our resident experts answer readers’ questions regarding borrowing when you’re over 50 and the recently implemented new credit reporting system in Australia read more