Success Stories

Half the risk, Double the profit

Ready to sink their teeth into the property market but not quite cashed up enough to do it alone, Gold Coast siblings David Christopher and Sascha Haddon decided to pool their resources and buy a property together. The duo wound up splitting their risk while their apartment doubled in value read more


Craig Merrett: How I broke into the property marketing with just a $35K income

Many young people on low incomes blow their savings on travel, cars and nightlife. Not Craig Merrett. Here’s how one smart investor triumphed through a difficult situation to kick-start his portfolio and set himself on a path to achieving financial independence. John Hilton tells his story read more


Michael Lezaja Reveals: How I built my $5m portfolio using smart renovations and diversification

In less than 10 years, Michael Lezaja has gone from working as a security guard seven days a week to owning 15 properties collectively valued at more than $5m. He tells John Hilton how he maximises his profit using renovation and diversification strategies read more


Expert Advice

Investment Property or a PPOR - which is smarter? Sam Saggers

With record low interest rates into the foreseeable future and lending criteria slightly easing, it’s a safe bet that more and more Australians are going to be asking themselves which option they should choose - an investment property or a PPOR (principal place of residence). It may seem an easy enough question, however to answer it you’ve got to take a close look at where you’re at financially and what your goals are. Let’s have a look at the pros and cons for each strategy. We’ll also discuss what you can do if you’re already on the “property ladder” and want to move up! read more

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Despina Priala explains what options a landlord has when they want to increase the rent read more