Success Stories

Rear View with Deanna Ezzy

Latin dancer and mortgage broker Deanna Ezzy talks about her passion for property, balance at work and on the dance floor, and riding motorbikes read more


How my fear of dying poor compelled me to do what it takes to succeed as an investor

Darius Darisman's overwhelming fear of living and dying poor fuelled his desire to build his fi nancial future through property. Sixteen years later, he and his wife are living in their dream home, with six properties worth $3.3m to their name read more


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


Expert Advice

Seven Reasons Not To Buy Into The Hotspot Jason Paetow

Not a week goes by that I don’t get a question about hotspots: Where should I buy my next investment property -- what’s the next hotspot!? I simply tell people that there’s little value in chasing a hotspot, and here’s why. read more

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Every month, leading reno expert Cherie Barber answers your questions on renovations. This month Cherie tackles questions about the best time to do a renovation, whether or not to add a second bathroom and the most cost-effective way of transforming a tired bathroom without spending a fortune read more