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

Capital growth vs cash flow Philippe Brach

Most investors appreciate that there are two components to the returns from investing in property: capital growth – where the value of the property increases over time; and cash flow – from rental income. An investor’s age, earning capacity and asset base will determine whether they are more interested in long-term capital growth or cash flow returns. read more

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