Cam McLellan

Cam McLellan

Director of OpenCorp, Cam McLellan is committed to sharing his passion and property investment knowledge with everyday Australians.
After thriving in the telecommunications, technology and recruitment sectors and making six BRW Lists in 8 years, alongside accomplished OpenCorp. entrepreneurs Matthew Lewison and Allister Lewison, founded OpenCorp. eight years ago.
Cam started investing in real estate at a young age and quickly mastered the art of building sustainable wealth. He has used the same wealth building strategy to develop a multi-million dollar business, sharing his knowledge and skill with ordinary Australians. Cam has personally bought, sold and developed numerous properties and has an extensive residential and commercial investment portfolio.

  • I was recently asked what the difference is between myself and those who are still great with general life but don't ever acquire financial free. After thinking about this for I while, I realized it’s because I find it mentally easy to absorb a setback. In fact I love a road block. read more

  • Once I started thinking about writing this blog post I thought about the Monopoly board game. Random? Yes, but stick with me here. What I realised is to start this game off, you can keep going around and collecting your money as you go pass Go, but, you can also buy a lot of property. read more

  • Get things in writing. I repeat, get things in writing. I do this with everything. In business, it’s now habit for me to ask people to email me things in writing, minutes of meetings, verbal agreements, etc. This is also part of my system that keeps me organised. There are no grey areas when things are in writing. read more

  • Setting up your team when it comes to property investment is very important. You don’t have to find an A-team or an All Stars team but they certainly need to be competent in what they’re doing. And when you are thinking about purchasing, your first instinct will probably be to look to your accountant. read more

  • Property investing takes a lot of time and to be frank without good time management you will never be able to build a portfolio. read more

  • My business partner Al Lewison and I have been investing for a while now and one of the questions we get asked regularly is, if we had to start again knowing what we know now, what would we do differently? read more

  • Whilst we don’t advocate selling properties, there will probably come a time when you will want to sell your primary place of residence (PPR). When you do this you need to have a plan and a strategy to ensure you get the best outcome. read more

  • I’ve renovated many houses in my time and have found it to be a waste of time and effort in most cases. Any profit I made was largely due to the market increasing rather than the value I added through the renovation. read more

  • The reason that most people never achieve financial success is that they don’t follow the right game plan. Here are a few simple things that we have learnt from highly successful investors and which will help you to move ahead of the crowd in pursuing financial success... read more

  • In the early 2000s I thought I was a savvy investor. Back then there was a slick operator promoting property investment opportunities. I was in a band at the time. One night, our drummer told me he’d paid this operator $8k for a property course (huge money back then) and was about to hand over another $15k... read more