Success Stories

    • A job at a bowling alley led young investor Crystal Palmer into the world of real estate and renovating. After gaining some experience and learning under mentors, she struck out on her own and 14 years later has made more than 15 profitable investments read more

    • With 20 years of property investing experience under his belt, Leo Embalsado is taking his expertise to new shores. He’s turned his focus stateside, where he’s been able to double his money in lucrative property deals read more

    • Katrina and Shane Venables saw their lives transformed by one single visit from a kind financial consultant. With plenty of education, an out-of-the-box strategy and a willingness to make sacrifices in the short term, these rentvesting advocates share how they have been able to invest wisely in property – even on part-time incomes and with three tiny mouths to feed. read more

    • David Shih dreams of being able to wake up in the morning knowing he can decide exactly what he does with each day. Like his father before him, he has chosen property as the vehicle to make that dream a reality, and is now close to his goal of a $3m portfolio. read more

    • Tim Lewinski has big plans for the next 10 years. At just 26 years of age, he is already planning to retire in less than a decade – and he’s going to make his passive income using the new energy in the Hobart property sector read more

    • Property enthusiast Belinda Butler was dealt a double blow when the tenants of her property absconded and a sluggish property manager left  it vacant for months. Fortunately, Belinda was prepared for such disasters – and she’s come out wiser and tougher on the other side read more

    • Vic Tang’s property journey began in 1989 when he moved to Australia from Singapore and secured his first home with the help of a 50% deposit. Almost three decades later, he has a portfolio worth more than $4m, with an equity position of around $2.5m. He shares the steps he took along the way, including a stint in development. read more

    • Taking chances when others were ducking for cover was a strategy that paid dividends for investor Michael Zhu. He took bold action during the GFC and was richly rewarded for it with an investment that doubled in value. He now has a net worth of around $1.1m and growing. read more

    • In 2005, Michael Ossitt and his girlfriend Sarah moved to Australia with a backpack of worldly belongings and $2,000 in cash. Today, he and Sarah, now his wife, have amassed over $1.2m in property equity. Michael’s achievements prove that success in property – regardless of the starting point, or the circumstances that crop up along the way – is all about passion, dedication and aiming high. read more