Success Stories

    • Audra Tracy decided to get serious about property investing just seven years ago. In the time since, she has built a substantial portfolio of 17 properties worth a total of $5.9m read more

    • Photographer Duane Robinson broke into the property market on a $40k a year income, and together with his family has grown a portfolio of six properties worth $1.2m. He talks about his strangest investment experience and one of the photos he is most proud to have taken read more

    • An investment history spanning three countries and two continents has given Sue and Anthony Hardwick a unique perspective of the property world. After 30 years of hard work, determination and a leap of faith, this property-mad couple can finally sit back, relax and reap the fruits of their labour. read more

    • With a thirst for growing wealth and a desire for renovation, a 21-year-old Tom Neivandt took a very hands-on approach to property investment. Going it alone meant some steep learning curves, but after six years he has the property market firmly in his grasp and a $1.19m portfolio to boot. Alastair Lynn tells his story. read more

    • When buying his first property, Danny Stojovski always had a clear goal in mind: to generate $50,000 a year rental income after expenses. Three years later with a portfolio of three properties, he is well on his way to realising this dream. Alastair Lynn tells his story read more

    • Life has thrown some tough challenges in the path of Patricia Cheah. Yet she has never shied away from picking herself back up and has since built a portfolio worth $1.7m at the age of 27. She tells John Hilton how she did it. read more

    • He came to Australia from Brazil without speaking any English and has since become the CEO of JDL Strategies. Julio De Laffitte talks about his greatest property deal, his ice cream addictions, and his recent trip to Antarctica with some of the best entrepreneurs in Australia read more

    • 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

    • 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