Success Stories

    • Young professional Brad Fry knew hard work would always pay off when it came to buying his first property read more

    • Farmer Paul Brooks was being battered by drought and the share market before ploughing headlong into property investment. Three years later he has reaped over $1m in annual rent from a growing $10m portfolio read more

    • Teenage sweethearts Renae and John bought their first home within days of his 18th birthday. Just four years later, they have built a $2m high-yielding portfolio that has them on-track to quitting their day-jobs read more

    • Libby Dale and her partner Effie Metaxas wanted to add property to their investment strategy, and soon realised that buying through their SMSF was the way forward read more

    • Ant and Sue Hardwick landed in Australia eight years ago with just enough money to cover the deposit on a Perth unit. Now, they’re the owners of a portfolio worth over $4m – with another $1.2m under construction. This is their story. read more

    • We first met Mathew Cosgrove back in late 2009, when he was runner-up in that year’s Investor of the Year competition. Then 25, environmental scientist Mathew had amassed a portfolio worth $3.7m across four sites that he was steadily developing, with an eye to retiring at 35. The amazing thing was that he’d amassed this portfolio in just three years from a starting sum of just $20,000. read more

    • Unlike some people who are cowed by the slowing market, Evelyn Thomas is taking advantage of the downturn to ramp up her portfolio and help others along the way. read more

    • Peter Younghusband’s personal equity pot of $1.4m spread across eight properties would be nothing remarkable if it weren’t for the fact that he has built it on a teacher’s salary. It’s an achievement that has allowed him to semi-retire – and he’s only 43. Read on to find out how he did it… read more

    • Justin Wood didn’t initially set out to build a property empire. He started out chasing the classic Aussie dream of owning a house and a patch of land to call his own. Throw in a veggie patch and a few chooks and he’d be all set. read more