Real Life

‘I will retire at 30’

By Jack Needham

On the cusp of her 30th birthday, Erin Thompson plans on retiring by the end of 2015. Barely settled on her first investment property, she's already got property number two in her sights.

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‘The suburb that just keeps growing’

By Jack Needham

When Sze Chuah’s real estate agent rang to tell him how much the unit next door had just sold for, he almost fell off his chair. But despite the astronomical rise in capital values over just a few years he’s holding on tight.

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“The property that devastated my portfolio”

By Jack Needham

Carmella Rowsthorne had taken a varied approach to selecting the location of her property investments, but since suffering a massive loss in cash flow due to the commodity downturn she’s resolved to confining her future investments to the big cities.

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