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Real Life

Weathering the storm

By Staff Reporter

Over 11 years in property investment, Melanie Hardie has experienced some incredible results and a few crushing setbacks. She talks to Stefanie Garber about how to weather the highs and lows of property investing.

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The banks said no, but we kept going

By Staff Reporter

Amanda and Mark Ikin had to work around various obstacles – they had limited superannuation, were self-employed and had to move to the country with a young family – but they still managed to move beyond investment property number one.

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From crime scene to renovation dream

By Staff Reporter

Carrie’s property renovating experiences started when she was a child and spent more time with a paintbrush in hand than a skipping rope. Fast-forward 20 years and these skills would help her profit from a magpie-infested property that looked like a crime scene.

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