When Sharon and Neil MacBride’s investment property purchase was pulled at the last second, they didn’t have a clue where to direct their funds. It turns out the answer lay close to home.
Networking with fellow investors led Redom Syed to discover a property investment deal with guaranteed cash flow and surprisingly strong capital growth.
Krush Deepak has just settled on his Gold Coast apartment, but relying on a dodgy rental appraisal has already seen him wave goodbye to a cash flow-positive investment.
Steven Ma is about to head overseas with his wife for the next few years. Thanks to a savvy purchase on the Central Coast, and making the most of a bad situation, he’ll be returning to a diverse portfolio of investment properties.
Mary and her husband thought they were guaranteed financial freedom when they invested in two properties in Newman, Western Australia. First there was a blow-out in their house-and-land package completion date and then a downturn in mining-related employment – now they’re facing absolute rock bottom.
Taking the plunge on an unconventional building in the wrong end of town has paid off for husband-and-wife investors, Cherylee and Colin Stokes. They may even have attracted a cult-like following.
If you want to buy at a reasonable price in the hot Sydney market you need a lot of preparation, more than a little confidence and a touch of theatrical talent, according to investor Steven Ryan.
Self-managing your portfolio can be a time consuming task, particularly if you’re already leading a busy life outside of the investment game. But a minor repair call reminded Julian Lancey that it pays to keep a close eye on his investments.
Julian Cofield could not figure out why the bank valuations on the house and land package he was about to invest in kept coming back under value. Further investigations saved him years of potential headaches.