Success Stories

    • Vic Tang’s property journey began in 1989 when he moved to Australia from Singapore and secured his first home with the help of a 50% deposit. Almost three decades later, he has a portfolio worth more than $4m, with an equity position of around $2.5m. He shares the steps he took along the way, including a stint in development. read more

    • Taking chances when others were ducking for cover was a strategy that paid dividends for investor Michael Zhu. He took bold action during the GFC and was richly rewarded for it with an investment that doubled in value. He now has a net worth of around $1.1m and growing. read more

    • In 2005, Michael Ossitt and his girlfriend Sarah moved to Australia with a backpack of worldly belongings and $2,000 in cash. Today, he and Sarah, now his wife, have amassed over $1.2m in property equity. Michael’s achievements prove that success in property – regardless of the starting point, or the circumstances that crop up along the way – is all about passion, dedication and aiming high. read more

    • Despite being new to property investment, Jai Bansal made almost $500,000 profit in 24 months on his very first purchase. While he may favour immediate returns above capital growth, there’s no doubt that his buy-and-sell strategy is working. read more

    • Kerry Stevenson’s start in property began “as a game”, in which she threw out outlandishly low offers when looking for an affordable home for herself and her young son in 1999. Little did she know that this first act of resourceful thinking would propel her into the role of property entrepreneur, with a portfolio today worth almost $5m read more

    • Record-high prices and mediocre yields in metropolitan Sydney have created a large cash flow gap for investors to fill. However, property investor Zack Raad has been able to almost double the rental return on his Cambridge Park property with the addition of a unique granny flat that stands out amongst all the others read more

    • Together for 18 years, Deb Campodonico and her husband Aldo first dipped their toes into property investment 10 years ago. They tell Pauline Hatch how, by creating their own equity and cash flow through renovations, they leapfrogged their way up the property ladder and are now moving into the next phase of their evolving strategy read more

    • As relatively new investors, Gold Coast couple Ash and Simon weren’t afraid to test different strategies to find the best fit for their situation. From putting up their own home for rent, to using their superannuation fund to add to their growing portfolio, Simon and Ash jumped in both feet first and didn’t look back – even when things didn’t quite go to plan. Pauline Hatch reports read more

    • Just a few years ago, hopeful investor Keshav Jha was flipping through property magazines and gathering whatever tips and advice he could from experienced professionals. Five years on, his portfolio boasts 10 properties across five states and territories – and he took out the top prize in Your Investment Property’s Investor of the Year Awards 2016 read more