Brisbane has cemented itself as the nation’s lifestyle capital, with the city home to seven of the top 10 most liveable suburbs in Australia. While the number one suburb to invest in for rental performance is in Tasmania.
Half a dozen years ago, Harry Singh was renting and licking his wounds after losing his savings in the GFC. But with the help of the First Home Owner Grant, he is now worth over a million dollars – and is on his way to retiring by his 40th birthday. Jacqueline So reports.
A job at a bowling alley led young investor Crystal Palmer into the world of real estate and renovating. After gaining some experience and learning under mentors, she struck out on her own and 14 years later has made more than 15 profitable investments
Kate Forbes is a National Director at Metropole Property Strategists. She has 15 years of investment experience in financial markets in two continents, is qualified in multiple disciplines and is also a chartered financial analyst (CFA). She is a regular commentator for Michael Yardney’s Property Update
Lindy Lear is a successful property investor who had a late start into investing, yet has grown her portfolio to eight properties in three years. She is a qualified property advisor and general manager of Rocket Property Group, and she won the Reader’s Choice Award in 2009, 2012 & 2013 for Property Investment Advisor of the Year. Lindy is passionate about helping others realise their goals through investing in property, and can be contacted on 1300 850 038 or visit www.rocketpropertygroup.com.au
Nila Sweeney is the managing editor of Property Market Insider and a former editor of Your Investment Property Magazine. An active property investor herself, Nila owns a number of properties in Australia and overseas. She has worked as a TV journalist for CNBC Asia and CNN International for more than 10 years and has been writing about the Australian property markets for more than 10 years.