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10 Inspirational Quotes from Jim Rohn
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The late Jim Rohn was a gifted storyteller with dynamic delivery and thought-provoking substance. His philosophy was an important influence on me, so here’s another collection of his quotes to infuse your week with some inspiration: 1. If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is…

10 Golden Rules of Property Development
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With many property markets languishing at present many investors are looking at “manufacturing” capital growth  by getting involved in property development. While the process of property development can be a lot of fun, it is not without some pain and considerable risk. When all goes well the results are fantastic, but if things go wrong…

A short cut to building a true property investment business
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If you are serious about growing a very significant property portfolio and establishing a real “property investment business” I’ve got some great tips for you today. And if you’re not sure what I mean when I say “treat your property investing like a business” or how you do that or even why it’s important, then…

The miracle of personal development
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Today I’d like to share with you one of the biggest “Ah-Ha’s” I ever experienced. You see…I’ve been running my Mentorship Program for over 12 years now.  I believe it’s Australia’s longest running program of its type. I’ve had the pleasure of working with some very, very successful property investors and I’ve had the joy of…

We’re fatter than we thought
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Millions more Australians may be obese than previously thought, because the usual method of measuring obesity has dramatically underestimated the problem according to an article in the Sydney Morning Herald last year. Now before you point the finger…yes, I definitely fall into that category. Unfortunately I missed gym this morning. That makes 5 years in a…

Do holiday homes make good investments?
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Holiday homes are typically located on the coast – in popular tourist destinations, in the country, or by many of Australia’s inland rivers and waterways. Owning a holiday home seems to be the ambition of many Australians, and in fact, one in every twelve households owns one (around 700,000 of them are owned by the…

5 common mistakes investors make without a buyers agent
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Now more than ever, investors have access to unprecedented amounts of information to help them make their property buying decisions. At the click of a button, you can review real estate sales data, capital growth history and rental statistic. It makes it easy to justify being a lone ranger in the hunt for your first…