Latest Episodes

From Beginner to Property Genie

Listen to Property Investor Tales Podcast Now On this episode, I get interviewed about my property investor journey so far. James Evenden and Hayley Beavis ask all the big questions, and we discuss everything from investing during high-interest rates, learning about the market, memorable deals - and not so memorable ones! And we’ve turned the tables for good reason - you’ll just have to listen...

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Latest Episodes

From Beginner to Property Genie

From Beginner to Property Genie

On this episode, I get interviewed about my property investor journey so far. James Evenden and Hayley Beavis ask all the big questions, and we discuss everything from investing during high-interest rates, learning about the market, memorable deals – and not so memorable ones!

And we’ve turned the tables for good reason – you’ll just have to listen to find out!

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4 Properties Before 30

4 Properties Before 30

Joel and his fiance, Carla, have secured four properties – all by the age of 30.

How have they done it? What have been their ups and downs? What beliefs have guided these decisions? There’s been some hair-raising moments, and whilst the ending is happy – this conversation shares the bumps and loop-de-loops along the way.

Enjoy this conversation with Joel!

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Investing For Incredible Cashflow and Growth

Investing For Incredible Cashflow and Growth

Riley McNee has been involved in real estate for almost two decades.

As one of the core team at Positive Real Estate, this chat includes Riley’s own personal adventure as an investor, real estate agent and also as a property consultant with Positive.

Riley shares the victories (like investing recently in a piece of property that will generate $15k per year in cashflow), challenges, and also some spooky real estate stories!

This is a conversation you do not want to miss!

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From Teenage Apprentice Chippy to Two Properties at 25

From Teenage Apprentice Chippy to Two Properties at 25

Luke and his fiance Rachael acquired two properties by the time they were 25. Luke, an apprentice carpenter as a teenger, had always had a goal to buy real estate as soon as possible.

On this episode, he describes the big decisions he and Rachael made along the way. Including the decision to rentvest (renting and buying an investment property instead of buying a PPR) and to join Positive Real Estate and have access to the 6-Star Team that guides each investing decision.

From having approvals reversed, to dealing with strict timelines, Luke shares all the wins and learning lessons he’s gleaned over his investing journey so far.

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From Late 30’s Beginner to Property Expert

From Late 30’s Beginner to Property Expert

Amanda Alba started her property career a bit later than most, previously living in Spain running a business. She had her daughter Melisa overseas, deciding to come back to Australia after finding it rough and being homesick.

After always having a hidden passion for property, upon Amanda’s return to Australia she had decided to get her real estate license and get started into something she genuinely enjoyed.

A few years down the track she’s an incredible Property Consultant at Positive and at the top of her game. If there’s one thing for sure, Amanda Alba has done it all and has been through thick and thin. She shares her lessons and roadblocks that have helped shape her to where she is now.

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From $55k in Credit Card Debt to Property Owner

From $55k in Credit Card Debt to Property Owner

Marcus Pearce and his wife, Sarah, enjoyed a great big wedding, setup a business with all the trimmings … and found themselves in more than $50,000 in credit card debt (not including business overdrafts and loans).

It’s been a rocky road for Marcus to become a property owner, but having knuckled on some timeless financial wisdom from books including Think and Grow Rich, The Richest Man in Babylon and more, Marcus shares his story from bad debt to good debt.

When he’s not discussing property, Marcus is talking longevity and life design. He is the author of Your Exceptional Life and runs a 2-day event in Byron Bay each year called Create Your Exceptional Life. You can find out more at www.marcuspearce.com.au

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From Big Investing Mistakes to Big Victories

From Big Investing Mistakes to Big Victories

Andrew has been investing in real estate since the 1990s and has plenty of experiences to share with us on this episode. From some of his biggest mistakes (also known as learning lessons) to some great victory stories, you’ll find this conversation very heart-warming and reassuring as an investor.

He’s invested on the Gold Coast, Tasmania, Canberra and more – and shares the struggles of selling real estate that no one will buy, to being able to negotiate hard when selling real estate that has high demand. This is a great example of the power of teamwork, with coaches, property managers, agents, lenders and other members of the real estate “six star team” working with Andrew to create a great portfolio.

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From Teenage Investor to Property Consultant

From Teenage Investor to Property Consultant

Mel Alba purchased her first investment property when she was 19. And it wasn’t in the circumstances that you may think.

On this episode, Mel shares the full range of her experiences in real estate and investing, including working with Metricon, investing with family, relationship breakups and the corresponding financial impact, and so much more.

If you’re looking for a linear story of success then this is episode is not for you! But if you’re curious as to how the highs and lows work in real estate, and the influence of our personal life on our financial decisions, then you’ll love this chat with Mel Alba.

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From Saving $2 a Week to Owning a Multi Million Dollar Portfolio with Adam Salmon

From Saving $2 a Week to Owning a Multi Million Dollar Portfolio with Adam Salmon

Adam Salmon has an incredible story of investing as well as a remarkable life story. At 22, he found out that he was going to be a father. As an apprentice carpenter earning $380 a week, Adam and his partner could only save $2 a week. They didn’t let that stop them though, and today Adam joins me on the podcast as a seasoned investor with an awesome portfolio.

With so many lessons in his life story and investing adventure, I think you’ll love this episode!

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From Drug Raids to Real Estate Success with Kel Watts

From Drug Raids to Real Estate Success with Kel Watts

Kel Watts has had a wild ride as a property investor. From the get go of this interview, Kel shares the story of renting his PPR out to a drug mule (obviously without his knowledge), and the drama that created it.

But in true investor fashion, he didn’t let this experience stop him from investing in real estate. Kel’s experiences taught him the value of a mentor – someone who is emotionally detached from your experiences and portfolio – and how this relationship has contributed to his success.

Today, Kel is a part of the 1% club – the group of Australian investors who own three or more pieces of real estate – and has so much wisdom to share.

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Joining The 1% Club of Investors with Caroline and Craig Bounds

Joining The 1% Club of Investors with Caroline and Craig Bounds

Caroline and Craig Bounds have had most of the experiences you can have when investing in real estate. From buying off the plan, to investing in real estate with super, from renovating, to joint ventures and working through every part of the investing process with a team – they’ve had it all.

As a result, Caroline and Craig are in the top 1% of investors in Australia, which is those who own 3 or more pieces of real estate. How did they do it? And what have they learnt along the way? You’ll get all the answers in this jam-packed edition of Property Investor Tales.

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Mastering Your Investor Mindset with James Evenden

Mastering Your Investor Mindset with James Evenden

James Evenden has an incredibly strong mindset around investing and life. We chat whilst James is in the midst of an almighty renovation (more like a small development), with the Queensland floods wreaking havoc on the timeline.

Whilst James is the first to admit it’s a first world problem, he shares the multitude of mindset lessons he has applied during the process. And by his own admission, there’s a good degree of “learning on the job” with mindset, as new experiences come up.

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