PIT 40: From Teenage Investor to Property Consultant

Mel Alba invested 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. 

4:15 – Buying property at 19

5:45 – Selling her first property to her mum

12:15 – The importance of having buffers

24:15 – Getting to the root cause with couples

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I love hearing people’s property investor tales so if you’d like to share yours then please get in touch with me via email at [email protected] 

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About the Author
A 13-Year Property Coach and strategist at Positive Real Estate, Tabitha is a licensed real estate agent in NSW and VIC, and has her Cert IV in both Property Services and Finance. She has personally coached over 600 Clients and her passion for education, property and client results focus everything she does at Positive Real Estate and we’re better for it.