Donna and Brad aren’t your typical married couple. Between them, they have 10 properties in Australia (plus one in England). It wasn’t always the plan to accrue so much real estate.
Their respective upbringings encouraged very different strategies, including preserving cash, investing in shares, and buying big toys like boats and cars.
But Donna and Brad have bucked the trend and instead forged ahead with an impressive portfolio that today has them in the 1% club of Australian investors who own more than 3 pieces of real estate.
Enjoy this inspiring story.
We discuss –
3:39 – A romance blossomed
4:02 – How did they get into property?
6:29 – The philosophy around money
11:29 – It is very labour intensive
15:51 – We had different strategies
19:44 – Important to have an organised spreadsheet
22:05 – What are the fundamentals
25:02 – Flipside to taking an opposing view
26:00 – Amassing 10 properties
26:50 – All about Gladstone
27:40 – My mind was all about debt reduction
32:33 – Why do people often think there will be no problems
34:00 – Talking with friends about real estate
35:48 – Education and mindset
39:34 – What advice would you give your younger self?
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