Wayne and Melissa Scarlett own their own home, three investment properties and are in the process of buying their fourth, this time in Melbourne. They plan to have a portfolio of ten investment properties by the time they retire in ten year’s time.
Grant and Lisa Innes own their own home and have three investment properties. They aim to buy a bigger family home in the next 12 months and then concentrate on building their investment portfolio.
Buckley was 72 years of age when he first met John Fitzgerald and started investing with Custodian. Now aged 84, this remarkable man lives and invests according to a very simple creed: In the absence of clearly defined goals, we are forced to concentrate on activity, eventually becoming enslaved by this activity.
Jenny and her husband, Hans, own their own home and eight investment properties, one of which was purchased through their private superannuation fund. They aim to buy another 2–3 properties before retirement.
Philip and Ange Kerr own their own home and have four investment properties. They bought their first home in 1982, and bought the first two of their investment properties in 2007. In 2008 they bought their third and in 2009 the fourth property. They plan to buy another property every year until Ange retires.
John and Ann Carter own their own home and three investment properties. They aim to continue buying investment property whenever they can.
Michael and Vikki Quinn own their own home and have seven investment properties. They aim to have net assets of $4 million by 2015.
Jacqui Thomas owns her own home in a beachside suburb of Melbourne, five investment properties and a share portfolio. She recently sold her business and after a short ‘temporary retirement’, she has embarked on an exciting new business venture.
James Smith owns his own home in a north-western suburb of Melbourne, 15 kilometres from the CBD. Over the past ten years he has built a residential investment portfolio of nine properties as well as buying his own home. He intends to continue to buy more properties whenever he can until he retires.
David and Dada Bailey have been together for eight years and between them they have acquired ten investment properties. They have recently restructured their finances and plan to move to their ‘dream home’ to enjoy their retirement.
Moira McLean owns her own home in Sydney’s Northern Beaches and two investment properties, both in Queensland. While she is a cautious investor, she is committed to providing for her financial future and helping her son.
Heiner and Karin Karst own their own home and they built a property portfolio of six investment properties between 2001 and 2004. They are currently reviewing their portfolio and goals.