podcast

How I'll retire on $200,000 a year

By Staff Reporter
1

This week on The Smart Property Investment Show we are joined by Mitchell Burge – an investor with 12 properties who has gone to incredible lengths in order to play it safe. 

Mitchell has a loan-to-value ratio hovering around the 58 per cent mark – conservative figures by any measure.

No more than two of his 12 investment properties are with one bank, and he owes no more than $900,000 with any lender.

Australia has some of the most resilient banks in the world, so why is Mitchell being so cautious? And will his strategy backfire when it comes to future portfolio growth?

That’s not all.

The 32-year-old’s air conditioning business is profitable, and his portfolio is neutrally geared and set to deliver massive future returns, but he still chooses to draw the same salary as he did five years ago – preferring instead to keep the extra earnings for a rainy day.

What’s his end game – and is playing it safe the smart move, or is Mitchell’s strategy overkill in the current interest rate environment?

[email protected] and Sterling Publishing's group publisher Alex Whitlock as they chat to Mitchell about all things finance. 

All this and more coming up on this episode of The Smart Property Investment Show. 

Subscribe now on iTunes

 

The Smart Property Investment Show gives you insight, strategies and tactics that every property investor can use.

In each episode, the Smart Property Investment team and its special guests will break down what's happening in the world of property investment, how it affects everyday property investors and how they can take advantage of it.

Make sure you never miss an episode by subscribing to us now on iTunes.

 

 

Listen to other instalments of The Smart Property Investment Show:
Episode 60: The pros of using a buyer's agent: why this investor brought someone in
Episode 59: How to invest in property as a team: two investors share their secrets
Episode 58: When do you stop investing? The SPI Show answers more listener questions
Episode 57: Wealth creation through property: trends and themes to think about in 2017
Episode 56: The SPI Show accountant reveals all: How to pick your financial team
Episode 55: The reluctant property investor: How necessity drove an 18-property portfolio
Episode 54: The SPI Show Q&A: Listener questions answered honestly
Episode 53: 6 properties in 2 years: how this investor is achieving his goals
Episode 52: Will property prices fall? When? And by how much? What investors need to know
Episode 51: SPECIAL EPISODE: SPI team reveals all the financial details of its portfolio
promoted stories

Top Suburbs

Highest annual price growth - click a suburb below to view full profile data:
1.
FAIRLIGHT 46.02%
2.
CASUARINA 44.36%
3.
THE ENTRANCE NORTH 41.09%
4.
ULTIMO 40.67%
5.
LAVENDER BAY 40.2%