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The wake-up call that put this investor on a quest for financial freedom

By Robyn Tongol 10 January 2022 | 1 minute read

Have you ever thought about when you will finally achieve financial freedom? This investor found out – and decided he wanted to retire earlier with the help of property investing.

Nick Valois

Smart Property Investment’s Phil Tarrant sits down with Nick Valois, an associate director at KPMG Australia, who recounts how he came to the life-changing decision to invest in property after a wake-up call (from a retirement calculator’s results) that he would need to work until he’s 65 or more to have a comfortable post-work life.

Nick, who started his career journey as an apprentice carpenter, shares how his several decades of experience in construction and site management have given him the knowledge to avoid the common pitfalls that investors make when it comes to renovating/extending properties.

The duo also talks about the ups and downs in Nick’s seven-year investment journey while reflecting on the valuable lessons learned along the way and touching on Nick’s future portfolio plans.

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