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

By Staff Reporter

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?

Join @philliptarrant 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. 

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Listen to other instalments of The Smart Property Investment Show:
Episode 113: Portfolio update: Why we bought five properties in one go
Episode 112: How this ex-banker supercharged her portfolio with knowledge from the inside track
Episode 111: The tips this ex-camera man uses to snap up properties
Episode 110: Top 5 questions to ask your accountant
Episode 109: From selling 10-cent golf balls to a $1.8m portfolio
Episode 108: Dealing with scar tissue from bad investments
Episode 107: How property styling can boost your portfolio’s worth
Episode 106: How ice addicts potentially ruined an investment
Episode 105: New podcast: Investor reveals the opportunities for migrants in Australia
Episode 104: New podcast: Q&A session with Paul Glossop – more questions answered!
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