“PROUD OWNERS OF A SECOND PROPERTY AND ONLY WISH WE HAD ACTED SOONER ON OUR PROPERTY PORTFOLIO.”

Ric’s initial introduction to Glen was almost 15 years ago to discuss an investment property on advice from our accountant. What Glen presented sounded logical and made a lot of sense, but the sceptic in Ric made him think there was a catch. We knew we needed to do something but Ric thought that we could simply do it “better” ourselves by researching different property and financing options. Trouble was, that we kept “thinking” this for a number of years and didn’t take any action. While we did look at plenty of other options and got Glen back on a number of occasions over the years to talk to us and re-visit the numbers, we didn’t come up with anything that seemed better without significant increased risk and speculation.

Glen was so very patient (or should we probably say long suffering) with Ric’s indecision, and while Glen knew we simply needed to take that first step – he at no stage tried to push us into anything we weren’t comfortable with. Instead we continued to listen to all the negative comments (from people who either didn’t
have any real facts or people who had other interests at stake) like “the SE Qld market is over supplied and will slump”, “these schemes only benefit the companies that set them up”, “you’ll be paying a premium to get in through companies like this”, or “if you really want to maximise your potential return you’ll be better off finding your own property” etc. Really all these were just excuses to not take any action at all…Read More

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