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“I was bitten by the property bug, there was no turning back.”
Jo Chivers proves that women can indeed have it all- a career that you are passionate about and a family. While all of this sounds great, it does require hard work, dedication, perseverance and a bit of risk-taking.
Jo’s love of property development inspired her to leave her corporate career and pursue her true passion. After educating herself in property investing, she started building up her own property portfolio. After purchasing a few blue chip properties in Sydney, she soon realised how negatively geared they were and began researching outside of Sydney. She discovered a more affordable, large region of NSW where she completed her first property development. Soon her friends were asking her to find them sites and manage their developments.
She realised there was a need for an all encompassing project management service and her business Property Bloom™ was born. Ten years down the track, she has developed over 60 properties for clients, creating literally hundreds of thousands of dollars in equity and high end yields.
Is it really worth selling? Jo Chivers talks about the different angles to look at when planning a dual occupancy project.
For Jo Chivers, developing property just makes sense as adding value to your investments is a very good investment strategy.
Depending on gut feel to evaluate a development site may work sometimes, but it pays to do your due diligence and explore all aspects of your site. Jo Chivers tells us how.
This week, Jo Chivers reveals why it sometimes makes sense to introduce some variety in the property you're developing.
This week, Jo Chivers talks about implementing a system to ensure the success of her development projects.
As we prepare to handover a dual occupancy project to a client, my mind has been focussed on the very important Practical Completion (PC) and Handover process.
I was reading a media article recently and the story was about finding a suitable property in Sydney and paying just the median price which was around $782,000 (at the time I read the article).
I often get asked whether you can make some equity in a single house build or a house and land package. It’s a good question and the answer is yes...and no.
Watching The Block recently, I chuckled as the site foreman Keith was hounding the contestants for their plans so he could start on the plumbing and other rough ins yet they’d barely started on the ground floor room renovation. They were co ...
One of the joys of my job is listening to people's investment stories - how they've achieved what they have so far and where they are heading.
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