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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.
You’ve got to the stage of receiving your Development Application & Construction Certificate consents and you construction finance is in place. You are ready to start building. So Just how long does the construction phase of your developm ...
It’s been about 12 years since I started my business. Within this period I’ve established many business relationships. The thing that I’ve really learnt is that relationships are extremely valuable. Not shallow, B.S. relationships but good ...
Property Bloom is just completing a three villa development for a client in Muswellbrook. Under this council’s requirements we needed to design one of the villas for people with disabilities. The villa needed to be adapted to ensure that a ...
From our experience project managing house renovations and designing new villas for investors over the years, we’ve gathered lots of information on what tenants want. It’s easy to sometimes get caught up in what we would like if we were li ...
During my week, I get sent many potential development sites to assess. I have a system that enables me to do a quick check before seriously considering any site.
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Property developing can be very rewarding and can also be overwhelming, especially if you are building in an area that you are unfamiliar with for your first development.
This week I created a system. My aim was simple; to achieve more in less time.
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