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Major accomplishment for the year

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  1. JDP1

    JDP1 Well-Known Member

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    With the year almost up, what is the biggest accomplishment you have had for the yr - could be anything - career, family, house /IP, etc...
    Curious as to how many responses will be real estate related :)
     
  2. twobobsworth

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    For me I'm healthier than I have been for a while. Down to 80kg from 94kg at my worst a few years ago.
     
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  3. KayTea

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    Managed to balance full time work, single parenting, purchase of first IP (in own name), set up of SMSF, full preparation of a massive affidavit (120+ pages) for federal court case, start (and finish, by the end of this month) a Diploma in Financial Planning, and still smiling (most of the time).

    Next year, it's dealing with the weight, improved health, a new PPoR, IP for the SMSF, and trying to get better quality sleep…..
     
  4. meme plecko

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    Ok, mine is real estate related - from zero to three IPs this year. Next year I want to do what @twobobsworth did
     
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  5. meme plecko

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    @KayTea, sounds like we all want to start losing (weight) next year.. Should we start the propertychat TBL comp?
     
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  6. KayTea

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    I wish I could apply the same motivation and dedication to weight loss as I do to most everything else. I've been going to lose weight for around 20 years now…… still nowhere near achieving that goal (I like chocolate and red wine too much ;))
     
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  7. KayTea

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    Wow, that's so cool. I'd love to know how you funded that.
     
  8. meme plecko

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    @KayTea - Simply by using equity in our ppor bought in 2010 in Sydney, plus two of the three IPs were really cheap
     
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  9. JDP1

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    For me, it was all about the career in 2015. Really worked hard- climbed the ladder a bit... Many more rungs to go lol...results were there - higher salary, responsibilities, held in higher regard..etc really kicked arse this yr...higher stress as well :) :(... Well, you can't have one and not the other I suppose...
     
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  10. Kinnon Bell

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    Hmm, I have a few. Main one would be weight and fitness related. Lost a bit of weight and am the fittest I have ever been and am feeling great as a result.

    My business had some good growth this year and my husband started his own business which has gone nuts in a short period of time. He has been able to leave full time work and I help out occasionally when able which I also enjoy.
     
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    "The reward for doing a good job is getting a bigger job"
     
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  12. KayTea

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    Ahhhh…..Sydney values……..of course……… ;)
     
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  13. JDP1

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    In another 3 years, people will be wishing they bought in brisbane 5 yrs back..just like we wish we bought in Sydney in 2010.. (but not quite as much cg as Sydney did in 5 years ). Will be fairly close though...
     
  14. Nimble

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    Built my first home which is now an IP :)
     
  15. D.T.

    D.T. Adelaide Property Manager Business Member

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    Hmm 2015 in no particular order...
    - Reached enough positive cashflow from property rents to be able to quit my full time job and start a business from scratch
    - Completed 1st development (or will have, by time 2015 is over)
    - Fell in love
     
  16. norwoodman

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    Finally reached a state of reasonable stability after doing two career moves over the course of several months earlier this year to permanently leave the mining sector - started working on delivering two of Brisbane's tallest buildings (one being the tallest, and yes, contributing to the inner city oversupply). Managed to climb a 2km high mountain in NZ at some point as well.

    Next year will be about building on the more stable base (both career-wise and investment-wise).
     
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    Kept my new year resolutions
     
  18. wombat777

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    Bought my first IP. It's going well.

    The 100km walk I did last week ( Great Ocean Walk ) was a fairly big accomplishment. Certainly the most exhausting and longest walk I have done in Australia. Carried 20+ kg in my pack the whole way. I got back on Sunday and it is only today that my legs have recovered. 191,000 or so steps in one week.
     
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  19. Coota9

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    2015......

    This year was the one that brought me many challengers,not financially but health wise.

    Rest,reflect and reload for 2016 :)
     
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