Janet Durrant

This episode meets Janet Durrant – property manager and director of Top Shelf Asset Management – as she guides us through her journey that’s taken her all around Australia, and how she followed in her parents’ footsteps in property management while building her own portfolio!

Follow Durrant’s journey as she reveals how she began her investing career, overcame the challenges she faced along the way, and went on to start her own business!

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In this episode, here’s what you’ll learn:

  • 03:07

    Durrant’s background and how she found inspiration to enter the property market.

  • 08:33

    What gave Durrant the idea to begin her own investing portfolio.

  • 11:14

    How Durrant overcame the challenges of buying in a seller’s market and start property investing despite the competition.

  • 15:11

    The different kinds of challenges Durrant faced after breaking into the market.

  • 17:16

    How Durrant found some financial deterrants to be a silver lining.

  • 18:44

    Pushing her boundaries and capitalising on a falling property market led Durrant to realise her potential as an investor.

  • 20:55

    Durrant’s plans to return to investing and focusing on her finances in the future.

Show Notes and Credits:

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This episode was produced by Alex Cooper with narrations and interviews conducted by Tyrone Shum.


Tyrone Shum
Tyrone Shum

Host of very popular podcast called "Property Investory". It is ranked #1 for Property Podcast on iTunes Australia with over 1.2 million downloads since 2017. The podcast shares the latest investor stories, strategies, and examples from Australia’s most innovative property experts. His been interviewed across 30 different podcasts from around the world, featured on numerous world-class blogs and invited to speak at numerous events with over 100 attendees.