Not treating Property as a ‘team sport’ By James Upton
Before I embarked on my property journey, I was a Triathlete.
A hard-grafting sport with an inherent solo aspect to it. Early starts with nobody to motivate you to get out the door at 5am, long 6-hour rides in the rain by yourself where no one would know if you turned around prematurely and went home for a hot shower.
When I got involved in property, I simply expected it to be the same. Individual and competitive, there are only enough properties for a few people, right? Wrong! This is one of the biggest misconceptions and mistakes I made and I see others make it as well. Property is one of the largest team-sports there is and there are more than enough properties to go around.
Luckily for me I started to realise this over the course of my first year in the property game. In my...