Jan Somers: How this Housewife Built Her Multimillion-Dollar Property Portfolio from Scratch

Please Note: This episode is a re-run. The original air date was on February 16, 2017. 😊  

In our FINAL bonus episode for 2023, we’re replaying an awesome episode with one of Bryce’s all-time property-investing heroes…  

Jan Somers!  

She is an incredibly humble housewife who is the author of 4 bestselling property books and is a successful property investor and educator extraordinaire.  

With her property portfolio spanning more than 40 years, we follow Jan’s motivational story from her first venture into property investing to her inspiration for writing her bestselling books, Building Wealth.   

Tune in now to hear her evergreen wisdom from the secret to improving your borrowing power, cultivating the right investing mindset, the types of properties Jan prefers to invest in, and much more!  

Listen now for an awesome blast-from-the-past episode! 🚀 🚀 🚀 


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  • 0:00 – Jan Somers: How this Housewife Built Her Multimillion-Dollar Property Portfolio from Scratch 
  • 3:29 – Mindset Minute: Beware of highlight reels!  
  • 4:55 – Welcome Jan Somers!  
  • 7:10 – The secret formula that led to success 
  • 8:25 – Her first mentor!  
  • 12:14 – Jan’s Golden Investing Principles 
  • 15:39 – The foolproof loan strategy Jan uses 
  • 18:01 – She was one of the first to do THIS!  
  • 21:33 – From humble beginnings: The origin of her first book  
  • 29:24 – Investing & Family  
  • 33:49 – “Security provides you with happiness”  
  • 37:31 – The biggest mistakes she made…  
  • 40:33 – Accumulating properties, tenants & investing Interstate 
  • 46:12 – Why do some properties perform better than others?  
  • 50:18 – The “living off equity principle” and retiring debt  
  • 54:26 – Financial messages Jan taught her kids  
  • 56:04 – Jan’s top tips for property investors  
  • 58:23 – Extra resources!  


  • 1:02:09 – Lifehack: Get 15 minutes back by turning off your notifications?!  
  • 1:03:51 – WMPN: Inside a $250M Bel Air house…



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