From 0 to 130 Properties in 3.5 years…
– Revised Edition –

Dear Friend!

Thanks for purchasing the revised edition of ‘From 0 To 130 Properties In 3.5 Years’. As you know, the book included number of references to bonus items and downloads to help you with your investing. It’s my pleasure to be able to provide them to you as links from this one central webpage.

If you experience problems or have any questions then please email them through and we’ll do our best to help.

Bonuses & Downloads

There are two types of resources on this page:


These are items unique to this page and can be downloaded by clicking on the icon. I recommend saving the files to your desktop for later reference.

2. Links

Sometimes the information will be available elsewhere on the site, but rather than send you off to hunt around, a handy link is provided to take you straight to the source.

Please Note: To view these files you will need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed. If you don’t have the software installed, click here to download it for free.


Select the bonus item you desire from the table below and either download it, or else click the link to be take to that page.

Page RefDescriptionLink
29,38Home Inspection Spy TemplatesPDF Short Checklist
PDF Master Checklist
29, 30Property Inspection TemplateFile-Extension-Pdf-32
52, 56Property PortfolioFile-Extension-Pdf-32
52, 56Property Portfolio – InstructionsFile-Extension-Pdf-32
71Current Pension & Cost of Living EstimatesSee Below
120Latest Median House PricesSee Below
154Getting The Bank To Say ‘Yes’See Below
154Real Life Finance ProposalFile-Extension-Pdf-32
231How To Avoid Troublesome TenantsFile-Extension-Pdf-32
306Reno Fact Sheet & Case StudyFile-Extension-Pdf-32
353Asset Zoo PictureFile-Extension-Pdf-32
386Area Assessment TemplateFile-Extension-Pdf-32
387Property Assessment TemplateFile-Extension-Pdf-32


Latest Statistics

Current Pension Rates:

StatusMaximum Fortnightly Payment
1 Jan 2010
Rate At Time Revised Edition
Of ‘From 0 To 130…’ Was Released
Couple$506.50 each$506.50 each

The pension rate is usually adjusted twice a year in line with increases in the cost of living. Find out more information at Centrelink


Latest Cost Of Living Estimates (per ASFA)

Data from the Westpac ASFA Retirement Standard (December 2009 Quarter) reveals the weekly cost of living as follows:

StatusCost Of A
Modest Lifestyle
Cost Of A
Comfortable Lifestyle


The figures above assume the home is owned outright.

Modest lifestyle in retirement

Better than the Age Pension, but still only able to afford fairly basic activities.

Comfortable retirement lifestyle

Enabling an older, healthy retiree to be involved in a broad range of leisure and recreational activities and to have a good standard of living through the purchase of such things as; household goods, private health insurance, a reasonable car, good clothes, a range of electronic equipment, and domestic and occasionally international holiday travel.

Median House Prices

Here are the latest median house prices as reported by the Real Estate Institute of Australia (released 18 March 2010):

StatusDec 2009 Qtr
(Latest Released)
Change To
Previous Qtr
Change To
March 2009
(data per book)


How To Get The Bank To Say ‘YES’

Here is a 67 minute video I recorded where I explain how to get the bank to say ‘yes’. You can either watch it online by pressing ‘play’ in the flash player below, or you can download it as an mp4 file and watch it in your media player. If you don’t have software that supports this format, you can download this handy player free of charge.

Other Items Of Interest

In addition to the resources above, you may be interested in watching a video I recorded titled ‘How To Find Deals’.

You can watch it by clicking play.

Or download it now.

I hope you enjoy these bonus resources, and on behalf of the entire team, we wish you all the very best with your investing.

– Steve McKnight