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Phil Verdouw: Venturing into His passion for Property

Season 7, Ep. 786

Welcome back to our discussion with the remarkable Phil Verdouw, who currently works as the company director and acquisitions lead at PV Properties.

In this episode, Verdouw extends a warm invitation to join him on an electrifying journey through the highs and lows of his enthralling venture in the world of property development. Prepare for a wild roller coaster ride, from the heart-pounding challenges of squeezing a mere $23,000 profit off of his property during the tumultuous days of COVID-19 to the triumphant moments of acquiring several properties valued at over $1 million. As Verdouw shares his remarkable journey, he generously imparts the priceless wisdom and knowledge he’s gleaned from influential mentors who have played pivotal roles in his path to success.

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