Me & My Property

Well-planned portfolio lets her pursue her passion

For life coach Sofie Hon, a property in the right location is a good source of passive income

Mindfulness practitioner and life coach Sofie Hon with her daughters, Rebecca (standing) and Alyson Lim. When her daughters’ primary school shifted back to its original site, the family decided to move closer to the school for logistical reasons. It is no
Mindfulness practitioner and life coach Sofie Hon with her daughters, Rebecca (standing) and Alyson Lim. When her daughters’ primary school shifted back to its original site, the family decided to move closer to the school for logistical reasons. It is now just a 10-minute walk to the school. ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG
Ms Hon enjoys reading and having a cup of tea in her favourite corner at home. To her, home is a place where all can feel safe, peaceful and relaxed.
Ms Hon enjoys reading and having a cup of tea in her favourite corner at home. To her, home is a place where all can feel safe, peaceful and relaxed. ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG
The facade of Ms Hon’s home, a rented 3,000 sq ft terraced house with four bedrooms. After four years here, she has just renewed the lease for two more.
The facade of Ms Hon’s home, a rented 3,000 sq ft terraced house with four bedrooms. After four years here, she has just renewed the lease for two more. ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG
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Mindfulness practitioner and life coach Sofie Hon made it a point to save well since she was younger and invest her savings to make them work much harder for her.

This was how she achieved the financial freedom to switch from being an engineer to starting Hearty Mums, a centre for mothers and mothers-to-be, three years ago.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 09, 2020, with the headline Well-planned portfolio lets her pursue her passion. Subscribe