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Jennifer first entered the property market in 2006, two years after she was crowned Miss Universe.

The beauty first forked out $469,000 for a double-storey house in Merewether, a suburb located in her home city of Newcastle.

She leased out the three-bedroom, two-bathroom property for much of the time it was in her name, before she eventually sold the residence for $782,000 in 2017.

Modest first home: Property records show Jennifer first entered the market in 2006, purchasing this Merewether home for $469,000

On the market: She leased out the three-bedroom, two-bathroom property for much of the time it was in her name, before she eventually sold the residence for $782,000 in 2017

On the market: She leased out the three-bedroom, two-bathroom property for much of the time it was in her name, before she eventually sold the residence for $782,000 in 2017

Clearly bitten by the real estate bug, savvy Jennifer added two properties to her portfolio in 2007.

In January of that year, she bought another home in Newcastle’s Merewether area for the sum of $620,000.

Like her first property close by, the house was double-storey and featured three bedrooms and two bathrooms.

Jennifer leased out the address for $530 per week, before she sold it in 2015 for $731,000.

Second investment: In January 2007, Jennifer bought another home in Newcastle's Merewether area for the sum of $620,000

Second investment: In January 2007, Jennifer bought another home in Newcastle’s Merewether area for the sum of $620,000

Meanwhile, the second property Jennifer purchased in 2007 was a two-bedroom apartment in Sydney’s Bondi.

She bought the swanky condo off the plan for $895,000, before living at the address with Jake for several years.

It appeared they tired of the eastern suburbs some time later, selling the property in 2014 for $1.2 million.

Bondi apartment: Jennifer bought this swanky condo off the plan for $895,000 back in 2007. She and Jake sold it for $1.2 million seven years later

Bondi apartment: Jennifer bought this swanky condo off the plan for $895,000 back in 2007. She and Jake sold it for $1.2 million seven years later

By this time, Jennifer and Jake had already begun to build homes, rather than simply buy them.

In 2010, the couple purchased a cliff-side block of land in North Curl Curl for a whopping $1.3 million.

They then partnered with renowned architect Koichi Takada to create a stunning three-storey mansion.

The couple sold the North Curl Curl home in 2014, for a jaw-dropping $4.1 million.

Making their dreams a reality: Jennifer and Jake bought a block of land in North Curl Curl and built this stunning mansion on it. The couple sold the home in 2014, for a jaw-dropping $4.1 million

Making their dreams a reality: Jennifer and Jake bought a block of land in North Curl Curl and built this stunning mansion on it. The couple sold the home in 2014, for a jaw-dropping $4.1 million

In the meantime, Jennifer and Jake bought another block of land in the same suburb and had already commenced building another incredible mansion.

They paid $1.66 million in 2013 for the block, which had an old weatherboard house on it.

The couple demolished the house, before Jake’s company J Group project again collaborated with Koichi Takada to build another home.

Jennifer and Jake sold the North Curl Curl residence for around $5 million in 2016.

Second North Curl Curl home: The savvy couple built this resort-style residence on another block in the same suburb, before selling it for around $5 million in 2016

Second North Curl Curl home: The savvy couple built this resort-style residence on another block in the same suburb, before selling it for around $5 million in 2016

The couple then traded up, moving into a mansion in Sydney’s exclusive Northern Beaches suburb of Newport.

The home was built on a plot of land bought by the couple for $4 million in 2014.

Jennifer and Jake sold the stunning mansion for a record $24.5million in June this year, six months after listing it on the market.

Going, going, gone! The couple then traded up, moving into a mansion in Sydney's exclusive Northern Beaches suburb of Newport. The home was built on a plot of land bought by the couple for $4 million in 2014. Jennifer and Jake sold the mansion for a record $24.5million in June this year, six months after listing it on the market

Going, going, gone! The couple then traded up, moving into a mansion in Sydney’s exclusive Northern Beaches suburb of Newport. The home was built on a plot of land bought by the couple for $4 million in 2014. Jennifer and Jake sold the mansion for a record $24.5million in June this year, six months after listing it on the market

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