4 questions I’m frequently asked as a Property Investment Coach

Financial intelligence pays off. Intelligent financial decisions are based on a number of aspects. Having a clear idea of what you are trying to achieve and being realistic about how property investment performs over time are key to getting this right. In this post, I address a few of the questions that I am frequently asked…

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5 things to remember when constructing your property portfolio

In real estate there is no such thing as “get rich quick” – it just doesn’t exist. Anyone telling you this is probably just trying to take your money. Between our team of experts, we have probably tried everything there is to try in property investing. We’ve looked under every rock, under every bush, behind…

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How technology is shaping the future of real estate

How much do you think property investment will change over the next 5, 10, 20 years? How much of this change do you think will be attributed to technology? Sometimes it’s hard to imagine how much impact technology really could have on the industry. Perhaps that’s because property is a “brick and mortar” investment. Unlike…

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Will technology change how we invest in property?

How much do you think property investment will change over the next 5, 10, 20 years? How much of this change do you think will be attributed to technology? Sometimes it’s hard to imagine how much impact technology really could have on the industry. Perhaps that’s because property is a “brick and mortar” investment. Unlike…

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Is property investment all about greed?

There’s this misconception that property investment is all about greed, and I think that’s crazy. Sure, there are some investors out there just chasing the millionaire lifestyle, but most people? Their motives are completely different, and they vary from one individual to the next. Think about it this way: What’s the one number one thing…

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What strategies do property investors use to grow their equity?

As we’ve been saying for the last 6 months, Auckland is no longer the driver of the nationwide market. What we are looking at now is a much more localised market, with places such as Wellington and Queenstown being driven by internal economic factors. In this kind of market, it’s common to see investors lose…

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You need a new capital growth strategy.

Your capital growth strategy is about to expire… BUT you still have time to change that. I’ll tell you why. We aren’t sure what the market will do in the next 12 months. What we do know is that the financial landscape is changing, and it’s getting harder for property investors to invest. We also…

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How To Invest In 2017 – Strategy 1 of 5

As we discussed at the end of last year, there are no big “Auckland effect” surges of growth on the horizon for at least half a decade… so how are we profiting from real estate now? We have 5 approaches to putting serious wealth into our pockets during this time and you will learn about…

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Top 3 (Easily-Fixed) Airbnb Mistakes Hurting Your Profit

The bad news: These 3 mistakes are the most common mistakes Airbnb hosts make. And they’re hurting your profit due to 1) lost bookings and/or 2) not being able to achieve rental premiums. The good news: With a little resourcefulness, these mistakes are all very easy to fix.   [image via LearnAirbnb.com] #1: Having sucky…

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Wellington Northern expressway sparks Wellington buyers’ interest in Levin

[Via Manawatu Standard] Levin house sales are up 71 per cent from October 2014 as the Wellington Northern expressway sparks Wellington buyers’ interest. Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) statistics showed 48 houses sold in October 2016, up significantly from the 28 houses sold in October 2014. Compared to October 2015, there had been a…

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