Property Investors: 3 Steps To Achieving Your Goals For 2018

It’s December and the New Year is almost upon us. Now is the time to start reflecting on the past year, thinking about what you’ve achieved, and shaping your goals for 2018. 1. Evaluate your 2017 What were your investment goals for this year? Did you achieve them? If not, were there roadblocks or barriers…

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Sam Saggers “The Future of Property investing in Australia”

We live in a world that is constantly changing and expanding. Ideas evolve and spread quickly today, particularly when it comes to technological developments. It’s important to remember that in property, as in all aspects of life, past periods are not necessarily the same as the time ahead of you. So developing new ideas is…

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Post-Election: The Outlook for Property Investors

The dust has settled a little after the new Labour coalition government was announced on the 19th of October. It’s been an interesting time for investors as we try to work out what impact Labour’s policies on housing will have. There is still a lot more detail left to come on most of the main…

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A New Positive Look

When Positive Real Estate was born in January 2003, our vision was to be the top choice for investment education. We thought of ourselves as positive thinkers and we wanted the ‘positive’ theme to be the undercurrent of everything we did. We were excited about our future as we knew we could make a big…

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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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