Articles on Investment Strategy

We invited an investor, insurance advisor and property tax specialist to a round table discussion of strategies, pros, cons potential pitfalls when planning or running a short term rental investment in New Zealand.

The best time to learn and grow is always right now and it certainly does not matter if you are currently looking to buy or not. In fact, a bit of down time between open homes and evaluating properties can be the perfect opportunity to reflect and study.

Here are some things you can do right now that will provide long term benefits to your investing.

On March 15 we hosted a webinar with Kenyon Clarke, the driving force behind the Avenue Apartments, a great new development in Mangere, Auckland.

It was a great conversation and we dug into Kenyon's strategy for area, design and other advice for investors.

Most investors are familiar with the saying, "You make your profit when you buy."

So how do you consistently do this? There are a two very common schools of thought; firstly, to buy properties with high yield and secondly to purchase the worst house in the best street (or suburb)...

Any investment strategy should always start with identifying what type of investor you want to be, and how residential property will fit into your long term goals.

Before you do anything else you must clearly define what your long term property goals are. You may want to supplement your retirement income, use property to pay down your own mortgage, you might be more aggressive and want to replace your salary....

Today I want to write about a topic I am asked about a lot – how to put together a joint venture. However this article should really be “how to put together a joint venture so you don’t lose the shirt off your back, your friends, your sanity, all your free time and a substantial amount of money”.

How many investors achieve what they really want? Probably quite a low number. Why is this? It’s probably because most investors don’t have a good long term plan that they regularly monitor and adjust.  Read the five things every investor should know to help achieve thier goals.

It takes time to learn a new skill; however making mistakes when you start investing can have serious consequences so it’s best to avoid them if possible. Some of the common mistakes investors make are....

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