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Nick, Peter and Suzanne hopped on a Webinar to discuss recent happenings with property and Covid-19 as the country prepares to exit level 4. We then dove into the Wellington market and look forward to see what life holds for the capital.

On April 6 I spoke with other experienced investors about their reaction to the unfolding Covid-19 crisis. The speakers on this call have invested through past downturns and offer invaluable experience. 

The recent escalation of COVID-19 is having a profound effect on the tourism industry in Rotorua as well as around the country. The increasingly imminent shutdown of most hospitality businesses in New Zealand means will be the loss of many hundreds of thousands of jobs in the short term.

I’m sure there will be two groups of investors out there; one will be excited the other terrified and worried.

Tony was a guest speaker at the New Zealand Property Investors Federation Conference 2019 which was held in Rotorua. This is a summary of what he spoke about which has been provided by him
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To help Kiwis make better decisions for their businesses, investments, home purchases, and people by writing in an easy to understand manner.

Understanding the lending criteria applied by Lenders and using an experienced mortgage broker specialising in property investors are two things that can significantly increase your ability to capitalize on your borrowing power.

From a marriage breakup in her late forties to owning her own home in Auckland freehold not too many years later... iFindProperty client Lorraine Rishworth has had one amazing turnaround and she was featured in the New Zealand Property Investor Magazine in early 2019 to share her story.

In my time as a property investor and particularly as I work more and more with other successful investors, I can't but help notice that the happy and successful people all do some things in common.

How I recently helped a young couple looking for their first home. This couple had become very frustrated after missing out many times in a market where most properties were going to tender or auction. They were looking for a property that would be suitable to live in now as well as to hold long term after they have moved on.

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.

Group investments are popular because when resources are combined people can achieve more than they would have otherwise. What could go wrong? Quite a lot, it seems.

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