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Auckland residential suburb

Will the RBNZ inadvertently create a Minsky moment?

Commentators continue to talk up the property market and increasing prices almost at the c...

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What's the plan?

Generally speaking, it’s fair to say that this round of reserve bank rule changes will hav...

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Practical advice for property investing in 2016

It isn’t always easy to release equity when selling property. Leverage combined with lack ...

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Are you a gambler or a planner?

What separates those who make money and keep it, from those that make money and lose it?...

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Is it time to be conservative?

I’ve been saying for some time that we are living in a period of unusually high economic r...

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Property development - when things don’t go to plan

Here I am almost three and a half years into my first decent size property development. Al...

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Will there be a 'Market Correction' in 2015?

It is a scary question and one for which I don't have a reliable answer. There will be a m...

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Property Investor | The downside of leverage

A few clients have rediscovered recently that it isn’t always easy to release equity when ...

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Why cash is still king 7 years after the GFC

In a world with easy credit and awash with cash, asset prices have markedly increased. Cap...

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Starting your own business - our Squirrel story

Retail is tough. For every success, there are hundreds of retailers who live precariously ...

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Be good to money

In a nutshell you make money by doing something other than “money” extremely well....

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My thoughts on property investing in 2011

There is plenty of evidence around us that the Government and businesses like banks are no...

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Cash flow is king: 101

There is only one fairly simple rule to business - cash flow is king. In fact cash flow is...

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Mortgage survival on one income

We can’t solve baby brain, but we can help restructure your mortgage finances....

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