Category: General

St George Hotel Update

Posted on 12/08/10 in General, 2 Comments

I thought that a few of you would be interested to hear how our negotiation went on the St George Hotel Complex in Central Wellington after my post about it below. The building you might remember was purchased in 2004 by an Austalian listed fund for $19,500,000.00 yes that’s right thats just short of […]

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How Ordinary Kiwis Profit from Property

Posted on 11/22/10 in General, No Comments

A really good friend of mine Joy Thomson has written a very cool book about property investing and making money through the recession. I really love books that show the “How To” techniques of good kiwi property investors, I’m a big fan of the Graham Fowler book and see this is a really good follow […]

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The twisted and strange world of RBR

Posted on 11/22/10 in General, 3 Comments

You know how sometimes you have those moments in life were you realize that if “that had happened in someone Else’s life they would find it highly unusual”. Yup?  well I had one of those this weekend. A property manager I was speaking to had a really unusual situation in one of her RBR (Rent […]

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Strippers and Business Partners – Part 1

Posted on 11/18/10 in General, 3 Comments

Yeah I know interesting subject right? So what do these things have in comment, well it’s funny you should ask. I spent most of yesterday sorting a major clean up of a property I own, it had gotten into quite a nasty state in a short period of time because of some young tenants. When […]

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What were they thinking?

Posted on 11/17/10 in General, No Comments

I had a quick laugh today when I saw the latest feature which is a section for “Money Q & A” The first item answered was “What should I do with the $1,000,000 I have invested”. This to me didn’t seem like it would be of interest to any more than 1% of the […]

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Dont tell Dean…

Posted on 11/03/10 in General, No Comments

Some times my Mate Dean Letfus can come up with some real beauties and today’s blog is one of them. Just don’t tell him I stole it, because I’ll never hear the end of it. From One of the hardest things I have found to cultivate in my own life is a teachable spirit.  […]

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I’ve never done this before.

Posted on 11/02/10 in General, No Comments

Property Pulse Super Conference – Only 48 Tickets left $20 bucks says this event will sell out this week 😉 Here’s why… There’s only 48 tickets left and I’m giving you a chance to win 1 of 3 brand new Apple ipads if you book your tickets before Thursday 4 Nov 10am. That’s right everyone […]

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Important Announcement about Gift Duty

Posted on 11/01/10 in General, No Comments

In case you missed it there was a major announcement today regarding the Gift Duties. Please Read the following from the press release: Earlier this year I announced the Government’s intention to remove gift duty if concerns regarding creditor protection and social assistance targeting could be addressed. Since my announcement there has been considerable work […]

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Dolf de Roos live from Phoenix, Arizona.

Posted on 10/28/10 in General, No Comments

I had a great conversation with Dolf de Roos last night on a webinar with a few hundred people asking some really interesting questions. If you want to watch the webinar it was recorded and you can download it by clicking the button below, but it’s only available for 10 days. And don’t forget we […]

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What’s your Legacy?

Posted on 10/26/10 in General, No Comments

I had a rather random thought over the weekend. I tripped over a facebook profile or page for a friend of mine who had died. What occurred to me after thinking about this for a little while was that, the only person who can delete this profile is now gone, and so it will be […]

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