You never get the full story in the news. You read about Auckland property values easing off. A decline in confidence. Then you put your ear to the street.
House prices are through the roof and don’t show signs of stopping. But maybe they should. Maybe they have to.
If the whole house of cards falls apart, it could leave millions of Kiwis is serious financial trouble.
We’ll keep a careful eye on the entire industry and keep you updated as it progresses.
In New Zealand, we have one of the largest fishing zones in the world. 4.1 million square kilometres. And a low population base. This provides a competitive advantage.
With bitcoin, we believed it would go mainstream. An alternative to fiat currency that could hold its value like gold. This was an idealistic dream.
In our offices or workplaces, everyone starts catching something. We dread the moment, but we know that we’ll inevitably get sick too. In housing, we’re seeing our peers starting to look a bit green.
Glancing in the window of the local Immobilier, I noticed several good-sized homes for sale on large plots from around €100,000. I started to think about our former life in Auckland and why it was…
‘You can’t time the market. Buy now.’ This is downright one of the WORST, most DANGEROUS pieces of advice one could utter.
Here in NZ, we lock people out of housing. We have the lowest rates of home ownership since just after the Second World War. And it’s starting to show.
As investors, you and I simply need to understand how and where to invest. Let’s look at some of the key trends set to impact on asset prices in 2019.
If I asked you what gold is used for, you’d probably say jewellery, right? Well, you’d be half right. Gold has lots of other uses.
This week, an alarming study was released describing just how close we are to NZ housing hitting the fan…
Despite the pleas of denial from the mainstream, we’re beginning to see that the NZ housing market isn’t as bulletproof as most folks thought…
For the first time in a decade, the Auckland property market is bleeding red. You shouldn’t be surprised…we’ve been predicting this outcome for at least six months now..
With the new ‘shared ownership’ plan, folks can come in with whatever deposit they have…and can get basically whatever house they want…
It shocked me when I first heard that some New Zealanders do this. It goes against every rule of investing — don’t put all your eggs in one basket…