In this video the Property Editor of the New Zealand Herald, Anne Gibson, interviews best-selling property investment author and leading property strategist, David Whitburn. Anne and David talk about the Retirement Savings Survey results just released and discuss how the importance of having a strategy to provide for your financial needs upon retirement, and types … Continue reading NZ Herald – Business Video: Top Retirement Saving Tips
THE OWNERY • Offering shares in companies which own Auckland houses. • Promoting offer as a way to get on the property ladder. • Investments start from $500, risks listed. • Offer regulated by Financial Markets Authority. Questions have been raised about a new company share scheme aiming to get people onto the Auckland property … Continue reading NZ Herald News: $500 to get into the Auckland property market?
Auckland’s property boom looks set to run on for at least two years according to investor and commentator David Whitburn. Speaking on The Economy Hub’s housing affordability special Whitburn said a combination of interest rates staying lower long term combined with record high migration and chronic under building meant there was at least a couple … Continue reading The Economy Hub: Housing boom has two years to run
FUZO Property client and Shortland Street star Ben Mitchell has been in the news, making the cover of NZ Property Investor magazine for his impressive portfolio and rags-to-riches story. Ben grew up in Hamilton with a single mum who worked three jobs and cousins “from the Once Were Warriors tribe”, leaving home and school at 15. But he was determined to succeed, using his win … Continue reading Our client’s success story hits headlines
The cost of construction materials is rising up to 10 per cent for some products due to strong demand. Clients of building materials and product supplier Carters in Auckland have received letters from the firm’s national office in East Tamaki’s Harris Rd telling them of the increases. “We have been advised by Carter Holt Harvey … Continue reading Demand hikes price of building materials
Jen Gautier provides a masterclass on renovations. She shares with the NZ Property Investor Magazine how to add significant value to properties she renovates. Jen talks about minor dwellings and granny flats in this article, and she adds cashflow and equity through her adding value strategies.
Some of New Zealand’s top property investment experts say there are a number of common mistakes Kiwi landlords keep making. Whether you’re a new investor or have a few properties in your portfolio, avoiding these pitfalls will help you reach your goals more quickly. Believing property investment will solve all your financial problems Property consultant … Continue reading Top 10 mistakes Kiwi property investors make
FUZO Property Group director Ammon Acarapi talks to Guyon Espiner in a live interview to Radio New Zealand’s Morning Report on the impact of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s Loan to Value Ratio changes on the Auckland property market. He talks about foreign and in particular chinese investors, migration, and the key economic drivers of supply and demand. Ammon Acarapi is a Board Member of the Auckland Property Investors’ Association and is sought after by media.
David Whitburn of FUZO Property interviewed by Guyon Espiner on Radio NZ’s Morning Report. Discussion on property investment, rent rises, building and recent statistics indicating sharp rent rises. Guyon asks direct questions of David…
David Whitburn shares some of his vast knowledge and expertise in property investment in this article on the 5 basics of property investment, to Westpac’s REDnews. He is joined by financial planning maestro and fellow best-selling author Martin Hawes, with expert editorial from leading property journalist Amy Hamilton-Chadwick.
David Whitburn is guest author on leading financial website Interest.co.nz providing the Top 10 at TEN. David talks on cutting red tape, NIMBYs, the challenges to the Australian economy, cutting the OCR, releasing Auckland land, buying in the provinces, a rush of high LVR loans, stadiums and fixing Auckland congestion.
To make a profit on a renovation, it helps to follow a proven formula, Susan Edmunds finds. In the booming Auckland property market, most money put into renovations will add to a house’s value. But spend well and you could get up to $4 back for every $1 spent. Paint Troy Patchett recently completed a … Continue reading Consumer Watch: Paint job is always a winner
David Whitburn comments again to the NZ Property Investor Magazine, where he states the the Reserve Bank targeting property investors is unnecessary, and the issue is a supply side one. He expands to state that the Watercare Infrastructure Growth Charge and Development Contributions that Auckland Council charge harm affordability.