For some, there is no such thing as a property downturn.
Intrepid investors are making the most of falling interest rate cuts and a sluggish property market, picking up bargain buys and cash flow positive properties.
We talk to investors who are out there and active, on what’s motivating them and what types of strategies are working.
Our lead feature about why smart investors are buying now is a goodie – get some ideas and learn strategies from those who believe now is the perfect time to be adding to your portfolio.
Learning from other people is a powerful tool and it works with mistakes, not just with successes.
Michael Yardney’s Hard yards feature looks at how learning from others’ mistakes rather than making them all yourself enables you to learn faster and more efficiently. Plus, it can save you a lot of heart-ache – emotionally and financially.
Kiwis have traditionally been a DIY nation. But doing renovations yourself may not always be the easiest and cheapest option, especially when it comes down to the business of numbers and investing.
Another of our features this issue looks at the potential for investment gems in provincial Kiwi service towns. With the economy relying more heavily than ever on export bounty from the land to ease the last of the financial storm, could service towns be diamonds in the rough for investors?
Our Investing 101 beginners’ guide looks at what it takes to get yourself motivated and inspired into becoming a successful investor.
Also in the February 2009 issue: