How to use the Property Investment Calculator

How to use the Property Investment Calculator. Or How I saved $28,000 on my first investment property in NZ.


Transferring money with OzForex

Or – How do I send my money to NZ and not get ripped off?

Simple – Use a currency transfer service like OzForex.

If you’re like me you may have had to make a currency transfer at your local bank branch. You’ll know what a pain is can be. Not all the staff really know what is going on and they can’t really help you if you haven’t got ALL, and I mean ALL your i’s dotted and t’s crossed.


Buying Rental Property

What is the best way to go about buying rental property?

By now, if you’ve read my page on investing in property you’ve probably answered the question
Am I buying this property as an investment?


Passive Income Fund

passive income fund

Where can I find passive income opportunities?
Well Steve McKnight of set up a great opportunity for us Aussie Investors back in mid 2012.

Steve wanted to help us get on board with his passive income fund. In essence it was to be an unlisted property trust that would invest our funds in the US commercial property market.


Akismet Review

Akismet Review
How can I stop all the spam comments on my WP Blog?

Simple – Just use a product like Akisment.

Akismet is a wordpress plugin that will help you manage your blog comments and sort out the wheat from the chaff.


How to Buy Shares using Covered Calls

How to buy shares using covered calls.


I have had an active interest in the sharemarket for over 10 years, but as you’re all aware, the market can go up, down and often sideways.

Perhaps a better long term strategy is investing for income stream and this is where the covers calls strategy comes into play. I first heard of this strategy back in 1999 and gave it a go, trying to milk the reasonably volatile NewsCorp stock on the ASX, all to no avail. I didn’t have the skills and hadn’t done the homework to make it work at that time.


NZ Rental Property Opportunities

Back in December 2011 was the first time I had set foot in the shaky Isles, New Zealand.

I had set forth and a three hour tour with Gilligan and the Skipper…no!!…..

But seriously… I set out on a trip with like minded investors, members of the Results Mentoring 2011 trip to New Zealand’s north island in search or positively geared residential real estate.

I ended up purchasing 3 homes as a result and you can see the updates here.


Buying rental property in New Zealand

In December 2011 I’ll be off to New Zealand in search if cashflow positive residential real estate.

Along with like minded investors and coaches from Results Mentoring we’ll be visiting the regional cities of Wanganui, Rotorua and Tokoroa.

The plan when buying investment property is to look for residential homes that will appeal to a wide range of renters, making it fairly simple to let. Currently in regional NZ the yield on entry level residential properties can be in excess of 10%. This considered high in terms of average yield for the area.