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Overseas property site review

14 June 2007

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Disclosure: The following is a paid review. You can get your website reviewed right here for just $60. Propertymartoverseas is a European based international property website. They claim to have over fifty thousand listings in 68 countries, which is a pretty impressive volume. Looking at the properties in Australia they are mostly the type that […]

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Property management business

12 June 2007

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I just came back from a trip around the beautiful Halong Bay. One thing about traveling is that not only do you get to see some interesting places, but you also get the opportunity to meet some interesting people from around the world. One couple I met on the trip, have a property management business […]

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Facing foreclosure site down

2 June 2007

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Casey Serin has finally pulled the plug on his I am facing foreclosure web site. He hasn’t given a reason, but I would guess that he was getting quite a bit of heat from his family. The site was getting a large amount of media attention, which was great for his site, but probably not […]

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Scottsdale Property Site Review

22 April 2007

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Disclosure: The following is a paid review. If I have access to the internet, I will generally try and accept all reviews that I receive. A review on this blog costs just $60. Scottsdale Fine Properties have requested a review of their site and business. Having never been to Scottsdale it is a little hard […]

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Property on the increase again in Australia

12 April 2007

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I have BBC news in the place I am currently staying in and heard a report that Australian housing prices are on the increase again. There is currently a shortfall in rental properties in the major cities. I just recently increased the rent on my apartment to $10 a week. It is the first increase […]

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Paying off your mortgage early

5 December 2006

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Adventure Money has put together a great article comparing the differing advice of two financial gurus. It is a great idea for a blog series. I started out trying to put all my savings into paying off my mortgage. It worked well initially as it gave me a great deal of satisfaction seeing my loan […]

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New tenants for Tokoroa

2 May 2006

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Last year I bought two houses on a 1000 meter section of land. Earlier this year, the tenants vacated the properties and have been vacant since. This is a vacancy of over 3 months! The town has a population of just 14,000. When the properties are let, the return is fairly good, but if I […]

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Helping a colleague make money in property

1 April 2006

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One colleague at my company was interested in how I was investing in property in New Zealand. He kept talking about the rising interest rates, falling property prices and so on. He was interested, but so negative. I don’t know why, but I kept telling him that there were many good opportunities available. I gave […]

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Rental income on property 5

11 March 2006

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After a 2 month wait and spending $400 (NZ) on fixing up property number 5, my agent has found a tenant. The rent is $160 per week on a property that cost $78.5K. I am fairly happy with the result. The property does need some work on it, but it is fairly non-essential work, so […]

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New tenant for property 5

6 March 2006

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It has been a little while since I have mentioned my property. I was checking my bank account today and noticed that I had a new payment from the agent that was letting my property I bought late last year. It has taken a couple of months to find a tenant, so I am happy […]

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