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What is a Deposit Bond

A Deposit Bond is a guarantee of payment and these Bonds are underwritten by insurance organizations. A deposit bond can be used instead of cash when settling a property, normally once a contract to purchase is signed a 10% cash deposit is made by the purchaser, the deposit bond is a substitute for the cash […]

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Rental Market Report June 2011

he latest rental statistics released from the Department of Building and Housing confirm that median rental prices have continued to rise in most areas of Auckland. Allen Realty property managers have experienced record low vacancies, currently sitting at 99% occupancy rates

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What is a Fixed Term Mortgage

A mortgage is a loan for the purchase of property and the loan is secured against the property. A fixed term mortgage is simply put a mortgage that is set for a fixed period of time, Interest rate charges are fixed for the term of the mortgage. A penalty could be applied if the term […]

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What is Flipping

When a property developer buys a property and quickly sells it on again for a profit – this is called flipping. There are flipping strategies that come into play with this method of investing. The Flipping “as is” which is a straight buy and sell quickly. Flip and renovate is where you buy a run […]

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What is a Lease Option

What is a Lease Option and what are they all about. Simply put a Lease Option is a Lease with an Option to buy it. Some of the features of a lease option include; Price is agreed upon agreement and the buyer and seller negotiate payment of maintenance costs, perhaps even sharing this cost. Lease […]

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What is Interest only Mortgage

An Interest Only Mortgage is a type of Mortgage where you only pay back the accrued interest and no payments are made against the principal. There are many reasons why people choose to take out an interest only mortgage, they may have limited resources, they may be buying a second property, they may be using […]

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What is Subdividing

As land has become more expensive and less available the option of subdividing has become more popular and cost effective. Different councils and local bodies have different rules and cost for subdividing and information on these is readily available from them and on the internet. Whilst subdividing can be worthwhile for a homeowner, there is […]

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What is Buy and Hold

Buy and Hold refers to the property investment strategy of buying an investment property and holding on to it for the medium term or the long term. This Buy and Hold strategy is often a successful way to to accumulate wealth and balances risk and returns that accrue on investment properties.

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David Windler on Property Finance

David Windler knows Property finance, he specializes in financing for residential property investment. Some of what he will talk about at the Masters May 2011 is in the video link, he talks about creating wealth through property investment. Whether you are an investor in a position high equity and high income or low equity and […]

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Cash Flow Neutral

Cash flow is king for property investing and ideally your cash flow should be positive. Cash flow neutral sounds good but can be risky and end up going into negative territory, which can be a problem for a cash strapped investor. The cash flow neutral position is considered to be a total return of 7% […]

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Sean Wood on The Masters Event May 2011

In our special ten-hour Masters events, we will show you how to BUILD YOUR WEALTH and ensure your wealth stays under your control. And it’s not based on knowledge of the property market three or four years ago, it’s based on in-depth knowledge of TODAY’s marketplace, and in context of TODAY’s unique challenges.

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