Testimonials

Gilligan Rowe & Associates

Testimonials

We had the good fortune of attending the Property School this year and it was worth every cent of our investment. All the sessions were jam packed with useful information and We thoroughly enjoyed every minute of our time here. Matt, Janet and John all have a different style of teaching yet I'm really impressed with the depth of knowledge each of them possesses. What you will learn here is a combination of theories and practical knowledge that you can take advantage of straightaway and apply in the real world. Give them a call today and book for the next session! - JL & XY - December 2017
Thank you for presenting an excellent course in your Property School 101 over the last 6 weeks. We really enjoyed it, gained good value from it plus the necessary confidence and knowledge to move forward in the property market. We will be in touch, soon, for a review of our trusts and entities to ensure we have these established properly to fully protect both our assets and income and to gain full advantage. All the best. - John
Thank you for your very helpful and friendly email, voice and txt reminders. They keep us all on track. Well done, great service. This very much helps underpin what GRA are doing & stand for and rounds out the professionalism I have observed throughout the company. Excellent-impressive organisation. - John P
Matthew was extremely well prepared and delivered his 4 hour presentation like a natural. It was very informative and I believe the value of the information well exceeded the investment in the event. (That doesn't mean putting the price up for the next one though! :) - Johnny
We started not knowing what we can do, how to do it and most importantly - how to get there. By doing this journey we changed along the way. The knowledge is overwhelming and its exciting to scratch the surface. We now have a better understanding along side a team of experts to achieve our goals. Thanks GRA for sharing your knowledge (and time) to help us join the GRA family. We look forward to our future with GRA as we grow and develop to reach our goals - Julia and Simon, June 2018
The seminar last night was the best I have attended. Your speech was inspiring, professional and interesting. I have followed GRA for a very long time and really love your books Property 101 and Tax Structures 101. I didn't find them in the library of Victoria University and managed to ask the uni to purchase some copies so that students won't miss out these amazing books. - Kardy - December 2017
The seminar last night was brilliant. We ourselves are seasoned investors. We are already doing it. We are also clients of GRA. Have been so for over 10 years. Last nights seminar was affirming and I have encouraged younger members (adults in their 20s) of our family to attend. I am feeling so excited about my portfolio and the Auckland property market. I will go on to GRA books and order the two books Matthew promoted. - Kristine, April 2018
I thoroughly enjoyed the Property Leaders event on Sunday, and I really appreciated all the effort that GRA went to for it to happen! I'm really happy with our decision to have moved our business over to GRA - and I was excited to see some of the new services that are being offered to investors, so well done! - Kritzo Venter, May 2019
I can't think of anything I didn't like about Property School. I especially liked listening to Matthew Gilligans examples. - KS, April 2018
I really enjoyed the property school. Its amazing and I am glad that I learned a few strategies in property investment. Thanks and regards - Kushil
Our experience with GRA so far has been great. Being a young couple, trying to get into investment property, there has been so much to learn and so much we simply didn't understand. You have been so patient with us, and have answered all our questions without judging. In fact you even gone so for as to offer us advice on more than just the accounting side of things. Overall, dealing with any of the staff from GRA is always a pleasant experience. Thanks. - L Schwalger
Property School taught me there are more ways than I had thought about to grow wealth through property, and that wealth creation really is a possibility for us. - Lawerence Wong, April 2019
Have been using GRA fro about 10 years, they arent teh cheapest out there, but you get what you pay for. I have had Excellent support and guideance from Salesh and the added value he brings to my finances has been worth it. I know other people who have used other accounts and been given poor advice one reason I havent changed from GRA Salesh is my go to guy - Lee J - November 2017
Thanks Seema once again excellent service from GRA! You're my favourite accountants :-) I recommend you guys whenever I have the opportunity. Well done of giving excellent service right throughout your organisation. - Leigh Fourie - December 2017
Thank you. As a greenie to property investing, Property School exposed me to several issues that I would have overlooked. I really enjoy the Tax & Legal Structures, Financing etc. Thank you! - Lepeka, June 2018
Salesh - Was really good to see you yesterday and to see you getting up in front of the crowd talking about your huge successes – and….. I didn’t realise you were so young!  You are and always have been such an inspiration to us and think it is great that you got up in front of a group of eager property investors to share about your property journey and to inspire us!  You should do it more often. You are so knowledgeable about property investing and so experienced – you should share your success story! - Lisa Swanepoel - December 2017
Property School confirmed our current thinking, and gave us new ideas and access to a big team that could help us do those ideas. - M Lovelock, October 2018
Hi Matthew, my name is Mark Soster and I would just like to congratulate you on your wonderful book Property 101. A few weeks ago I had a "financial awakening" and began devouring all the books I could find on the subject, however I keep coming back to yours. After 3 reissues from the library I think it easier now just to buy it. Wonderfully simple yet complex enough to require multiple reads and note taking. It has taken a lot of the fear away with regards to property investment but also tempered me with caution. Without it I would probably have stupidly invested anywhere but Auckland, telling myself it’s too expensive, I now appreciate why would you invest anywhere else? The numbers never lie, in a 20 year plan then Auckland is King for capital gain. As a fan of maths (the only perfect thing on earth?) I can see how each opportunity can be ruthlessly examined on a purely financial level. Anyway, thanks again, I will definitely be contacting your company with regards to coaching and expertise. - Mark Soster - October 2017
Property School worked for me & further advice as a client gave me confidence to advance subdivision. Thanks. - Mike, June 2018
Hi Anthony, Thank you very much. We also appreciate our collaboration, patience and support from you and GRA. We would not make it without you guys. Please share our appreciation withe the team who was involved with our tax return. - MK & RW, October 2018

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