Articles by The Professional Trustee Team
Those who were watching the polls know Britain's decision to uncouple from the EU was a close thing. Prior to the counting of the votes, many thought Bemain would win the day. That, however, was not the case and now the uncoupling is becoming a reality. ..Read Article
There is no doubt about it – Christmas is a magical time, filled with love and friendship and happy moments, especially those encompassing the opening of presents! It's also a time for reflection on the year past. This year has brought many changes. Banking policies such..Read Article
This week we had a question from a client which prompted this blog. They said they wanted to fix their mortgage at the lowest possible rate and they asked me where I saw interest rates going. It was a good question and it got my..Read Article
The general consensus of opinion is interest rates are on the way down but the big questions still remain: when will the cuts come and how low will the rates go? BACKGROUND On 10 September 2015 the Reserve Bank of New Zealand ("RBNZ") cut the..Read Article
Recently there has been a lot happening on the economic and political fronts which may have the propensity to affect our property and borrowing decisions. In these times, it can be difficult to decide what a sensible course of action to take is. If..Read Article
The headlines read "House prices out of control", "House prices can't keep going up", "House prices are going to fall". But are the headlines right? How far can house prices continue to climb? Demand outweighed supply. Housing shortage pre Global Financial Crises (GFC) existed...Read Article
Christmas and its associated present receiving is something I look forward to with much anticipation. I love looking at the prezzies under the tree, trying to guess what they actually are and tearing the wrapping paper off of them when Christmas Day finally arrives. I know..Read Article
What an interesting time we've been having in the land of money. Seems all the points in my last blog about LVRs (August 2013) are coming true. The Reserve Bank has used its new toy with all the effect I predicted occurring. Two of..Read Article
Just like cooking programs dominate our TV space, articles on property occupy our print media. Not that there's anything new in this. There's nothing so dear to Aucklanders' hearts as real estate and the desire to discuss and critique all things property. What is somewhat new,..Read Article
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
Investing in residential property?
If you're investing in residential property, seeking to maximise your ability to succeed and minimise risk, then this is a 'must read'.
Matthew Gilligan provides a fresh look at residential property investment from an experienced investor’s viewpoint. Written in easy to understand language and including many case studies, Matthew explains the ins and outs of successful property investment.