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Strategies of serial investors

"If only'' is the mantra of the would-be property investor who never got off the blocks. What successful property investors…

Tenants want more

Despite falling yields, tenants are expecting more, says Rob MacDonald, director of property management firm Crocker Property…

Should you go offshore?

"Diversify, diversify, diversify'' is one of the most basic principles of investment, and when it comes to property, small…

When the IRD comes knocking

The IRD has recently discovered just how lucrative it can be to audit property investors. After concentrating on investigating…

Signs advertise currencies next to the exchange office in Moscow. Photo / AP

Russian crisis: Why it matters

Russia's ruble was tanking on Tuesday faster than journalists could type, hitting levels against the dollar that were unimaginable…

Russians' big-ticket rush

A man carries a dishwasher machine from a shop in St.Petersburg. Russians have been flocking to buy items as the rouble collapses. Photo / AP

Russian consumers have been frantically buying a range of big ticket items to pre-empt expected price hikes kicked off by…