Currently there are approximately 160,000 property investors in New Zealand; 90% of these investors owining only one or two properties each. Property has been an investment that has provided New Zealanders with the opportunity to create significant wealth. Property investment is a business in which the investors should spend the time to educate themselves on how to run that business efficiently, professionally and, most importantly, profitably.
Andrew King: Purchased his first investment property at age 24, always managed his own properties. Established the national publication, Residential Property Investor magazine, and is the publisher and editor. He is president of the Auckland Property Investors Assn, a speaker at property investment seminars, and has written for several magazines and newspapers, including the NZ Herald and Sunday Star Times. He has appeared on television's Money Matters and shares his knowledge on property investment matters on radio stations.