Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. – George Santayana
The crash of 1987 still reverberates in the psyche of many investors. Those turbulent days influence investment decisions and actions today, but not everybody fully understands their impact.
It wasn’t just the sharemarket that was affected – the crisis in business and lender confidence pulled the booming property market off its tracks. Mortgagee auctions and forced sales, bankruptcies and prosecutions followed as many formerly respected business figures fell from grace – breaking the faith of investors all over the world.
Lost Property is a searingly honest insider’s account of the build-up and the let-down, with its brutal aftermath. Read this book to learn what happened during the boom and the crash, how they came about and why. Olly Newland’s first-hand narrative is full of insights and parallels which today’s investor would be wise to consider. Ignore these lessons at your peril!
From the book jacket:
“Many people remember with a shudder the massive stockmarket crash around the world in 1987. In New Zealand, as in many countries, it came on the back of an unprecedented share and property boom when huge sums of money could be made for the asking.
One of the stars of the New Zealand scene was Olly Newland, founder of Landmark and wheeler-dealer supreme. Banks queued at his door to lend him money, the media for advice and comment, and he was in demand as a speaker to investor groups.
Then, beginning in New York, the market suddenly crashed.
Here, Olly Newland gives an insider’s view of the build-up and the let-down — and lays the blame firmly at the doors of the banks and the government. Readers may never trust either again.
In this special edition, released for the 20th anniversary of the 1987 crash, Olly Newland reflects on how much – and how little – has changed since then. He shares valuable insights into the crash, drawing lessons from his own and others’ experiences in those frenetic days. Lost Property offers practical, timeless advice about building wealth and ongoing income from investment.”
Also available while stocks last: Limited edition of 200 numbered copies personally signed by Olly Newland.
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How to Survive and Prosper in a Falling Property Market … and other vital secrets to building wealth through real estate
Learn how to invest for PROFIT and SAFETY in a changing property market.
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These veteran investors and expert authors share essential facts, advice and wealth-building strategies for today’s property investor.
Read this clear and accessible handbook to learn how to both safeguard and increase your real estate assets as the market changes.
In How to Survive and Prosper in a Falling Property Market you’ll learn…
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- how to avoid the mistakes even intelligent investors make
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- … plus much more.
Andrew King is the author of two best-selling books, Create Wealth: Residential Property Investment in NZ and Planning for Property Success. As a long-time officeholder in various property investor associations, Andrew is a high-profile and respected media spokesman on residential property.
Mike McCombie has 25 years of hands-on experience as a residential and commercial property investor. Mike has been involved in virtually every facet of commercial property investment and development. He has taught principles of successful investment at training courses on both sides of the Tasman and recorded a popular DVD video programme Proven Formulas for Investing in Commercial Real Estate
Mark Withers is a specialist property accountant, advisor, residential and commercial investor and the author of Property Tax – A New Zealand Investor’s Guide. Mark’s practical and plain-talking advice is based on years of experience dealing with thousands of transactions for his clients and his own investment property portfolio.
Tony Steindle is a lawyer whose practice covers all aspects of real estate law. His clients include investors of all sorts, as well as developers and commercial landlords. Tony is the author of Property Law – A New Zealand Investor’s Guide and a sought-after advisor and speaker on legal issues affecting property investors.
Compiled and edited by Peter Aranyi
Peter Aranyi is the author of Commercial Real Estate Investor’s Guide and editor of several best-selling books on property investment. His training company Empower Education is a trusted source of practical and impartial information — and part of the success of thousands of property investors throughout Australasia.
You will benefit from the vital insights these investors bring from their wide experience.
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