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NZ Everyday Investor

Jun 19th, 2020 Podcast, Real Estate Andrew Duncan

I recently had the privilege of being interviewed by Darcy Ungaro, for the NZ Everyday Investor podcast. These episodes are full of practical tips for anyone who might be thinking of buying or selling a property in future. Darcy is a great host and I’m proud of how much useful content we managed to squeeze into 2 x 1-hour episodes….

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How to read a builders report…

Jun 15th, 2020 Podcast, Real Estate, Tips For Buyers Andrew Duncan

Updated June 2020. Many of you will have experienced the feeling of seeing a home you like, getting excited about it, imagining your future there and then having your dreams shattered when you obtain a builders report and find they are recommending what can often be tens of thousands of dollars worth of urgent work required to your dream home….

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What Covid-19 can teach us about financial freedom

May 15th, 2020 Personal finance, Podcast Andrew Duncan

Welcome to the Thought Locker, a podcast, blog combo that enables personal growth, particularly in the world of real estate, personal finance and reducing our carbon footprint… In this episode, I discuss what the lockdown quarantine experience can teach us about our own financial situation and how we can use that information to achieve financial freedom quicker than we ever…

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Podcast: Lockdown finance update with Jenny Cheevers

Apr 9th, 2020 Podcast Andrew Duncan

Common property finance questions answered by mortgage adviser, Jenny Cheevers… In our latest bi-monthly property finance episode, we cover: – Mortgage holidays. Are they a good idea?  – Can you still get pre-approved to buy a home during lockdown? – Now that interest rates have dropped again, should you break your mortgage to re-fix? Plus other advice for first home…

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Podcast: How to create the future you deserve

Apr 4th, 2020 Personal finance, Podcast Andrew Duncan

“When the world around you is changing and new and different opportunities present themselves, you want to be prepared to make the most of those opportunities.”  – Lucy Sanderson-Gammon What will the world of work look like after the lockdown is over? What changes will we see? No one knows the answer to those questions. But if you set yourself…

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Buying a home when you have one to sell

Nov 8th, 2019 Podcast, Tips For Buyers, Tips for sellers Andrew Duncan

Is having a house to sell holding you back from moving to your dream home? In this podcast episode, we sit down with mortgage adviser Jenny Cheevers to talk through the different options available when you are buying a home, but already have one you will need to sell. Our conversation includes: – Pros and cons of using bridging finance…

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What does a financial adviser actually do?

Oct 22nd, 2019 Personal finance, Podcast, Tips For Buyers Andrew Duncan

“That which is measured improves. That which is measured and reported improves exponentially.” – Karl Pearson Are your financial habits helping you get closer to your financial goals? Or moving you further away? Do you have financial goals to start with? Is your KiwiSaver optimised? Do you have the right level of insurance? In this podcast episode, Tim Ellis from Fox…