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I’m thinking of investing in property, where should I start?

Property remains New Zealand’s most popular form of investment. Property investment is generally easy to understand, and has traditionally offered solid investment returns. Before you invest, you should have a clear long-term real estate strategy. For example, you'll need to decide whether you're looking for high rental returns in the short term, or if you’re more interested in longer term capital growth.

Your First National Real Estate agent can help you to work out your best investment strategy and find you the properties to invest in.  If this is your first time investing in property, you should also seek professional investment and taxation advice. 
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