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June 16, 2010

Do you suffer from the number one reason why people don’t invest in property?


I keep having a conversation with people lately about why they’re afraid of investing in property, so I thought it was worth looking at the main thing holding them back.

BY JANE SLACK-SMITH

“Come to the Edge” by Guillaume Apollinaire
“Come to the edge.” he said.
“We can’t. We’re afraid.” they said.
“Come to the edge.” he said.
“We can’t. We will fall!” they said.
“Come to the edge.” he said.
And they came.
And he pushed them.
And they flew.

This quote has always been one of my favourites because it hits on three key points:

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May 22, 2010

Are you playing the game or watching from the sidelines?


Property investing can be likened to sport – it takes practice to perfect your skills and achieve winning results.

BY JANE SLACK-SMITH

Recently I attended a rugby match. I was only there as my husband has the misconceived idea that one day the Kiwis will beat the Aussies – alas he was proven wrong again. I don’t understand the game but it doesn’t stop me cheering from the sidelines and I do appreciate the skill of those playing.

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