6 episodes

Award-winning advertising, marketing and publishing guru and New Zealand’s premier property investment strategist, Nikki Connors has learned a big lesson from "having it all" and then losing it - and she wants to share her hard-won wisdom with you. She has made millions, lost them and made them again, with heartbreak of every kind along the way. Known as the Queen of Property in New Zealand and author of the best-selling book A Fabulous Failure, Nikki's career has spanned more than 25 years as a board member and director of multinational companies in New Zealand and the UK. Now, as the founder of New Zealand's most respected property investment company, Propellor, and as principal of Metropolis Design, Proportional Property Ownership and PropellorFirst, Nikki spends every day realising her passion for helping every Kiwi on to the property ladder. She is here to tell you how it's done

From Failure to Fabulous Nikki Connors

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Award-winning advertising, marketing and publishing guru and New Zealand’s premier property investment strategist, Nikki Connors has learned a big lesson from "having it all" and then losing it - and she wants to share her hard-won wisdom with you. She has made millions, lost them and made them again, with heartbreak of every kind along the way. Known as the Queen of Property in New Zealand and author of the best-selling book A Fabulous Failure, Nikki's career has spanned more than 25 years as a board member and director of multinational companies in New Zealand and the UK. Now, as the founder of New Zealand's most respected property investment company, Propellor, and as principal of Metropolis Design, Proportional Property Ownership and PropellorFirst, Nikki spends every day realising her passion for helping every Kiwi on to the property ladder. She is here to tell you how it's done

    Jeanne Heatlie : Getting into the legal stuff around property buying

    Jeanne Heatlie : Getting into the legal stuff around property buying

    Getting good legal advice is critical when investing in property. In this episode of ‘Failure to Fabulous’, Nikki talks to specialist property solicitor Jeanne Heatlie about everything you’re ever wanted to know about the legal nitty-gritty of buying a property. From sales & purchase agreements to the difference between latent and patent defects to ‘code of compliance’ certificates, building reports and sunset clauses. Nikki and Jeanne also discuss the risks and advantages of buying off-the-plan and the best way of putting together a enduring agreement when buying a property proportionally or within a syndicate.

    • 46 min
    Brenda Murney : What's the best way to secure finance to buy a property?

    Brenda Murney : What's the best way to secure finance to buy a property?

    In this episode of From Failure to Fabulous, Nikki talks with award-winning financial advisor Brenda Murney about the best way to secure finance to buy a property. They also discuss changes to bank lending criteria, the difference between buying existing and newly-built property and mortgage brokers, banks and second tier lenders. They also get to the bottom of equity versus leverage, credit facilities and the best way to re-finance and consolidate debt. 

    • 45 min
    Darren Brown, understanding the Auckland property landscape.

    Darren Brown, understanding the Auckland property landscape.

    Understanding the residential apartment market is critical in understanding New Zealand property.In this episode of from ‘Failure to Fabulous’ we speak with one of Auckland’s biggest property developers and managing director of Sugartree, Darren Brown. We discuss whether the Auckland market is saturated, what the real demand in Auckland is, rental rentals and what will be the cost of building apartments in Auckland over the next few years. 

    • 33 min
    Matt Cawley, what is proportional ownership of property?

    Matt Cawley, what is proportional ownership of property?

    Matt Cawley is an Australian who’s seen the light and is now a proud New Zealander working to help kiwis get into investment property. In this episode of From Failure to Fabulous, Matt talks about how using existing equity to get into Proportional Property Ownership can help people to pay off a mortgage faster, provide a passive income and benefit from capital gainsLink to Matt Cawley: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthew-cawley-463374193/?originalSubdomain=nzLink to book: https://propellorproperties.co.nz/propellor-story/Disclaimer: The advice shared on From Failure to Fabulous is general in nature and does not consider your individual circumstances. It exists purely for information purposes only and should not be relied upon to make an investment or financial decision. From Failure to Fabulous does not accept any liability for the results of any actions taken (or not taken) upon the basis of information in this podcast, or for any errors or omissions. Those acting upon information do so entirely at their own risk. We recommend that you seek professional assistance from independent legal and investment advisers before making any investment decisions"

    • 25 min
    Tony Alexander, Economics Speaker - The future of property investment in New Zealand

    Tony Alexander, Economics Speaker - The future of property investment in New Zealand

    Tony Alexander was the BNZ’s Chief Economist for 25 years and has written more about the NZ economy than anyone in the country. In this episode of From Failure to Fabulous, Tony gives his take on future property price movements and the impact of land and labour supply restrictions, new banking regulations and the impact of coronavirus. He also discusses interest rates, the impact of the global tech revolution, the upcoming election, finance companies and regional development.Link to Tony Alexander: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tony-alexander-145887193/?originalSubdomain=nzLink to book: https://propellorproperties.co.nz/propellor-story/Disclaimer: The advice shared on From Failure to Fabulous is general in nature and does not consider your individual circumstances. It exists purely for information purposes only and should not be relied upon to make an investment or financial decision. From Failure to Fabulous does not accept any liability for the results of any actions taken (or not taken) upon the basis of information in this podcast, or for any errors or omissions. Those acting upon information do so entirely at their own risk. We recommend that you seek professional assistance from independent legal and investment advisers before making any investment decisions"

    • 53 min
    How I survived my incredible property journey and what you can do to maximise your own property success

    How I survived my incredible property journey and what you can do to maximise your own property success

    Nikki Connors is one of New Zealand’s most respected property experts and is committed to helping New Zealanders get on the property ladder. In this episode of From Failure to Fabulous, she describes the highs and lows of her own property journey and how the lessons she learnt can help every New Zealander manage and understand the risks and benefits of property investment.Link to Propellor Properties https://propellorproperties.co.nz/Link to book: https://propellorproperties.co.nz/propellor-story/Disclaimer: The advice shared on From Failure to Fabulous is general in nature and does not consider your individual circumstances. It exists purely for information purposes only and should not be relied upon to make an investment or financial decision. From Failure to Fabulous does not accept any liability for the results of any actions taken (or not taken) upon the basis of information in this podcast, or for any errors or omissions. Those acting upon information do so entirely at their own risk. We recommend that you seek professional assistance from independent legal and investment advisers before making any investment decisions"

    • 20 min

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