Climbing the property ladder : tales of profit and (mis)adventure in the real estate jungle / by Olly Newland
By: Newland, Olly.Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Empower Leaders Publishing, 2005, reprinted 2014Description: 156 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780958230773.Subject(s): Property | Real estate | Investments
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In the beginning (Part 1) -- In the beginning (Part 2) -- Labour pains (Part 1) -- Revenge! (Labour pains Part 2) -- The Lange experience -- Who stole my land? -- Lucky breaks -- Sex in the city -- Who's that knocking on my door? -- Revenge is a dish best served cold -- Do it yourself real estate deals -- A most difficult deal -- When a fight breaks out -- Dodgy deals -- The sting -- Always eat your greens -- Dumb deals -- The room that never was -- The fence that Jack built -- Dirty dealings -- Never sell? -- In the mood -- Last words -- Afterword: Panic in the market.
Presents some of Olly Newland's adventures as a purchaser, landlord and vendor in property deals. Asserts that most real estate investment deals are charged with greed, fear, naivety, carelessness and envy. Narrates stories about people who started with nothing and made millions in property.