Reviewed by Sarah Ell

The Rascal’s Guide to Real Estate is a streetwise handbook for today’s New Zealand property investor. High-profile investor and property expert Olly Newland draws on more than 50 years’ experience in the New Zealand property market to deliver a comprehensive, ‘how-to’ manual for the serious New Zealand homebuyer.

Olly is one of this country’s foremost property investors. Over his many years of investing he has learned countless lessons about making the most of property – in any market. Through booms and busts, he has dealt with nearly everything a residential or commercial landlord could expect to face.

The Rascal’s Guide to Real Estate is a well-organised manual that covers important information such as the difference between speculating and investing; dealing with real estate agents; negotiating the deal; and raising finance. Olly shares tips, techniques and tricks of the trade to help readers succeed as investors.

If you see property investment as part of your future, then learning from Olly could be one of the best investments you make.