*Members Only* Investor Keynote - The Top 2 Inches: Managing Your Most Valuable Real Estate For Investing Success


Date: 13-Aug-2019

Capacity: 200 (52% booked) 

Auckland Girls Grammar School, 14 Howe Street, Freemans Bay

Networking from 6.30pm | Presentations from 7.30pm

Members Only | Memberships from $75


It’s often said that property investing is a numbers game. But if it’s purely about the numbers why do we see novice (and experienced) investors make similar patterns of mistakes & errors of judgement that limit their investing success? Can psychology help us understand what’s going on in our top 2 inches? And what can we learn here to improve our investing?

In this talk, investor & psychologist Dan Ford will draw on examples from his 25years in property investment to illustrate common investment pitfalls, how our brains work to trip us up, and tips and strategies to mitigate and manage our top 2 inches.

Talking points
  • Why an investor needs to understand their top 2 inches;
  • Your brain on greed, fear & other emotional traps;
  • Tips and strategies to manage common investment errors.

Daniel Ford has 25yrs experience as a property investor in the Auckland and Wellington markets. He is also a registered psychologist, holding a masters degree in Behavioural Psychology. Dan’s specialist areas of interest are human performance, decision making, and leadership in high pressure, high performance environments. His experience includes working with military special operations, elite athletes, and first responders both at home and overseas.

Also at this meeting: REINZ Accreditation and its implications to the property management industry + its customers going forward 

Barfoot & Thompson's ELEVATE training programme for its property managers is now accredited by the REINZ, the only training programme to receive such an accreditation so far. General Manager of Property Management Samantha Arnold will talk about the implication this has not only for Barfoot & Thompson clients but also the property management industry going forward. 









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