Nikki Connors New Zealand’s Queen Of Property
Senior Property Strategist and Principal of Propellor Property Investments, Registered Financial Advisor
Known as the Queen of New Zealand property and author of the best-selling book A Fabulous Failure. Her career has spanned over 25 years as board member and Director of many multinational companies both in New Zealand and the UK. In 1999 Nikki was nominated for the Veuve Cliquot UK Businesswoman of the year and shortlisted for the UK Publishing Woman of the year; Finalist in the Next Magazine businesswoman of the year award 2016. A commentator within the property investment industry, Nikki has been interviewed numerous times by the NZ Herald, Sunday Star Times and Breakfast TV. Nikki has also been a guest speaker at various seminars and conferences including Women in Leadership and NZ Property Investors Federation and spoken alongside the ANZ’s Chief Economist, Cameron Bagrie. Since Nikki’s return to New Zealand she has been working with prospective purchasers to assess their financial and social position, their long term goals and then in conjunction with their legal and accounting advisers implementing property solutions to meet those goals.
Investing in real estate is not an undertaking for the inexperienced. Like any investment or large financial commitment, it is important that property investment is viewed as a business. When looking at property investment you need the right advice and the correct structures implemented.
The Director of Propellor Property Investments saw a need for a credible and truly independent company that could help New Zealanders secure a passive income through conservative property investment. We have been working with trusted professionals since 2006. The property investment model we use focuses on customer care and protection and has been very successful. In conjunction with our trusted advisers, Propellor Property Investments draws on this success and expertise, bringing professional property investment strategy into the New Zealand market.
When dealing with Propellor Property Investments, you will be supported by specialists. These specialists will act as your property ‘business managers’, as we begin the process.
We co-ordinate the entire process for you from working with our sister company Metropolis Real Estate to finding properties that meet your criteria and arranging due diligence reporting and sourcing professional independent services such as Accountants, Lawyers and Mortgage Brokers. As respected and knowledgeable specialists, the extended Propellor team are able to give you access to the most appropriate property investment stock from houses for sale throughout New Zealand.
We provide these services for both local and international purchasers.
Propellor’s Senior Consultants
Kyle began his career in property in 1996. At this time, he was a leading salesperson in the city of Brisbane and soon gained extensive experience in business ownership and management through his own franchise in the Brisbane central area of Queensland Australia. In late 2002 Kyle moved to New Zealand to work with one of the Country’s largest Real Estate groups covering business development along with a focus on growth opportunities and was responsible for the rapid growth of market share. Kyle has substantial experience in other property related businesses such as Mortgage & Insurance Companies and is highly renowned as a leading mentor and coach to some of the Country’s largest businesses in the property sector.
JING CAI (KELSI)email@example.com
Specialist Marketing Coordinator
Kelsi joined our Auckland office after she got her master’s degree of applied management in New Zealand. She got 10 years’ work and team management experiences of Marketing, Advertising and Human Resource management in China, serving for Fortune 500 international companies. She has an experienced background with specialism in sourcing, data analysis, coaching and customer service, as well as project management. As Specialist Marketing Coordinator with a specific focus on Asian investors, she will support our Propellor team in an innovative and dynamic business and make a moving forward to the Asian Market in New Zealand.
Senior Property Consultant – Auckland
Mike has been a property investor for more than 25 years, originally purchasing 3 properties, one for each of his sons. At that time companies like Propellor were not around to give advice and support; consequently, he made many mistakes that ended up costing him money. He eventually got the correct structures in place. Mike has always had an infinity with Property Investment and had the opportunity to carry this through to a career path in 2001 when he was employed by a company that sold investment properties with Housing New Zealand leases attached. Mike has only worked for three companies over this seventeen year period and firmly believes that Propellor’s model is far superior to others and has far more benefits for the client.
Senior Property Consultant – Hamilton
With extensive experience in the property investment field, both as an owner of investment properties and as an experienced property manager Melanie knows what is involved in getting the maximum return on your investment. She has been guest speaker at a number of NZ wide property management events and has been a guest at specialist international property management events. Owner of one of the top 10 property management companies for Harcourts in NZ Melanie knows the investment market from the ground up. Let Melanie’s enthusiasm and dedication to the industry work in your favour and contact her today to get the most from your investments.
Administrator – Hamilton
Krista joined our Hamilton office with an extensive background in Business Development and Systems Operations. From working with an International non-government organisation to Apple Inc. she has developed a large profile of expertise. Her approachable character and dedicated work ethic helps her provide great service to all she works with. She is dedicated to making the Propellor experience a seamless process that caters to all.
General Manager – Christchurch
Karen has been a part of Propellor Property Investments for over six years. She is very experienced and has been part of this industry for nearly 20 years. Karen has investment properties of her own and her experience incorporates a strong understanding of Property Investment and the importance of utilising Professionals to make sure her investments works for her.
Senior Property Consultant – Christchurch
Trevor joined Propellor Properties in 2011 when he returned to New Zealand after 30 years in Australia, where he worked as Sales Manager for a large property investment company. He also set up 3 Real Estate offices in Northern Brisbane before selling out to his business partner in order to return to New Zealand (just in time for the Christchurch Earthquakes). As a holder of Real Estate Licenses in Australia and New Zealand, his international experience in this industry is of immense value to Propellor clients.