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Mark Brooker and Calum McNeil

May 23, 2023 - 7.30pm

  Honest Lawyer

Our second meeting of the year at the Honest Lawyer Point Road, Monaco is on Tuesday 23 May 7:30 pm. Yes, we still have the before meeting optional meal at 6 pm.
Note: No bookings are required and no charge for attending. Non-members are welcome, but we do encourage all attendees to subscribe to our free newsletters.
This meeting we have 2 speakers with 20 minutes each, one on new build & knock down rebuild multi dwellings and a financial wizz who is an experienced investor.
Here are the details of the speakers.
Mark Brooker is currently a self-employed contractor for Sentinel Homes Nelson & Marlborough as their New Home Consultant based in Richmond. He's been in this roll since July 2022 & prior to that had spent 3 years in a similar role with another housing company. 
Prior to joining the housing industry Mark work in the steel industry for 24 years, 18 years with Steel & Tube in a variety of roles with increasing responsibilities - an internal sales & admin role initially, then External Sale Rep,  Branch Manager in Timaru from 2001, Branch Manager in Nelson from late 2003 & then Assistant Supply Manager for Steel & Tube Holdings Ltd from 2008 to 2012 when he was headhunted by Vulcan Steel to move back to Nelson to reinvigorate their branch here.
Mark is married with children aged 9 to 20 years old which makes for a very busy household. 
Mark has been a volunteer with the Richmond Community Patrol for 10 years, where he was a committee member for 6 years including 2 years as Chairperson/Patrol Leader.  Mark looks after all IT requirements for the Patrol.
The second speaker is Calum McNeil who works as a mortgage and insurance adviser in Nelson and
Is a property investor himself and has:

  1. previously managed his family’s rentals
  2. completed a small infill development during 2021/2022 surviving the Covid pandemic and the council consenting process!
  3. paid bright line tax
  4. refinanced into different ownership structures and everything in between.

Calum will provide a brief update on economic outlook and mortgage rates and use his own subdivision as a case study to discuss learnings he gained from this project.