Buying A House Is Weird

Economist Shamubeel Eaqub is right, renting is better than buying. It’s weird how obsessed New Zealanders are with real estate. Browsing the real estate section of TradeMe or Open2View must rival consumption of online pornography…

Wheedle Does Not Reinvent The Wheel

The New Zealand online auction marketplace is currently dominated by publicly listed TradeMe. They enjoy a monopoly on online auctions and use this market power to frequently increase their success fees and listing fees. When…