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Let There Be Light

They’ve been buy-and-hold investors for over 20 years, but the success of Megan and Bryan Rawiri’s recent renovate-to-flip project was so lucrative it added another string to their investment bow.

The couple from Wellington were awarded the prize of runner-up in the NZPIF/Resene Renovation of the Year awards earlier in the year, and it earned them a tidy profit to boot.

As Megan explains, the Porirua house was viewed on a wet and cold wintry day in June 2019. “We walked into the house and could see it was clean and tidy, but everything was damp and cold. The house got no sun and was hidden behind lots of overgrown trees which were just making the house feel wet inside and out.