|A balloon artist's impression of the Auckland housing market|
|A balloon artist's impression of the Auckland housing market following a sudden unexpected deflation|
Luke knows. Right from an early age he knew what he wanted: 'Mummy, I want to buy a fire station,' he declared shortly after his third birthday.
|So middle class he eats barely cooked fish|
Soon, he had enough to consider investing in the property market, and was the proud owner of a small two story fire station. Of course, like many youngsters making their first steps in the ladder, Luke did receive financial aid from his parents, who contributed thirty dollars whilst the building was on sale at Farmers. (But let's not concentrate on that as it ruins our narrative).
|Luke with his property and two of his tenants, Sam Jones and Elvis Cridlington|
Indeed, Luke says he is already saving once more in hope of buying himself some prime South Pacific real estate: 'I want to buy Tracey Island'.
|The coveted island paradise|