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House Trap

An increasing number of the middle class in developed countries see property and houses in particular as a way to becoming rich, a way to make hundreds of thousands of dollars profit, tax free - you don't need a university education, just a degree in common sense. 

We all know or have heard of someone who'd made a fortune selling houses.  It is tantalizingly within reach of many of us and therein lies the problem - most of us buy a house thinking it's a simple matter to turn that investment into a profit. 

Most of us fall into the House Trap.  This series includes four commercial one hour documentaries that shed light on what we believe is a potentially destructive trend in property marketing and ownership that needs to be addressed.

House Trap starts Saturday 31st July at 4pm on TVNZ Heartland.

For further screenings, visist the TVNZ Heartland programme schedule here.