Going, going, gone! Why we recommend auctions

27-Jun-2017 11:34:22 Share this:

When it comes to selling your house, we know getting the very best price with the least stress is your top priority. Auctions are often the best way to achieve this, as well as offering several other benefits for sellers too. Read on to find out why going under the hammer will likely work for you.

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Topics: Selling, Selling My House At Auction, Auction

What does the national average buy you around the country?

14-Jun-2017 07:29:27 Share this:

Our latest national figures show the average price you will pay to buy a property in New Zealand is now $592, 518.  

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Topics: Buy, Selling your Home

Canterbury - what a great place to live

07-Jun-2017 18:00:00 Share this:

We are pretty spoilt when it comes to winter in Canterbury with our mountains to the sea landscape. Here are just some of the things we love about winter in Canterbury, all of which make it a great place to live.

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Topics: Residential, Christchurch, New Zealand

Save on Winter Warming Costs

24-May-2017 08:00:00 Share this:

At this time of the year we are amazed that every time we get another electricity or gas bill in the mail it just seems to get higher. But the question we should be asking is how can I make the next one lower?

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Topics: Australia, Advice, Winter

How to choose a great neighbourhood

21-May-2017 11:32:00 Share this:

Moving to a new town or city can be overwhelming, particularly if you're trying to choose a neighbourhood to buy a home in. While it’s true that what a great neighbourhood looks like can differ person to person, all great neighbourhoods do share some common factors that are universally appealing. Here we explore 10 signs the neighbourhood you live in (or would like to live in) is a good one.

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Topics: Selling, Buying, Australia

Wellington - what a great place to live

17-May-2017 18:00:00 Share this:

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the healthy state of Wellington’s property market with vendors attracting great prices.

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Topics: Residential, New Zealand, House of Inspiration

What does the national average price buy you around the country?

14-May-2017 16:00:00 Share this:

The latest Market Watch figures for April show the national house price sitting at just under $600,000. Let’s look at what that, or less, will buy you in some regions around the country.

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Topics: Residential, Selling, Buying, New Zealand, Market Watch

Keep warm without breaking the budget

08-May-2017 18:00:00 Share this:

It’s that time of the year when the heaters come on or the fire gets lit – and power bills can sky rocket. How can you keep the family warm while keeping control of the bill?

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Topics: Residential, New Zealand, Advice, House of Inspiration

Yes - you can sell your house in winter

05-May-2017 11:30:00 Share this:

The standard response when you’re thinking about selling your home but are not sure when, is “sell in spring”. And there’s plenty of truth in that as warmer, drier weather and post-winter itchy feet drive potential buyers out to open homes.

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Topics: Residential, Property Tips, New Zealand, Buying Real Estate

Insure your investment

05-May-2017 07:22:07 Share this:

One aspect of owning a rental property that’s too often overlooked by owners is the need for landlord insurance.

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Topics: Property Management, Residential, Renting, New Zealand