Building plans and consents: Will they add value when you sell?

19-Sep-2017 09:48:27 Share this:

Many of us have an idea for a potential add-on or major renovation for our home, but we don’t always get around to doing it. So, when it comes time to sell, is it worth getting the plans and/or consent ready to show potential buyers?


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Topics: Selling, Buying Real Estate, House of Inspiration, Blog

The pros and cons of moving to a new subdivision

31-Aug-2017 08:50:42 Share this:

New subdivision developments are springing up around the country, and attracting buyers from all walks of life. Here’s a look at the good and the bad of these new neighbourhoods.


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Topics: Buying, House of Inspiration, Blog

Tips to consider before buying an empty section

28-Jul-2017 07:22:32 Share this:

Buying a piece of bare land is an exciting prospect, but hidden costs and issues could turn your slice of paradise into a headache. Check out our tips on what to look for when shopping for a section.


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Topics: Selling, Buying, Blog

Get more than a first impression from open homes

13-Sep-2016 08:29:19 Share this:

Open homes give you a great first impression of a property and you’ll know almost immediately if it’s one you want to pursue. But that first visit can be much more than a “once over lightly” impression. How do you make sure you’re getting as much information from it as possible.


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Topics: Residential, Buying, New Zealand, Buying Real Estate, Advice, House of Inspiration, Blog