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

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

What puts buyers off

03-Apr-2017 10:18:18 Share this:

There’s a lot of talk about what adds value and attracts buyers when it comes to getting a good price for your property. But just as important are they key things about the property that will put most buyers off:


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Topics: Residential, Selling, Open Homes, New Zealand, Advice

How to: Add value in the kitchen

28-Mar-2017 09:13:45 Share this:

Kitchens are widely touted as a room of a house that can add value when it comes to selling your property. But not all kitchens are created equal. What can you do to yours to catch a potential buyer’s eye and persuade them to make a good offer?


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Topics: Residential, Selling, DIY, New Zealand, Advice

When not to renovate

15-Nov-2016 05:41:18 Share this:

If your property needs repair or you’re considering a few renovation projects to get it ready for sale, there are a few things you need to consider first.


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Topics: Selling, Buying, home, renovation

What adds value outdoors?

10-Oct-2016 12:08:50 Share this:

Adding value. It’s the holy grail of pre-sale home renovations. What are the quick, simple and, most importantly, cost effective alterations you can make that will maximise your appeal to buyers, and therefore your eventual sale price?


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Topics: Residential, Selling, DIY, Advice, House of Inspiration

What’s in your perfect home?

29-Jun-2016 09:38:01 Share this:

Our guest bloggers from Resene take a look at what buyers want in a dream home, and how to achieve it.


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Topics: Selling, Buying, DIY, Advice