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

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

Warm up your home with interior design

04-Jul-2017 11:19:50 Share this:

The team at Resene recommend these interior design tips to make your home look warm and welcoming this winter.


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Topics: Selling, Open Homes, Interior design

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

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

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