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Property Focus July 2019

17-Jul-2019 09:58:07 Share this:

This issue of Property Focus features:

  • The insider's guide to buying and selling at auction
  • Bidding at auction: Tips and tricks from a champion auctioneer

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Topics: Auctions, Newsletters, property focus, buying and selling

Building wealth through property investment

26-Jun-2019 06:28:11 Share this:

Owning property is an excellent way to build wealth. Historically, property has been a less volatile investment with real estate values invariably tracking upwards over time. What’s more, you have the added benefit of being able to “leverage” your existing real estate investment to buy an investment property using borrowed money and grow your property portfolio even further.

Using equity to grow your investment portfolio
How much equity do you have in your home or investment property?  Enough to fund your next property purchase and grow your investment portfolio? 


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Topics: Industry Update, Property Management, Property Management Focus

Property Focus May 2019

30-May-2019 11:29:30 Share this:

The latest issue of Property Focus is out now!   

Featuring articles on:

  • How to add value in the kitchen without breaking the bank
  • New Zealanders award Harcourts Most Trusted real estate brand for the seventh consecutive year                                                           

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Topics: Newsletters, Residential, property focus, buying and selling

Small footprint department stores could be the next big thing

10-May-2019 09:43:10 Share this:

The retail sector in New Zealand is going through a period of rapid and unprecedented change, and retailers need to adapt fast to stay afloat.

There are underlying pressures, the online phenomenon, logistics and cost infrastructure to name but a few. Looking to America we can take some pointers as to the trends that may impact us here in New Zealand – now and in the future. When it comes to retail, is small the new black? If trends among some of the biggest retailers in the USA are any indication, the answer seems to be yes. Before you dismiss the idea, hear us out.


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Topics: Industry Update, Commercial, NAI Harcourts, Commercial Property

Choose a place to live that ticks your checklist

05-Apr-2019 09:04:08 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: Residential, Selling, Buying