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.
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.
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.
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.
Summer weekends in the sun at the family bach; it’s been the Kiwi dream almost as long as there have been Kiwis to dream. And when you’re on holiday beside the perfect beach, with the family squashed into a caravan or leaky tent, the dream of owning a bach is even more enticing. But it’s important to look before you leap. Here are some things to consider before you embrace the Kiwi dream.