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

19-Sep-2017 11:48:27 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, Blog

The pros and cons of moving to a new subdivision

31-Aug-2017 10:50:42 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, Blog

Tips to consider before buying an empty section

28-Jul-2017 09:22:32 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

What does the national average buy you around the country?

14-Jun-2017 09:29:27 Share this:

Our latest national figures show the average price you will pay to buy a property in New Zealand is now $592, 518.  

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Topics: Selling, Buying

What does the national average price buy you around the country?

14-May-2017 18:00:00 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

Yes - you can sell your house in winter

05-May-2017 13:30:00 Share this:

The standard response when you’re thinking about selling your home but are not sure when, is “sell in spring”. And there’s plenty of truth in that as warmer, drier weather and post-winter itchy feet drive potential buyers out to open homes.

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Topics: Residential, Buying

Southland - what a great place to live

20-Apr-2017 09:09:25 Share this:

Southland celebrated its anniversary day earlier this week, so let’s take a look at what makes the region a great place to live.

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Topics: Residential, Buying

Living in the future

22-Feb-2017 11:00:00 Share this:

The homes of the future are already here. Our friends at Rockend take a look at some of the smart home technology available.

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Topics: Rural & Lifestyle Properties, Buying, Advice, Home Maintenance

When not to renovate

15-Nov-2016 08:41:18 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, Home Renovations