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Maximising your property’s sale potential with a virtual tour

22-May-2020 06:29:42 Share this:



With social distancing now the ‘new normal’, you may be wondering how digital solutions can help boost your property’s sale potential.


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Topics: Technology, New Zealand, property focus, property sales, real estate technology, Virtual Tour

COVID-19 Response (Urgent Management Measures) Amendment Act

01-May-2020 13:43:02 Share this:



The Minister of Finance announced on 23rd March 2020 a freeze on rent increases and an extension of no-cause terminations. This has been applied as law through the COVID-19 Response (Urgent Management Measures) Amendment Act and applied from 26th March 2020.


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Topics: New Zealand, property focus, Property Management Focus, Corona Virus, COVID-19

What does Level 3 mean for Property Management?

01-May-2020 13:37:13 Share this:


The response from New Zealanders to the level 4 restrictions has been tremendous, with most Kiwis doing as instructed and staying home. We have seen lots of people on the news and social media inside their bubbles learning new skills, spending time with their families and making the most of the extra time during lockdown. Our property managers, however, have been busier than ever responding to enquiries and concerns from landlords and tenants, and navigating the COVID-19 Response {Urgent Management Measures) Amendment Act passed in March 2020.


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Topics: New Zealand, property focus, Property Management Focus, Corona Virus, COVID-19

Declutter your home, calm your mind

02-Apr-2020 07:31:46 Share this:

Decluttering, minimising what you own and generally living a simpler life with less possessions, was all the rage in 2019 but it's possibly even more relevant in 2020 as we hunker down to wait out COVID-19. 


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Topics: property focus, Home Tips, Declutter

Holiday Homes: Owning your slice of the Kiwi dream

21-Jan-2020 10:22:56 Share this:

If a holiday home has always been a dream of yours, now may be the time to make that dream a reality. Analysis done by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) shows that while house prices around the country may be on the rise, the same is not necessarily true for some popular holiday locations. The latest REINZ statistics reveal that some holiday hotspots are now more affordable than last year.


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Topics: Newsletters, Buying, Advice, Holiday Home, property focus, Buying Tips

Property Focus November 2019

18-Nov-2019 10:33:28 Share this:

This issue of Property Focus features:

  • Top ways to add value to your garden
  • Helping grow the next generation

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Topics: Newsletters, News, property focus

Property Focus September 2019

16-Sep-2019 07:04:30 Share this:

This issue of Property Focus features:

  • Should you sell first or buy first? 
  • Cut the cost of your mortgage

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Topics: Newsletters, property focus, buying and selling

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

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

Property Focus March 2019

26-Mar-2019 12:30:14 Share this:

The latest issue of Property Focus is out now!   

Featuring articles on:

  • How to declutter your home and your life
  • What's happening in the property market?                                                                    

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