Yes - you can sell your house in winter

05-May-2017 11:30:00 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: Buying Real Estate, Residential, Property Tips, New Zealand

Insure your investment

05-May-2017 07:22:07 Share this:

One aspect of owning a rental property that’s too often overlooked by owners is the need for landlord insurance.


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Topics: Residential, Property Management, Renting, New Zealand

Bring your bathroom up to date

30-Apr-2017 23:55:00 Share this:

Bathrooms are one of the rooms in your home that can add value for buyers. The team at Resene have some great ideas for bring out the best in your bathroom.


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Topics: New Zealand, DIY, House of Inspiration, Advice, Residential

Southland - what a great place to live

20-Apr-2017 07:09:25 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: New Zealand, Buying, Residential, House of Inspiration

What does $618,000 buy you?

13-Apr-2017 10:16:30 Share this:

Harcourts latest National Market Watch figures show the average NZ house price was $618,940. Let’s have a look at what you can buy for that – or about that - in different parts of the country.


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Topics: New Zealand, Residential

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: New Zealand, Advice, Selling, Open Homes, Residential

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: New Zealand, Advice, DIY, Selling, Residential

Dunedin - what a great place to live

22-Mar-2017 23:00:00 Share this:

Otago has been celebrating its anniversary day this week. While it’s a region that showcases all the best of New Zealand from the stunning alpine landscapes and wineries of Central Otago to wild beaches and heritage buildings, we thought it was a good time to shine the spotlight on Dunedin and find out what makes it a great place to live.


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Topics: House of Inspiration, New Zealand, Residential, Advice

What's new in the world of wallpaper?

20-Mar-2017 10:26:08 Share this:

From modern geometrics to exotic eclectics, the latest in wow-worthy wallpapers from Resene ColorShops are pretty, witty and gritty.


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Topics: New Zealand, House of Inspiration, DIY, Advice, Residential

What does $540,000 buy you?

15-Mar-2017 06:00:00 Share this:

Our latest National Market Watch report shows the average house in New Zealand for February was $540,678. Here’s what that, or less, could buy you in different regions around the country:


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Topics: Residential, New Zealand, National Market Watch Newsletter, Properties for sale