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Can you afford to move?

By Mike Henderson / Jul 12, 2017 11:25:38 AM

When it comes time to sell your home, preparation is vital- especially in getting your finances into order. As you begin your selling journey, it’s important you have a realistic idea of how much it’s all going to ...

Topics: Selling, The process of selling & marketing your home

Are you ready to move? Take the test!

By Mike Henderson / Jul 5, 2017 10:10:46 AM

  Should you stay or should you go? Take our test to see if now is the right time for you to make the move.

Topics: The process of selling & marketing your home

May statistics show: It’s a buyer's market out there

By Mike Henderson / Jun 28, 2017 10:38:51 AM

Following April reports, May numbers ...

Topics: Property News, housing market, Auckland housing market

To buy or to sell – which comes first?

By Mike Henderson / Jun 21, 2017 10:12:08 AM

Selling your first home can present an assortment of emotions- from anxiety to sheer excitement. You’re most likely at a stage when you want something bigger and brighter and you want to just get started. As a ...

Topics: how to get ready to sell

Agent or go it alone? 
A reality-check for (first) home sellers.

By Mike Henderson / Jun 14, 2017 9:32:51 AM

Like any true blue kiwi, you pride yourself on turning your hand to most things. Selling your wheels at the car fair – no problem. Turning ...

Topics: How to engage an agent

Could now be the perfect time to get on the property ladder?

By Mike Henderson / May 24, 2017 10:11:00 AM

If you’re considering buying your first home, recent changes in the real estate market mean it could be a great time to do so — especially in Auckland. With prices flattening out and an increase in stock available, ...

Topics: Property News, property asking prices

Buying an investment property- What you need to know

By Mike Henderson / May 17, 2017 11:01:08 AM

Buying an investment property can be a smart and lucrative decision. Choose the right property and you’ll be putting extra income into your pocket for your retirement, but choose the wrong one and it can be a ...

Topics: Buying, investment property

Selling Lifestyle vs. Selling Residential: What's the difference?

By Mike Henderson / May 10, 2017 2:12:49 PM

However you look at it, lifestyle property is hard work. You love your house and you’ve put a lot of blood, sweat and tears into it, but now you’re starting to think it’s time for a change. Perhaps your ...

Topics: selling lifestyle property

March exceeds February’s residential listings: Could now be the time to sell?

By Mike Henderson / May 3, 2017 10:06:00 AM

For only the second time in a decade nationally, the number of new residential listings in the month of March exceeded the number of new listings for February.

Topics: Property News

Law abiding landlords: Know your responsibilities under new tenancy regulations

By Mike Henderson / Apr 26, 2017 9:00:13 AM

If you’re a landlord who’s managing a rental property (or several of them) yourself, you know how time consuming it can be. Even when tenants are a dream, landlords who self-manage their properties still have ...

Topics: investor landlord