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Property market heats up across the regions – but Auckland isn’t one of them.

By Mike Henderson / Mar 9, 2017 4:01:16 PM

All fingers are pointing to seasonality being in full swing – particularly in the regions. In a turn-up for the books, asking prices in Auckland remained at a standstill during January, while nine out of 19 regions ...

Topics: New Zealand housing market, Auckland housing market

6 reasons to include property management in your business

By Mike Henderson / Mar 1, 2017 11:14:35 AM

When you’re starting your real estate business it’s a wise idea to ensure you have measures in place that will generate recurring revenue. Having a strong property management portfolio can be the answer - the ...

Topics: Pathway to Business Ownership

Sell, renovate or become a landlord?

By Mike Henderson / Feb 27, 2017 10:44:12 AM

Looking at selling your home but would like to consider your options? Selling your home is often the first option that springs to mind when thinking of making a property ...

Topics: Working out the right time to sell, To sell or not to sell

How to make a good first impression when selling your home

By Mike Henderson / Feb 16, 2017 4:56:27 PM

An open home is your chance to create the perfect first impression. It’s like a first date with your prospective buyer – it’s your chance to really wow them and win them over.

Topics: Selling, Marketing your home

Is now a good time to buy an investment property?

By Mike Henderson / Feb 9, 2017 5:01:38 PM

If you’re thinking of buying an investment property you may be wondering what’s involved and when’s a good time to make the move.

Topics: investment,, investment property, Property Management

Over the lifestyle lifestyle? Apartment living could be your perfect next move.

By Mike Henderson / Jan 24, 2017 11:00:00 AM

As New Zealanders, we have always idealised the lifestyle-block lifestyle. And while the appeal for many of us has been obvious, in these changing times of rapid growth and demand, many ...

Topics: lifestyle property

The Auckland market isn’t taking a holiday

By Mike Henderson / Jan 17, 2017 11:00:00 AM

During the holiday season, while we were unwinding and taking stock, it could be easy to assume that the property market was also taking it easy. And although this has been the case for many of the areas around the ...

Topics: Property News

Housing activity relaxes for the holidays

By Mike Henderson / Jan 11, 2017 1:16:24 PM

Continuing on from our last blog "Key influencers of buyer confidence: what they mean for you" this blog covers further key trends ...

Topics: Property News

Key influencers of buyer confidence: what they mean for you.

By Mike Henderson / Dec 14, 2016 9:55:32 AM

Buyer confidence is influenced by a number of external factors. By understanding the wider forces that shape the property market, you can make well-informed decisions.

Topics: Property News

The silly season: a not-so-silly time to buy or sell property

By Mike Henderson / Dec 7, 2016 12:09:05 PM

As the weather heats up, the New Zealand property market is cooling down, as demand slows down in the lead up to the holiday season. While everyone else makes ...

Topics: Property News