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What’s going on in the NZ market and how to sell your home before Christmas!

By Steve Lovegrove / Sep 16, 2016 12:17:26 PM

  In this edition of Professionally Speaking, we’ll be talking about planning your sale before Christmas. Yes, spring is here and we ...

Topics: Property News, New Zealand housing market

Selling a lifestyle property? Get your land in tip-top shape.

By Mike Henderson / Sep 7, 2016 9:08:12 AM

You’re already well aware that lifestyle properties take a lot more maintenance than the average residential property and can take longer ...

Topics: The process of selling & marketing your home, lifestyle property

House prices in New Zealand fall for the first time since April 2016

By Mike Henderson / Aug 23, 2016 2:10:06 PM

In July the average asking price for houses fell, which has been the first decline for the housing market within a 3-month period.

Topics: Property News, New Zealand housing market

Net migration affects the NZ housing market.

By Steve Lovegrove / Aug 23, 2016 1:45:31 PM

This month we're talking about what’s affecting the New Zealand market from both outside of New Zealand, and around the world. And also, what’s happening between the Auckland market and the regional market. ...

Topics: Property News, New Zealand housing market

Average asking prices nationwide fall for the first time in months.

By Mike Henderson / Aug 16, 2016 4:08:33 PM

Average asking prices across the country fell by $7.556 (1.3 per cent) in July 2016 — the first decline the NZ housing market has seen in the 3 months since April.

Topics: Property News

What are my options after selling my lifestyle property?

By Mike Henderson / Aug 8, 2016 2:40:12 PM

 If you’ve mentally moved on from life on the property, chances are you’ve got a vision for where you want to be. But before you hang up the gumboots completely, here’s a few options ...

Topics: lifestyle property

Is now the right time to sell your lifestyle property?

By Mike Henderson / Aug 3, 2016 4:31:21 PM

Are you a lifestyle property owner but finding it’s becoming a bit of a stumbling block?  It’s clear that residential property all across New ...

Topics: lifestyle property

Is there life beyond the lifestyle block?

By Mike Henderson / Aug 3, 2016 4:27:08 PM

Are you a lifestyle property owner but finding it’s becoming a bit of a stumbling block?  Maybe it’s the cost, the upkeep, the commute to ...

Topics: lifestyle property

Auckland housing market loses its lustre as buyers begin to look to other regions.

By Mike Henderson / Jul 20, 2016 10:25:02 AM

Interest in the Auckland property market has dropped on the back of ever-increasing house prices and falling returns for investors. Average asking prices rose again to another all-time high of $888,493 in June; but ...

Topics: Property News

Changes to tenancy laws to make homes warmer, drier and safer for New Zealanders.

By Mike Henderson / Jul 1, 2016 2:54:15 PM

What do landlords and tenants need to know about new laws to ensure rental homes are kept warmer, drier and safer to live in?  Sign up to our

Topics: Property News, Property Management, New Zealand housing market, investor landlord