June Market Update - 5 things to talk about instead of the rugby

Published by: Professionals Real Estate, Jul 19, 2022 4:00:33 PM

Here are five things you need to know so you can talk about the property market and not the rugby.

  1. House price values are stable compared to a year ago but dropping from their peak in November 2021
  2. It is a buyers (with finance) market
  3. Sellers still have power as the economy is strong
  4. Winter is slo..
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Topics: Market Trends

Top tips for creating a good first impression at your next open home

Published by: Professionals Real Estate, Jul 18, 2022 12:23:39 PM

Getting ready for open homes when selling your house

All that marketing has done its thing and potential buyers are literally on your doorstep. And my, what a clean and tidy doorstep it is. Oh, and the planter box of seasonal blooms beside the front door is a nice touch. Come on in, make yourself a..

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Topics: Selling

February 2022 Market Update – Prices solid and positive outlook ahead due to CCCFA Changes

Published by: Shaun Taylor, Jul 18, 2022 12:18:40 PM

Top 5 Things You need to know about the market:

  1. February price values are up 13.5%, compared to 2021 and up 20.6% outside of Auckland
  2. House price changes vary regionally - some regions are up some are down compared to January 2022
  3. CCCFA correction announced on 11 March will bring more buyers to the..
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Topics: Market Trends

Your Guide to Starting Seeds Indoors

Published by: Professionals Real Estate, Jul 18, 2022 10:35:32 AM

Whether you're a beginner sower or a green fingered grower we're here to help kick things off for you this year. Follow the steps below to get your seeds started indoors and watch them bloom as the season changes.

If you haven't ordered your FREE seeds, what are you waiting for?! Fill in this form a..

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Top tips from agents who know how to get houses SOLD

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jul 18, 2022 10:34:10 AM

Our Home Straight video series is proving a hit and our next installment really gets into the nitty gritty of the selling process....

In the latest episodes, our agents cover important topics such as developing your pricing and marketing strategies to help you get that ‘Sold’ sign up as quickly as ..

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Topics: Selling

Quiet enjoyment: What are my rights and duties as a landlord?

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jul 18, 2022 10:33:52 AM

Quiet enjoyment means being able to enjoy reasonable peace, comfort and privacy, and allowing others to enjoy the same.

According to the Residential Tenancies Act, tenants are entitled to the quiet enjoyment of the house they rent, which means the landlord may not harass the tenant nor interfere wit..

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Topics: Investing

Sell, renovate or become a landlord?

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jul 18, 2022 10:33:33 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 change. This could be the way forward for you, but it’s worth looking at alternatives.

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Topics: Selling

How to successfully market your home for sale

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jul 18, 2022 10:32:57 AM

As with all products, the longer they remain on the shelf, the less appealing they become. Don’t let your home meet the same fate as deli goods that have outstayed their welcome – price reduced for quick sale. Whether you dust off the bugle, book the town crier or sit down with your agent and discus..

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Topics: Selling

Greener pastures. Is your region a property value winner?

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jul 18, 2022 10:25:47 AM

Many New Zealand home buyers are being tempted by the open spaces and brilliant value of the regions. As a little of the lustre wears off in the Auckland and Wellington property markets, regional property is in hot demand. And it’s a trend that looks set to continue.

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Topics: Investing, Market Trends

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

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jul 18, 2022 10:25:21 AM

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 family circumstances have changed and you’re looking to downsize. Whatever the reason, the desire..

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Topics: Selling

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