4 key steps to follow post offer on your property

Published by: Mike Henderson, Dec 13, 2018 10:00:00 AM

A growing family, new job or a change in lifestyle... whatever the reason, you know it's time to sell up and move on. Selling a home is very different from buying a home. Unlike the emotion involved when buying a house to live in, selling is all about maximising potential profit so you can get th..

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Topics: Selling

The changing face of property management

Published by: Mike Henderson, Dec 6, 2018 4:30:00 PM

New Zealand's property management landscape is subject to significant change. Legislation changes regarding property are hard to keep up with, let alone comply with. But once these changes are in place, it'll be important for you to ensure you're following suit. 

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Topics: Managing Property

Auckland a buyers' market as listings increase

Published by: Mike Henderson, Nov 29, 2018 11:00:00 AM
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Topics: Market Trends

Family home vs investment property, what's the difference?

Published by: Mike Henderson, Nov 22, 2018 10:43:07 AM

For many Kiwis today, getting a step up the property ladder raises the question of investing in a family home versus an investment property.  Perhaps you can live where you really want to by renting, but own somewhere else (wisely)?

Whether you're preparing for retirement, your family's future, t..

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Topics: Investing

Are you selling or settling?

Published by: Mike Henderson, Nov 7, 2018 2:30:19 PM

Every homeowner wants the best possible price when selling their property. A number of factors come into a sale price, and while you may feel you know your property's true worth, potential buyers can see things differently.

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Topics: Selling

What you need to know before buying off building plans

Published by: Mike Henderson, Oct 29, 2018 4:35:03 PM

Looking to buy a home? Here's something to consider at the start of your buying journey: will you buy an existing home, or buy off the plan?

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Topics: Buying

5 traps to avoid for first home buyers

Published by: Mike Henderson, Oct 15, 2018 4:17:00 PM

You're ready to venture into the market and take your first step onto the property ladder. Buying your own home is an exciting time but it can also be a daunting task, full of complexities if you're unprepared. 

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Topics: Buying

New Zealanders are back into the housing market

Published by: Mike Henderson, Oct 9, 2018 4:17:30 PM

If you’re considering a move on the property ladder, now is looking like a great time to do so, as listings soar in several regions across the country. 

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Topics: Market Trends

5 steps to a swift sale

Published by: Mike Henderson, Oct 2, 2018 10:56:20 AM

You’re ready to sell your house. Perhaps the kids have left home and you need to downsize and you’d like a change in lifestyle or it’s simply time to buy your dream home. Whatever the reason, your current home no longer suits your needs and it’s time to sell. 

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Topics: Selling

Change alert for those renting on Airbnb or Bookabach

Published by: Mike Henderson, Sep 27, 2018 9:56:28 AM

If you own a property and are considering renting it out through websites like Airbnb or Bookabach, proposed changes to rates could affect you. Under new council regulations, homeowners who rent out their properties for short-term bookings will be required to pay higher rates.

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Topics: Investing, Market Trends

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