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The Block NZ: A snapshot of the housing market
22 Nov

The Block NZ: A snapshot of the housing market


Conducting a live auction during primetime on national TV. What could possibly go wrong?

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Moving house? Tips from a recent mover
30 Oct

Moving house? Tips from a recent mover


Buying a house is easy, but moving house is hard. It’s tiring, it’s stressful and it can go on for days and weeks. Quite frankly, not many people enjoy the actual moving part of moving house. It kind of sucks.

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6 things you need to know about buying off plans
22 Sep

6 things you need to know about buying off plans


Have you ever thought about buying off plans? By that, I mean buying a home or apartment that hasn’t actually been built yet (for example Latitude Residences). Sounds a bit scary, I know, but...

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Why you should get a building inspection on your own home.
27 Jul

Why you should get a building inspection on your own home.


This is a cautionary tale. It’s the true story of what happened to some clients of mine. If you’re thinking about putting your house on the market you should read it.

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The things you should (and shouldn’t) tell your real estate agent
10 Jul

The things you should (and shouldn’t) tell your real estate agent


People always have advice and opinions about real estate agents. They'll tell you real estate agents are slippery characters. Not to be trusted. There are always stories.

So when you list with an agent it's hard to know what you should tell them, and what you shouldn't. Whether you can trust them with certain information, or not.

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Latitude Residences
7 Jun

Latitude Residences


Dreaming of apartment living? No section to take care of. Living close to the city. Walking everywhere. Add in sweeping views and you'd be in heaven, right? 

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The Deadline Sale Explained
20 Feb

The Deadline Sale Explained


Sick and tired of Auctions? Sure, they’re a great way to sell when the market is pumping, or if you have a property that’s hard to put a value on. As an Auctioneer myself, I’ve long been a fan of Auctions when the conditions are right. But that’s the key - the conditions need to be right. One alternative to auctions is the Deadline Sale.

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5 DIY projects that'll add value to your home
23 Jan

5 DIY projects that'll add value to your home


Summer is the perfect opportunity for a bit of DIY - if you’re that way inclined, and if a. you have to, b. it’s the only way to get some time to yourself (and listen to the cricket) or c. you just enjoy it...

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10 years in real estate. 10 things that have changed.
28 Nov

10 years in real estate. 10 things that have changed.


Blink. And it’s been 10 years. 10 years in real estate. I reached that milestone in May this year. What a ride!

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