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  • Ray White selected to be agent for The Block Season 7

    Ray White New Zealand has once again been selected as the exclusive agent to partner with Three’s The Block NZ Season 7. Ray White New Zealand regional manager Farah Jacobs said the group was so excited to be part of The Block NZ for Season 7 at Hobsonville Point. “This area has been built and … Read more

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  • DECORATING IDEAS THAT WILL STAND THE TEST OF TIME

    Here’s a little home inspiration to help new home buyers. Let your timber flooring shine through Choosing to expose hardwood flooring is one of the best decorating decisions a homeowner can make. 70 per cent of households say they would install timber flooring in the home if they had the … Read more

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  • Bad things happen. Make sure our clients are protected

    As an adviser, my job is to make sure a client has the right loan so they can get to where they want to go in life. But now, more than ever with the high level of debt people are taking on, it’s important to make sure that clients are … Read more

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  • 6 Common Mistakes Landlord’s Make

    Having an investment property can be very rewarding, but there are some common mistakes landlords make. These mistakes include misunderstanding the tenancy agreement, deferring repairs and maintenance, having inadequate insurance, charging the wrong rent and failure to budget for expenses and downtime’s.​​​​​​​ 1. Misunderstanding the tenancy agreement – Tenancy agreements are … Read more

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  • Equity in Property Investment

    You may have access to some equity in your home if you have taken out a loan and have been paying it off for some time. So, what is equity? Explained simply, equity is the difference between the value of your property (usually market value) and the amount that is … Read more

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  • 5 Ideas for On-Trend Kitchen Renovations

    Whether you’re about to sell or you’re staying for the long haul, now could be the perfect time to update the heart of your home. To get you started, we’ve put together our five favourite on trend kitchen renovation ideas for 2018. Minimalism is a thing of the past and … Read more

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  • 3 Must-Knows For First Home Buyers in NZ

    Are you itching to buy your first home? Median house price growth around the country has slowed over the last year, with Auckland’s prices going up by just 2.7 per cent, and Christchurch’s dropping by 0.5 per cent. That’s why this could be the perfect time to get on the … Read more

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  • Have you heard? Genuine Buyers are Back!

    After putting their house shopping on hold in the second half of last year, eager to see where their new GV’s would end up and find out the results of the election, buyers have decided now is a good time to jump back in the market and they are back … Read more

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  • TOP 10 AUTUMN GARDEN JOBS TO TACKLE NOW

    To keep your garden vibrant and healthy all year round you often need to plan a season or two in advance. In autumn, we stop feeding some plants as they prepare for dormancy but lawns and other plants need a boost of fertiliser to give them enough energy through winter. We also … Read more

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  • 5 WAYS TO GET MORE OUT OF YOUR NEXT OPEN HOME

    5 WAYS TO GET MORE OUT OF YOUR NEXT OPEN HOME An open home is a golden opportunity. It’s a chance to discover whether a home is right for you, to look out for issues with the property, and to start building a solid rapport with the real estate agent. … Read more

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