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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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  • Property Insitute Releases its 2018 NZ Predicitons

    In early 2017 the Property Institute of New Zealand made predictions about what would occur in the property market over the coming year. The company said long-term mortgage rates would rise along with house prices, that investors would be constrained by LVR measures and that property would be the number one … Read more

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  • Rise and Shine Bright

    Stand out in a sea of grey, white and blush toned bedrooms with a light and bright refresh. Your bedroom is your haven – a place to relax at the end of the day and wake refreshed and ready to go. But did you know colour plays a role in … Read more

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  • Wonderful Wallpaper

    Wallpaper has changed since the days of mustard florals and flocked prints. Modern wallpapers are created by artists, designers and even celebrities, clean and quick to install, and new technology in papers and pastes now make it much easier to remove. From hand-painted watercolours inspired by Africa, muted tones of … Read more

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  • Homebuyer Hints: 5 EASY FIXES FOR THAT ALMOST-PERFECT HOUSE

    From price and location to the physical structure itself, the list of things to keep in mind when shopping for a house can seem endless. But some problems you encounter don’t need to affect your final decision. Although easy is a relative term, accomplishing the 5 fixes that follow is … Read more

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  • NZ Property Market 2018 – Boom, Bust or Correction?

    Count the news headlines over 2017 and hundreds will predict the imminent crashing of New Zealand’s property market. And yet here we are. The floor hasn’t fallen out under property and prices are still increasing in most centres outside of Auckland. To that end, we’ve had hard a look at … Read more

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  • How decluttering can help sell your home

    We hear the phrase ‘less is more’ a lot throughout our lives. It might seem like a silly expression when you’re sprinkling cheese on your nachos, but it holds a lot of truth when it comes to preparing your home for sale. Minimalist home staging could work wonders for your … Read more

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  • Property Market Trends for 2018!

    Auckland’s average property value rose by just 0.6 per cent during the year ending November, according to Real Estate Institute of New Zealand data. What’s more, properties nationwide took an average of one day longer to sell compared to last year, indicating that demand is indeed decreasing. On the other … Read more

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