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  • What’s my house really worth?

    When you’ve lived in a property for a while it can be hard to be rational about its worth when you come to sell it. How can you put a price on the place where you’ve built so many memories with family and friends? Will someone else recognise the hours … Read more

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  • The First Timer’s Guide to Decoration a Home

    Congratulations! You’ve just bought your first house and we’re sure you can’t wait to transform this empty shell into your dream home. However, there are a few factors to take into account before beginning your decorating masterpiece. Here’s everything you need to know if it’s your first time decorating a … Read more

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  • Ray White selected to be agent for The Block NZ: Firehouse

    For the third year running, Ray White New Zealand has been selected as the exclusive agent to partner with Three’s The Block NZ. Ray White New Zealand Head of Network Services Treena Drinnan said the group was extremely proud to be part of The Block NZ: Firehouse in the central Auckland suburb of Kingsland. “The position … Read more

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  • The market recovers a little as fear of capital gains tax subsides

    First home buyers continue to make inroads and the market recovers a little as fear of capital gains tax subsides. The market continues to breathe a sigh of relief as the prospect of capital gains tax fades into the rearview mirror, while first home buyers put their best foot forward … Read more

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  • HOW TO PREPARE YOUR GARDEN FOR THE COLDER MONTHS

    HOW TO PREPARE YOUR GARDEN FOR THE COLDER MONTHS While your garden may be frequented the most during summer months, there’s no need to abandon your floral oasis when the weather starts to turn. Despite the colder temperatures and unpredictable downpours, it’s still easy to keep your garden looking great … Read more

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  • HOW CAN YOU PREPARE YOUR HOME FOR A WINTER SALE?

    The colder months tend to be a slow time for property sales. People much prefer to settle in at home, wrapped up in a blanket or several layers of jumpers rather than brave the nippy weather outside. Plenty of others decide to leave the country altogether, jetsetters seeking an escape … Read more

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  • 9 NEW ZEALAND DESIGN LIFE LESSONS

    By Catherine Smith in association with New Zealand: it’s at the bottom of the world, hours of flying from any nearest neighbour. This tiny corner of the Pacific has just a bit of Australia (a love of outdoors), a bit of England and Ireland (rolling green pastures), a little bit American (hello, … Read more

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  • TIPS FOR RENTING WITH PETS

    We’ve got our five tips for how to find a rental property when you have pets. Have a pet reference If you have a good relationship with your neighbor and they love your pet, ask them to provide a reference vouching for your pet’s behavior. Having this reference … Read more

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  • Top tips for first home buyers

    Struggling to get on the property ladder and feeling fed up? You’re not alone. Real Estate Authority (REA) research has found that more than half of all first home buyers – even the ones who successfully buy a property – find the process stressful and overwhelming. Lots of people will … Read more

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