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March NZ Property Report - Main centres drive national increase to new highs.

While always traditionally a busy time of year, March looks to top records for the property calendar in 2014.

Figures released this week by realestate.co.nz. show that  while over half of the country’s regions saw an increase in asking price, it was the major centres of Auckland, Waikato and Wellington that were the driving forces behind the new record national asking price of $484,263, each region reaching their own record level with Auckland jumping up 12% on the previous year. 219 more words

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Great article about what turns off house buyers the most.

This is a really good article about what five things are the biggest turn-offs for prospective buyers. If you are guilty of any of these then it will cost you money and take you longer to sell. 26 more words

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Are there times when just one photo is a good idea?

One can’t help but wonder if some vendors deliberately sabotage the home selling process.

We reckon having plenty of high quality photos is crucial to presenting your home at its best. 845 more words


Flat-buying 101: Part 3 - Practicalities from bid to completion (a light-hearted guide)

The English (and Welsh) property buying system is complex, archaic and filled with all sorts of odd rules you’d never come across in daily life as a general rule. 607 more words

Flat-buying 101: Part 1- The selling

New Year’s resolution readers will have noticed that I was hiding a couple of pieces of information earlier this year for fear that they would not come to fruition. 3,372 more words

Estate agent fees - why the big secret?

Call up most esate agents and ask them what their fees are and they won’t tell you. Look on their web sites to find out what they charge and guess what – in most cases there is nothing to tell you. 33 more words

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Home Staging - What Is It & Why Do It?

You probably have heard of home staging if you want HGTV or TLC or those kinds of channels, but what is home staging and what is the process? 36 more words