Articles Tagged ‘real estate’

Investor Hot Spots

Investing in property is a popular way for Kiwis to earn income and build wealth. Whether you want to increase your cash flow, grow capital or take advantage of tax benefits, LOCATION is crucial to your decision.

Why should I use a property manager?

Many landlords have asked themselves at one time or another if they’d be better self-managing their investment property. It’s a question that’s especially relevant if a landlord’s had a negative experience with a property manager who failed to deliver the service they initially promised. Being a landlord is different to being an owner-occupier and care […]

What to Look for in a Property Manager

Managing an investment property means more than simply collecting the rent. Yet even if that were the case, property managers would still be a great resource for owners. As it is, they can take care of much, much more. This includes marketing your property, holding viewings, interviewing and vetting tenants, drawing up a lease, taking […]

Home equity loan basics

When buying real estate, you’ll be taking on one of the biggest investments of your life. But your property is likely to also be your biggest asset. While the brunt of these purchases are usually felt through repayment of home loans and mortgages being paid back across several years, a house is also an investment […]

Tips for buying and selling at auction

Selling your home at auction has become increasingly popular in New Zealand. The old belief that auctions are for sellers in desperate need of a sale has long since passed and is now seen as an effective way to sell with the buying community sure you are committed to making an immediate sale. With this […]

Property Market Update

Whilst January begun with typical new year low levels of properties available for sale and a only trickle of new listings, online interest in property is hitting new heights. Unconditional reported that in January website traffic on Realestate.co.nz hit a new record with over 1.5 million visits to the site*. This surging traffic demonstrates the […]

Ray White New Zealand Sales Results Best for 5 Years

The October real estate sales for the Ray White Group in New Zealand have proved the strongest month since the global financial crisis. October figures collected earlier this month show Ray White New Zealand recorded sales up 29 per cent on October last year and matched the unseen turnover highs of March 2007: $500 million. […]

Property Market Update

Buyer confidence is continuing to grow as the positive sentiment from spring looks to continue into the start of the summer season. New listings in September were up 7.6% from August and within the Ray White Group sales volumes grew 36% for the month on last year. Additionally, according to Reserve Bank figures, the New […]

Prose By Any Other Name Would Sell as Sweet

It seems that bright colours and nonsensical catchphrases are no longer the real estate selling trump cards they once were. In a throwback to a more elegant and interesting time, an estate agency in the UK has banned “meaningless jargon and clichés” and had its staff undertake a poetry course to bring more inspiration to […]