What to do if your house isn’t selling

May 14, 2019 7:01:00 AM

Recent data from REINZ shows a nationwide drop in house sales with all indications pointing to a buyer’s market. As the number of property listings at the end of March 2019 was up 14 per cent year on year in Auckland and down just 3 per cent year on year for the rest of NZ, the drop in house sales is not due to less houses coming onto the market. So, what do you do if your house isn’t selling?


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Topics: Properties for sale, house sale, nz mortgage, for sale, NZ Mortgage Adviser, Home Loan Advice, Mortgage Advice

House hunting tips

Jul 19, 2017 8:00:00 AM

It’s easy to get carried away in the hunt for the perfect home and end up overlooking important details – like how much it costs – while being blindsided by the amazing features – the size of that kitchen! And if you’re visiting several open homes each weekend, it can be challenging staying focused. To help you get organised in the hunt for your dream home, here are three house hunting tips.


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Topics: Properties for sale, private sale, new zealand property, new zealand real estate, first home buyer, saving tips

What to think about before you buy

Jul 13, 2017 3:37:40 PM

There’s a lot to think about when buying a home – and if it’s your first time on the property ladder, it can seem a daunting prospect. Aside from the obvious questions you need to ask yourself – “will I be able to afford a mortgage?” “where do I want to buy and what type of property do I want?” – it’s important you carefully research the property you’re intending to buy before committing. Here are 3 ways you can do that.


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Topics: Properties for sale, private sale, new zealand property, new zealand real estate, first home buyer, saving tips

Savings tips for first home buyers

Jun 20, 2017 10:20:23 AM

It’s the plight of every first home buyer: saving for that seemingly unattainable deposit. It can start to feel like the harder you try to save, the further away your goal gets. But, if you ever want to have a place to call your own, you’ll need to start saving. Here are our tips to help you get started.


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Topics: Properties for sale, private sale, new zealand property, new zealand real estate, first home buyer, saving tips

Selling your home privately

May 22, 2017 10:19:25 AM

Many home owners are tempted into selling their homes without the services of a real estate agent. The biggest reason? To save money. Others prefer to rely on the expertise and knowledge of a licenced real estate professional when it comes to selling. To help you decide which option best fits your situation, we’ve outlined some of the things you need to think about when selling your home privately.


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Topics: Properties for sale, private sale, new zealand property, new zealand real estate

How to sell your home faster

May 11, 2017 7:06:42 PM

In a constantly changing real estate market, it’s often hard to predict how long it will take to sell a property. Sometimes there are no logical reasons for the length of time it takes. It may simply be a case of “right place, right time”. There are a few things you can do to help speed up the process, though. Read on to find our tips for selling your home faster.


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Topics: Properties for sale