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Supporting Kiwi kids with Life Education Trust

Tommy’s Real Estate is proud to announce our new partnership with Life Education Trust. Operating within the heart of New Zealand education, Life Education Trust educates our youth on how to ‘reach their potential’ through ‘embracing positive choices for a healthy body and mind’. 1988 saw the beginning of the Life Education Trust program in [...]

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Customer Success Stories

Bex & Anthony: “This is it, this is OUR house!”

Bex and Anthony had been on the hunt for their first home for over a year. The process was quickly losing its appeal; the endless weekend open home circuit and the stress of due diligence only to have their offer declined was making them lose hope. With no one in Anthony’s family having ever owned [...]

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Lifestyle

The Wellington beaches you simply can’t beat!

A perk of living in a coastal city such as Wellington is the variety of beaches and bays that are accessible to us. Whether it’s for swimming, surfing, or going for a walk to take in the view, there are plenty of beaches to enjoy on those unbeatable Wellington days.

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Real Estate Insights

Wellington Market Update | Presented by Tommy’s | September 2021

The tight housing supply in Wellington will continue because stock was depleted during lockdown, although more home-owners are looking to sell. “We have noticed a strong increase in the amount of owners wanting to come to the market, which is good as the stock levels are so low,” Tommy’s Real Estate Sales Director  Nicki Cruickshank [...]

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Newsroom

Keeping safe and keeping COVID19 at bay

There is no doubt that life has become somewhat easier under Covid level 2, and this progression towards normality will continue as and when we move to level 1. Irrespective of when these changes occur though, it is very apparent that the threat of Covid is not going to go away in the short term [...]

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Real Estate Insights

Wellington Market Comment – September 2021

It is difficult to pinpoint anything good that has come from the Covid pandemic but perhaps we should thank the Reserve Bank for maintaining the Official Cash Rate (OCR) at 0.25% at the monthly review on 18th August 2021. Despite all the early warning signs that the OCR was likely to start an upward movement [...]

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Real Estate Insights

What home improvements matter when thinking of selling

It has been well documented that the capital city’s available housing stocks have been at record low levels over recent months. The hyperactive real estate market has left prospective home buyers with a limited selection of available homes to consider, and severe competition when they do find a property that meets their needs. That is [...]

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Newsroom

Alert Level 3 as at 01/09/2021

Your safety matters Tommy’s Real Estate meets the Government’s criteria to safely operate in limited capacity once we move to Alert Level-3, currently planned for 1st September 2021. As this is an ever changing situation, please refer to  covid19.govt.nz for up to date information.

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Newsroom , Real Estate Insights

COVID19 – Working within the parameters of level 3

Despite the restrictions imposed on the real estate industry during the level 4 lockdown, we continue to hear reports of real estate transactions taking place. Tommy’s Real Estate have continued to meet the needs of some buyers and sellers during this time albeit at a lower level than normal. Today’s technology makes this possible with [...]

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Community , Newsroom

Let’s Help WFA Raise $250,00 for their first Onesie Day Ambulance!

Wellington Free Ambulance’s Onesie Day annual appeal is back and Tommy’s Real Estate are excited to don their green onesies, this time from their homes! Tommy’s are steadfast supporters of Wellington Free Ambulance and say they are proud to support a local and worthwhile organisation to continue to save lives.

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Newsroom

COVID-19 Update | Your safety matters

Your safety matters In light of the current lockdown, we are committed to prioritising and putting the safety of our team and clients at the forefront of our planning around COVID-19.

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Real Estate Insights

Wellington Market Update | Presented by Tommy’s | August 2021

Will spring herald a much-needed resurgence in the number of houses for sale in Wellington? “Yes, I do believe stock levels will grow in the spring, they always do,” Tommy’s Real Estate Sales Director Nicki Cruickshank says. “If they do remain low it will simply keep the prices high, with demand higher than supply.” The [...]

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