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Real Estate Insights

Real estate is as much about people as it is about property

Most people working in a management or a supervisory role or in human resources will agree that recognising and acknowledging outstanding performance in the workplace is of the utmost importance. Some may say that workers are adequately rewarded on pay day but there is ample evidence to say that top performers will make an even [...]

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Real Estate Insights , Wellington

Wellington Market Comment – May 2021

MARKET COMMENT AS AT 21st MAY 2021 Tommy’s best gauge of market trends is based on our own sales figures which continue to tell us that demand for good property remains strong. Currently, there is little evidence of prices falling although the Government remain confident that changes made recently to the Brightline Test and to [...]

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Lifestyle

Part Two – How do I implement a low impact home?

Having a garden is pretty eco-friendly, to begin with. If you can grow your own food, you’re already winning. Think of all the transport costs that zucchini you grew saves. 

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Lifestyle

How do I implement a low impact home?

The biggest misconception about going waste-free is the cost. If you follow the waste hierarchy, you will save money in the long run. The waste hierarchy encourages people to prioritise reducing and reusing over recycling, recovering and disposing of. 

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Real Estate Insights

Wellington Property Update | Presented by Tommy’s | May 2021

NEW GOVERNMENT policies to try to take the heat out of the housing market are having mixed results, Tommy’s Real Estate Sales Director Nicki Cruickshank says. “There are some signs of change, with definitely fewer people in the market — there’s been a drop-off in both investors and first-time buyers.

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Real Estate Insights

The Multitude of Unforeseen Changes in the Real Estate Industry

There is a well-known saying, ‘the only thing that is constant in life is change’. How true this is, and those who have been around for a few years will be able to recall a multitude of unforeseen changes that have occurred in their lifetime. The real estate industry and housing generally, are not exempt [...]

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Real Estate Insights

What are some of the more common types of property ownership in New Zealand?

One of the most misunderstood words in real estate circles is the word ‘freehold’; we hear it being misused almost daily! A freehold title is a ‘fee simple title’ – without doubt the best type of title possible.

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Community , Newsroom

Tommy’s Real Estate is going even greener for its latest community campaign

TOMMY’S REAL ESTATE is going even greener for its latest community campaign. The agency’s signature green colours are as synonymous with Wellington as Te Papa and Cuba Street. But with the launch of its Trees That Count campaign, they’re about to shine brighter than ever. “Whether you request an appraisal, or buy or sell a [...]

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Customer Success Stories

Anna Tingey: “Tommy’s Real Estate came up as Wellington’s top-selling agency. So, for us, that was a no brainer!”

Anna Tingey was actively searching for the right agency to represent her family home and bring it to the market. She diligently did her researched to find an agency that had the most sales and the greatest results in her area. Being a Wellington local for over 30 years, Anna was well aware of the [...]

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Newsroom , Real Estate Insights

Wellington Property Update | Presented by Tommy’s | April 2021

THE DEMAND for Wellington homes will continue to outstrip supply over winter but one of the capital’s top real estate expert expects prices to stabilise. “The Wellington housing market continues to move along,” Nicki Cruickshank, Sales Director of Tommy’s Real Estate, says. “It’s still a good market but I would suggest the rate of growth [...]

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Real Estate Insights , Wellington

Wellington Market Comment – April 2021

MARKET COMMENT AS AT 16th April 2021 Recent housing policy changes announced by government have not yet had any marked influence on a market dominated by strong and unsatisfied buyer demand. Despite the announcement of a number of new policy initiatives it has been business as usual in a buoyant and fast-moving marketplace. Tommy’s recorded [...]

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Lifestyle

Setting the stage for selling your home

“An immaculately presented home with thoughtful touches attention to detail and it’s key selling points highlighted will create a positive first impression, optimise the property’s value and ensure it stands out from others”.

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