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Lifestyle

Autumn catering in your home

Food brings people together. It is our common denominator, necessary for survival but universally enjoyed. Catering for friends and family in your home can be a rewarding and fun task. All of us take pride in our homes. Inviting people into the space that has been created to house a lifetime of memories is special.

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Real Estate Insights

The truth is that none of us can say with absolute certainty what the market will be in a year’s time or even by the end of 2021

In the last few weeks, the seasonal changes have been noticeable as we find ourselves getting out of bed in the mornings in the dark. This is not the start to a day that many would wish for, but it is a fact of life as we transition from summer to autumn. It is also [...]

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Real Estate Insights , Wellington

Wellington Real Estate Market Update – March 2021

MARKET COMMENT AS AT 15th March 2021 The latest statistical information released by the Real Estate Institute of NZ (REINZ) confirms Tommy’s analysis that the market is still moving at pace and that sales are being recorded at unprecedented prices and in record breaking numbers.

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Customer Success Stories

Amanda Bourke: “For the first time, we felt like someone was listening to what we wanted”

Amanda Bourke had been on the hunt for her next home in Wadestown for over two years,

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Real Estate Insights

Advice for first home buyers

If the events of the past year or so have proved one thing, then that must surely be the resilience shown by the average Kiwi.

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Real Estate Insights

Tips for property investors

Much has been written and said about the plight of first home buyers who are struggling to compete in a rampant real estate market.

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Real Estate Insights

Wellington Real Estate Market Update – February 2021

MARKET COMMENT AS AT 24th FEBRUARY 2021 The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) report that despite most New Zealanders taking a summer holiday in January, the housing market was busier and more buoyant than we would usually see at this time of the year. In most areas, house prices have continued to rise, [...]

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Home Feature

Iconic Hutt Valley home an architectural delight

An architect’s home offers a rare opportunity to invest in a design classic. There’s something about an architect’s home that makes it special:

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Lifestyle

Flowers for the home

The power of flowers is extraordinary. Flowers can speak a million words; they are used to celebrate love, birth, growth, life, and so much more.  Nature is beautiful, and we are fortunate in New Zealand to be surrounded by so much of it. Welcoming nature brings life into your home, generating happiness and lifting moods. I [...]

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Real Estate Insights

So…what does the immediate future hold for us?

Look back at the past and it will be very evident that – as we have often stated – the real estate market is cyclical. There have been times when prices have risen, there have been other times when prices have steadied or even dropped, but overall the owners of property who purchased for the [...]

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Real Estate Insights

Lack of properties for sale is putting pressure on house prices and speeding up sales.

It has all been said before, but every day it seems the media reminds us of the explosive real estate market we are operating in. Record after record of sales numbers, house prices and the time is taken to sell are broken and there is a constant reminder that first homeownership is fast becoming a [...]

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Real Estate Insights

Wellington Real Estate Market Update – January 4th 2021

MARKET COMMENT AS AT 4th JANUARY 2021 Real Estate news dominated the media during 2020 as against early predictions, prices throughout the country reached unprecedented highs. Records were shattered in most regions for the number and value of sales and for the reduced average time that residential property was taking to sell. Receiving multiple offers [...]

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