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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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Real Estate Insights

Remembering and saying goodbye to 2020 | Tommy’s Real Estate

The year 2020 will be a memorable one! It will be a year that we will never forget

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Community

Christmas with Nourish

Founders of Nourish, Claire and Gabrielle, are two passionate Lower Hutt locals. Initially starting as “The Hutt Hamper Elves” in 2014,

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Tommy's Local Heroes

2020 Tommy’s Local Hero | David Evans

Despite working full time for Family Planning New Zealand, David devotes the majority of his free time to helping the community

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Tommy's Local Heroes

2020 Tommy’s Local Hero | Sandy Baigent

Our fourth local hero Sandy, launched a project at Arohata Prison on November 2019, an initiative to empower local wāhine

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