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  • Market Comment – March 2019

    All eyes on negotiations as buyer market bounces back With the kids back to school and 2019 well and truly underway, the current market has certainly swung in favour of buyers – and savvy buyers they are indeed. With an increase of property choice available, buyers are more active than … Read more

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  • A CLOSER LOOK AT THE FACTS AROUND LABOUR’S KIWIBUILD PROGRAMME

    Auckland needs 13,000 new homes a year to keep up with growing demand, according to the Labour Government’s own statistics. KiwiBuild is the proposed solution, a policy that aims to build 100,000 affordable homes over the next ten years. This programme certainly holds promise, but is it enough to solve … Read more

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  • MARKET COMMENT – FEBRUARY 2019

    ‘New Year new listings’ tradition activates lively rental and sales market – rwcityapartments Throughout the festive break, we experienced a steady flow of buyer activity with consistent numbers at open homes and plenty of enquiries. This momentum has continued throughout January, which is a positive sign as 2019 gets underway. … Read more

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  • 5 COFFEE TABLE STYLES TO MAXIMISE A SMALL SPACE

    By Samantha van Egmond in association with Thinking beyond the traditional timber rectangle can pay off in spades when it comes to finding the coffee table best suited to a small living room. If you have a tight space – or a tight budget – these five options will work … Read more

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  • HOW IMPORTANT IS KERB APPEAL?

    In some of the most popular areas of the country, even the slightest factor could make a difference to buyers when they go in search of houses for sale. This is where kerb appeal really counts – it’s ultimately what will attract a buyer and encourage them to take a … Read more

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  • FAQ: WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF SELLING THROUGH AUCTION?

    Property can be a complex business. Buying, selling, renting, mortgages and repayments- it can be difficult to get started in the housing world. We’re hoping we can take some of the pressure off and clarify the world of property by answering some of the most common questions about putting homes … Read more

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  • Market Comment – December 2018

    Buoyant market: a great time to buy, a great time to sell Despite a short-lived softening in the number of sales over recent weeks, more sellers are making the decision to go to market and capitalise during this traditionally busy real estate period. This is driving buyer enquiries and lifting … Read more

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  • Shining a Ray of light this festive season

    This Christmas, Ray White City Apartments will continue its popular tradition of giving with the return of ‘A little Ray of giving’. The inspiring Christmas campaign will see Ray White City Apartments partner with Ronald McDonald House to help disadvantaged people who may need a little extra light in their festive season. The Ray … Read more

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  • THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN: TOP TIPS FOR SUCCESS AT AUCTION

    Whether you are a first-time buyer, a property veteran or just looking for your next step in the market, purchasing at auction can be an exhilarating or a daunting ride. Loan Market’s State Director Tim Amorous shares his seven tips to making the process as smooth and successful as possible: … Read more

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  • ARE YOU FINANCE-READY TO BUY A PROPERTY?

    With market conditions changing, the effect of the Banking Royal Commission and property prices fluctuating in some states, the lending landscape has changed significantly over the past 12 months. With banks and other lenders placing more scrutiny over lending applications, Loan Market’s State Director Tim Amorous provides insights into how … Read more

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