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So far Art Rolfe has created 17 blog entries.

Covid, Panic and Property…

UNITE AGAINST COVID – Yes, we sure did… Well, who would have thought, here we are in January 2021 and it’s business as usual, well almost… we have a cronic shortage of listings nationally unsurpassed for years. On the 23rd March 2020, with Covid 19 raging the Earth, and we in NZ head into a four-week full lockdown, with predictions and dire warnings of 80,000 or more possible deaths, Hospitals [...]

By |2021-01-27T16:08:15+13:00January 27th, 2021|buying a property, Real Estate News, selling a property|0 Comments

The Day the Music Stopped….

The day the Music stopped… Coronavirus Style... So here we are, early March 2020, trundling along nicely, listings coming in, sales being made, ah just another day at the office…. As we moved towards mid-march, the level of concern with this new global virus called covid 19, with cases and deaths globally growing at an alarming rate, and no known vaccine, it quickly became obvious that we in New Zealand [...]

“Hey, We’ve struck the Trifecta “…

We’ve struck the Trifecta…. A couple of years ago we had several seriously derogatory, libelous comments from a Lugtons Salesperson on the Netzone Real Estate facebook page – I had a chat to David Lugton who was equally appalled at the late night comments, and insisted the salesman publicly withdraw and apologize to us. The Lugtons salesman did so, again, on our page. I could have left the comments there, [...]

Happy 5th Birthday Netzone Real Estate

HAPPY BIRTHDAY NETZONE… Well here we are, 5 years old and it’s a big “ Happy Birthday to Netzone “ It’s time to reminisce and take a look at our journey along the way from start up in 2014 to now in the Hamilton Real Estate market made up of large traditional Agencies who have for years successfully bullied and ostracised any new entrants to the market in order to [...]

AML/CFT Act 2009 – NZ Real Estate Agents

AML/CFT Act 2009 - Anti Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism... Money laundering (ML) is the process that criminals use to "clean" the money they make through their criminal activity, by turning it into seemingly legitimate funds, and they are then able to protect and enjoy their criminally gained assets. Some people in New Zealand may also be financing terrorism using similar techniques to money launderers to avoid detection [...]

By |2019-02-24T08:03:53+13:00February 23rd, 2019|buying a property, Real Estate News, selling a property|0 Comments

Open Homes, do’s and don’ts….

How to maximise your chance for a quick sale and to gain the best possible price for your property. What to do for Open Homes Here are some quick and common sense ideas when your home is open to the public Lock away valuables or take them with you Remove pets where possible Make sure the atmosphere is light and warm Display fresh flowers if possible Add pleasant aromas such [...]

By |2019-07-27T11:08:22+12:00December 10th, 2018|Real Estate News, selling a property|0 Comments

The Perfect Storm – Real Estate Style…

THE PERFECT STORM – REAL ESTATE STYLE… And it’s centred over New Zealand…   The Big One - It’s arrived, it’s here, and looking for Landfall... So what is “The perfect real estate storm“ - well, simply put, it’s arriving at a time when a set of changed conditions enable Real Estate transactions to be conducted in the same professional way, with no reduction in service to the consumer, but [...]

Selling your house? Sales methods explained.

Thinking about selling your house, but confused over all those terms you hear? Wondering about the different sales options you see out there, then here are some answers and explanations to commonly asked questions about the various methods of sale. The most beneficial method of Marketing your Property is determined by the prevailing Market Conditions, Property type and Price Range, and vendors’ individual requirements and time frame. Generally speaking, when [...]

By |2018-09-13T13:28:48+12:00September 12th, 2018|buying a property, Real Estate News, selling a property|0 Comments

Hamilton Real Estate – The Slices get smaller

Hamilton Real Estate - A Smaller slice of the Pie…. As we head into the dark of winter, the traditional slowing down of Listings, combined with unprecedented demand as the Auckland effect overflows to the regions, is hitting hard on stock levels in Hamilton and the surrounding towns. The result – rapidly escalating prices, a great time to sell. You will achieve top price for your property, and with greater [...]

By |2018-03-20T23:10:09+13:00July 1st, 2016|Real Estate News, selling a property|0 Comments

Conjunctional Sales and the Hamilton Club Scene

  Hamilton – commonly known in Real Estate circles as the Conjunctional Capital of NZ…. What are Conjunctional Sales ? Conjunctional Sales occur when the Agent who holds the exclusive rights to sell a property, presumably to deliver benefits to the Vendor, then allows only  pre selected Agents to bring customers to the property, and in the event of a sale, the commission is shared between all parties. A wee [...]

By |2018-03-20T23:10:09+13:00March 18th, 2016|Real Estate News, selling a property|0 Comments
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