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, [...]

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

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

Scary Stuff in Real Estate

Leaky Homes Over the past decade or so, the Leaky Home Syndrome has appeared and has caused absolute havoc - financial ruin, health problems, lives in tatters. There are certain clues with building styles, materials, etc, and if in any doubt, a Building Inspection by a certified Inspector is paramount before proceeding with a purchase. Meth Contaminated Properties – P Labs Another dangerous and potentially very costly situation – the [...]

By |2018-03-20T23:10:09+13:00June 3rd, 2015|buying a property|0 Comments
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