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 [...]

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 [...]

“Death of Traditional Real Estate Franchises”

The “DEATH OF TRADITIONAL REAL ESTATE FRANCHISES“ As sure as Night follows day, the Decline and Death of the current Franchises will follow the Death of Newspapers. The “DEATH OF NEWSPAPERS“ is well under way. With the arrival of the Internet, around 2000, Newsprint Advertising as the preferred advertising medium for Consumer services has gone into free fall,  see here First, Motor Vehicles disappeared from the pages, then Jobs - [...]

By |2018-03-20T23:10:09+13:00January 4th, 2016|Real Estate News, The Evolution of Real Estate|1 Comment

Myths, Fallacies, and just plain Porkies

Netzone Real Estate - in Business in Hamilton now for just over a year, and here's just a few of the irrational and desperate myths, and Porkies, we've had told to some of our vendors by several of the Traditional Agents, and their managers, as they try to nullify Netzone, and justify and perpetuate, their old school habits and their 4% fees and add on costs. ' Fly by Nighters [...]

By |2016-03-18T17:04:52+13:00November 11th, 2015|Real Estate News, The Evolution of Real Estate|0 Comments

Who Will Disrupt Real Estate?

What is Disruption? Rapid business change caused by fast technological change or transformation of business models. Cheap access to cloud computing means businesses don't have to invest in infrastructure but typically develop app-based models for customers to access goods and services, mainly through smartphones, ipads, etc. Couple this with the changes in Buyers habits over the last 5 to 10 years… One, driven by Agents themselves, with buyers now not [...]

By |2016-03-18T17:23:30+13:00July 13th, 2015|The Evolution of Real Estate|1 Comment
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