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The times – they are a changing!

The times – they are a changing!

Latest REINZ Sales Stats for August. The Eastern Beaches area, from Bucklands Beach to Flat Bush, had another small drop from July of 0.47%! So the last four months have been May to June – no change, June to July – 2.27% drop, and July to August –...
The kind of people you do more for!

The kind of people you do more for!

A great start to a day. Breakfast finished, so it was into the office and start the day. First daily task – check the emails and do the three D’s – delete/deal with/distribute. Check the diary for appointments – looks like a quiet day today. Phone goes! Landline, so...

Property appraisals are a must have!

An appraisal is not only a must..! The reason, the method, and the need for an appraisal of your property has changed. No longer is it just to get an idea of what it will sell for. No longer is it given on the spot with a scratch of the head! And no longer is it just...
Titles, lease-hold land and tenants-in-common.

Titles, lease-hold land and tenants-in-common.

Interesting or Boring – Titles, Leases, Tenants in Common and Form 18. Titles. 1. Your regulatory body, your Council, is not responsible for titles of properties. Their responsibility is with issues relating to the building code for buildings and structures on...
Eastern Beaches Sky Rocket Continues!

Eastern Beaches Sky Rocket Continues!

The latest median sale prices from REINZ (Real Estate Institute of NZ) came out on Wednesday 15th June. It includes sales up to the end of May this year. From December it shows that the Eastern Beaches median prices have sky rocketed…from $903,500 in December to...
You and Your Neighbours Trees

You and Your Neighbours Trees

You are responsible for ensuring your own trees do not cause problems for anyone else. If your neighbour’s tree is causing problems, the first step is to talk to them. They may not even be aware of your concerns. Give them the chance to fix things up, and look...
The market – Up again in Eastern Beaches.

The market – Up again in Eastern Beaches.

  LOOKING BACK AT SALES TRENDS FOR EASTERN BEACHES.     The latest REINZ sales statistics for Eastern Beaches shows the rise has continued from December to April. There was a slow down in March but then a hefty rise of 6.06% in April. That has put the median...
Auckland “Rebound” but Eastern Beaches steady incline!

Auckland “Rebound” but Eastern Beaches steady incline!

The market – March 2016 Comment from CoreLogic two weeks ago – “Auckland values have rebounded again after dropping for only two months according to the latest QV House Price Index release. The index had dropped in both January and February meaning that...
Pets and selling!

Pets and selling!

LOVE YOUR PET – HOME TO SELL! We all love our own pets, but sometimes it may not be the same with the people who are looking to buy your home. They are buying the house – not the pet! Pets make some people very uncomfortable and there are some who may have had...
Houses grow old too!

Houses grow old too!

Houses grow old too! Even the Rating Value details of properties show that houses grow old too! The Rating Value is made up of the Improved Value and the Land Value. The Improved Value is the value given to any improvements to the land at the time of the rating...