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May 2014 Rental Report

May 2014 rental report       Over the past 12 months rental prices have increased by around $20 per week across all bedroom sizes, the latest rental report shows. More...

May 2014 Suburb Report On Sales, Rents & Yields

May 2014 suburb report on sales, rent and yield     A suburb breakdown of average house prices, average weekly rent and gross yield for three bedroom properties across...

May 2014 Residential Sales Report

May 2014 residential sales report     See sales volumes by focus area, average sale price by focus area, sales volume and average price by number of bedrooms, volume of sales...

Real Estate Update For May

May 2014 housing market update – Peter Thompson       Read the market update from Peter Thompson: The Auckland property market decelerates as winter approaches....

Real Estate Update For April

April 2014 housing market update – Peter Thompson     Read the market update from Peter Thompson: Auckland residential property prices cooled slightly during April with...

Real Estate Update For March

March 2014 housing market update     Update from Barfoot & Thompson Chief Executive Officer, Wendy Alexander: March was a busy month for residential sales across Auckland...

Real Estate Update For February

February 2014 market update Auckland residential property prices held steady during February but there are signs that an increase in the number of listings will begin to contain...

Real Estate Update For January

January 2014 market update Read the latest housing report for January 2014. The Auckland residential housing market made a strong start to 2014 following the Christmas/New Year break...

Real Estate Update For December

  December 2013 market update       Rock solid December sees Auckland housing market end year on record high.   Overall, Auckland’s housing market remained...

Scallops With Citrus Chilli Dressing – A Great Christmas Starter

From our latest newsletter “The Local Line issue 15″   Fresh new season Scallops (I use 6 per person) Zest of a lemon, salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste...

Real Estate Update For November

November 2013 Market Update Mortgage restrictions no barrier to Auckland house price increases If the Reserve Bank restrictions on mortgage lending are to have an impact on the...

Real Estate Update For September

September 2013 Market Update Housing market takes impending mortgage changes in its stride in Auckland. The impending introduction of Reserve Bank restrictions on home mortgage lending...

Record breaking Fundraiser For Starship

What a night! Fabulous food, great cooking demo, plenty of bubbles and fun. With ticket sales and the auction we raised a record breaking $17,310.00 for Starship foundation to help...

Our Exclusive Starship Foundation Fundraiser

Be quick for limited tickets available @ $120 each either call Diana on 021 408 303 or email dianabu@xtra.co.nz. Click on the picture to enlarge...

Real Estate Update For August

August 2013 Market Update Auckland housing activity increases but prices remain stable The average price for an Auckland home has barely changed over the past five months. More...

Real Estate Update For July

  July 2013 Market Update July sees an increase in new listings The Auckland property market saw an increase in new listings in July, while the average house price held steady at...

Need To De-Clutter Your Home?

                Thinking about selling your home is usually when you realise just how much clutter you have accumulated and I hasten to add, the...

Real Estate Update For June

    June 2013 Market Update   Period Number of Sales* Volume of Sales June 2013 1,059 Properties $688,292,567 June 2012 994 Properties $585,715,834 12 Months to June...

Top Tips For Private Sellers

The main problem with selling privately is the conflict of interest between buyers who think they should get a discount because the owner is not paying a commission and sellers who...

Timing Your Launch – When Is The Best Time To Sell

We all feel better in Spring after a (usually) long cold wet Winter. The blossoms appear in abundance, new life springs forth (excuse the pun) and temperatures at last start to rise....

How To Find A Great Agent To Sell Your Home

Google the candidates, find out what they have sold in the area and how much experience they have Check what past clients have said about them and testimonials How would they recommend...

Top 10 Tips For Presenting Your Home For Sale

First impressions count so start on the outside. Tidy up the garden, mow lawns, trim hedges and shrubs. Check paintwork or other exterior areas that may need attention. Get the house...

Real Estate Market Update For May

  May 2013 Market Update Auckland house prices static for second consecutive month “The average sales price in May was $644,737, up less than $2000 on the figure for April and...