Author Archives: Property Magic

About Property Magic

My business is called Property Magic and I work exclusively with buyers as a buyer's adviser. Why buyers? Because I believe that buyers have the right to be treated fairly and honestly when they are looking for a house to buy. So check out my advice and let me know what you think.

Why is the price such a secret?

This was the profound question asked by a visiting, overseas, real estate expert who was looking at property for sale advertising in Auckland recently. Everywhere she goes she checks out the local market but she could not understand why we … Continue reading

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How to avoid making a stupid buying decision

When you own property, whether you live in it or rent it out to others, you love to see the value of it rising. That’s because your equity (or share of the value) rises by the same amount. There are … Continue reading

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What is going to happen in the market this year?

Happy New Year. I am sure you have begun the year with excellent intentions as I have (and as I do every year) and are hoping that this time you turn your goals into reality while kicking those bad habits … Continue reading

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The silence is deafening

Regardless of the current easing of the Auckland market it is very clear that there are no indications of a sudden drop in house prices. There are also no indications of a sudden increase in the amount of money being … Continue reading

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Should you be preparing new strategies?

The Auckland property market has definitely changed. Activity has slowed down as have price increases. Investors are unable to buy as easily and first home buyers have hit the wall of unaffordability. The factors which were driving the market have … Continue reading

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5 Property myths that could ruin your future

Myth 1 – Once I am on the property ladder I will just keep climbing This was the fortunate position that many baby boomers found themselves in. They bought their first home when they were young and gradually changed it … Continue reading

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Could the housing crisis create another building disaster?

Due to having some time out for surgery it has been a while since I posted an article. During this time an enormous amount of hot air has been exhaled about the Auckland Property market – so much in fact … Continue reading

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