Category Archives: House Buying

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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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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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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Why do small houses cost so much in Auckland?

One of the hardest types of property to buy in Auckland is a 2 bedroom unit or house. You need deep pockets and a strong will because the prices they are attracting are unbelievable. What is it that makes them … Continue reading

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5 essential actions house buyers need to take

Whether it has been a few years since you last bought a property or you are buying for the first time most property buyers think the process is about looking at properties until you find the right one then buying … Continue reading

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Land, Money and Time – the 3 critical issues in Auckland

It has been a very noisy time for anyone following the Auckland property market with commentators, journalists, Government officials, Councillors and opinion piece writers voicing their ideas on how to fix the market once and for all. What is absolutely … Continue reading

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