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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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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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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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The Zen of house buying: How to stay in control

There has been quite a lot of information about the Auckland property market out there this past week and not much of it all that helpful for all you property buyers considering your future in the market. Hopefully this week’s … Continue reading

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What is cladding and why should you care?

Cladding is the name for the exterior material of a house. It is put up to protect the inside of the house and to make it look attractive. Rather like skin on your body. The cladding is responsible for protecting … Continue reading

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