Tag Archives: buying houses

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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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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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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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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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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How to take control of your real estate dream

We need to talk about the biggest factor in any property transaction – money. Whether you are buying your first home, your last home or any in between or if you want to invest in property you need to understand … Continue reading

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