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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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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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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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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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