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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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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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The hottest trends in housing today

As people attempt to deal with rising house prices around the world there are a number of innovations which are being seen more and more. All of them are right for some but none of them can be promoted as … Continue reading

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Why do successful investors chase yield?

Investing in any asset is about increasing your wealth by earning a return on your money invested. Whether you are earning interest, dividends or rental income you are looking to increase your worth by choosing the right asset or assets … Continue reading

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5 Rules you should never break when buying property

I don’t know about you but I am sick of reading poorly written articles about what is going to happen in the Auckland property market. Home buyers and investors must be utterly confused as every week they are told completely … Continue reading

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What is the answer to Auckland’s property crisis?

It was a very scary moment. I was reading the Herald on line and suddenly I was confronted by yet another “expert” talking about the Auckland property market. What made it really scary was that it was Mike Hosking (not … Continue reading

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Who’s making money in Auckland property?

Most buyers looking at the Auckland market think that the big winners in the past few years are existing home owners. Many home owners think the same. However, you only get the money if you sell and then don’t buy … Continue reading

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