Ailsa Dawson

Ailsa Dawson

Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020

I sat down with Niall Heeran from RentWellington to discuss the recently passed Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020. Niall believes that good landlords don’t need new legislation to do what’s right, bad landlords will look for ways around legislation.   When listening

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Why auction?

We have recently seen in the media outstanding examples of auctions achieving premium prices for sellers and subsequently boosting profile for agents. Are auctions the domain of the ‘super agent’? Robert Tulp an independent auctioneer & Director from Apollo Auctions

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Tips for agents working with Property Investors

I recently had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Bill Guthrie, a seasoned Residential Property Investor, who has been in the property investment market for close to 40 years. Over that time Bill has built a large residential

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Building your personal brand in an authentic way

The catchphrase when starting out in real estate sales in the past was ‘fake it till you make it’, now the move is to ‘be authentic to make it’. People all around the world are now seeing through ‘fake’ with

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Technology under Covid-19

Video-conferencing apps were downloaded an unprecedented 62 million times last week, reflecting a new normal in how people have reacted to the need to keep communicating when face to face is no longer an option. Now that real estate teams

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Virtual Appraisals during Covid-19 lockdown

You will likely have seen on social media the promotion of virtual appraisals in response to COVID-19 and the level 4 lock-down. Offering virtual appraisals is a great way to engage with potential vendors with the possibility of securing listing

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How homeowners choose a selling agent

How does a homeowner decide which agent to list their home with? I recently interviewed several people who have recently engaged with an agent to sell their home and asked the question … “What influenced your decision when selecting your

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