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Highlights of 2022

Happy New Year to everyone! The team are thankful for all the support from our agents and users and are looking forward to what 2023 brings. With prices starting to cool throughout the year, 2022 was another turbulent year

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Sellers holding back due to lack of good properties to go to

As buyers peek over the parapet this spring and summer, homeowners across the country surveyed by are making decisions on their selling plans. And a respectable 14% of nearly 6000 respondents said they would sell within the next six

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Tips to dominate your market with Steve Koerber

How many years have you been in the industry? Since 1996 so, 26 years. I’m now with Ray White Remuera. What would you say are the core elements of your brand? My wife Nila is a big part of our

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How the pandemic drove an increase in real estate agents

As Covid started to sweep the country in early 2020, and went on to disrupt our daily lives throughout 2021, the real estate sector saw the number of new sales agents jump with thousands of new entrants. This uptick in

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The HomesEstimate Explained

What is the HomesEstimate? The HomesEstimate is our estimated market value, computed using a proprietary formula. It is not a formal valuation. It is a starting point in determining a home’s value. The HomesEstimate is calculated from public data, registered

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One Team, One Dream! With Brianne Bignell

How many years have you been in the industry? I have been in real estate for 15 years. My husband and father-in-law had a boutique real estate business and I started selling when I was 21 years old. My mother

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Our Best Home Staging Tips & Tricks

Home staging is an important part of the selling process for an agent and vendors to consider when it comes to putting a property together for photos and open homes. Staging the home can affect the sale price of the

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Tips for Selling During Lockdown

Life has changed abruptly in the past week where we now find ourselves again in a familiar place of an unexpected Level 4 lockdown. Fortunately, many businesses are equipped with the experience of being in this position before where working

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5 Ways To Make Your Listings Stand Out

Good Photography Professional photography will make your listing feel more luxurious while also benefiting from its features. Think about the style of the house and what is going to work best for it. Photos of houses at sunset or nighttime

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Jervois & Co – A Different Kind of Agency

A few weeks ago, we posted on our social channels about a listing where we saw the agent go the extra step. Amy Wildman personalised a strategic marketing program for the listing and employed help from a Disney designer to

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A Tale of Two Cities

Compare residential property turnover in the South Auckland suburb of Papakura with Wellington’s upmarket Khandallah and you’ll see a story of two New Zealands. One area is up and coming, ready to make its mark, while the other is well-established

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Auctions in today’s real estate environment

I recently spoke with Erin Rush from Harcourts in Wellington City about her real estate business and the challenges she is facing in selling properties under the cloud of Covid. The Wellington real estate market that Erin operates in, like

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Know and love your area with Steve Koerber

Steve Koerber remembers the first home he sold in Remuera, it was 1998 and it changed hands for $750,000. Today he values it at around $5 million. Moving from the North Shore to the leafy suburb with its prime Auckland