Agents

Ailsa Dawson

Homes Estimate – An estimated value of an individual home.

What is the HomesEstimate? The HomesEstimate is an algorithm used to calculate the estimated market value for an individual home. It is not a formal valuation, but a starting point in determining a home’s estimated value. The HomesEstimate is calculated

Ailsa Dawson

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

Steve Hart

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

Ailsa Dawson

Why is digital marketing so important?

I had the pleasure of a chat with Elwin from ARO Digital this week about how digital marketing has grown rapidly in the real estate space and how agents can maximise it in their real estate marketing. “Marketing properties in

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

Ailsa Dawson

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

Ailsa Dawson

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

Ailsa Dawson

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

The Marketing team

REA Level 3 Guidelines – what you need to know

It’s great news that the country has moved to Alert Level 3 and that real estate agents can increase their scope of work with vendors and purchasers – however there are important guidelines that you must understand and follow from