Agents

Steve Hart

Agents find ways to keep working

Open homes and auctions may be on the back-burner due to the Covid-19 outbreak and countrywide lock-in – but that doesn’t mean estate agents are sitting on their hands.  It’s tough going though with the people unable to move home

Cara Hodson

Think differently and adapt – 3D Virtual Tours

A few weeks ago it seemed completely normal to have multiple groups of people strolling through a home, opening every cupboard and inspecting it to the nth degree.  Things changed rapidly due to COVID-19 and within a week we had

Ailsa Dawson

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

Sam McIntyre

Approach the lock-down as an opportunity

How are real estate agents going to survive in times like these and what should you be doing/working on? Here are some ideas for you: Do whatever it takes to see it through Hunker down. Those that come out of

Ailsa Dawson

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

Ailsa Dawson

The trust bank account

Building trust with your real estate clients is so important. Without trust difficult conversations can become personal attacks pushing the client relationship into negative territory, and highly likely that repeat and referral business along with a positive testimonial will not

Ronel Steynberg

Focused on adding value for our Premium Agents

Ronel Steynberg, Head of Customer Support here at homes.co.nz is in contact with our Premium Agents on a daily basis and loves to hear how impressed they are with the quality of support they receive from her team. She believes

Steve Hart

Show and tell with a property video

homes.co.nz is a big supporter of real estate videos, and one reason for this is that people are attracted to video over static images. Video creates a higher engagement with house hunters. It means buyers far and wide, across New

Lucy Simpson

Grow your personal brand on Instagram

Post High-Quality Images that are Engaging and Relevant Instagram is a visual-first platform – which means no matter how compelling your caption may be, the image has to be picture perfect. But for somebody starting out, how do you know

Peter Anderton

New Agent Profiles and Secondary Agent on Listings

Peter Anderton, Head of Product here at homes.co.nz talks about some of the recent changes that you may or may not have noticed on the site. “Premium Agent profiles have a new look and feel. The new look brings them

Lucy Simpson

Top tips for Facebooking

Write/share posts that engage with your audience If you’re not engaging with your audience on Facebook, what’s the point of posting? A good way to engage with your audience, is to post content with captions that encourage likes, comments and

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