Four key ways property marketing increases the value of your home

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A strategic multi-channel property marketing campaign will almost always deliver a better sale result. Kelvin Collins, CEO at Harcourts Otago, shares four crucial marketing aims which come together to add value to your property. Continue reading “Four key ways property marketing increases the value of your home”

Why winter could be the perfect time to sell your home

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Tradition tells us winter is a difficult time to sell: it’s easy to think that buyers are staying at home and waiting to buy when the days warm up again.

But, while the fire crackles, wine is mulled and chestnuts are roasted, the most common reasons for buying and selling property continue to occur. People will still have job changes, promotions, pregnancies, marriages and bereavements. They’ll still need to upsize, downsize, change location or move for financial reasons. Rain, hail or snow, people always need to buy and sell houses. Continue reading “Why winter could be the perfect time to sell your home”

BEGINNER’S GUIDE: Everything you need to know about the 5 main sale methods

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There are five types of sale that are most commonly used today: auction, deadline, tender, price by negotiation and fixed price.

Each method has its benefits and there are various reasons why one might be the best choice for you.

Continue reading “BEGINNER’S GUIDE: Everything you need to know about the 5 main sale methods”

Buy first or sell first? How to decide on the right order for you

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By Chris Wright, The Wright Team, Harcourts Wanaka.

Moving house is a stressful time and the decision of whether to buy or sell first is often a huge contributor to this anxiety.

But it needn’t be a scary dilemma. There are pros and cons to both methods and hopefully this article will get clear in your mind what they are. Remember — there’s no right or wrong way and, with a little research, you’ll be able to decide on the process that’s right for you and your family. Continue reading “Buy first or sell first? How to decide on the right order for you”

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