A&P Show fuels Wanaka interest

Harcourts Wanaka has been an exhibitor at the Wanaka A&P show for decades and looks forward to returning this year. Wanaka A&P show is a local favourite and a staple in the regional annual calendar. As one of the largest shows in New Zealand, organisers expect around 40,000 people to attend the event at Wanaka […]

Read more

Section sales are on the rise across the Queenstown-Lakes region

There are numerous indicators that identify the stages of the cycle within the real estate market. These are often visualised as a clockface with 12 o’clock being the peak of the market and 6 o’clock being the bottom. There are many factors that can contribute to the accuracy of the signs of where the property […]

Read more

Christmas Listings Brings Auction Success

Harcourts Queenstown is celebrating selling the first Queenstown properties under the hammer for 2024, and the success of its summer listings programme. Knocking the naysayers who believe that Christmas listings over what’s perceived as a ‘quiet time’ in the market just don’t stack up, the January 25 auction proved quite the opposite. A stunning and […]

Read more

Benefits of selling before buying

They say the first property you purchase is rarely the one that becomes your ‘forever home’. Many people decide to upsize their home due to growing families or downsize when heading into retirement. Some are faced needing to move to another location due to work opportunities, future life prospects, family, and many other reasons. Having […]

Read more

Historic stone house sells for top price in tiny Otago town

One of Central Otago’s oldest stone houses sold just before Christmas after an eight-year renovation that the owners admit nearly broke them. Brigitte Paterson, the Harcourts agent who marketed the four-bedroom two-storey 1880s home, said the Queenstown-based buyer planned to make the house in the small town of Roxburgh, about 90 minutes away, her permanent […]

Read more

A Small Office Achieving Big Things

A year and a half on from Tim Harris taking up the role of Harcourts Cromwell Sales Manager for a new challenge and new opportunities a lot has happened in the Cromwell office. As we mentioned in our last blog, Tim was a salesperson with Harcourts in Christchurch for an incredible 18 years, first as […]

Read more

Kate hits the ground running

To say Kate Croy has hit the ground running in the Harcourts Otago Dunedin office would be an understatement. Since joining the team at the beginning of November she notched up an unconditional sale, followed that up with another unconditional sale ten days or so later, and has five more listings already on the go. […]

Read more

Time to downsize and opportunities for a new owner

When the owner of this outstanding lifestyle property in the rural heart of Queenstown’s Wakatipu Basin made the decision to downsize, he was inundated with referrals to a real estate agency that would get the job done. After 32 years of blissful ownership, he turned to Harcourts Queenstown and agent Allyra McGrath to reach potential […]

Read more

Architectural harmony the future of Wanaka homes

Innovations in modern architecture blend homes into their environments with new standards of luxury and comfort. And four new apartments in Wānaka are prime examples of this. The standards of design and build showcase the Wānaka of the future, in the opinion of listing agent Tom Finden. “The property at 20 Chalmers Street signifies a […]

Read more

Christmas Activity Book

Our Christmas Activity Book is here! A collection of activities to entertain your children over the festive season. Download our 8 page activity book today! Our Christmas Activity Book includes: Arts & Crafts Puzzles Spot The Difference Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas, from the team at Harcourts Otago.

Read more