This Alpine-style holiday home in Wanaka sold for $935,000 over RV

If proof is needed that the current Auckland lockdown and Covid uncertainty hasn’t slowed down the property market, then a recent Wanaka sale says it all. A dress-circle holiday home in what locals call ‘old Wanaka’ recently sold for $1.585m, a staggering $335,000 over a pre-auction offer and $935,000 over its rateable value. And the […]

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A warm welcome in Millers Flat

Local knowledge is something you just can’t buy when working in real estate. The best agents know “their patch” inside out and upside down, that success is when opportunity meets preparation. No need to tell that to Teviot Valley local and Harcourts Alexandra agent Brigitte Paterson, who took a chance open home meeting to the […]

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Cromwell Takes Centre Stage

For years, Cromwell’s been seen as a dormitory town in comparison to Queenstown and Wanaka. Priced out of either of NZ’s glittering resort towns, you’d head there to buy a home and accept the 40-minute commute as part of the package. But now, Cromwell is taking centre stage. With exceptional sites in a prime location, […]

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Being sold one year later. For better or for worse?

Sellers, read on if you would like to know how to get the best possible outcome for your property. This is a story of the same property, two scenarios and two quite different outcomes. 6 Hovingham Court, a three bedroom, family home located in the stunning suburb of Jacks Point, Queenstown recently sold via a […]

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Harcourts Otago raised over $6000 in 60 minutes for Hospice

Here at Harcourts Otago we talk a lot about putting people first. Those ‘people’ are our team, our clients, and our community. We like to think that our business is successful not only in $$$-terms, but because we’re about courage, integrity, fun and laughter, about collaboration rather than competition. We support our community in any […]

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Continued success on Earnslaw Terrace

A gorgeous property in the amazing location and sought after address of Earnslaw Terrace sold for $750,000 over CV at auction on the 29th April. Purchased as an older home by a lovely long term local 11 years ago from a previous Harcourts Queenstown agent, now manager of our Dunedin office, this local chose to […]

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Hoppy Easter Activity Book

A collection of activities to entertain your children over Easter Download our 32-page activity book today! Our Easter activity book includes: Arts & Crafts Puzzles Treats & Recipes Outdoor activities Movies, jokes and more!  

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Tenancy Law Changes- Phase 2

The Residential tenancy amendment bill aims to strengthen tenants rights, bringing more changes for landlords. All landlords, including boarding house landlords, must comply with the laws in the Residential Tenancies Act. This is in addition to the Healthy Homes Standards, which aims to provide tenants with warmer, healthier and drier homes.   Phase 1 The […]

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25 Years of Project Marketing

When it comes to project marketing, Harcourts Otago is second to none in terms of knowledge and expertise. Over the course of 25 years Harcourts has been involved in project marketing for thousands of properties in all areas of real estate, from the commercial, rural, lifestyle, residential, hotels and retail sectors. You can view our […]

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Paving the way with auction success

Auctions  are all the rage right now. The property market’s defying all the ‘doom and gloom’ pandemic predictions of six to nine months ago and showing absolutely no signs of slowing down. For all those reasons and then some, competition at auctions is fierce. In a market fuelled by record low interest rates, shortage of […]

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