Thinking about investing? Think about property management

If you’re thinking about investing in property, there are many steps and factors you need to consider. Whether you choose to manage your investment property yourself, or seek property management advice through an agency. Our six offices covering the Otago region offer a full array of services. Our Harcourts real estate agents will be there […]

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Plunket Fundraiser

On Saturday 27th of July Harcourts Queenstown held a Casino Royale fundraiser event alongside Plunket and QLDC. The purpose of the event was to raise money for Plunket, who provide exceptionally great services to our community and throughout New Zealand for infants and young children. Plunket supports the health and well-being of children from birth […]

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Have you ever considered a career in Real Estate?

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  As daunting as it may sound initially, a passion for helping others achieve their dreams and a driven personality make up the foundation for a successful real estate agent. In addition to personality factors, there is also a learning component in becoming an agent. To get started you don’t need to have previous experience […]

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The Queenstown commercial market

The Queenstown commercial market is extremely buoyant with high confidence in all sectors due to continued growth from tourism, and very strong activity in the building sector. With a number of tourism, commercial, retail and infrastructure projects being undertaken, combined with low interest rates and a growing population (expected to nearly double from 27,180 in […]

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Customer service, fun and laughter a winning recipe for real estate success

The motto ‘people first’ has paid off for the Harcourts Highland Real Estate Queenstown team, which has just won the International Harcourts Global Client Experience Award. The award is out of 900 offices over nine countries. Geoff Stevens, Harcourts Queenstown sales manager says he is very proud of the team. “The achievement is truly well […]

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What Expenses Can You Claim as a Rental Property Owner

With the 2018/2019 financial year now over, it‘s necessary to ensure that you are claiming the correct returns before the tax window closes on 7th July. Any expenses that you claim must  only relate to the costs that you incur when generating the rental income and not include any private expenses. Any fees or commission […]

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Property Focus – Dunedin

Vendors are seeing the market dynamics and understand that the market is more complex now, but they are still holding out for the right price in many instances which is protecting values across most levels. The lower level of sales volumes in some areas compared to the same time last year can be attributed to […]

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Property Focus – Wanaka

Vendors are seeing the market dynamics and understand that the market is more complex now, but they are still holding out for the right price in many instances which is protecting values across most levels. The lower level of sales volumes in some areas compared to the same time last year can be attributed to […]

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