Superheroes Colouring Competition

Welcome to our SUPERHEROS colouring competition! To enter please follow the instructions below; Download/ right click and save the image below to print out. Once you have completed your masterpiece, please take a photo of your entry and send it to us via Facebook messenger. Please include your name, age and circle which office your […]

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COVID-19 impact on the Otago Property Market

Written by Kelvin Collins with 25 years of real estate experience in the Otago region.   Coronavirus 19 impact on Otago Property Market In the past the property market has continued to perform during a downturn in tourism which we saw with SARS and 9/11 in the early 2000’s. However financial instability will have an […]

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The Online Property Appraisal

With the COVID-19 lock-down eliminating physical contact with those who are not in your “bubble”, there is a growing reliance now more than ever on digital capabilities. At Harcourts Otago we are fortunate to have a robust IT system across our six offices which allows our entire team to work remotely, in this case from […]

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The Harcourts guide on selling at Auction

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If you’ve decided to sell your home, you’ve now got another huge decision on your hands: which method of sale to choose. Auctions have become the preferred method of selling property in most areas across the country. Auction is a very popular method of sale in New Zealand because it helps you achieve the highest […]

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Advice for 2020 property investors

Is one of your 2020 New Year’s resolutions or goals to purchase an investment property? Or to grow your current investment property portfolio? Here is some advice that applies to investors of all ages.   Education is paramount Knowledge is power, and empowering yourself will enable you to achieve your 2020 property goals. Regularly research […]

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Questions to ask before hiring a real estate agent

If you’ve made the all-important decision that now is the best time for you to sell your home, now is the time to decide who will help you sell your home. You may have a particular agent in mind as recommended by someone you know or have previously used in the past. When deciding to […]

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Buying and selling at the same time

In an ideal world buying and selling your property would happen simultaneously, but is difficult in any market. It’s a balancing act, but can be done. Timing is often a challenge as you could end up owning two properties whilst you try to sell your existing home. If you think this could be an issue […]

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Five signs it’s time to up-size your home

You first home is always a place you hold close to your heart as it marks a milestone in your life and holds many memories. When you first moved in you were happy in your three bedroom 1 bathroom sized home, but lately you’re feeling like you need more space as your life progresses. Here […]

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Questions to ask yourself before buying your first home

Buying your first home is one of the most important life decisions and transactions you’ll make. It would be wise to take a minute and sit down to ask yourself some serious questions to ensure you are ready and prepared to make the big move. This will not only help you in gaining a better […]

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