Healthy Homes Standards

The Healthy Homes Standards aim to make a significant change to the quality of New Zealand rental homes. We are well on our way to achieving a fully compliant rental portfolio for our six offices across Otago. Are you a landlord? Do you know what the Healthy Homes Standards means for your property? As at […]

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Mortgage Express Otago

Mortgage Express is the fastest growing mortgage and insurance adviser company in Australasia. In operation since 1998, it has access to a wide range of lenders, insurers and products, and has helped more than 20,000 New Zealand families buy their dream homes. With 80 advisers across New Zealand, Mortgage Express assists in settling over 2,200 […]

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Short term letting and maximizing your investment

Queenstown short-term holiday home letting has fast become a highly competitive and lucrative option for Queenstown property owners. Could a residential space you own also serve as an accommodation destination for tourists?   What are the benefits? Renting out a privately owned home or apartment has now become a mainstream offering in New Zealand. The […]

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Queenstown Country Cottage

Islay Cottage, on Lower Shotover Road in Queenstown’s Dalefield is for sale with Harcourts Queenstown. This restored country cottage is named after the Scottish island of Islay, which original property owner Alexander Brown left in 1864 to come to New Zealand. His son John built the then two-bedroom cottage, originally sited nearby, between 1900 and […]

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Wooing Tree Estate

Offering exceptional sites in a prime location, Wooing Tree Estate is being developed alongside the iconic Wooing Tree Vineyard from which it draws its name. Vineyard owners Steve and Thea Farquharson have made the decision to take their award-winning winery in a new direction. The site on which the vineyard sits is one of the best […]

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Queenstown Holiday Homes Market Update

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  Despite the initial prediction businesses made during the early stages of lockdown when looking at the future of Queenstown’s holiday homes market, the Harcourts Holiday Homes team have seen a remarkable amount of bookings and enquiries from Kiwi’s around New Zealand.   The search has well and truly begun Our Harcourts Holiday Homes website […]

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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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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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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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