Property Focus – Queenstown

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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Conditional vs unconditional offers

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If you’re buying your first home or you’re ready for your second home purchase, the whole question of conditional vs unconditional offers can get confusing. This article explains the difference between the offers and the conditions that may be in your offer.   Conditional offer An offer to buy a property subject to stated conditions […]

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Understanding the methods of sale

If you’re looking to buy a property or doing your homework before you sell, you would have spotted a variety of sales methods. It is important that you understand the process before taking the next step. As auction specialists, many Harcourts listings are sold by auction. Other common methods of selling residential property in New […]

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The Harcourts Foundation

On behalf of all of the Highland Real Estate Group we were thrilled to present Otago Community Hospice with a grant of $10,000 from the Harcourts Foundation, along with a further donation of $5,495 from the Highland Real Estate Group. Otago Hospice CEO Ginny Green and Development and Engagement Manager Becs Wilson joined the Dunedin […]

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Welcome to the Boatshed

Queenstown-Boatshed

The Park Street boatsheds have been a part of Queenstown’s maritime history for over fifty years. Located on the shore of Lake Wakatipu and only a short five minute stroll from central Queenstown, the twelve secure sheds have been cherished by longtime local owners and used to house their boats conveniently on the edges of […]

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How to find your perfect property

Buying a home is one of the biggest decisions you will make in life, and it really is worth doing the homework to ensure you get it right. Too many people rush in to buying homes, which could ultimately prove to be an expensive and timewasting blunder. Here are our top tips for finding your […]

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New Year’s Resolutions – Selling Edition

  Are you planning on selling your home in 2019? Remember you only get one shot at making a good first impression. Add these 4 New Year’s Resolutions to your list to prepare your home for the quickest sale with the best result.   Make those repairs The light bulb you’ve been meaning to replace […]

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Tackling money laundering

Anti-Money-Laundering

To improve New Zealand’s ability to tackle money laundering and terrorism financing, the Government has made law changes that affect various businesses and professions.   Each year about $1.35 billion from the proceeds of fraud and illegal drugs is laundered through everyday New Zealand businesses. These law changes – put in place practical measures to protect […]

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