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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Auction Gala success for Queenstown

Queenstown-Property-Auction-Harcourts

Harcourts Queenstown are celebrating after a successful Auction Gala! We had nine superb properties go to auction on Thursday 18 October, with six selling under the hammer. We’re sure our vendors will agree there are huge benefits of taking a property to auction, take a look at our list of benefits below.   The benefits […]

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Halloween colouring competition – Queenstown

Happy Halloween! Enter our Halloween colouring competition – just print out the below image and let the fun begin! To enter simply scan or photograph your entry and post to Harcourts Queenstown Facebook page by 31st October 2018. Winners will be announced on the 1st November 2018 on the Queenstown Facebook page. Prize(s) are two […]

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New restrictions for overseas buyers

Overseas-Investment-Amendment-Bill

The Overseas Investment Amendment Act comes into force on October 22nd 2018 and will impact every residential property transaction. The bill amendments aim to ensure that investments made by overseas persons in New Zealand will have genuine benefits for the country. Queenstown Law kindly answered some of the most asked questions regarding the new amendments. […]

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The key benefits of buying off-the-plans

Buying-Off-the-Plans

Buying off-the-plans is sometimes portrayed as a ‘risky’ investment but buying before the property has been built can hold many benefits from financial gains to peace of mind. Here are our top five benefits of buying off the plan:   You get your pick of the properties! Buying off the plans means more selection as […]

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2018 Market Report – Edition 2

Our latest Harcourts Otago Market Report is out now. We discuss the factors influencing the property market and our outlook for the rest of 2018 for Otago.

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