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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Looking for a career change?

Why should you consider a real estate? As a real estate sales consultant, you will be running your own business, based around your own work, in a thriving sector of the economy that impacts almost every person at some point in their lives. You work the hours that work best for you and what you […]

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Harcourts Live Auction Streaming

At Harcourts we are advocates of the auction process, time and time again we have seen this process exceed client expectations and maximise the sale price of their property. Aside from the benefits you can read in our previous Auction guide blog, there is an additional benefit that we have been offering at Harcourts Otago […]

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Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Real Estate Brand 2020

Harcourts, winner of the Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Real Estate Brand 2020. Thank you, New Zealand! At Harcourts, we are committed to providing you with a full range of property and real estate services, no matter where you may be in your property journey. Harcourts full range of property and real estate services includes selling, […]

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Mother’s Day Activity Book

A collection of activities for Mother and child to do together. Mother’s Day in isolation may not be ideal,  but there are many things you can do and many ways you can show your appreciation for the wonderful mum in your life. Download our 30-page activity book today! Our Mother’s Day activity book includes: Arts […]

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Working from home as an Office Administrator

When we were first informed that we were going in to a nationwide lockdown to combat COVID-19 and we would all be working from home, I was nervous. It made me think about whether I would be able to complete my work load effectively away from the office, or not. Although we have had to […]

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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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