A local food lovers guide to Wanaka

After a day of sight-seeing, visiting family or climbing Roy’s Peak, Wanaka offers a great selection of restaurants, cafes and bars scattered around the town. If you’ve just moved to Wanaka or are thinking about making the move, here are some dining places the locals like to eat and say you can’t miss whilst in […]

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Halloween colouring competition- Wanaka

Enter our spooky Halloween colouring competition- Just print out the image below, put your creative cap on and let the fun begin! To enter simply can or photograph your entry and post to Harcourts Wanaka  Facebook page by 31st October 2019. Winners will be announced on the 1st November 2019 on the Wanaka Facebook page. […]

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Understanding the types of property ownership

In search of your first or second home-sweet-home you may come across some unfamiliar terms, a common group is the types of  property ownership. You’ve got all the tools under your belt such as a deposit, a willing lender and a budget but there is something else to think about when it comes to making […]

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Things to consider when buying a section

Buying a section can be a complex process as there are many things that need to be taken into consideration. There are some obvious factors such as taking an expert with you, taking your builder or architect to have a look which will help with your house plans. But there are some simple things you […]

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Have you ever considered a career in Real Estate?

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  As daunting as it may sound initially, a passion for helping others achieve their dreams and a driven personality make up the foundation for a successful real estate agent. In addition to personality factors, there is also a learning component in becoming an agent. To get started you don’t need to have previous experience […]

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Customer service, fun and laughter a winning recipe for real estate success

The motto ‘people first’ has paid off for the Harcourts Highland Real Estate Queenstown team, which has just won the International Harcourts Global Client Experience Award. The award is out of 900 offices over nine countries. Geoff Stevens, Harcourts Queenstown sales manager says he is very proud of the team. “The achievement is truly well […]

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What Expenses Can You Claim as a Rental Property Owner

With the 2018/2019 financial year now over, it‘s necessary to ensure that you are claiming the correct returns before the tax window closes on 7th July. Any expenses that you claim must  only relate to the costs that you incur when generating the rental income and not include any private expenses. Any fees or commission […]

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Property Focus – Wanaka

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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