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OCR rise on the cards this week – a mortgage broker comments

General Realestate // 11.03.2014

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OCR rise on the cards this week – a mortgage broker comments

To fix or stay floating???? Mortgage Broker Kris Pedersen from krispedersen.co.nz has this to say about the looming interest rate rises….. Almost unanimously across the board economists agree that the OCR will be increasing from its current position of 2.5% to 2.75% on Thursday. This means that floating rates and revolving credit facilities are likely […]

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Summer listing Special – reduced commission + eMarketing package

General Realestate, Home Sellers // 03.03.2014

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Summer listing Special – reduced commission + eMarketing package

Summer Listing Special – a limited time offer! Reduced commission of 3% + GST – payable only on the unconditional sale of your property. NO base fee Complementary advertising on realestate.co.nz, buyer email database mailout, and one month of single spot adverts in  the Property Press. NO money upfront for advertising with this basic package means […]

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Impact of new Reserve Bank LVR rules revealed

General Realestate // 27.02.2014

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Impact of new Reserve Bank LVR rules revealed

At the coal face I have been waiting for the data to filter through to back up the anecdotal evidence I have that the Wellington market in general (and North Wellington specifically) has been hard hit by the new LVR restrictions. Open Homes have been quieter, the pool of active buyers has diminished, and the […]

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“First Home buyers decline”, says Quotable Value

General Realestate // 11.02.2014

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“First Home buyers decline”, says Quotable Value

Following the introduction of the LVR speed limits by the Reserve Bank in October, there was an expectation that the number of first home buyers would decline. The latest data produced by CoreLogic shows that first home buyer activity declined in December and January. For most of the previous two years the percentage of sales […]

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February market update

General Realestate // 04.02.2014

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February market update

As in past years the early weeks of this year have delivered a steady level of real estate activity. Buyer demand is still quite strong despite measures put in place by the Reserve Bank late last year to slow the market down. Although the Reserve Bank’s policy changes have undoubtedly taken some first home buyers […]

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Buyers are Liars.

General Realestate, Home Buyers, Home Sellers // 30.01.2014

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Buyers are Liars.

Interesting title to this post I hear you say! As agents, if we have to have an understanding of what makes people in home buying mode tick, then we can do our job of marketing homes better. Notice I didn’t say home buyers just then. Generalizing is common in the real estate industry and it […]

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Executive Family $RV580,000

Executive Family  $RV580,000

5 Hislop Way, Johnsonville
Executive family home with great views. Featuring four double bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a study. Central heating. Built 2007 with a cavity system.
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Compact Cutie $340,000+

Compact Cutie  $340,000+


148 Fraser Avenue, Johnsonville

Brand new two bedroom plus study weatherboard home. A heatpump and double glazing will keep you cosy in winter.

Compact section, North facing aspect, off street parking, and train station close.

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Wonderful Wellington

A fabulous time lapse glimpse of our Harbour Capital

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