Rural news and publications

Is now a good time to sell off your bush block or rural land?

March 2023

Is now a good time to sell off your bush block or rural land?

If you’ve got a bush block or rural land that you’ve been thinking about selling, now could be a really great time to do so! With an increase of people searching for these types of...
Property report: Market challenges mean vendors need to be realistic

November 2022

Property report: Market challenges mean vendors need to be realistic

Peter Newbold, general manager of PGG Wrightson Real Estate and Jamie Mackay from The Country have just had their monthly catch-up regarding the state of the rural property market. First off, Jamie...
Property Express: Kiwifruit Property Values Break New Barriers

November 2022

Property Express: Kiwifruit Property Values Break New Barriers

Several significant recent Bay of Plenty orchard sales have established a new benchmark for kiwifruit property values. For the best producing, most sought after properties, in favoured locations, at...
Property Express: Meeting the Challenges of ‘Working Alongside Iwi’

November 2022

Property Express: Meeting the Challenges of ‘Working Alongside Iwi’

Wayne Brooks is Iwi Liaison Manager for PGG Wrightson Real Estate, also serving as the...
I'm ready to sell - what next?

November 2022

I'm ready to sell - what next?

After the decision has been made to sell your property, there can be an overwhelming amount of information and advice being given to you from all directions. Suddenly, instead of the exciting start...
Blue chip farm for sale in Waikato dairy heartland

November 2022

Blue chip farm for sale in Waikato dairy heartland

A 152 hectare Waikato dairy farm, situated in the region’s farming heartland, is for sale for the first time since 1967. In Piarere, Tirau, 46 kilometres south east of Hamilton and 23...
Paengaroa property offers diversification option

November 2022

Paengaroa property offers diversification option

A Paengaroa, Te Puke property is selling with a potential solution for any land that might otherwise end up converting to forestry. Phil Goldsmith of PGG Wrightson Real Estate, Whakatane is offering...
Winter demand for North Otago hill properties results in excellent sales

November 2022

Winter demand for North Otago hill properties results in excellent sales

Three extensive North Otago sheep and beef hill properties, each well respected among the local...
Franklin property presents pork industry opportunity

November 2022

Franklin property presents pork industry opportunity

A Franklin district rural property is for sale. Containing a large piggery and located between Mangatangi and Maramarua just off State Highway Two, the farm provides an excellent opportunity to...
King Country ‘trophy’ selling for the first time in 47 years

November 2022

King Country ‘trophy’ selling for the first time in 47 years

One of King Country’s most prestigious farms is for sale for the first time in 47 years. Jocelyn Chambers grew up on her parents’ Rangitoto farm. In 1976, with her late husband Gerald,...
Historic home for sale on widely admired North Canterbury farm

October 2022

Historic home for sale on widely admired North Canterbury farm

One of North Canterbury’s most notable historic country homes, located on one of the region’s most admired farms, is for sale. Claremont, a Georgian-style house built in 1866 from...
Trust in the process pays off for Waikato family

October 2022

Trust in the process pays off for Waikato family

Daphne and Angus Jamieson farmed a 41-hectare Pukeatua, Waikato property for 52 years. After Angus...
Why is spring the best time to sell?

October 2022

Why is spring the best time to sell?

The property market picks up in spring and you may have heard that it’s one of the best times to sell. We delve into the top three reasons why spring is the best time to sell – no matter...
What happens at your free appraisal

October 2022

What happens at your free appraisal

Thinking of listing and uncertain about what the next steps are? We have you covered. If you are considering listing your home and finding a new view to wake up to, it’s important to get as...
Things to do before listing

October 2022

Things to do before listing

Listing your home for sale is a marathon, but there are some easy tips and tricks to get ahead of your competition. Some of the easiest ways for your home and property to look polished are by...