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What does 2024 have in store for the property market in New Zealand?

February 2024

What does 2024 have in store for the property market in New Zealand?

The most recent numbers are in and it seems that the New Zealand property market is starting to make its comeback after a quiet 24 month period.  According to REINZ, figures from December show...
How to: Choose a Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Property

January 2024

How to: Choose a Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Property

Check out your local market You probably already know of a few agents around your town or region....
What to expect from a property appraisal

January 2024

What to expect from a property appraisal

What happens at your free appraisal? A property appraisal is a way for you, as a homeowner, to...
A guide to selling your property in 2024

January 2024

A guide to selling your property in 2024

Set yourself up for success It’s time to move on, but where to next? You haven’t...
Fiordland property market ‘hotspot’ bucks national trend

January 2024

Fiordland property market ‘hotspot’ bucks national trend

While property transactions in most of the country are at a low ebb, the ‘hotspot’ market in Te Anau and Manapouri is bucking the trend as buyers, particularly from outside the region,...
A quick guide to sell your lifestyle property in 2024

December 2023

A quick guide to sell your lifestyle property in 2024

It is not an easy decision to make - that the time has come to sell your lifestyle property. But lives change, needs evolve, and so do our desires for where we want to call ‘home’. There...
Opotiki benefits from aquaculture prosperity

November 2023

Opotiki benefits from aquaculture prosperity

Significant economic development focused on aquaculture in Opotiki is helping initiate a surge in activity in the Eastern Bay of Plenty's lifestyle property market. Benefiting from the government's...
Salespeople living their own lifestyle dreams – and revenue streams

November 2023

Salespeople living their own lifestyle dreams – and revenue streams

Two PGG Wrightson Real Estate salespeople are living their own lifestyle dreams with some...
Affordable lifestyle dream

November 2023

Affordable lifestyle dream

Several Northland families have taken advantage of farms in the region selling for forestry development, opening up an opportunity for highly affordable lifestyle property. On the back of land use...
Auction the perfect method to transact property

November 2023

Auction the perfect method to transact property

Throughout the rural economy auction is a common and centuries-old means of transaction. If you seek to sell property, whether lifestyle, residential or rural, auction is an efficient and dependable...
Ohoka farmlet offers opportunities

November 2023

Ohoka farmlet offers opportunities

A 12-hectare Ohoka farmlet, a rare and generous size for a lifestyle property in the heart of one of North Canterbury’s most desired localities, is for sale. Ron and Diane Dalley bought the...
Sight unseen purchase new era for church

November 2023

Sight unseen purchase new era for church

An Anglican church in a small Otago community has been de-consecrated and is now set to take on a...
Equestrian dream business potential

November 2023

Equestrian dream business potential

Kyrewood was established in the late 1980s by Pauline and Fred Gorton, and operated for many years as a riding school. With several premium features to fit and enhance an equestrian lifestyle, and...
Where to next? When it's time to sell your lifestyle property.

August 2023

Where to next? When it's time to sell your lifestyle property.

No matter how much you love your lifestyle property, the day will come when you decide to find somewhere new to call home. That could be for any number of reasons. But what’s key is setting...
Which region’s property markets are heating up as we approach spring? 

August 2023

Which region’s property markets are heating up as we approach spring? 

Spring is on the way, which, for the property market, means a hive of activity as homeowners contemplate their next move. And this results in two key things - more listings for sale, and more buyers...