So, you have decided to sell your home and have made a decision that you are going to use a Licensed Salesperson from a well known Real Estate Agency. Great decision! But...how do you pick the right person? There are a number of things to consider: This is potentially your greatest financial asset and it is essential to get the "right person" for the job. You need someone professional, trustworthy, knowledgeable, focused on getting the best outcome for you - i.e the highest p
to help sell your home? What are some easy and mostly free things you, as the home owner, can do to help your R. E agent present your home to the market at its absolute best? Well, I have FOUR words for you... Declutter. Clean. Light. Stage. Firstly, declutter every surface/cupboard/closet/shelf. Put it all in a box or two and store it at your mums, or bin it, recycle it, donate it, sell it, give it away....whatever you do - get rid of your clutter. No one wants to see your e
Well, it is certainly interesting times at present, in Real Estate. The market is always changing and the old saying rings true "change is the only constant". We are certainly seeing change at the moment with the Foreign Buyer Ban starting to bite, the AML (anti-money laundering bill) coming into effect with all its due diligence requirements, the Healthy Homes Act, changes to the Residential Tenancy Act, Kiwi-Build, etc... all starting to take effect. What does it all mean?