This more than makes sense (SOLD)

6 Downing St, Crofton Downs, Wellington 6035, New Zealand
Tender, offers welcome from$430,000


SOLD CASE STUDY – 6 Downing Street, Crofton Downs

A total of just shy of 100 groups visited the property in the three weeks it was on the market. 10 offers were received with the accepted offer having no special conditions. It was at a price level more than 70% above the RV.

There were several factors that contributed to this outcome. Including, but not limited to:

Digital marketing presence. Most people nowadays search for property online. Our marketing packages are geared towards making the most of this. With stats like 7,515 hits on trade me (this is only one of multiple websites we market on), and 11,785 people reached on Facebook which translated into an outstanding 1574 Facebook engagements, it is not hard to see why a digital focus provides the most effective and measurable marketing approach. Floor plans, drone shots and a virtual tour also added to the campaign’s effectiveness.

We believe in what we are doing so much that we paid for the advertising, it didn’t cost the owners a cent for the digital marketing of their home.

The purchasers had easy online access to a large amount of information. Using our property files system, potential purchasers could sign in on their own time and download a plethora of information. This included a building report, LIM report and electrical quote.  As well as comparable sales, school zoning, title, memo of lease and rental appraisal (supplied by us). This allowed people to make an informed decision.

The house was staged with furniture. A property is rarely going to look its best empty. Engaging a home stager is an excellent idea in this scenario. It very quickly transforms a property from a house to a home. Furniture can also make a room look larger with it giving purchasers a better perception of the size of the living spaces. The budget was around $1500 for this property.

An “enquiry welcome from” price was used, in combination with a fixed date for offers. This provided buyers with a guide, while still allowing the owners to ensure they were fully testing the market.

Original advert:

With a brilliant location, two large double bedrooms (both with double wardrobes) and configured over one level, this solid weatherboard beauty is the perfect choice.  It would suit those who are looking for an affordable start to home ownership, those looking to downsize or even investors looking for a bulletproof investment.

Spacious living and dining area that works seamlessly in an open plan design with the equally expansive kitchen.  Storage shouldn’t be a problem here with ample cupboard space.  Very liveable as is, but if your creative mind wanted to delve into kitchen design there is easy capital value to be added.  Generous centrally located bathroom, large enough to also house the laundry.  Heat pump to keep cosy in the winter, as well as a bit of double glazing.

Drive on to an extra large single garage.  Almost a tandem – there is plenty of space for getting involved with your favourite DIY project as well as housing your vehicle.  At the front is a well-fenced yard that would be superb for a few drinks on a sunny day.  The smell of lunch on the barbie and chatter of friends will no doubt be something to look forward to.

Located in popular and convenient Crofton Downs.  Well regarded (and zoned) Crofton Downs school is only a short walk away, as is Countdown supermarket and Mitre 10.  With the city only one train stop away, leave the car at home!


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    Updated on November 25, 2018 at 2:45 am

    • Property ID: REL0512
    • Price: Tender, offers welcome from $430,000
    • Property Size: 70 Sqm (source: Propertysmarts)
    • Garage: 1
    • Property Type: Townhouse
    • Property Status: Sold

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    Kahn May
    Kahn May

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    • Address: 6 Downing Street
    • City: Wellington
    • Zip/Postal Code: 6035
    • Neighborhood: Crofton Downs
    • Country: New Zealand