Wellington market report: May 2018

Wellington market report: May 2018

Every month we analyse the stats and take a deep-dive look at the Wellington real estate market. Be sure to like our page on facebook to get tips, advice and updates as soon as they are released. Please note: Figures below are generated from REINZ stats up to 30th April 2018 and ‘Wellington City’ covers […]

5 Reasons why you are better off buying

5 Reasons why you are better off buying

House prices have gone a little crazy over the past 3 years… Median sale price (Auckland vs. Wellington 2015 – 2018) It’s enough to make you think you would be better off renting. Isn’t it crazy to buy a house in this sort of environment? If you are young, in your 20’s or 30’s, aren’t […]

5 things you should never say to a real estate agent

5 things you should never say to a real estate agent

When you are about to negotiate the biggest purchase of your life so far it’s important that you know how to avoid making a costly mistake. As the excitement builds during your search, there are certain words that shouldn’t come out of your mouth (for your own protection) when talking to a real estate agent. […]

What on earth is a Deadline Sale?

What on earth is a Deadline Sale?

Good question! I constantly get asked about the Deadline Sale process. In this article, I explain how they work and offer you tips for buying or selling a home via Deadline Sale. What exactly is a Deadline Sale? The idea of a ‘Deadline Sale’ was created as a way for real estate companies to run […]

How to win a Tender: Before you submit your offer, read this…

How to win a Tender: Before you submit your offer, read this…

Tenders. It’s a Wellington thing. It seems like every nice property is being marketed as a tender these days. Why is this the case you might ask? Well, largely due to it being a seller’s market. When houses are selling relatively quickly and most properties are attracting multiple offers, it becomes incredibly hard to accurately […]

Wellington market update: Median sale price reaches record high…

Wellington market update: Median sale price reaches record high…

Please note: Figures below are generated from REINZ stats and ‘Wellington City’ covers Tawa to Seatoun and everything in between… The big talking point this month… The median sale price for non-apartment properties (houses, townhouses and units) in Wellington increased to $744,373 in February 2018. That’s the highest median every recorded for that segment of […]