Is Wellington set for another property boom?

Good old Wellington, with it’s slow & steady real estate market that sets us apart from the rest of the Country. We don’t have the big ups and downs of Auckland but we truck along quietly in the background with house prices that seem to show so much promise but deliver so little capital gain (over the last 7 years at least). I started in…

Should you buy an investment property? (8 questions to ask before you jump in)

Apr 19th, 2015 Market statistics, Real Estate, Tips for buyers Andrew Duncan

So you’ve scrimped and saved and bought your first home, worked hard paying off the mortgage for a few years, and now you’re wondering – should we buy an investment property?  If so, where should we look? What kind of property makes a good investment? How much deposit will we need? Will the market tank right after we buy it? Should we buy a doer-upper?…

Churton Park real estate – a year in review

Dec 23rd, 2014 Market statistics, Real Estate Andrew Duncan

Here is an infographic we prepared with up to date insight into the Churton Park Real Estate Market and how it has performed over the last 12 months. Click here to view info for Newlands Click here to view info for Johnsonville Churton Park Real Estate – A Year In Review: Like it’s neighbouring suburbs, the Churton Park real estate market has also improved dramatically…

SNAPSHOT: Johnsonville Real Estate Market…

Dec 18th, 2014 Market statistics, Real Estate Andrew Duncan

Here is an infographic we prepared with up to date insight into the Johnsonville Real Estate Market and how it has performed over the last 12 months. Click here to view info for Newlands Johnsonville Real Estate – A Year In Review: Like it’s neighbouring suburbs, the Johnsonville real estate market has also improved dramatically during this past year. Especially over the last 3 months….

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SNAPSHOT: Newlands Real Estate Market…

Dec 14th, 2014 Market statistics, Real Estate Andrew Duncan

Here is an infographic we prepared with up to date insight into the Newlands Real Estate Market and how it has performed over the last 12 months. Newlands Real Estate – A Year In Review: Like it’s neighbouring suburbs, the Newlands real estate market has also improved dramatically during this past year. Once seen as “Nappy valley” (I was one of 5 kids growing up here) this…

When is the best time to sell? (Buyers, this affects you too!)

This would easily be the question I get asked the most, apart from of course, “How much do they want for this house?” There is a common belief that Spring and Summer are the best times to sell but is this actually true? Are you really better off waiting till October or February to put your property on the market? Will you get a better price…