Whether you’re bidding for a prized piece of real estate or rare work of art, auction results — on the surface — can be a triumph or travesty. The outcome should always depend on the financial discrepancy, rather than an emotional attachment. But how do you navigate the adrenaline-charged auction environment without overpaying, overplaying or missing out?
The thought of exchanging the maintenance of a larger home for a hassle-free future full of travel, friends and newfound freedom is a common aspirant for downsizers on the move. Given the ideal replacement residence, more than half of Australians and New Zealanders aged over 55 are open to downsizing opportunities, according to Australian Housing and Urban Research and similar sources.
The concept of strata or unit title is relatively new. Strata title came into being around 50 years ago and, according to the Strata Community Association (SCA), and other research, there are an estimated 270,000 such schemes encompassing more than 2 million land lots (with strata and community titles potentially closer to 3 million) in Australia and 2.2 million land titles in New Zealand.
If you had planned on selling your home before the outbreak of the global Covid-19 pandemic, now is a great time to get those plans back on track. While the New Zealand government looks at how and when to ease the Level 4 lockdown, real estate agents are continuing to conduct property value appraisals online […]
As open home inspections and onsite auctions have been banned because of the Covid-19 pandemic, buyers are made to modify their approach to house hunting. Thankfully, there are still many ways around the ban that still allow you to inspect and purchase property. Here are our quick tips to help house hunters during the Covid-19 […]
Your house is likely both your greatest asset and your largest source of debt. So during the uncertain economic times caused by the global Covid-19 pandemic, it’s important to know how to plan and manage your finances. Take the time to work through your financial commitments while you have it to help ease any anxiety caused by this uncertainty.
The New Zealand property market has adopted the use of technology successfully to adapt to the Covid-19 pandemic and Level 4 lockdown conditions. From virtual property inspections to online auctions, buyers and sellers have been able to continue transacting virtually.
While the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted every industry, you are still able to sell your home. You’ll need to modify your approach to selling, but we’ve been adapting to the changes to make that easier for you. Here are some quick tips to help you prepare to sell your home.
The ListingLoop approach has already proven to help agents, vendors and buyers during the Covid-19 pandemic which has impacted on the real estate industry by banning open homes and restricting private inspections.
The global Covid-19 pandemic has created a very uncertain time, but that helps to create opportunities in the real estate industry. Buyer behaviour may have slowed down, but property investment is a long term goal which can be more attainable during a pandemic.