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Will the elections affect house prices?

Hi folks,

This year's general election could have a dampening effect on the housing market with many people likely to adopt a "wait and see" approach and delay making sale or purchase decisions until the election is over.

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Read this before you renovate!

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Hi folks,

It is officially the Summer season (not that you would know it so far), and, if you haven’t already, it’s generally a good time to begin some of those renovations you have been thinking about.

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Will 2016's political upheaval affect Upper Hutt?

Hi folks,

So here we are in 2017 talking about property and all I can say so far is “same stuff, different year!” In the 1st week back after the holidays the phone has been ringing off the hook, although I have to say that this is the norm every year not just in busy markets like this.

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Upper Hutt: Everything's Included

Hi folks,

Well this is a turn up! From The Upper Hutt Leader to the Dom Post. I feel like I’ve been promoted at work! It’s shame it’s a one off.

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Writing a Real Estate Ad

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Hi folks,

It takes a certain expertise to write a good property advertisement, but as a home owner, you know your house better than anyone else. So give some thought to the benefits of living in your particular corner of the world. Some of the attributes that could help sell your home might actually surprise even you.

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Thinking of selling in Upper Hutt? Here are some pleasant news!

Hi folks,

It’s that time of the month when the sales stats arrive from the Real Estate Institute and once more they make pleasant reading for those thinking of selling in Upper Hutt!

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The pre Christmas real estate market begins!

Hi folks,

Well that’s Labour Day out of the way then and the pre Christmas real estate market begins. At the time of writing there are 195 properties on real, a sharp increase on the 181 of last week but sales are still strong with little sign of the Loan Value Restrictions (LVRs) affecting the market so far.

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GVs have jumped. Does it matter?

Hi folks,

So the new Government Valuations are out, also known as GVs, RVs and CVs and what a jump they have had!! So let me straight off the bat say “they are not actual valuations, it does not mean that these are your new selling prices!”

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Looking for a home? Here are 6 simple tips!

Hi folks,

This week I thought I would offer some advice to those people looking or starting to look for a home, so here are 6 simple tips. Given that most property prices are rising, there are some simple things that potential buyers can do to help increase their chances of getting that dream house:

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What will the OCR do to the market?

Hi folks,

At the time of writing these musings the Reserve Bank have just cut the Official Cash Rate to 2%, the lowest in New Zealand’s history! Great news for home owners and potential purchasers, not so great news if you are saving.

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If you are considering selling your property in any of the suburbs below, please call or email Steve

  • Akatarawa
  • Birchville
  • Blue Mountains
  • Brown Owl
  • Clouston Park
  • Ebdentown
  • Elderslea
  • Heretaunga
  • Kaitoke
  • Kingsley Heights
  • Mangaroa
  • Maoribank
  • Maymorn
  • Moonshine Valley
  • Mount Marua
  • Pakuratah
  • Pinehaven
  • Plateau
  • Riverstone Terraces
  • Silverstream
  • Te Marua
  • Timberlea
  • Totara Park
  • Trentham
  • Upper Hutt Central
  • Wallaceville
  • Whitemans Valley