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Fixed Or Floating?

We Kiwis are rushing to fix our mortgage interest rates after the 2nd OCR rise in 2 months. In recent years about 75% of Kiwis have had floating mortgages because of the low interest rates, but that is expected to … Continue reading

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Complaints about Real Estate Agents

The Real Estate Agents Authority receives about 800 complaints a year, and about 56% are referred to the Complaints Assessment Committee (CAC). The others are dealt with by consumer information, compliance advice or mediation. Of the 56% that go to the CAC, … Continue reading

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Land Covenants – The devil can be in the detail!

A covenant is a provision on the certificate of title of a property which limits the owner and future owners in respect of the use of the land. It may prohibit pig farming, or create a maximum building height to … Continue reading

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What Skills Should Your Agent Have?

Sellers should choose a Real Estate Agent, or Salesperson, that they trust. They should have confidence that the Agent will achieve the best outcome for them. The Agent should be good at appraising property. The Agent should be able to … Continue reading

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Thinking of moving? How much is my property worth?

You may be looking to move to a smaller property with a more manageable section, or into a retirement village. You will need to find out what your existing property is worth. I am a non practising Registered Valuer, working … Continue reading

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Real Estate Career

I thoroughly enjoy my job as a Real Estate Agent. Mind you, it is early days, having only started in the property industry in 1977. Every day is different, every Client and Customer is different and every property is different. … Continue reading

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