Lucy and Justin Mackenzie face paying an extra $1000 a year for childcare but like most other people they say they will grizzle and pay up.
Mainly Kids, the Ponsonby childcare centre their son Jamie, 2, attends is increasing its fees by $20 a week, a legacy of the Government’s $300 million funding cuts. continue reading »
January 11 2011 | News and Westmere | No Comments »
There are only three more weeks left before spring which is the unofficial house selling season in New Zealand.
So as home sellers, where do you start?
Well, the first stage is to get an idea of what your home is worth, you could get a valuation or save yourself the money and get a free home appraisal.
If your house is in central Auckland please contact me to arrange one.
The next stage is to prepare your home for sale.
If you live in Auckland contact me to receive our excellent guide for preparing your property for sale.
After you’ve finished reading our guide, your mind will explode with all the ideas you can use to maximise your sale price.
Now it’s time to get to work.
Your house selling efforts will be more productive and generate dramatically better results when you put this checklist to use.
Preparing Your Home for Sale Checklist
A. The Exterior of your Home
1. The Garden
[ ] Cut and Edge the Lawn.
[ ] Trim bushes & trees removing all dead limbs & debris.
[ ] Add fertilizer/ greening agent to lawn & plants.
[ ] Remove all weeds from flowerbeds, rocks, & cracks in concrete.
[ ] Install/ Inspect decorative stone borders between lawn & planting beds.
[ ] Clean up rock/ mulch beds making sure the rock covers the ground Add more rock/ mulch if needed.
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January 11 2011 | Agent Advice | 3 Comments »