Dos and don’ts of undertaking your own bathroom renovation

http://www.homestolove.co.nz/diy-how-to/how-to/dos-and-donts-bathroom-renovation Before you get stuck into your bathroom renovation there are a few things you should consider. Alex Fulton has rounded up some important do’s and don’ts Dos and don’ts of undertaking your own bathroom renovation Do plan your bathroom. This means doing some thinking and research about how you want your bathroom to work, … Continue reading Dos and don’ts of undertaking your own bathroom renovation

Speed home buying as Wellington, Waikato lead house price gains

http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/92504689/wellington-waikato-lead-country-to-house-price-gains SUPPLIED Rachel O'Grady bought a house the day after it was listed and says competition is fierce. When Rachel O'Grady found the house she wanted to buy in Newlands, Wellington, she had to act fast. It was listed on December 23, received eight offers all within $20,000 of each other and sold to O'Grady … Continue reading Speed home buying as Wellington, Waikato lead house price gains

Kevin Lampen-Smith: What you need to know before bidding at auction

http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/92450214/kevin-lampensmith-what-you-need-to-know-before-bidding-at-auction 123RF Do all your due diligence well before the auction day. Q: I'm nervous about doing the wrong thing at an auction. Do you have any advice? A: We've all seen a comedy sketch where a hapless character ends up inadvertently buying something at auction because they scratch their nose at the wrong time. … Continue reading Kevin Lampen-Smith: What you need to know before bidding at auction

Tauranga housing market stabilises

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/property/news/article.cfm?c_id=8&objectid=11854794 Tauranga's housing market has stabilised but houses priced $1 million or more are selling. Photo/file The Tauranga housing market has stabilised, but there is increasing demand for $1 million plus homes, real estate agents say. Data from REINZ shows sale volumes have dropped but prices have climbed. The median price for a house in … Continue reading Tauranga housing market stabilises

Owner devastated as tenants leave house wrecked and contaminated with meth

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/property/news/article.cfm?c_id=8&objectid=11854427 A Wellington property owner has lost his nest egg to methamphetamine. Yesterday he handed over the keys to the Wainuiomata home he bought in the 90s, selling it for $230,000, well below its rateable value of $295,000, after discovering it was riddled with the drug. More than 20 registered bidders turned up to the … Continue reading Owner devastated as tenants leave house wrecked and contaminated with meth

ABCHI New Zealand Award Winners for April 2017

Congratulations to all of A Buyers Choice Home Inspections New Zealand’s Top Awards Winners for March 2017.   John Potgieter Hastings and Surrounding Areas PLATINUM AWARD Keep up the fantastic effort John! Duane Turner Waitakere and Surrounding Areas GOLD AWARD  Another great result Duane! Kevin Williams Albany, Glenfield and Surrounding Areas BRONZE AWARD Bronze awards in […]