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Should a Wanaka property search become a compromise?

The reality of a Wanaka property search can be a frustrating time for those that have other priorities in their schedule. Being emotionally detached from the process can result in a completely different opinion of a property when taking into account the original objectives of a search. I’ve had a few buyers comment that they have ended up with a much better property than they’d dreamed possible after placing their Wanaka property search brief with us.

2020-06-29T14:01:33+12:0029 June 2020|

Buying property in New Zealand

I specialize in New Zealand property acquisition and focus on Wanaka property with a colleague working on Arrowtown and Queenstown property search, analysis, purchase and relocation projects. As you can imagine the market is relatively dead at the moment. Marion and I are using this precious time to connect with our young families – really [...]

2020-04-17T16:50:26+12:0017 April 2020|

Do you pay a buyers agent?

Property buyers have a contract with a buyers agent and pay them to use the specialist skills that they have in property acquisition to assist with the entire process of purchasing real estate. The property buyer pays the buyers agent, the seller pays the selling agent, who is thus legally obliged to work in their [...]

2019-10-24T13:45:21+13:0024 October 2019|

Wanaka property price evolution and forecast

Finally, the Wanaka property prices may be about to stabilise. How have we got to the level that we have? Factors are a combination of local market supply, which is certainly starting its seasonal increase and both national political and financial influences. The New Zealand housing market as a whole has experienced strong growth in [...]

2019-09-27T13:02:26+12:0027 September 2019|

Why I became a buyers agent.

People have been asking me why I have made the decision to become a buyers agent rather than the more traditional vendors agent that is the norm in the real estate industry. As a buyers agent I am able to rebalance that equation. The vendor is represented by their agent and the purchaser by me. [...]

2019-09-13T08:14:06+12:005 September 2019|

Do you need a buyers agent?

Having local representation from a buyers agent in the Wanaka and Queenstown property market can be a real game changer. A licensed professional who lives and breathes real estate and specialises in searching, evaluating and negotiating the purchase of property on behalf of the buyer will provide you with earlier and wider access to properties [...]

2019-09-05T13:53:46+12:005 September 2019|