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2021 CHANGES TO THE BRIGHT LINE AND INTEREST CLAIMABLE

The bright-line test (shown in the chart below) has been increased from five years to ten years for investors… Read more

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO SELL A HOUSE?

Updated April 6, 2021 Right now is an excellent time to sell a house - the market is very buoyant and… Read more


THE BEST REAL ESTATE AGENTS IN WELLINGTON

The prudent way to find the best real estate agent in Wellington is to compare licensed, vetted agents… Read more

HOW MUCH REAL ESTATE COMMISSION SHOULD I PAY?

Real estate commission generally ranges from 2.5% to 3.95% of your sale price up to the first $350-$400k… Read more


THE BEST REAL ESTATE AGENTS IN AUCKLAND

The wisest way to find the best real estate agent in Auckland is to objectively compare vetted agents… Read more

VETTED REAL ESTATE AGENTS IN CHRISTCHURCH

The safest way to find the best real estate agent in Christchurch is to objectively compare vetted agents… Read more


HOW TO FIND THE BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT

The safest way to choose the right real estate agent to sell your property is best done using a vetted… Read more

HOW TO GET A FREE PROPERTY APPRAISAL

When needing to find out how much your house is worth to sell, requesting a free property appraisal can… Read more


HELP! CAN I CHANGE AGENTS?

Common reasons vendors might want to change their real estate agent involve regret or dissatisfaction… Read more

SHOULD I SELL MY HOUSE PRIVATELY?

If you're thinking of selling your house privately to avoid paying real estate agent commission,… Read more


HOW TO SELL A HOUSE QUICKLY

Multiple offers, buyer competition, a seller's market and a sense of urgency all contribute to selling… Read more

SELLING A HOUSE BY MORTGAGEE SALE

​If your bank is warning you about selling your house by mortgagee sale, you can still aim for… Read more


HELP FOR SENIORS CITIZENS SELLING A HOME

Are you a senior citizen selling your home or a family member helping someone who is? Our independent,… Read more

WHAT'S MY HOUSE WORTH TO SELL?

If you're looking to buy or sell a house, the two most reliable ways to establish what your… Read more


ADVICE ABOUT CHOOSING A PROPERTY APPRAISER WHEN SELLING A HOUSE

The most important advice to know about property appraisers before signing a real estate agency agreement… Read more

THE PROCESS OF BUYING AND SELLING A HOUSE

We have simplified understanding the process of buying and selling a house by breaking it into five manageable… Read more


REAL ESTATE BROKER RAISES THE BAR FOR HOME SELLERS

Thinking of selling your property and need help finding a competent real estate agent? Real estate broker,… Read more

HOW TO PAY THE LOWEST REAL ESTATE COMMISSION IN NZ

This checklist will help you pay the lowest real estate commission, reduce or prevent other fees and… Read more


HOW TO MINIMISE THE COST OF SELLING A HOUSE IN NZ

When people want to know what the cost of selling a house in New Zealand is, usually what they are most… Read more

FREE ESTATE AGENT VETTING POPULAR WITH EXECUTIVES

Outsourcing real estate agent vetting major time-saver When time is short, and to-do lists are expanding,… Read more


FREE & IMPARTIAL GUIDANCE TO HELP YOU SELL YOUR HOUSE

When starting the process of selling a house, people often want to do some pre-market research first… Read more

WHY AGENT FINDER NZ IS A FREE SERVICE

NZ commission fees are expensive. The total costs of selling a home is a real issue for many home sellers. … Read more


SELLING YOUR HOME WITH A TOP INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE COMPANY

The buyer pool within New Zealand for international grade high-end real estate is limited so it's… Read more

REAL ESTATE COMMISSION FEES AND OTHER COSTS DISCLOSED

As a seasoned independent observer of the real estate industry, we can tell you everything you need to… Read more


REAL ESTATE ADVISOR ON SELLING A HOUSE

As an independent real estate advisor we tell people who are selling a house to make sure they know the… Read more

NEGOTIATING REAL ESTATE COMMISSION AND FEES

Plus advertising | marketing | incentives | tips & tricks Every real estate company has its own structure… Read more


AVOID PAYING DOUBLE REAL ESTATE COMMISSION RATES

Falling into the trap of paying double commission is something to be aware of before you sign an agency… Read more

REAL ESTATE AGENT COSTS & WHERE TO FIND THE BEST

Usually when setting out on the home selling journey, a question at the forefront of our minds is 'how… Read more


HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO SELL A HOUSE?

In New Zealand, the national average time it takes to sell a house is 35 days. However, in the current… Read more

QUESTIONNAIRE DETERMINES REAL ESTATE AGENT SUITABILITY WHEN SELLING

Knowing what questions to ask real estate agents when they appraise your property is challenging, so… Read more


HOW TO COMPARE REAL ESTATE AGENTS

The smartest way to start the real estate process is by comparing real estate agents objectively first,… Read more

SHOULD I HOME STAGE MY HOUSE TO SELL?

Home Staging can halve the days on market because it attracts more interest, more quickly and often multiple… Read more


NO AGENT LOGINS ON AGENT FINDER WEBSITE

Beware of automated agent-log-in websites One system does not fit all properties or people, it's… Read more

HOW TO SELL YOUR HOUSE QUICKLY

Home sellers feel safeguarded when fast tracked to best practice here. Many home sellers come to us under… Read more


WHAT MAKES A REAL ESTATE AGENT THE BEST?

We have specialised in finding the best real estate agents for home sellers for over a decade. This comprises… Read more

Agents must have a current licence

Check your agent is licensed If you have signed an agency agreement with an agent and their real estate… Read more


NEED TO KNOW ADVICE BEFORE SELLING A HOUSE

What influences a good or bad real estate experience when selling a house? The difference can result… Read more

HOW TO RESPOND TO A DOOR-KNOCKING REAL ESTATE AGENT

Should you put your trust in a door knocking real estate agent? You may have been targeted by a real… Read more


TAX AND COSTS OF SELLING AN APARTMENT IN AUCKLAND AND NZ-WIDE

Selling an apartment, whether in Auckland or other New Zealand city, is a different real estate process… Read more

DISCLOSURE OBLIGATIONS WHEN SELLING AN APARTMENT

There are a number of areas in which selling an apartment differs from selling other types of property,… Read more


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