Article by Nicholas Jones (New Zealand Herald). This information is well worth a read...
The following article was written by Tony Braziers from Braziers, and is relevant to both buyers and sellers.
How you approach buying a home depends on your experience.
Is it your 1st home or is it your 20th?
Are you looking for an investment or a renovator?
Perhaps a “trade and flick” or a family home where the kids can grow up?
The media love to talk the market up, the media love to talk the market down. I guess that keeps them busy. Even the smallest movement in interest rates becomes headline news – even if the financial impact is less than a couple of coffees in the weekly budget.
Periodically, I will be blogging insights into some of the mysteries surrounding Real Estate in New Zealand. I’ll cover topics such as: buying/selling property, the property market and throw in occasional rants or articles of interest that relate to the industry. Comments will often be from the heart, a little “non-PC” and, hopefully, far removed from the common real estate spin surrounding our industry.