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Economic Headwinds fail to shake NZ property prices: What's the secret?

Despite strong economic headwinds, New Zealand's property prices have remained stable.

Economic Headwinds fail to shake NZ property prices: What's the secret?

Despite strong economic headwinds, New Zealand's property prices have remained stable.

Landlord insurance - Getting the right cover for your investment

As a landlord, securing the right insurance coverage is fundamental to protecting your investment an...

Property inspections - Tips from initio on why they are a vital part of property management

If you own an investment property,you’ll know that property management is an adventure, sometimes ch...

Recession forces wallets shut and drives down property demand

Increasing costs of living, highinterest rates, and recessionary pressures all impacted the New Zeal...

Economic Headwinds fail to shake NZ property prices: What's the secret?

Despite strong economic headwinds, New Zealand's property prices have remained stable.

Landlord insurance - Getting the right cover for your investment

As a landlord, securing the right insurance coverage is fundamental to protecting your investment an...

Economic Headwinds fail to shake NZ property prices: What's the secret?

Despite strong economic headwinds, New Zealand's property prices have remained stable.

Economic Headwinds fail to shake NZ property prices: What's the secret?

Despite strong economic headwinds, New Zealand's property prices have remained stable.

Landlord insurance - Getting the right cover for your investment

As a landlord, securing the right insurance coverage is fundamental to protecting your investment an...

Property inspections - Tips from initio on why they are a vital part of property management

If you own an investment property,you’ll know that property management is an adventure, sometimes ch...

Recession forces wallets shut and drives down property demand

Increasing costs of living, highinterest rates, and recessionary pressures all impacted the New Zeal...

How to find the right long-term rental

Owning a home. It’s the Kiwi dream - right? Well, not for everyone! For many, homeownership isn’t al...

REINZ & Tony Alexander - Real estate survey

Wondering what's happening in the property market? Here's the latest on the sentiment in the market ...

Create art-inspired interiors for your home

When it comes to art, it’s not all about following trends – it’s about following your heart. You wil...

5 instant kitchen styling ideas with Shelley Ferguson

Being inside during lockdown is the perfect time for a little DIY. But without being able to buy too...

Designing your home with neutral colours

Neutral colours are very on-trend for interiors at the moment, but how do you design cool, calm spac...

Create video walkthrough tours

Looking for alternatives to open homes during the lockdown? Creating video walkthrough to take buyer...

DIY tips to make your rental feel like your own

Just because your house is a rental home and not your forever home, doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t ...

Top 10 tips for moving with pets

Thinking of moving home with your furry friend? Moving homes can be stressful for everyone involved ...

4 steps to a healthy rental property

If you own a rental property, it’s likely you already know about the new healthy homes standards tha...

Create a Tropicana-inspired Christmas table

One of our favourite things about living in New Zealand, is the beautiful summer Christmas’s we get ...

How to find your perfect broadband and power plan

With over 100 different broadband providers and 35 power providers in New Zealand, choosing the righ...

Create a luxe Christmas table with Shelley Ferguson

Christmas is just around the corner – and if your to-do list is anything like ours, you'll be lookin...

What to look out for at a rental viewing

It’s easy to get excited about a property from the pictures you see online. Then, when you arrive to...

Refresh your master bedroom with Shelley Ferguson

Your bedroom is one of the most used rooms in the house - it’s your personal space where you can res...

My property story: Sisters find home together in Wellington

When sisters Kate and Lucy Morris found their would-be homes, they had no intention of buying yet - ...

#tryDIY: Create your own rope coasters

Want to get crafty and create your own rope coasters to use at home? Watch our video below to find o...

Introducing our new app

We’re excited to announce that today realestate.co.nz launches our brand new mobile app and marketin...

Haere mai! A guide to Kiwi rentals

Whether you’re working or travelling, you’ll find that there’s so much to explore here. But at the e...

How to move up in the (rental) world

Perhaps your flatmates are useless at keeping the flat clean and you’re over the revolving door of p...

Top 5 most loved homes: Winter

Spring has definitely sprung, and as the weather warms up we take a look back on some of the incredi...

Your ultimate spring cleaning checklist

Spring has sprung, and as the weather warms it’s that time of the year where we often clean parts of...

How to craft an effective sponsored content piece

Sponsored posts are a highly valuable strategy to improve your business's visibility, build your bra...

Remote renters: How to rent when you already own a home

So you’ve landed a new job - congratulations! There’s just one catch; the new position has come with...

Finding the right rental for your family

Today, many families are renting for longer periods of time while that first-home deposit gradually ...

Building an agent profile that will support your business

As a salesperson, you understand that investing in marketing brings your listing greater exposure, m...

How to encourage your vendor to invest in marketing

As a salesperson, you understand that investing in marketing brings your listing greater exposure, m...

How to navigate data privacy as a marketer in 2019

Personalisation is the bread and butter of marketing today. When you can show genuine relevance and ...

Moving out? How to get your first flat

Your first flat. It means freedom, independence… and a break from mum and dad’s weeknight curfews. Y...

How augmented reality technology is changing the way we buy

Every builder, designer or property developer knows that designing and building a dream home can be ...

5 design principles to perfect your display ad campaign

Approximately 24% of internet users in New Zealand use an ad blocker, according to PageFair[1], with...

The benefits of insulating your home in New Zealand

As we head into winter each year, many Kiwi homeowners start thinking about how to keep their home w...

Does blockchain belong in digital marketing?

Blockchain is the buzzword of 2018. Whether you've been following this innovation with excitement or...

The top 5 most liked homes on Instagram this spring

Spring has sprung, and as the weather warms we’re dreaming of where we’ll be spending our summer day...

What are hobby farms and how can you start one?

Eggs whenever you need them; fresh strawberries in the summer; the ultimate farm to table experience...

My property story: First time’s a charm

A run-down 1950’s cottage nestled beside a quiet West Auckland golf course, was the perfect project ...

Nine common insurance myths for new home owners

You’ve calculated how much you can afford to spend, chosen a lender, been to countless inspections, ...

Creative decluttering and storage ideas

Whether you’re looking to make a dent in your spring cleaning or getting your house ready for sale, ...

Simple renovation ideas to refresh your lifestyle property

As the summer sun starts to shine, it may just be time to start thinking about doing up your lifesty...

The pros and cons of rural lifestyle

Rural lifestyle is all about taking life a little slower and spending more time enjoying the things ...

My property story: designing our dream home

Covenants on new subdivisions can be limiting, but the owners of this Christchurch new-build managed...

7 ways to celebrate your first home purchase

Buying your first home in New Zealand is an incredible achievement. House hunting can feel like a lo...

Top 10 moving tips

Moving house can be a big job, but with the right tips you can make it easy. We asked our Facebook c...

How to prepare for a fixer-upper first home

The pathway to your dream home begins by getting your foot on the property ladder. Buying low can ma...

Why lifestyle blocks are becoming more popular in NZ

During the year to July 7,251 lifestyle blocks were sold throughout the country, according to number...

Proposed changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 1986

On the 27th August 2018 the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) released its discu...

My favourite room: Lucy Slight

In a butter-yellow art deco house built in the 1940s, Your Home and Garden Magazine features directo...

How display advertising should reflect a property listing

Built on knowledge and experience of New Zealand's strong real estate market, realestate.co.nz has s...

Our top 5 most liked homes on Instagram this winter

As the weather starts to warm, we take a look back on some of the incredible homes we’ve seen over t...

A guide to selling your lifestyle block

Unclouded starlight by night, plenty of land and incomparable tranquillity - who doesn't love the id...

Secrets to buying bare rural or lifestyle land in New Zealand

Buying a bare rural or lifestyle block in New Zealand is a dream for many, and with these blocks con...

5 steps to take before implementing new technology 

Before you introduce new initiatives into your business, what do you need to consider? Our Head of P...

6 metrics to measure digital marketing ROI

Data - it's all the rage in every walk of business today and it's at the core of successful digital ...

My property story: Hannah and Connors’ Frankton cottage

A 1920’s Frankton cottage is lovingly renovated, transforming it from its rail worker origins into t...

NZ's biggest upcoming commercial developments

Commercial development in New Zealand is experiencing a period of sustained growth. A 2017 Ministry ...

What city-dwellers need to know about buying rural property

You get less land for your money in New Zealand's cities than you do in its rural regions. In fact, ...

Top 10 eco-friendly home tips

Whether it’s plastic bags, coffee cups or straws in your morning smoothie, we use many types of plas...

Spot the hallmarks of an excellent tenant

There's over 7,000 square metres of commercial property for lease in New Zealand, according to reale...

10 top cleaning tips for your home

Keeping your home clean can seem like a big task, but with the right tips you can make it easy. We a...

Is leasing or buying commercial property better for SMEs?

According to Statistics New Zealand, there are over half a million business across the country. When...

The top 5 most liked homes on Instagram this autumn

As we head into winter it’s time to round up the most loved houses of the autumn season. Whether it’...

A look into the future of office space in NZ and worldwide

The plates are moving underneath the world's most advanced economies and a seismic shift in the way ...

Preparing to move house

After you’ve cleaned the inside and outside of your whole home in preparation for the big move, it’s...

7 top styling ideas for your home

Whether you’re looking to put your home on the market or it’s time for a refresh, it’s a great idea ...

Getting your house interior open home ready

The moment a buyer steps inside your open home, they’ll have a gut feeling on whether this home is f...

New Zealand commercial interest rates: where are they headed in 2018?

The commercial property market is influenced by countless factors including the rate of economic act...

Join the tiny house movement

The first Ecotiny home goes mainstream as Kiwis look for alternative homes. A ‘tiny house’ is the fi...

New property listings have risen year on year across New Zealand

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. A rise in new property listings natio...

5 benefits of ventilating your home

For many New Zealander’s, our homes face cold and damp conditions when winter sets in. Whether you’r...

Getting your house exterior open home ready

Appearances play a huge part in first impressions, especially when it comes to viewing open homes. W...

Dress to impress - styling your home

When selling your home, taking into consideration who is likely to be your buyer is important. Famil...

The Amazon effect

On March 20 2018 Amazon's market value increased by 2.7%, making it the world's second most valuable...

Regions flourished while the main centres stalled this March

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. Regional New Zealand flourishes in cu...

Top 5 tips to cut your power bills

We know that receiving your power bill stinks, so we’ve pulled together our five top tips for slashi...

Demystifying methods of sale

Scroll through any property website when searching for your dream home and you’ll spot a variety of ...

How to style your bedroom for an open home

Bedroom styles are very personal and so is choosing a new home. If you’re putting your home on the m...

4 facts to help with your first commercial property investment

At the end of 2017 there was over 1.35 million square metres of commercial space for sale in cities ...

Everything you need to know about our Property profile tool

Welcome to our Property profile tool. Property profile gives you additional information about a prop...

What is a LIM report?

Buying a home can be exciting, but it can also be stressful. It’s important to equip yourself with a...

The top 5 most liked homes on Instagram this summer

As we head into autumn it’s time to round up the most loved houses of the summer. From charming and ...

Everything you need to know about our Property profile tool

You may have noticed that a number of major real estate portals now have price estimates for propert...

Looking forward - New Zealand's commercial property markets in 2018

New Zealand's economy had an excellent 2017, according to the Treasury's most recent economic update...

Lifestyle property is a potential option in a relatively static housing market

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. Lifestyle property a potential option...

What to ask the real estate agent

Buying a property is an exciting but sometimes daunting process. However, it can be made easier by m...

7 top tips to find your perfect property, under one roof

As the #1 property portal in New Zealand, realestate.co.nz has all the tools you need for property, ...

Is commercial property a good investment when compared to residential?

The commercial property sector is enjoying a period of prosperity on the back of a strong New Zealan...

Major centres stay cool over hot summer, while the regions are still pumping

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. New Zealand property market in major ...

Is Wellington the best place to invest in commercial property?

At the end of 2016, the Kaikoura and Wellington regions were struck by a 7.8 magnitude quake. As a r...

Retail property investment outside NZ's major centres

Auckland is growing at a rate of knots. The Commercial Bay project is redeveloping an entire central...

How to find the right long-term rental

Owning a home. It’s the Kiwi dream - right? Well, not for everyone! For many, homeownership isn’t al...

REINZ & Tony Alexander - Real estate survey

Wondering what's happening in the property market? Here's the latest on the sentiment in the market ...

Create art-inspired interiors for your home

When it comes to art, it’s not all about following trends – it’s about following your heart. You wil...

5 instant kitchen styling ideas with Shelley Ferguson

Being inside during lockdown is the perfect time for a little DIY. But without being able to buy too...

Designing your home with neutral colours

Neutral colours are very on-trend for interiors at the moment, but how do you design cool, calm spac...

Create video walkthrough tours

Looking for alternatives to open homes during the lockdown? Creating video walkthrough to take buyer...

DIY tips to make your rental feel like your own

Just because your house is a rental home and not your forever home, doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t ...

Top 10 tips for moving with pets

Thinking of moving home with your furry friend? Moving homes can be stressful for everyone involved ...

4 steps to a healthy rental property

If you own a rental property, it’s likely you already know about the new healthy homes standards tha...

Create a Tropicana-inspired Christmas table

One of our favourite things about living in New Zealand, is the beautiful summer Christmas’s we get ...

How to find your perfect broadband and power plan

With over 100 different broadband providers and 35 power providers in New Zealand, choosing the righ...

Create a luxe Christmas table with Shelley Ferguson

Christmas is just around the corner – and if your to-do list is anything like ours, you'll be lookin...

What to look out for at a rental viewing

It’s easy to get excited about a property from the pictures you see online. Then, when you arrive to...

Refresh your master bedroom with Shelley Ferguson

Your bedroom is one of the most used rooms in the house - it’s your personal space where you can res...

My property story: Sisters find home together in Wellington

When sisters Kate and Lucy Morris found their would-be homes, they had no intention of buying yet - ...

#tryDIY: Create your own rope coasters

Want to get crafty and create your own rope coasters to use at home? Watch our video below to find o...

Introducing our new app

We’re excited to announce that today realestate.co.nz launches our brand new mobile app and marketin...

Haere mai! A guide to Kiwi rentals

Whether you’re working or travelling, you’ll find that there’s so much to explore here. But at the e...

How to move up in the (rental) world

Perhaps your flatmates are useless at keeping the flat clean and you’re over the revolving door of p...

Top 5 most loved homes: Winter

Spring has definitely sprung, and as the weather warms up we take a look back on some of the incredi...

Your ultimate spring cleaning checklist

Spring has sprung, and as the weather warms it’s that time of the year where we often clean parts of...

How to craft an effective sponsored content piece

Sponsored posts are a highly valuable strategy to improve your business's visibility, build your bra...

Remote renters: How to rent when you already own a home

So you’ve landed a new job - congratulations! There’s just one catch; the new position has come with...

Finding the right rental for your family

Today, many families are renting for longer periods of time while that first-home deposit gradually ...

Building an agent profile that will support your business

As a salesperson, you understand that investing in marketing brings your listing greater exposure, m...

How to encourage your vendor to invest in marketing

As a salesperson, you understand that investing in marketing brings your listing greater exposure, m...

How to navigate data privacy as a marketer in 2019

Personalisation is the bread and butter of marketing today. When you can show genuine relevance and ...

Moving out? How to get your first flat

Your first flat. It means freedom, independence… and a break from mum and dad’s weeknight curfews. Y...

How augmented reality technology is changing the way we buy

Every builder, designer or property developer knows that designing and building a dream home can be ...

5 design principles to perfect your display ad campaign

Approximately 24% of internet users in New Zealand use an ad blocker, according to PageFair[1], with...

The benefits of insulating your home in New Zealand

As we head into winter each year, many Kiwi homeowners start thinking about how to keep their home w...

Does blockchain belong in digital marketing?

Blockchain is the buzzword of 2018. Whether you've been following this innovation with excitement or...

The top 5 most liked homes on Instagram this spring

Spring has sprung, and as the weather warms we’re dreaming of where we’ll be spending our summer day...

What are hobby farms and how can you start one?

Eggs whenever you need them; fresh strawberries in the summer; the ultimate farm to table experience...

My property story: First time’s a charm

A run-down 1950’s cottage nestled beside a quiet West Auckland golf course, was the perfect project ...

Nine common insurance myths for new home owners

You’ve calculated how much you can afford to spend, chosen a lender, been to countless inspections, ...

Creative decluttering and storage ideas

Whether you’re looking to make a dent in your spring cleaning or getting your house ready for sale, ...

Simple renovation ideas to refresh your lifestyle property

As the summer sun starts to shine, it may just be time to start thinking about doing up your lifesty...

The pros and cons of rural lifestyle

Rural lifestyle is all about taking life a little slower and spending more time enjoying the things ...

My property story: designing our dream home

Covenants on new subdivisions can be limiting, but the owners of this Christchurch new-build managed...

7 ways to celebrate your first home purchase

Buying your first home in New Zealand is an incredible achievement. House hunting can feel like a lo...

Top 10 moving tips

Moving house can be a big job, but with the right tips you can make it easy. We asked our Facebook c...

How to prepare for a fixer-upper first home

The pathway to your dream home begins by getting your foot on the property ladder. Buying low can ma...

Why lifestyle blocks are becoming more popular in NZ

During the year to July 7,251 lifestyle blocks were sold throughout the country, according to number...

Proposed changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 1986

On the 27th August 2018 the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) released its discu...

My favourite room: Lucy Slight

In a butter-yellow art deco house built in the 1940s, Your Home and Garden Magazine features directo...

How display advertising should reflect a property listing

Built on knowledge and experience of New Zealand's strong real estate market, realestate.co.nz has s...

Our top 5 most liked homes on Instagram this winter

As the weather starts to warm, we take a look back on some of the incredible homes we’ve seen over t...

A guide to selling your lifestyle block

Unclouded starlight by night, plenty of land and incomparable tranquillity - who doesn't love the id...

Secrets to buying bare rural or lifestyle land in New Zealand

Buying a bare rural or lifestyle block in New Zealand is a dream for many, and with these blocks con...

5 steps to take before implementing new technology 

Before you introduce new initiatives into your business, what do you need to consider? Our Head of P...

6 metrics to measure digital marketing ROI

Data - it's all the rage in every walk of business today and it's at the core of successful digital ...

My property story: Hannah and Connors’ Frankton cottage

A 1920’s Frankton cottage is lovingly renovated, transforming it from its rail worker origins into t...

NZ's biggest upcoming commercial developments

Commercial development in New Zealand is experiencing a period of sustained growth. A 2017 Ministry ...

What city-dwellers need to know about buying rural property

You get less land for your money in New Zealand's cities than you do in its rural regions. In fact, ...

Top 10 eco-friendly home tips

Whether it’s plastic bags, coffee cups or straws in your morning smoothie, we use many types of plas...

Spot the hallmarks of an excellent tenant

There's over 7,000 square metres of commercial property for lease in New Zealand, according to reale...

10 top cleaning tips for your home

Keeping your home clean can seem like a big task, but with the right tips you can make it easy. We a...

Is leasing or buying commercial property better for SMEs?

According to Statistics New Zealand, there are over half a million business across the country. When...

The top 5 most liked homes on Instagram this autumn

As we head into winter it’s time to round up the most loved houses of the autumn season. Whether it’...

A look into the future of office space in NZ and worldwide

The plates are moving underneath the world's most advanced economies and a seismic shift in the way ...

Preparing to move house

After you’ve cleaned the inside and outside of your whole home in preparation for the big move, it’s...

7 top styling ideas for your home

Whether you’re looking to put your home on the market or it’s time for a refresh, it’s a great idea ...

Getting your house interior open home ready

The moment a buyer steps inside your open home, they’ll have a gut feeling on whether this home is f...

New Zealand commercial interest rates: where are they headed in 2018?

The commercial property market is influenced by countless factors including the rate of economic act...

Join the tiny house movement

The first Ecotiny home goes mainstream as Kiwis look for alternative homes. A ‘tiny house’ is the fi...

New property listings have risen year on year across New Zealand

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. A rise in new property listings natio...

5 benefits of ventilating your home

For many New Zealander’s, our homes face cold and damp conditions when winter sets in. Whether you’r...

Getting your house exterior open home ready

Appearances play a huge part in first impressions, especially when it comes to viewing open homes. W...

Dress to impress - styling your home

When selling your home, taking into consideration who is likely to be your buyer is important. Famil...

The Amazon effect

On March 20 2018 Amazon's market value increased by 2.7%, making it the world's second most valuable...

Regions flourished while the main centres stalled this March

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. Regional New Zealand flourishes in cu...

Top 5 tips to cut your power bills

We know that receiving your power bill stinks, so we’ve pulled together our five top tips for slashi...

Demystifying methods of sale

Scroll through any property website when searching for your dream home and you’ll spot a variety of ...

How to style your bedroom for an open home

Bedroom styles are very personal and so is choosing a new home. If you’re putting your home on the m...

4 facts to help with your first commercial property investment

At the end of 2017 there was over 1.35 million square metres of commercial space for sale in cities ...

Everything you need to know about our Property profile tool

Welcome to our Property profile tool. Property profile gives you additional information about a prop...

What is a LIM report?

Buying a home can be exciting, but it can also be stressful. It’s important to equip yourself with a...

The top 5 most liked homes on Instagram this summer

As we head into autumn it’s time to round up the most loved houses of the summer. From charming and ...

Everything you need to know about our Property profile tool

You may have noticed that a number of major real estate portals now have price estimates for propert...

Looking forward - New Zealand's commercial property markets in 2018

New Zealand's economy had an excellent 2017, according to the Treasury's most recent economic update...

Lifestyle property is a potential option in a relatively static housing market

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. Lifestyle property a potential option...

What to ask the real estate agent

Buying a property is an exciting but sometimes daunting process. However, it can be made easier by m...

7 top tips to find your perfect property, under one roof

As the #1 property portal in New Zealand, realestate.co.nz has all the tools you need for property, ...

Is commercial property a good investment when compared to residential?

The commercial property sector is enjoying a period of prosperity on the back of a strong New Zealan...

Major centres stay cool over hot summer, while the regions are still pumping

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. New Zealand property market in major ...

Is Wellington the best place to invest in commercial property?

At the end of 2016, the Kaikoura and Wellington regions were struck by a 7.8 magnitude quake. As a r...

Retail property investment outside NZ's major centres

Auckland is growing at a rate of knots. The Commercial Bay project is redeveloping an entire central...

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