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We are often asked by our investors whether they should lease their property out furnished or unfurnished. There is no right or wrong answer..... it comes down to who are your target tenants, how you want to use the property, the location and the current demand for properties in your area.
Great photos are a vital element of a successful sales campaign. Most people’s first impression of your property will not be up close and personal, it’ll be through the photographs presented in the online listing.
Credit: Kym Raubenheimer - Open2View
The end of the year often marks the end of rental leases, and finding new tenants can be a time-consuming and costly exercise for landlords and property managers. That is why it is important to understand not only the reasons why tenants move, but the small things that landlords can do in an effort to make renewing a rental lease a no brainer.
LJ Hooker care about more than just property; they’re passionate about people too – which is why getting involved in their communities is so important to them. They work closely with local neighbourhoods to bring about real change – whether it’s a local sports team or support for charities like the Cancer Society.
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An investment property can be a huge asset. Naturally, landlords want high-quality tenants to make the venture as profitable and stress free as possible. However, attracting the right tenants isn’t just about knowing what makes a good tenant.
MAKING YOUR RENTAL A HEALTHY HOME BLOG – JUNE 2019 Lifestyle Finance Credit: Karen Jackson
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Moving into a new home sure is an exciting prospect. Unless, of course, you're moving into a freezer, not literally. If you're buying a property in winter, its essential that you make sure everything is warm as can be from the get go.
Real Estate Agents NZ
Whether you are looking to buy a new home or your next investment property, doing your research is critical, but knowing where to start can be tricky. Here is a look at some of the resources you have available at your fingertips and others that you can explore on foot.
We all know the importance of good kerb appeal. It draws people in off the street and can make your home a bright star in your neighbourhood. But what about when you live in a flashy area, or are struggling to get traction during the sale process, even with what you think is kerb appeal maxed out to the limit?
Autumn is a great time to sell. Buyers have well and truly settled into the year, most people are back at work, kids are in their school routine and those who’ve made a new year’s resolution to buy a new home, are eager and ready to home hunt. But as the weather starts to shift, how do you make the most of your property.

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