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Archive: 2019

The median sale price rollercoaster

2019 real estate figures

Hi folks,

These are my final musings for 2019 so I thought a brief recap of the year in real estate for Upper Hutt would be quite timely. At the time of writing this, the November sales haven’t been released so I’ve only got January to October to comment on.

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Seeing though flawed figures


Hi folks,

Once again the sales statistics are out for Upper Hutt and, as we are past the middle of November, I’m going to discuss October sales. Much has been made in recent days about the median house price in New Zealand reaching an all time high of $608,000, in Upper Hutt we aren’t far behind at $575,000 for October and that has not been our highest median price in the last 12 months, in February we reached $600,000.

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What in the world is AML/CFT?

golders road upper hutt

Hi folks,

There has been a regulatory change that will affect ALL Vendors and Purchasers.

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Keeping On Top of the Sales Process

not a bad real estate market

Hi folks,

In hindsight, those for whom the selling process was particularly stressful say that their main gripe is that they didn’t know what was going on throughout the marketing process on account of their agent not being in contact on a regular basis. While lack of feedback about viewings or the marketing process may not mean that an agent is slack, it is inevitably interpreted by anxious vendors as such.

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Wondering how to pick an agent?

lower lvrs

Hi folks,

Well I can tell it’s school holiday time, the roads and trains are quieter and so is my phone!

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This is the busiest I’ve seen our local property market in years

lower lvrs

Hi folks,

It’s been a while since I looked at the recent sales in Upper Hutt but if you have been counting the sold signs you will have seen a lot!

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Why you should inspect those other properties

tips for homebuyers

Hi folks,

In light of the shortage of listings in the Upper Hutt market compared with recent years I thought I would ask the question, “As a buyer, have you ever bothered to look at properties that don’t have the features you are after?” Most people would be surprised at the very thought, but in fact, there are times when it might be worth it.

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The best-selling months are coming

gvs are up

Hi folks,

With the holiday season behind us there will be a number of home owners looking to take advantage of an active real estate market over the coming months. Historically, January, February and March have been some of the best-selling months for residential real estate and we see no reason why this year will be any different.

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If you are considering selling your property in any of the suburbs below, please call or email Steve

  • Akatarawa
  • Birchville
  • Blue Mountains
  • Brown Owl
  • Clouston Park
  • Ebdentown
  • Elderslea
  • Heretaunga
  • Kaitoke
  • Kingsley Heights
  • Mangaroa
  • Maoribank
  • Maymorn
  • Moonshine Valley
  • Mount Marua
  • Pakuratah
  • Pinehaven
  • Plateau
  • Riverstone Terraces
  • Silverstream
  • Te Marua
  • Timberlea
  • Totara Park
  • Trentham
  • Upper Hutt Central
  • Wallaceville
  • Whitemans Valley