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From the Harcourts experts.

Harcourts and COVID-19

The last few weeks have been challenging for all industries, and real estate is no exception! However, we are fortunate…

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Investment properties – the good and the great.

Leaving decision-making to your “gut feeling” can work in many realms of life, but when it comes to buying an…

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Owning a successful investment property

The “corner stone” of a successful investment property is having the best people managing your valuable investment. Property management is…

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Smart tips for buying success

Whether you’re looking for your first home or thinking about an investment property or holiday home, the following steps will…

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Adding value in the kitchen

The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in the home, and it’s often the “make or break” room for many buyers. Here are a few ideas for adding value in your kitchen…

Renovating before selling an investment

If your investment property needs repair or you’re considering a few renovation projects to get it ready for sale, there…

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Renovating before selling an investment property

If your investment property needs repair or you’re considering a few renovation projects to get it ready for sale, there…

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The big picture to consider before buying an investment

To choose a high-performing investment property, you need to first and foremost understand the big picture. Starting with high-level criteria…

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Rent rise wise

Experienced landlords and Property Managers know that successful ownership of a residential investment property is about maximising long-term income. However,…

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Investment properties – the good from the average

Leaving decision-making to your “gut feeling” can work in many realms of life, but when it comes to buying an…

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Properties with granny flats

Are you considering buying a property with a granny flat, or putting a granny flat onto an existing property you…

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Smart property purchasing

Whether you are purchasing a property to live in or as an investment, there are some characteristics that separate “good”…

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Good tenants are key to a successful investment property

Gaining good tenants is one of the key aspects of a successful investment. So how do you acquire “good tenants”?…

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Increasing demand for homes with second dwellings

The latest census results show that there’s been a spike in demand for homes that have a second dwelling, or…

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Getting started in property investment

When it comes to building a retirement nest egg for the future, property is still viewed as one of the…

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How to deal with troublesome tenants

If you have troublesome tenants, investment properties can lose income and incur large costs. So what can you do to…

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Buying Off the Plan

Buying off the plan can be a great move for some security in your investment. It has advantages such as…

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Investment Property Success

Taking the first step towards purchasing an investment property is often the hardest… First there is what you can borrow…

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