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The charming nature of Hamilton East

39 days ago

Hamilton’s oldest suburb boasts character cottages and intriguing historical sites. Long-time resident and Lugtons sales consultant, Cassie Emmett shines a spotlight on east of the river.

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Record property prices end 2021. What's in store for 2022?

4 months ago

Lugtons Managing Director, Simon Lugton, reflects on the stand out themes of 2021 and discusses what we can expect in the year ahead.

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Beyond the Bridges 2021: Exploring the Waikato

7 months ago

Our beloved annual Round the Bridges may be postponed until February but don’t hang up your running shoes just yet. There’s plenty to explore here in Hamilton beyond the bridges!

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5 top tips for buying at auction

7 months ago

Ever wondered what buying a house at auction and racing motocross have in common? Just ask Lugtons Residential Consultant, Kris Gray. He’s done both.

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Prepare your property to list post-lockdown

7 months ago

Lugtons Dinsdale Branch Manager, Graeme Rowe, explains why taking the time to prepare your home for market will ensure you’re ready to buy when the right one comes along.

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Keeping up with the change

7 months ago

Times are changing, but at Lugtons Property Management the ‘old school way’ remains as relevant as ever. Discover what sets our Property Management Team apart from the rest.

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Top tips for listing in spring

7 months ago

Make your home blossom on the market. Residential Consultant, Natasha Fraser, shares top tips for listing in spring.

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Bridging Finance… a short-term loan to secure your dream home

8 months ago

Want to buy or build a new property before you sell your existing one? Find out how a bridging loan can make the dream possible!

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School Zones… where education meets real estate

10 months ago

Get in the zone: we take a look at what to consider when buying and selling in a popular school zone. 

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Suburb Spotlight: More than meets the eye in Dinsdale

11 months ago

Look west and you’ll find a suburb that has many a hidden gem. Residential Sales Consultant, Lisa Sigley discovers the delights of Dinsdale.

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Culture, camaraderie and rewarding careers at Lugtons

12 months ago

Looking for a new career? Lugtons’ newest sales consultants share how Lugtons’ company culture has contributed to their success.

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Navigating the property market tax changes

13 months ago

Lugtons' General Manager, Clinton Hardy takes a look at what the changes to the bright line test and tax on investment properties mean for you. 

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Suburb Spotlight: Much ado about… Maeroa

14 months ago

Close to the CBD, and offering a family friendly neighbourhood, Maeroa is one of Hamilton's hidden suburbs with untapped real estate potential.

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Changes to tenancy law: what landlords need to know

15 months ago

Lugtons' Residential Property Manager, Annette Day, looks at the change to the Residential Tenancies Act and how they affect landlords.

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Property predictions: high hopes for 2021

16 months ago

2021 - what can we expect from Waikato's property market? As Q1 shapes up to be as hot as the Kiwi summer, the Lugtons team takes a look at what the market could have in store for us this year.

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Selling over Christmas and New Year

18 months ago

Selling your Waikato home might be the last thing on your mind over Christmas and New Year, but it could turn out to be a wise move...

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Tips for first home buyers

19 months ago

It’s an exciting and overwhelming decision to make – especially for a first-time residential home buyer. As you enter the property market for the first time, there are a few things you should know before diving in headfirst.

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Buyer specialists: Your secret weapon in the hunt for the home of your dreams 

20 months ago

It can be difficult buying in a busy market. Buyers can often get overlooked, even though they are the ones that need the most assistance! But there is a service dedicated to help those buying in the marketplace. 

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Buying in competition: Solving the multiple offers riddle

20 months ago

It has become very rare to find a property and be the only buyer wanting to make an offer. Why? Property is in high demand.

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Six Top Tips for Success at Auction

21 months ago

Whether you are a first-time buyer, a property veteran or just looking for your next step in the market, purchasing at auction can be an exhilarating or a daunting ride. Here are 6 tips to help you succeed.

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