Blog: All Real Estate

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Suburb Spotlight: More than meets the eye in Dinsdale

2 years 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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Suburb Spotlight: Much ado about… Maeroa

3 years 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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Property predictions: high hopes for 2021

3 years 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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Building inspection report: is it worth it?

4 years ago

We’ve all heard the saying ‘information is power’. That's why we’re looking at why you should get a building inspection report to assess your future investment.

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Is KiwiBuild for me?

4 years ago

KiwiBuild – it’s the buzzword of the moment, but unless you’re a first home buyer or second chancer, it’s something you may not know a whole lot about. As the Government sets to reset the programme, we’ve looked into what it offers and why you should be interested in the government initiative.

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Build your equity… for a solid investment foundation

4 years ago

Using equity in your home is a smart way to build your property portfolio! In our latest blog we investigate how you can leverage your existing property to invest further into the market.

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Buying vs. Building: which is better for first home buyers?

4 years ago

The residential market is in a constant state of change, and the reality of owning your own home can seem complex as you try to size up which window of opportunity is right for you. 

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Sorting out Stains: How to remove those pesky marks

4 years ago

You’ve tried and tried again to remind people to be careful on your new carpet, but it happened. And now you're left with cleaning up the mess.

Before your reach for the nearest bottle of cleaning fluid, make sure you check out our top tips to help your deal with stains. 

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Our 5 top tips for a low maintenance garden

4 years ago

To help transform your outdoor area, we’ve come up with five top tips to create an easy, low maintenance landscape in your backyard.

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Adding value: how to gain a positive ROI on your property

4 years ago

When selling your home, it’s easy to get lost in the myriad possibilities that could increase . To help you hammer through your DIY options, we’ve put together a handy guide to help you focus your attention on only the upgrades that will add value to your home.

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Setting the Stage – Six effective home staging tips you can do yourself

5 years ago

When it comes to selling a home, first impressions count, so make yours a good one! To help you set the scene for prospective buyers, we’ve constructed six simple-yet-effective-steps to help you stage your own home for a successful sale.