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Selling with (or without) tenants?

If you’re a landlord, the decision to sell a house comes with a few extra considerations. That starts with weighing up if you should sell your rental property with, or without, tenants.

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Buying a house? Beware of bait pricing.

When it comes to the property market, we could take some useful lessons from our neighbours across the Tasman. One policy adopted by the real estate industry in most Australian states is the outlawing of ‘bait pricing’ or underquoting. Despite the softening in the New Zealand real estate market, this despicable practice is rife.

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Safe, smart and secure: How to protect your home these summer holidays

Before the last of the Christmas wrapping paper is tidied up, we’re thinking of those long summer days relaxing by the beach. But, before you pack up and head out of town, make sure you’ve thought about how to keep your home safe and secure while you’re on holiday.

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Iron Bridge named finalist at prestigious property management awards

We are thrilled to share that Iron Bridge Property Management has been announced as a finalist at the 2017 LPMNZ Awards for Excellence. Not only that, our company is a finalist in a whopping four of the seven categories!

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Summer holidays are a hot time to sell – here’s why

Think your home won’t sell over the summer holidays? Think again. You may be surprised to learn the summer period can be one of the best times to list your property.

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Get a free professional meth test* – and total peace-of-mind property management

If you own a rental property, meth or ‘P’ contamination is a scary issue. Finding out how to minimise the risk of meth contamination is not always an easy task. That’s where our team of property management experts can help.

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MARKET REPORT: Real Estate Sales – Winter 2017

The housing market seems to have gone into an extended hibernation over winter. We’ve cast our expert eye over the latest property statistics to give you some valuable insights. Our tips for those looking to sell or buy a house are an essential read.

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New standards on meth contamination in homes

The Government has finally announced new standards when it comes to meth contamination in properties. We explain what these standards mean for landlords, and your investment properties.

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Why you shouldn’t pay for advertising when selling your home

It is obviously crucial to attract the attention of buyers when selling your home. A highly effective advertising campaign can make all the difference – but you shouldn’t be responsible for paying for it.

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Is your rental compliant? We’ve got you covered.

Landlords need to make sure their smoke alarms and insulation are up to scratch following recent changes to legislation. If you own a rental property, it’s time to make sure you’re compliant – or risk some hefty fines (and unhappy tenants).

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