Entries by Anna Penny

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Le Race Record Smashed

Records smashed as Kate McIlroy and Daniel Whitehouse win Le Race cycling crowns Daniel Whitehouse has broken the Le Race course record to claim back-to-back titles, while Kate McIlroy won the cycling classic on her third attempt by smashing the women’s record by a staggering nine minutes. Whitehouse won the 100km race from Christchurch to […]


Real Estate Careers Evening

Real Estate Career: Are you looking for a career rather than a job? Real Estate is an industry that rewards hard workers!  If you are wanting to build a strong career this is your chance. We are looking for motivated, self-starters who are passionate about building a rewarding career to join our award winning team. […]


Ilam Office Open Day

We are excited to announce that the wait is finally over. Please come along to our open day to check out our new Ilam Office at 292 Clyde Road on Tuesday 19 March 12pm-4pm.

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Le Race Sponsorship

Once again Harcourts Holmwood are offering a $500 prize to the first man and first women that break the current race records in the upcoming Le Race event, Saturday 23rd March. Le Race is a 100km cycling race with mixture of challenging hill climbs, fast flats and exhilarating downhills that travels from Cathedral Sqaure in […]

Kate Sheppard Christchurch House Sold

Historic Christchurch Property has Sold Article by Shabnam Dastgheib Kate Sheppard’s former Christchurch home has a new owner, five months after it went on the market. The sprawling villa with more than 4000 sqm of land in Clyde Rd, Ilam sold on Tuesday. Built in 1888, it was Sheppard’s home for 15 years and was the base […]

Christchurch Real Estate – February Update

Update on the Christchurch real estate market by Jim Davis As Christchurch rolls into the traditional post Christmas busy period, it is pleasing to see that the recently released January sales statistics still show a continuing strong steady Christchurch marketplace. The release of the REINZ stats for January indicate that there were 397 recorded residential […]

Jamin Marshall & his Team Join Holmwood

We are delighted to welcome Jamin Marshall and his team to the Merivale Office. Jamin is supported by Licensed Sales Consultant, Tim Harris, and Personal Assistant, Johanna Adams. Property is in Jamin’s blood. Both his father and his grandfather were successful real estate agents and it’s something he’s genuinely passionate about. He blends that passion […]

Auction: What if no one bids?

Day of the Auction: What if no one bids? In reality, if you have spent the time, energy and money to do the due diligence and to put yourself in a position to bid you need to bid so that the auctioneer knows you are serious about buying the property. If you elect not to […]

Day of the Auction: What’s a vendor bid?

Day of the Auction: What’s a vendor bid? A vendor bid is essentially a counter offer for the vendor. It is always made well below the reserve figure. If you are still interested, you need to place another bid to have a chance of success. If it gets to a stage after the second, or […]

Christchurch Real Estate: December Update

Harcourts’ South Island Regional Manager, Jim Davis, comments on the Christchurch real estate market. As we move into the festive season and the inevitable slow down of Real Estate activity that occurs in late December and over the early January period, it is interesting to read that the market commentators are now caught up with […]