Entries by Anna Penny

Christchurch Real Estate Update November

Harcourts’ South Island Regional Manager, Jim Davis, comments on the Christchurch real estate market. There is no doubt that our market place in Christchurch continues to throw up some interesting surprises. The release of the October sales results by REINZ has showcased the strength of our local economy. October in our city produced some stunning […]


Home & Family Fundraising Event

Two strangers met eight weeks ago with no dancing experience – now they’ve won the top prize at Christchurch’s local Dancing with the Stars. Jazz Magellan and Viny Berhault​ took out first place at the Home and Family-run competition at Christ’s College on Saturday night. Berhault​ said the dance was “very scary” but was “pumping” after the win. The […]

Christchurch Real Estate: October Update

Harcourts’ South Island Regional Manager, Jim Davis, comments on the Christchurch real estate market. With Spring well underway the Christchurch Real Estate Market is continuing to perform in a strong steady manner. The just released REINZ figures show us there were 511 residential properties sold in Christchurch City during the month of September. The median […]


Future Steps: A Career in Real Estate

One of the few things that forecasters agree on is that most individuals will experience many more job changes than was the case generations before. A career in real estate is one of those pursuits where the combined strength of past life experiences and acquired work skills can create a winning combination. Coupled with a […]


Summer Gala Auction

Summer is fast approaching and we are heading into a very busy selling season in the Christchurch real estate market. Holmwood have recently announced another Gala Auction on Thursday 29th November from 6pm at our auction rooms (Ground Floor, 397-399 Ilam Road). We have experienced fantastic clearance rates in our auction rooms over the Winter  […]

Why We Prefer to Auction?

We believe that auction is the fairest method of sale for both the vendor and the purchaser as it offers total transparency to all parties. As a purchaser, when you are at an auction you can see who else is interested and gauge the level of desire in the room. You are the cash unconditional […]

Christchurch Real Estate: September Update

Harcourts’ South Island Regional Manager, Jim Davis, update us on the Christchurch real estate market. There is no doubt that Spring has come early to the property market in our city, with the release of the REINZ Sales figures for August. Sales volumes have leapt up yet again from the low levels experienced in July. […]

Spring: Christchurch Real Estate Update

The sunshine and emerging blossoms around the city confirm that spring is upon us and with it the property market once again begins to thrive. It is fair to say we have recently surfaced from a distinctive Winter market in the real estate industry. Many sellers have made the decision to refrain from listing their […]

Kate Sheppard’s House For Sale

Kate Sheppard’s House For Sale 19 September 2018 is a very special day for women and the global democratic process. It marks the 125th anniversary of New Zealand becoming in 1893 the first country in the world to grant women the right to vote. In the UK it took a further 25 years for women […]


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, so 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 […]