Entries by Anna Penny

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 […]

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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. […]


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Holmwood Sponsor the Mission’s Christmas Lunch

Harcourts Holmwood has a positive and long-term commitment to the Christchurch community. This year we have taken another step up! Not only are we contributing to the Christchurch City Mission’s ‘Walk of  Stars’ but we are also as a major sponsor of the Mission’s Christmas Lunch. The Christchurch City Mission is one of those institutions […]

Easing of LVR: Great News for First Home Buyers

The Reserve Bank says risks to New Zealand’s financial system have eased over the past six months and it is time to reduce restrictions on mortgage lending. Loan-to-value restrictions (LVRs), set by the Reserve Bank, determine what proportion of new lending can go to people with small deposits. From January 1, up to 20 per […]

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Christchurch City Mission: Walk of Stars

The Walk of Stars is a chance for individuals and companies to show their support for the Christchurch City Mission by sponsoring Hollywood Walk of Fame inspired stars. The stars will be placed along Oxford Terrace (which is set to be one of the best spots in the city this Christmas) for all of December and […]

Anti Money Laundering (AML) – What is it?

From 1st January 2019 Real Estate Companies will need to comply with the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 What is AML? A law passed in New Zealand called The Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009, or “AML/CFT Act” as it is more commonly known. The law reflects New […]

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Christmas Facebook Competition

It’s competition time again! There is only FIVE weeks until Christmas and we have a $50 Farmers voucher to giveaway!! Competition rules as follows: 1. LIKE OUR PAGE 2. TAG A FRIEND in the POST (as many as you like!) SHARE THE POST to increase your chance of winning! The winner will be announced on […]

Combating Auction Nerves

Bidding for and buying a house at auction can feel intimidating if you have never done it before but a little bit of preparation and homework can make the process far less stressful and more empowering Pre Auction: Conquering Nerves – Visit an Auction The simplest and one of the most helpful things you can […]

Pre Auction: Due Diligence

Bidding for and buying a house at auction can feel intimidating if you have never done it before but a little bit of preparation and homework can make the process far less stressful and more empowering. Pre Auction: Due Diligence So you’ve found a house you want to buy and it’s being sold by auction […]

Christchurch Real Estate: November Update

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 […]