Entries by Anna Penny

Selling in Winter – It’s Not a Bad Idea

The standard response when you’re thinking about selling your home (but are not sure when) is ‘Sell in Spring’. There is plenty of truth that warmer, drier weather and post-winter itchy feet, encourage potential buyers to open homes. But life doesn’t stop for winter. People still need to move, whether it be for new jobs, […]


Real Estate Careers Evening

Real Estate Career: Do you want an exciting and rewarding career? 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. You may […]

New Zealand’s Champion Auctioneers

Competing at the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) National Real Estate Auctioneering Championships, which was held in Auckland last week, is a bit like competing in the New Zealand Open or the Coast to Coast. Professional auctioneers train for this annual event with a level of commitment similar to that of an elite […]

Christchurch Real Estate Market: May Update

Update on the Christchurch real estate market by Hayden Broadbelt May was a month that we felt Jack Frost return from his summer slumber. His fingers wrapped around us at the start of the month, however, it didn’t dampen confidence on the Christchurch real estate market. Whilst the market remained stable, 654 sales saw a […]

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Pink Ribbon Breakfast

Our St Albans office supported the Breast Cancer Society with their Pink Ribbon Breakfast. It was a wonderful morning filled with dress ups, delicious food, exciting auctions and great company. We are proud to announce that they more than tripled their donation goal! The money raised will be used to fund research projects and medical […]

Christchurch Real Estate Market: April Update

Update on the Christchurch real estate market by Hayden Broadbelt The month of April arrived with continuing uncertainty around a CGT (Capital Gains Tax). Investors were still laying low with a level market creating opportunities for first home buyers. April results in from REINZ show that while the median house price across New Zealand increased […]

Christchurch Real Estate: March Update

Update on the Christchurch real estate market by Hayden Broadbelt The limitation on foreign property ownership and directional uncertainty continues to see its impact in our marketplace. A positive indicator from these measures sees first home buyers enjoying favorable lending rates and reduced competition at auction to purchase resulting in a 30% increase for ownership […]

Most Trusted Real Estate Brand 7th Year Running

New Zealanders award Harcourts Most Trusted Real Estate brand for the seventh consecutive year Reader’s Digest has announced its Most Trusted brands for 2019, and Harcourts, New Zealand’s largest real estate brand, has come out on top once again. For the seventh consecutive year, New Zealanders have voted Harcourts their Most Trusted real estate brand, […]

Tour Our New Office, 292 Clyde Road

The building replaces our current one we’ve been in for nearly 25 years,” Branch Manager Simon Hollander says. “We had rather outgrown the space, so when the Clyde Road site became available, it looked like we might have a real shot at getting the work space we had dreamed of The new building is a […]

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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 […]