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Market Update - March 2024

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The March 2024 statistics from The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) have been released, showing a significant increase in listings and stock levels, creating more options for buyers. REINZ Chief Executive Jen Baird says the market is clearly more active compared to a year ago, with high listing numbers, increased stock levels, higher sales counts and higher median sales prices.

First Home Buyers: 7 Things you need to know

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When it comes to purchasing a first home, there are also some lesser-known factors that can impact your experience when transacting, or during your home ownership, that new buyers need to be aware of. We have outlined these seven factors below, to help you feel fully prepared for the purchase of your first home...

Interest deductibility changes

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In response to concerns about housing affordability and the impact of property investment on the housing market, the New Zealand Labour Government previously introduced changes to interest deductibility rules. These changes were implemented to rebalance the housing market and make homeownership more accessible for first-home buyers.

Increased activity in the market

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As we settle in to 2024, the New Zealand real estate market has been buzzing with activity from buyers and sellers alike. From a drastic influx of listings to a rise in the number of sales, coupled with bustling open homes and thriving auction attendance, this notable upswing is encouraging.

Market Update - February 2024

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The latest statistics from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand have been released for February, showing an increase in market activity across the country. Jenn Baird, REINZ CEO commented that the latest data ‘paints a picture of a more active housing market, characterised by increasing listings, robust sales activity, expanding stock levels, and growth in property prices.’

Rate My Agent Award Winners 2024

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The 6th Annual Rate My Agent Awards were held recently, and we are very proud to congratulate all of our EVES winners! Rate My Agent is a reviews-based platform that celebrates salespeople based on client satisfaction. Well done to our teams and individuals below for your ongoing commitment to exceptional service!
Last Friday marked a significant event for our team at the EVES Whangarei branch as we gathered at the picturesque Northland Golf Club for our annual internal conference, aptly named "The Big Day Out." This day was all about reflecting on our past achievements, setting ambitious goals for the upcoming year, and strengthening the bonds within our team...

Entries are now open for the 2024 Most Trusted Business Awards!

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Entries are now open for the 2024 Most Trusted Business Awards! As a leading real estate company across the Bay of Plenty, Waikato and the North, we were proud to be awarded Most Trusted Business in 2021, 2022 and 2023. We are on a mission to continue delivering an exceptional service, every day.

Building vs. buying an existing dwelling

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When it comes to finding your dream home, the decision between building or purchasing an existing dwelling requires much consideration. In this latest blog, we’ve identified the benefits of building a new home versus opting for a resale, helping you make an informed decision that aligns with your preferences and long-term goals...

EVES Cherrywood is opening its doors!

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After a period of extensive refurbishment, we are very excited to announce that our EVES Cherrywood branch is now open. The refurbished office is a project that aimed to refresh not only the working space for EVES salespeople and property managers, but also to provide a brighter and more welcoming environment for clients...