A good property manager is worth his or her absolute weight in gold. However, not every landlord finds the perfect fit first time. If you’re struggling with your current property management company, but switching is in the ‘too hard basket’ (don’t worry, we get it!), this read is for you. Let’s delve into a few signs it’s time to find someone new, and how surprisingly easy it is to do so.
Covid-19 has certainly thrown us a curveball in the last month, and our team transitioned to their home offices once again during lockdown. What was different compared to last time, particularly on the real estate side of Lodge, was that buying and selling continued through the lockdown, and we held successful online auctions where all 17 properties sold.
Real estate agents are turning their businesses digital as they adjust to Covid uncertainty. The switch is paying off for many with Hamilton agents Lodge Real Estate selling nearly $17.5 million worth of property at online auctions during the first week of New Zealand’s level 4 lockdown.
Nothing can derail your buying and selling plans quicker than a sale and purchase agreement mishap. To keep your plans on track, it’s important to be aware of a few caveats that can catch sellers and buyers out.
If you’ve ever thought about selling your home, you will probably have heard the term ‘appraisal’. But what exactly does an appraisal entail? And what can a first-time seller expect when they ask an agent to come around and appraise their home?