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Lodge Live: Brian Kneebone on 30 years in real estate

Lodge City Rentals Director David Kneebone interviews his brother Brian Kneebone on his 30th year in real estate sales. Find out what's changed over the last 30 years and why real estate is a fantastic career for the young and ambitious.

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Lodge Rentals August 2020 Update

By David Kneebone: 2020-08-25

Big moves in housing rentals as new law passed

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Hamilton suburb profile: Frankton

Frankton is one of Hamilton’s oldest suburbs and features many character cottages as well as new townhouses. A variety of shops are available, including Frankton’s open-air mall and markets. Notable Hamilton businesses, such as Gallaghers and Woolrest, had their beginnings here.

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Hamilton suburb profile: Hamilton Central/Hamilton Lake/Whitiora

Here you'll find a range of modern, high density housing and older character homes close to the CBD, Waikato Stadium, the Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) and Waikato Hospital. Spectacular views and homes can be found around the lake.

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A good time to invest in property

Miles and his partner Keri-Lee are international teachers based in China. When not teaching in various corners of the globe, they call Hamilton home and have built up a small property portfolio in the Hillcrest and Riverlea areas.

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Property management makes for a stress-free investment

When record low-interest rates came to New Zealand at the start of 2020, Bryce saw an opportunity. The chance to secure a long-term investment for his future was too good to ignore, which led him to browse through real estate listings.

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Lodge Real Estate “by far the best” says home seller

Morne is no stranger to selling homes, but when he and his partner decided to upgrade to a newer and bigger property—one with enough room for their two dogs—they turned to Jo Harris at Lodge Real Estate to help them sell their Beerescourt home.

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Selling at auction made for a smooth sail into retirement

Five years ago, David and Margaret got a knock on the door from Lodge Real Estate agent, Jo Harris. Little did they know it was the beginning of a friendship that has only grown over time. 

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Focus on foundations as property market shows continued confidence

By David Kneebone: 2020-07-20

As we pass the halfway mark for 2020, I don’t think we could have predicted this year’s events even if we had a crystal ball!

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Hamilton’s rental market bounces back

By David Kneebone: 2020-06-19

With the shift to Alert Level 1 this week, we’re pleased to be moving back ever closer to our new ‘normal.’ Here at Lodge City Rentals, we have learnt a great deal over the past few months, and intend to take these learnings forward with us.

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