The Investment Property Market & COVID-19

The Investment Property Market & COVID-19

How Will Covid-19 Impact the Auckland Investment Property Market? The Covid-19 pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives, and the investment property market is no different. While industry professionals remain optimistic that the long-term prospects for Auckland’s property market are bright, the short-term forecast has been muddied by the unprecedented economic strain of theRead more

Property Managers – What do they do?

Property Managers – What do they do?

What Do Property Managers Do, Exactly? It’s no secret that property management is a growing business here in Auckland, requiring greater specialisation, but what is it that property managers do, exactly? To put it simply, property managers act as a valuable resource for landlords and tenants alike, ensuring that landlords and property investors earn theRead more

Virtual Property Appraisals

Virtual Property Appraisals

Virtual property appraisals and listings offer possibilities during lockdown By Lochore’s guest blog writer Chris Gemmell I’m writing this blog on day 14 of lockdown – midway point. The good news is that the number of coronavirus cases seems to be stabilising and on a downward track. Maybe the curve is finally being flattened –Read more

To auction or not to auction…

We’re entering the sales period that we in the real estate industry refer to as the ‘pre-Christmas squeeze’. This refers to a tight window of around six – seven weeks between Labour Weekend and Christmas that allows sellers to maximise the exposure of their property and capitalise on buyers who have not yet secured one.Read more