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Homes To Go For New Homes Highway

November 18, 2014

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Caveat Emptor or ‘buyer beware’ essentially means the onus is on the property buyer to do extensive research and acquire a fairly good understanding of all the possible future plans of development that may affect the home or land considered for purchase.

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Biggest Renovating Mistakes

October 3, 2012

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These expert tips will you help avoid the most common mistakes when renovating your investment property or home. From ignoring the basic prep work and safety, to setting unrealistic budgets and selecting the wrong fixtures. Find out how to avoid making these mistakes on your own projects.

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Kitchens and Bathrooms Renovations Sell Houses

May 30, 2012

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A Property’s value is closely linked to the state of the kitchen and bathroom. Renovating the kitchen and bathroom adds value and appeal to any property. For many investors Property Investment NZ is all about adding value through renovation. When potential buyers view a home they head to the kitchen first. The bathroom’s impact comes […]

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Costing out a Renovation

December 13, 2011

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When I have a property under due diligence, I ask one of my property managers to meet me at the property of interest with one of his or her maintenance contractors (these guys own their businesses but use subcontractors, e.g. builders, plumbers, electricians etc). I tell them what I want done to the property, and […]

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Should You Outsource Your Property Renovation or Do It Yourself

November 15, 2011

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Should I outsource my property renovation or do it myself? This question plagues every home owner who has made the decision about going in for renovation. Renovation is always needed as properties grow older, and the structure, fittings and accessories begin to wear out, giving a rundown look to the whole place.

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Bathroom – Renovate to Sell

September 22, 2011

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Bathrooms are an essential part of the house even though they are small, and generally tucked away in inconspicuous corners.  Renovating a bathroom is an essential and frequent exercise since they are the ones that begin to look old and need to be changed and renovated sooner than other parts of the house. Their complex […]

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What Renovating May Do To the Sale of My Investment Property

September 20, 2011

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Should I renovate my property investment before selling-this question bothers most owners of property wishing to sell it. When a property is bought for investment purposes, its condition is not a big concern since appreciation of its long term value is the primary consideration. Over time, when its value has escalated enough to be considered […]

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Renovate Your Property Without Overcapitalizing

September 20, 2011

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Most property owners like to renovate their property with the idea of making it look better, upgrade it and eventually yield higher returns on the investment made. However, it is easy to get carried away and overcapitalize on renovation. This means spending too much on it, the amount being spent being more than the returns […]

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