Discover the formula to real estate success

Discover the formula to real estate success

Harcourts Marlborough has been selling homes in Marlborough for more than 25 years and over that time we’ve gained a wealth of experience, industry knowledge and understanding of our local market. It’s no accident that Harcourts has been voted New Zealand’s most trusted real estate agency for … [Read more...]

Working with Marlborough

Working with Marlborough

Do you want to help us give back to one of a huge range of Marlborough community groups? All you have to do is list your home with Harcourts Marlborough, and $400 will go to your choice of one of our partner charity organisations. The Harcourts Marlborough team absolutely love living in … [Read more...]

Meth-contamination – what you need to know

Meth-contamination – what you need to know

Over the past few weeks we’ve been unravelling the murky world of meth-contaminated houses. While this is an evolving issue, this week we break down everything you need to know - whether you’re a homebuyer, seller, landlord or tenant. Vendors Home buyers and tenants are increasingly asking if … [Read more...]

What a positive meth-test means for your property

What a positive meth-test means for your property

Last week we talked about methamphetamine contamination in houses, and the likelihood of new standards to be introduced for the testing and remediation of affected properties. Harcourts recommends all landlords get their properties meth-tested between tenancies to ensure they are providing a safe … [Read more...]

Meth contamination – an overview

Meth contamination – an overview

Methamphetamine contamination is a growing issue in New Zealand, and the lack of national testing standards is a serious problem facing buyers, sellers, landlords, and tenants. While the Ministry of Health created the existing meth contamination guidelines in 2010, these addressed clean up … [Read more...]

New Smoke Alarm and Insulation Laws: What Landlords Need To Know

New Smoke Alarm and Insulation Laws: What Landlords Need To Know

New laws have come into force requiring landlords to equip their rental properties with smoke alarms and insulation, and could face tougher penalties if they do not meet the new standards. From 1 July 2016, The Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill made landlords responsible for installing smoke … [Read more...]

The subdivison process

The subdivison process

Ever thought about subdividing your property? Maybe you want to reduce your mortgage or the size of your section to cut down on maintenance. Or perhaps you want to take advantage of the sellers’ market in Marlborough and turn a profit. Whatever your case, Harcourts Marlborough owner Mark Davis … [Read more...]

Get The Best Price For Your Property

Get The Best Price For Your Property

Even in a tight market, there are a few simple things vendors can do to make their property stand out from the rest, according to Harcourts Marlborough sales consultant Angela Bowers. For example, investors are generally on the lookout for properties that are going to attract good quality … [Read more...]

Harcourts Marlborough Shines at National Awards

Harcourts Marlborough Shines at National Awards

Harcourts Marlborough has once again proven it punches well above its weight at the Harcourts National Awards dinner at the Vector Arena in Auckland on Wednesday night. The Marlborough team was recognised as the second highest revenue earning Harcourts office for its size in New Zealand last … [Read more...]

Into the wild with Vicki

Into the wild with Vicki

Most of you will know Vicki Baker as the straight shooting, hard working sales consultant who works with us at Harcourts Marlborough. Behind her forthright veneer, is a soft spot for furry creatures great and small, which has taken her to far flung corners of Asia and Africa on a mission to … [Read more...]