Harcourts help Kaikoura pick up the pieces

Harcourts help Kaikoura pick up the pieces

In the wake of the magnitude 7.8 earthquake which rattled much of New Zealand and shattered infrastructure in Kaikoura, Harcourts teams have been rallying. Harcourts Marlborough owner Mark Davis has been to check-in on his Harcourts Kaikoura team, taking with him a chartered planeload of valuable … [Read more...]

Community Support Key for Katie

Community Support Key for Katie

Katie Gibbons is the “yes man” of the team at Harcourts Marlborough, her love of helping people often getting her signed up for community activities. On top of going the extra mile for clients, Katie is constantly thinking of ways she can help people out, and recently organised the donation of 30 … [Read more...]

Where to reach Harcourts Marlborough

Where to reach Harcourts Marlborough

We’ve been working on our look of late, both here in the office and online, and we wanted to give you all a bit of an update on where we can be found. While we haven’t moved, we’ve been working hard to bring our service to you at home, and can be found on Facebook, over on Twitter, or even on … [Read more...]

Utilising the Art of Auction

Utilising the Art of Auction

When it comes to buying or selling property, doing so through auction can produce some of the best results in the business. Harcourts Marlborough sales and marketing consultant and auctioneer, Bryan Palmer, knows the ins and outs of buying and selling property, and views auction as an extremely … [Read more...]

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...]