Keeping Warm this Winter

Keeping Warm this Winter

The sight of snow on the mountains surrounding Marlborough this week has sparked action in terms of preparing our homes for the cooler months. Heating a home can be a daunting prospect for many as they think about the cost of their power bills, so we’ve put together some tips for keeping your … [Read more...]

KiwiSaver Helping First Home Buyers into Market

KiwiSaver Helping First Home Buyers into Market

The benefits of KiwiSaver are quickly becoming clear for first-home buyers who are tapping into their savings to help with a deposit. Recent calculations indicate only a small difference in the cost of servicing an average mortgage to that of paying the average rent price in New Zealand. In … [Read more...]

Tenth Vineyard Half for Harcourts Sales Consultant

Tenth Vineyard Half for Harcourts Sales Consultant

On May 12, Harcourts Marlborough sales consultant Bronwyn Brown will put on her running shoes and head to the Saint Clair Family Estate cellar door. There, she’ll take on the Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon for the 10th time. “[Looking back] I just enjoyed the challenge, it was a good way … [Read more...]

Mortgage Express aiding First Home Goals

Mortgage Express aiding First Home Goals

When Jacinta Mortimer and her partner Jarrad Johl made the decision to purchase their first home, the pair initially made an appointment with their bank. However, going through the process, the couple decided to enlist the help of a mortgage adviser, and got in touch with Peter Lewis from … [Read more...]

Preparing Your Home for Sale

Preparing Your Home for Sale

It’s the little things that count when it comes to preparing your home for sale. Harcourts Marlborough sales consultant Whiona Hapakuku thrives on seeing homes shining and ready for an open home, and spends much of her time helping clients with the process. Operating the “Dress for Success” … [Read more...]

Property Passion Comes to Life

Property Passion Comes to Life

For three years, Whiona Hapakuku pieced together the pages of the Marlborough Property Express, seeing her true passion come to life before her. That passion was real estate, and last year, Whiona joined the Harcourts Marlborough team to fill a few different roles. "I always wanted to be in … [Read more...]

New Lifestyle Sparks New Career

New Lifestyle Sparks New Career

Relocating to the other side of the world is a big step, even unimaginable for many, but that’s exactly what Ben Elborough and his family did in 2011. Moving from the UK, New Zealand’s relaxed culture was a huge draw card for the family, who also love the abundance of outdoor activities and the … [Read more...]

People and Property the Perfect Combo for Justine

People and Property the Perfect Combo for Justine

Justine Hunter has worn many hats, from jobs in hospitality and venue management, to retail management, commercial design and interior decorating. Last September, Justine joined Harcourts Marlborough as a property manager, making the most of the skills she’s learnt in her varying roles over the … [Read more...]

Marlborough Youth set to Inspire with new Foundation

Marlborough Youth set to Inspire with new Foundation

Harcourts Marlborough is proud to be a founding sponsor of the region’s newest charity, Inspire Foundation Marlborough. Harcourts Marlborough Business owner and charity chairman Mark Davis says the foundation was established to help talented youth in the region. “We wanted to bring inspiring … [Read more...]

A Summer Staycation in Marlborough

A Summer Staycation in Marlborough

For many of us, summer and Christmas go hand in hand with a holiday away from home, but what about those who have decided to stay put this season? Here are five top tips for making the most out of our beautiful Marlborough region this summer: 1. Explore the Marlborough Sounds You don’t need to … [Read more...]