Kaikoura to Rebuild Better and Stronger

Kaikoura to Rebuild Better and Stronger

Photo: NZTA As light begins to appear at the end of the tunnel in terms of opening the road to Kaikoura, locals are busy getting on with life 10 months on from the 7.8 magnitude quake. Harcourts Kaikoura owner Janice Dreaver says the community is extremely grateful for the work being done to … [Read more...]

Things to do in Marlborough During Winter

Things to do in Marlborough During Winter

There’s something about the Marlborough winter that we love. Sure it’s cold in the mornings, but once the frost melts away, nine times out of 10 we’re left with a crisp, clear day. And no wind! We’ve talked before about things to do in our beautiful province in the summer, and some of those we … [Read more...]

Marlborough Rental Shortage Set to Continue

Marlborough Rental Shortage Set to Continue

Marlborough is facing a shortage of rental properties as home-owners take advantage of a strong property market to sell up. Harcourts Marlborough property management division manager Lavina Diamanti says there are currently more people looking for rentals than houses available, a demand she … [Read more...]

Vineyard Half Showcases Marlborough Story

Vineyard Half Showcases Marlborough Story

There’s one thing the autumn leaves tell us here in Marlborough. Aside from the change of season, it also means the Saint Clair Vineyard Half is just around the corner. Harcourts Marlborough sponsors the Vineyard Half, and this year we have six staff members competing, covering all categories of … [Read more...]

Harvest Underway in Marlborough

Harvest Underway in Marlborough

As the leaves start to change throughout Marlborough’s landscape, work is getting underway harvesting the region’s grapes. While Marlborough swells with extra winemakers and workers from all over the world, many of the region’s own residents are preparing themselves to see the results of a year’s … [Read more...]

Harcourts Team Take on Relay for Life

Harcourts Team Take on Relay for Life

2017 has gone from one charity event to another for the Harcourts Marlborough team, who have 12 staff members participating in the Relay for Life this weekend. Harcourts Marlborough sales and marketing consultant, and Relay for Life team co-ordinator Katie Gibbons says the event is something … [Read more...]

Doors Open at Omaka Landing Showhome

Doors Open at Omaka Landing Showhome

The doors are open at the first home in Marlborough’s newest subdivision, Omaka Landing. Omaka Landing project manager John Davis says the showhome has been open just over two weeks, as a place for people to get information on buying and building in the area. "This show home and sales office … [Read more...]

Marlborough Rental Market Strong

Marlborough Rental Market Strong

The Marlborough rental market is the tightest it’s been in 10 years, a positive sign for the local economy, says Harcourts Marlborough Property Management Manager Lavina Diamanti. In the past 12 months Marlborough rents have increased by about $10-$20 per week - depending on the property and its … [Read more...]

Marlborough Lifestyle Huge Drawcard

Marlborough Lifestyle Huge Drawcard

Family, friends and lifestyle were the catalysts prompting Ben Mclennan’s return to Marlborough. A former Marlborough Boys’ College student, Ben grew up on his parents’ farm in Grassmere and is the newest member of the Harcourts Marlborough residential, lifestyle and rural team. Since his teen … [Read more...]