Construction takes off at Omaka Landing

Construction takes off at Omaka Landing

Omaka Landing subdivision is quickly taking shape, with sections in the fifth of seven stages of development now available for purchase. Omaka Landing co-owner Mark Davis says the subdivision  is about halfway through development, and is proving popular. “The first stages have all sold-out, … [Read more...]

Top Tips for Labour Weekend Gardening

Top Tips for Labour Weekend Gardening

Have you let things go a bit in your veggie garden over the winter? Not to worry, Labour Day weekend is the perfect opportunity to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in. If you’re not sure where to start, here are five top tips for getting your veggie patch ready for the coming summer months. If … [Read more...]

Administration and Financial Assistant Required

Administration and Financial Assistant Required

We’re looking for an upbeat, multi-talented Administration / Financial Assistant who is able to rise to the challenge of juggling the busy requirements of our busy office. The Job: Administration / Financial Assistant Blenheim, Full Time Experience in Accounts and Administration?
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Get to know Property Management Division Manager Lavina Diamanti

Get to know Property Management Division Manager Lavina Diamanti

When it comes to renting out your property, knowing who to trust with your home can be difficult, as can keeping an eye on the place and ensuring you are meeting your obligations as a landlord. Utilising a Harcourts property manager can help you ensure you are meeting these obligations, and that … [Read more...]

Winter Proving a Good Time to Sell in Marlborough

Winter Proving a Good Time to Sell in Marlborough

A lack of stock on the market is seeing amazing results for vendors as buyers compete to land their dream home. Harcourts Marlborough sales and marketing consultant Tanya Smith says despite a common belief that homes do not sell as well during the winter, buyers do not stop searching for the … [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...]

Marlborough Popular for Out-of-Town Buyers

Marlborough Popular for Out-of-Town Buyers

Marlborough is becoming a desirable destination to people looking to escape the hustle of city life, with a growing number of buyers moving into the region, sales consultant Rhonda Stewart says. “They’re coming from all over the place, from the far north, to the deep south.” “They’ve heard … [Read more...]

Marlborough Property in Reach for First-Home Buyers

Marlborough Property in Reach for First-Home Buyers

Marlborough has this month been compared to Auckland when it comes to the apparent unaffordability of housing, particularly for first-home buyers. According to the report, released in March 2017 by ratings agency Moody’s Investors Service, Marlborough and Nelson are the only areas other than … [Read more...]