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...]

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...]

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...]