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    What a “House of the Year” Award Home Looks like Inside

    By Jason Duop / 4 October 2016

    You’ve seen the stunning hedges and impressive brickwork of houses of the year. But have you ever wanted to step into a judges shoes and walk inside a house of the year? Here’s what a gold category house in upmarket St Kilda looks like. This beauty was built by Urban Homes and won the Local […]

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      Cosgrave Brings Home Success from Harcourts International Awards

      By Jason Duop / 19 June 2016

      Bringing home yet another victory for New Zealand, Shaun Cosgrave has been placed as the eighth top sales consultant in the world in the 2016 Harcourts International Conference. This position not only places Shaun as the top sales consultant in Harcourts in the Waikato, but it also places him as the top salesperson in New […]

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        Builder Sells Multimillion Dollar Land to Recover from Debt

        By Jason Duop / 2 January 2016

        The housing crisis isn’t just hitting home buyers. A Hamilton building company has been ordered to sell $3.4 million of land by the High Court. All of this revenue will go straight to repaying debt. New Settler Homes, directed by Lijun Zhang, borrowed a significant amount of money from Aucklander Xiaozhen Liu. And when the […]

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          Here Today, Tech Tomorrow

          By Jason Duop / 23 May 2015

          Perhaps we have all been a bit slow to recognise the impact of the digital revolution on the labour market. Well-intentioned but misguided parents are pushing for their children to pursue careers in medicine, law and finance. All the while these sort of careers are slowly heading down the drain. It is suggested by Stuff.co.nz […]

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            Sales Consultant Sweeps Up Awards

            By Jason Duop / 18 February 2015

            Shaun Cosgrave’s ToView Team Take Out Region’s Top Awards It was victory all round for Shaun Cosgrave’s ToView team at the Harcourts Central Region awards in Tauranga last week, for the October – December quarter. ToView team member and rural sales specialist, Aaron Davey, won the Top Sales Consultant award, across all real estate sectors. […]

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              NZ Dollar Hits Three Year Low

              By Jason Duop / 26 January 2015

              Today the New Zealand dollar has likely turned a few knuckles white. The NZD reached it’s lowest point in over three years as investors sold euro and bough US dollars, which weakened other currencies against the greenback. Our dollar reached 74.25 US cents this morning meaning it reached it’s lowest point since November 2011 when […]

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                Frustrated Port Workers Want Dispute Resolved

                By Jason Duop / 13 January 2015

                Lyttleton Port and a Worker’s Union are embroiled in a heated dispute with the port workers caught in the middle. Safety concerns have caused the container terminal to be shut for overnight shifts for three consecutive weekends. It has been closed between midnight at 6am. The Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) told Stuff.co.nz  yesterday workers […]

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                  Urban Homes Show Master Builders How It’s Done

                  By Jason Duop / 8 November 2014

                  Master builders in Hamilton Urban Homes have shown  builders throughout New Zealand how it’s done. Urban Homes have stolen the show at another very successful Annual Gala awards evening. They took home an astounding seven awards from the event. Urban Homes entered properties in the following categories: New Homes, Gib Show Home and Builders Own Home. New Homes […]

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                    Goldstar Specials for Home Shows

                    By Jason Duop / 24 October 2014

                    The Auckland Home Show was an excellent opportunity to learn about the latest products and trends in renovations, building, furnishing, and home improvements. Not to mention great deals were offered! The Hamilton Home and Garden Show is approaching promising more innovative products and excellent offers available. But perhaps there is a way to avoid the queues […]

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