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      The New Auckland Housing Crisis

      By Jason Duop / 26 February 2016

      Auckland might lose it’s position as being the most unlivable city in New Zealand – despite the Auckland City Council’s efforts to make it the most livable city in the world. Instead Wellington prices are slowly creeping up as Auckland’s red-hot market cools off. So how much do you need to save to live in […]


        #1 Real Estate Sales Consultant Shares Secret to Success

        By Jason Duop / 14 January 2016

        Shaun Cosgrave completely dominated the Harcourts regional awards in November, winning eight of the nine awards he was eligible for. The regional awards covered the July – September quarter and were highly competitive, encompassing all Harcourt’s sales consultants in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty region. The awards he received include: #1 Residential Sales Consultant for […]


          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 […]


            What it Takes to be Apprentice of the Year

            By Jason Duop / 16 December 2015

            Tall, buff, knows the difference between a hammer and a handsaw and is probably qualified. This is what used to cut it for apprentices in New Zealand. Now with competition tightening, this is starting to toughen up. But what does it take to be a great apprentice? Like the Registered Master Builders Carters 2015 Apprentice of the Year? The 2015 […]

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