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  • Market Snapshot: February 2017

    Knowing when you buy or sell a property can be a highly profitable experience. Without the correct advice, it can also be stressful and expensive. Let us help you make the right decisions with your property. Request a free Market Valuation  Contact us for more information ...

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    Weekly Trusted Opinion

    Transparency is a great word in business and a word that has become increasingly important to a successful business. In fact it lines up very nicely with integrity and honesty and put all three words together and it sums up Watson Real Estate. Why is transparency so important in Real Estate? Well it is critically important for a whole heap of ...

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    Big Month For Feilding Small Month For NZ

    The median residential house sale price for Feilding is $299,500 when calculated over 3 months, which is down slightly, however the median for the month of February alone was $312,500. There were 41 house sales through all Agencies in Feilding, which was very strong. The national median was down slightly, and the volume of sales for NZ for a 3 ...

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    Average Number Of Feilding House Sales Per Month, By Year

    2015 and 2016 were the same at 31 sales per month by all Real Estate Agents. This level is better than recent years but below the 2003 – 2007 boom years. The best year was 2003 at 46, and the worst in recent times was 2010 at 21. 2003 46 2004 33 2005 41 2006 39 2007 32 2008 24 2009 31 2010 21 2011 24 2012 28 2013 27 2014 27 2015 31 2016 31 Regards Michael Ford ...

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    Weekly Trusted Opinion

    Throughout the entire 20 plus years we have been in business we have supported many community events. Recently we have made a major move in to sponsoring and donating to Diabetes Manawatu where every time we sell a house we donate a sum of money to this very worthwhile organisation. Diabetes effects thousands upon thousands of everyday New Zealanders but ...

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    Palmerston North Median Rental Prices; September 2016 - February 2017

    Renting out property can be a highly profitable experience. Without the correct advice, it can also be stressful and expensive. Let us help you make the right decisions with your rental property. Request a free rental property assessment  Contact us for more information ...

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    Population Growth Predictions

    The new Statistics New Zealand amended population forecasts to 2043 are very interesting, especially within our region: Manawatu District +22.1% Palmerston North +20.6% Horowhenua +1.0% Whanganui -2.3% Rangitikei -6.9% Tararua -12.0% Ruapehu -27.9% Manawatu is now ahead of New Plymouth, Palmerston North, Nelson, Kapiti, Tasman, Marlborough, Upper Hutt, Porirua, Lower Hutt, Hastings, Napier, Taupo, Rotorua to name only a few. Kind RegardsMichael Ford ...

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    Weekly Trusted Opinion

    I am often asked why we use the word ‘Integrity’ in our name. That answer is quite simple really. They regularly survey the New Zealand public to ascertain which occupations are the most trustworthy and just as important, which are not. Top of the list tends to be fire service, doctors, nurses, the police and school teachers. Bottom of the list ...

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    House Price Median Pauses

    The median residential house sale price for Feilding is $305,000 when calculated over 3 months, which is down slightly from the 2 previous months. January usually has the lowest number of sales in Feilding because of the holiday season. There were 29 sales in January 2017, which was very strong for a January. January 2016 had 19, and January 2015 ...

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    Weekly Trusted Opinion

    We regularly hold Investment Seminars for those people who have investment properties or those considering entering the investment market. The next seminar will be held in April, Our Seminars held throughout the year in both Palmerston North and Feilding are always well attended and we carefully select our guest speakers for each evening. Subjects covered are always relevant to the ...

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    Market Snapshot: February 2017 Weekly Trusted Opinion Big Month For Feilding Small Month For NZ Average Number Of Feilding House Sales Per Month, By Year Weekly Trusted Opinion Palmerston North Median Rental Prices; September 2016 - February 2017 Population Growth Predictions Weekly Trusted Opinion House Price Median Pauses Weekly Trusted Opinion Manawatu Economic Confidence High Weekly Trusted Opinion Market Snapshot: January 2017 Common Sense Prevails! Rents are rising, but not in all properties Service Weekly Trusted Opinion Better Investment Returns Here Palmerston North Median Rental Prices; July 2016 - December 2016 Home Affordability

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    Bob Weaver Greg Watson Ken Watson Michael Ford