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  • Kens' 37th year in Real Estate

    I am now in my 37th year of working in Real Estate in Palmerston North and of course I have seen many, many changes over the years. These days I am an active principal and property consultant who thoroughly enjoys imparting knowledge and experience to those looking to list or purchase a house. It is increasingly apparent that people only rarely ...

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    Market is still hot coming into 2020

    Well in to 2020 now and things have changed very little to recent years gone by. Houses and properties in general are flying off the shelf and obtaining selling prices that puts a big smile on our vendors faces. Potential purchasers are just as frustrated with the heat of the market as multiple offers on properties result in many people missing ...

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    Our Free Marketing Resources

    Our marketing team are doing a fantastic job producing e-books for information and knowledge to assist our many clients. Let me give you a run down here of all these booklets that are available on our website: • The Seven Most Costly Mistakes When Selling (and how to avoid them)• Open Home Checklist • 5 Steps to prepare your property for ...

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    The local Manawatu Market - a view from Ken Watson

    As we approach the last quarter of 2019 it is a good time to reflect upon the real estate market, both locally and nationally.  Let's start with the local Manawatu market as it has been throughout the year.  We have placed maximum marketing and minimum real effort into selling property this year. They are simply flying off the shelf so to speak, ...

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    Watson Integrity Marketing Results

    I can safely say that our marketing team are producing some outstanding material for our many clients. Over recent times they have produced booklets covering many aspects of Real Estate that will prove very beneficial to all concerned. These can be downloaded from the Watson Real Estate website at your convenience. As well as this, they have helped produce some exciting ...

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    Taking a holiday

    Do Real Estate Property Consultants need or deserve a holiday? After 35 plus years in the industry I can tell you that a holiday or just taking leave is essential. Successful consultants work extremely hard on behalf of their clients with no set working hours. Evenings and Sunday afternoon open homes are regularly on the calendar, so long hours are quite ...

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    Quality over Quantity

    Watson Integrity have always followed a philosophy of quality over quantity. With Integrity in our name it has always been extremely important to have our staff at a level where we can always trust their judgement when offering top-class services to their many clients. Whether they are working in sales, property management or administration we can feel very proud of ...

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    A good time to buy!

    The year 2019 in Real Estate sees a continuation of the same trend that has been seen in the last three years in the Manawatu. A shortage of new properties coming to the market with many buyers out there trying to secure a home. Large numbers at open homes are resulting in multiple offers on many properties at the moment.  So ...

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    Ready for a change?

    Now we are finally seeing some warm, sunny summer weather we can enjoy outdoor living with lots of barbeques popular with us Kiwi's. Those long summer evenings are a real bonus.  At this time of the year we see many families returning from a deserved holiday break with thoughts of a change in lifestyle.  This seems to happen for a number of ...

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    The Real Estate market for Manawatu in 2019

    As I write this we are about three weeks away from the year 2019.  After a particularly busy 2018 we look forward to another year of happenings and progress towards a better future. Here at Watson Real Estate we are always progressing and in the New Year this will continue on.  We are always looking for new and better ways for our ...

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