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  • Don't short change yourself when marketing! Read this.

    Are you missing a method of marketing that is proven to get awesome sales prices and superb rental amounts? Watson Real Estate is the only Manawatu company offering marketing of this calibre! View the ACTUAL example above by Clicking Here. Last week we rented two properties with only one week of marketing, for $30.00 more per week than I predicted. Both of these owners ...

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    The things I love about Palmy

    I love way too many things about Palmerston North to fit into an article on this blog, so I have made a short video instead. A kind-hearted friend typed this up for me from the video in case you like to read! Today, Greg Watson talks about and introduces you his hometown, a place he’d never trade for anything – Palmerston North! What’s ...

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    The Week in Real Estate to Feb 12 2018

    In this video, I summarise and comment on some interesting news about real estate as of February 12, 2018. This week the OCR, AirBnB, rents rising but not too fast, office blocks to residential conversions and landlords leaving the market. The video is summarised for those who prefer to read, by a friend of mine: One of the headlines points out that the ...

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    This week in Real Estate 29 January 2018

    In this video, I compress some of the interesting news items from the last week in real estate into 'easy to digest' parts. I have a slight slant towards Palmerston North and Manawatu, but always find room for more national information. Links to all articles in the video are down the page: Would you like a free rental or sales appraisal? These are available ...

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    This week in Real Estate: lots of news

    This week I summarise some interesting stories from the world of New Zealand real estate, with a slight bias towards Manawatu. In this episode: Landlords may (.....read will) face fines around insulation; will you get caught out? That's the $4,000 question!! Palmerston North is New Zealand's affordable homes capital (median approx $360,000) A landlord could be in hot water for discrimination, where prospective tenants were ...

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    What is Happening with Prices in Manawatu?

    I have taken the liberty of reducing the latest December statistics from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand into easy bite-sized chunks for you. The market is still very positive in this region and it has recently become easier again to lend on property.  Interest rates remain low. I foresee that prices will continue to rise regionally even if the larger ...

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    'Robots' are showing properties right now!

    Warning: This is not a joke! Some potential renters in California meet an unusual assistant when they show up for a tour of their new dream home — a robot realtor named “Zenny” that gives a tour of the house, wirelessly connected to high-tech property management startup Zenplace - according to DigitalTrends.com A news reported followed one prospective buyer as he checked out ...

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    Will your insurance do what you think it will?

    Several times a week I speak to people about insurance on the rental properties just to try and make sure that they have everything in place which they may require at claim time. Here, in brief, are some things to consider: Changes to your house policy when renting your private home out. Ordinarily, we have building and contents insurance on our private home. ...

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