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Selling My Property – What to know?

Friday, April 27th, 2018

When selling property in Christchurch and the Canterbury region it is important to provide the appropriate documents as Christchurch has suffered a number of earthquakes.

Documentation

The EQC Scope of Works and evidence of completed works are important for allowing more...

Real Estate Selling Methods – (What is the best method when selling my property?)

Friday, April 20th, 2018

Each sale method has benefits and each property requires different consideration. Recent market activity and conditions also need to be taken into account. There is simply not a one size fits all.

The most common sale methods used in real more...

Christchurch Property Market Report & Trends 2018

Monday, April 16th, 2018

The statistics are telling us that there has been overall a 4.2% increase in the median price for our region in the past 12 months and that the average selling time is now 50 days.

The market is still producing more...

Why do you need a Property Manager?

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Peace of mind

There is nothing better than knowing an expert property management company is looking after your investment. You can be confident that returns are being maximized for you and the legislation is being dealt with correctly.

Having your

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Christchurch House Prices & Real Estate

Friday, January 5th, 2018

According to Quotable Value figures in the last five years, house prices in Christchurch City have risen by 21%….

But over the same period, they have risen 71 per cent in Auckland has seen a rise of 71%, 44% in more...

Will Christchurch Real Estate Face Changes with the New Overseas Buyers Ban?

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

On Tuesday, the new Labour-led Government has announced that it would end foreign buying of existing houses.

 

On Tuesday, the new Labour-led Government has announced that it would end foreign buying of existing houses. This is done by classifying more...

Property Management Update

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Christchurch home owners deserve to have their biggest assets managed to the highest standard and care. At Whittle Knight & Boatwood Ltd – “Your Investment Is Our Investment”.

  • Fully Licensed REAA 2008
  • Personalised & Friendly
  • Highly Efficient Service Delivery
  • Exceptional
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Free Event – Property Investment Evening

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Whittle Knight & Boatwood would like to invite you to their Investment Evening.


“LETS`S PUT THE PASSION BACK IN TO PROPERTY”



Special guest speakers:


Nigel Rodwell – Mobile Mortgage Manager at Westpac (left) & David Faulkner -Former Chair of REINZ
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Simple Seller Tips

Friday, September 15th, 2017

Background Information

Buyers generally perceive the property in a better light when given a background on the home before entering. Obviously the real estate agent cannot disclose personal information but with appropriate consents a helpful introduction such as,

“This has more...

Avonhead 2016 Property Report

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

In Christchurch the average home value as of December 2016 was $494,247. In December 2015 it was $482,043.

Values have risen 2.5% in 2016. This was relatively low in comparison to other South Island regions – listed at the more...