November 11, 2020

While there were no television camera or production crew on site on this occasion, all eyes were on auctioneer Ben Kloppers when a Grand Designs New Zealand waterfront property went to auction late last year. ‘The Jetty House’, built by Patty and Geoff Coley, was considered one of the most ambitious builds to screen on Grand Designs […]

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Regional Rejoicing

October 10, 2020

According to a Regional Australia Institute (RAI) report that came out in June this year, more than 65,000 more people chose to move to regional Australia from capital cities than the other way round between 2011 and 2016. In particular, it found that more regionally-based millennials — people aged between 20 and 35 years old […]

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Is it better to buy or rent a property?

October 7, 2020

As house prices continue to rise, many New Zealanders are asking the question “is it better to buy or rent?”. This isn’t limited to millennials either, with one in three first-home buyers significantly worried about the amount of debt they accrue as they take a step onto the property ladder. There’s so much rhetoric around […]

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Plenty to love about Portugal

September 14, 2020

Those who come for tourism or to live here know how easy it is to fall in love with this country. We’ve listed 11 reasons why everyone should!   The most beautiful beach in the world is here. Huffington Post described Ponta da Piedade as possibly the prettiest beach in the world. Although far from […]

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