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Our thriving town

Our thriving town

27 September 2018
We can all appreciate the initial attraction that Queenstown has for tenants, property investors and home owners – stunning surrounds, endless opportunity and innovative schooling to name but a few. The fact that we also have an international airport and world-renowned facilities are an added bonus. But what ...
Spring into action in Queenstown

Spring into action in Queenstown

20 September 2018
The daffodils are out, the sun is shining, the mountains are clinging on to their remaining snow… spring is in the air. And spring is the ideal time to lavish your Queenstown investment property with a little bit of TLC – a few jobs now could save you time and money in the long run, and provide a much more co...
Rental rebrand with focus on the digital age

Rental rebrand with focus on the digital age

19 July 2018
Pure Property launches into the Queenstown property management market today, heralding a fresh brand in this competitive sector. Pure Property is a rebrand of hoamz to rent, a property management company established in the Queenstown-Lakes district since 2005 with a large portfolio of residential rentals. The...
The time to insulate is now

The time to insulate is now

19 July 2018
The clock is ticking with just twelve months to go before the deadline to meet the new insulation requirements for New Zealand rental properties. Landlords failing to comply with the regulations when they come into effect in July 2019 run the risk of a fine of up to $4,000.

What to do next?We suggest having ...
Overseas Investors - what you need to know

Overseas Investors - what you need to know

27 June 2018
We’ve been receiving enquiries from a large number of clients, asking to be kept up to date on what’s happening in the overseas investment sphere and what the changes could mean for them as buyers and sellers. 

Last week saw the release of the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee report on the Overseas I...
Safety first

Safety first

20 June 2018
Queenstown is a pretty safe place to live. With the exception of the occasional alcohol-related minor crime, mainly taking place in pubs and on the streets of the CBD, there’s very little going on. But just once in a while we’ll hear of opportunistic burglary, and with both the resident population and visitor...
Winter warmer – create a cosy ambience in your rental property

Winter warmer – create a cosy ambience in your rental property

18 June 2018
Waking up to snow-capped mountains and a chill in the alpine air is all part of the joy of living in Queenstown in winter. But after a day on the slopes there’s nothing better than returning to a house that feels cosy and snug, where you appreciate being home!

Here are our tips for making the most of your Qu...
Why live in an apartment?

Why live in an apartment?

18 June 2018
Holiday apartments have been a large part of the Queenstown property market for a long-time now, and business is once again booming due to the increasing tourism industry. However, apartments for long term rental have been slower to come to the market than in the big cities, and indeed other countries – we’re...

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