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  • Auction event provides great results for vendors

    Ray White Mt Eden achieved a 100 per cent clearance rate at their in-room auction event last night, with all three properties selling under the hammer. It was the first time Ray White Mt Eden had opened their auction rooms....

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  • Stunning private oasis hits the market in Havelock North

    A lifestyle oasis nestled in the Te Mata Peak foothills, 140 Kopanga Road, Havelock North, is the perfect private and elegant retreat. Reminiscent of English country living, the five-bedroom, two-bathroom home sits on 1.6545 ha of private, scenic, countryside just minutes....

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  • Mark McLeod hosts mentoring masterclass

    A celebrity within the Ray White Group, mentor and business growth expert, Ray White chief strategy officer Mark McLeod, hosted a mentoring series of online sessions throughout March and April where he taught strategic structure and processes to prepare agents....

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  • If you are a buyer, now is your time

    If you are a buyer, now is your time. It has been a tough couple of years for home buyers. Despite a pandemic, a quick recession and lockdowns, New Zealand house prices have skyrocketed. Between the start of the pandemic....

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  • Development site in high-profile location hits the market

    A development site in a high-profile location has hit the market in Remuera, offering the perfect opportunity for developers and investors. Located at 627 Remuera Road, the 330sqm property is a house that comprises three residential units and one commercial unit. ....

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  • New GV’s

    What you need to know Patiently awaited, the latest Government Valuations have been recently released in the last fortnight, being the first review in over 4 years. Normally a 3 yearly cycle, all the G.V’s have been delayed due to Covid-19 and should have been updated as of 1st June … Read more

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  • New GV’s – March 2022

    What you need to know Patiently awaited, the latest Government Valuations have been recently released in the last fortnight, being the first review in over 4 years. Normally a 3 yearly cycle, all the G.V’s have been delayed due to Covid-19 and should have been updated as of 1st June … Read more

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  • New Government Valuations

    New Government Valuations ‘1st time in 4 years’! New Government Valuations released in December. Government Valuations (G.V.’s) are released on a normal 3 yearly cycle, with the last computer-based mass appraisal completed having an effective date of 1st July 2017. Over 4 years ago. Last … Read more

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  • Action at the Coal-Face

    Who would have thought that I would be writing this market insights blog two weeks into a COVID-19 Level 4 lockdown ! Looking around the world, no matter what your political leaning is, thank goodness we are not experiencing the extent of Delta outbreak that many other countries are fighting. … Read more

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  • How to Know When You’re Ready to Buy a Home

    Here at Lochore’s Real Estate, we’ve been operating as real estate agents in the lower North Shore for decades, so we’ve seen a lot of people take their first step into home ownership over the years. We understand; it’s a big decision, involving a complicated marketplace, and what’s likely to … Read more

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  • Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020: A Guide

    The New Zealand government recently passed the biggest changes in Tenancy legislation in 35 years, outlined in the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020. Here at Lochore’s Real Estate, we keep up to date with all things residential property and care about our clients’ investments, which is why our Auckland property … Read more

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  • The Best Ways to Add Value to Your Property

    Any improvements to your house that cost less than the value they add are worth the money, but which improvements yield the best returns? As one of North Shore’s leading real estate companies, we here at Lochore’s understand the factors that are likely to optimise the value of your home. … Read more

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  • Time to Look Again at Beach Haven & Birkenhead Properties

    Contrary to popular belief, Auckland’s North Shore real estate properties aren’t all expensive bay-side villas and costly waterfront homes. In reality, it’s home to some of the best value properties in Auckland, particularly for for first-home buyers—you only need to know where to look! We are, of course, talking about … Read more

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  • Are You Ready for an Exciting Career in Real Estate Sales?

    Are you ready for a career change? Why not consider the exciting and lucrative world of real estate sales? As a real estate sales agent with Lochore’s, you can chart your own course for success with a level of independence that few other career opportunities can provide! Learn why real … Read more

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  • Make Sure You Have These Documents on Hand to Sell Your Property

    Selling a property is no simple task. As a seller, whether you’re dealing with first-time buyers or experienced investors keen to find great investment properties, you’ll be required to produce precise, legally-binding paperwork. Not only that, proper documentation also boosts buyer confidence and protects you as a seller during possible … Read more

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