100-year-old Devonport villa used as storage now for sale

Mary-Anne Benson-Cooper has spent the last six months slowly doing up a century-old Devonport villa with the aim of moving in.Weekends and weeknights have been spent ripping off old wallpaper and scrim to reveal hearty Kauri walls.The...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Property | 19 Aug 2018 | 11:59 am

How to profit when flipping a rundown house

Buying up a rundown property may seem like the perfect opportunity to secure a home at a lower price, and the potential sell it on again at a profit.But there are some key steps that buyers need to follow if they are to make such...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Property | 19 Aug 2018 | 10:14 am

Liam Dann: Will Auckland property follow the Sydney slump?

COMMENT: If Sydney's property market slumps, does it hold that Auckland must follow?I haven't written much about the housing market this year. That's primarily because it has been pretty static – in Auckland at least.The heat...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Property | 18 Aug 2018 | 7:00 pm

Central city triple treat

Three properties located close to Victoria Park in central Auckland, with both commercial and residential options, are among over 80 commercial and industrial offerings in Bayleys' latestTotal Property portfolio publication.Located...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Property | 18 Aug 2018 | 5:00 am

Prominent Grey Lynn corner site

A prominent Auckland Grey Lynn corner site, occupied by tenants the Gypsy Tea Room and Amica Boutique, is for sale.Located at the centre of thriving West Lynn village, the character property is featured in the latestColliers Portfolio...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Property | 18 Aug 2018 | 5:00 am

Olympic staying power

Murray Loudon is a man of do's and don'ts. He and his wife Yvonne don't sell houses, don't buy existing homes and don't do auctions. But don't think for one moment that their approach to life is all negative. On the positive...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Property | 18 Aug 2018 | 5:00 am

Victorian villa's secret revealed

When Julie Pendergrast moved in, she elevated her partner's substantial renovation to the next level, ensuring the handsome renovated Victorian villa truly shines. Dell Ngakuru found the run-down home high on a corner site, a minute's...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Property | 18 Aug 2018 | 5:00 am

Bridging the great divide

Gordon and Jan Dowsett-Page were smitten with this picturesque lifestyle property with its ponds, waterfall and bush when they laid eyes on it 12 years ago."We walked on to this property and fell in love with it in 2006. It's a...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Property | 18 Aug 2018 | 5:00 am

Bear facts about villa

Kathy Green's kauri villa on Devonport's waterfront parade has a storied past — about bears. There's no mention of Goldilocks or bowls of porridge but a plaque on the front of the house tells another story. "The plaque 'Forebears'...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Property | 18 Aug 2018 | 5:00 am

Moving up in the world

When Glenn and Karen Tasker swapped a villa in the 'burbs for an inner-city apartment, they felt they still had the advantages of living in a home but none of the disadvantages.Their Quay West apartment is spacious, and has wraparound...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Property | 18 Aug 2018 | 5:00 am

Airport development site for sale

A freehold development site is for sale opposite Sistema's massive manufacturing facility in the sought-after Auckland Airport industrial precinct.Located only minutes from the airport, 31 Te Tiki Rd comprises 12,132sq m of bare...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Property | 18 Aug 2018 | 5:00 am

Rangiora restaurant cafe on market

The popular Continental Bakery cafe in Rangiora, north of Christchurch, is for sale as part of a company restructuring by Continental Catering Group.Located at 138 Percival St, the Bakery was home to Continental's first commercial...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Property | 18 Aug 2018 | 5:00 am

Mountain town 'thirst quencher'

An adaptable Bell Block property with vacant possession has been listed on New Plymouth's high-demand industrial market.Colliers International is marketing 87-89 Corbett Rd, Bell Block, for sale by deadline private treaty closing...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Property | 18 Aug 2018 | 5:00 am

Broadway property with two tenants

A Newmarket property with significant retail frontage on Broadway and a long-established Irish Pub below it is up for sale in Bayleys' latest Total Property portfolio publication.The offering comprises the 607sq m of buildings,...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Property | 18 Aug 2018 | 5:00 am

Live and work unit in Albany

Agents say a property for sale in Albany provides an opportunity for owners wishing to live and run their business from home.NAI Harcourts agent Dave Lane is marketing a live/work property, comprising a three-bedroom first floor...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Property | 18 Aug 2018 | 5:00 am

Composting has mulch to offer

A business billed as 'Nelson's only purpose-built organic green waste operation' is for sale along with the property it occupies.Brokers say Greenwaste to Zero — at 18 Cargill Pl, Richmond — provides garden waste management services...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Property | 18 Aug 2018 | 5:00 am

Experts mixed response to Mission Bay housing and retail development

It's big and bold — but not everyone's a fan of the $200 million multi-storey housing and retail development planned for one of Auckland's favourite beach suburbs.The design for Auckland's Urban Partners proposal to develop a 6527sq...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Property | 18 Aug 2018 | 5:00 am

Most bids for Albany cafe at Bayleys auction

Bayleys achieved a 75 per cent clearance rate at its latest Total Property auction in Auckland with six out of eight commercial and industrial offerings selling.Five properties sold under the hammer with the sixth selling shortly...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Property | 18 Aug 2018 | 5:00 am

Pokeno beekeeper has 23 hive sites

An established beekeeping business, operating hives on the rural fringes of Auckland, is now on the market for sale.Link Broking Ltd's Lynda Smyth is selling Kiwi Beekeeper — a Pokeno-based business That can offer both a quality...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Property | 18 Aug 2018 | 5:00 am

Road front Henderson warehouse

Brokers say a freehold property for sale in Bruce McLaren Rd, Henderson, provides an opportunity for investors to acquire an entry-level property in Henderson Valley.NAI Harcourts agents Marty Van Barneveld and Mike Fotu are marketing...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Property | 18 Aug 2018 | 5:00 am