January 7, 2013 · 2 Comments
This is the home of the most up to date, reliable and informative data about real estate in Gisborne, New Zealand. Neil Walker, Company Director and Residential Specialist at LJ Hooker Gisborne has his finger firmly on the pulse. His frequent postings about sales, trends and transactions provide readers with an accurate snapshot of what is happening in the local market. Neil welcomes your comments and suggests you leave your feedback on this site. Others may enjoy your contribution too. Read More →
May 8, 2013 · Leave a Comment
Property markets are racing ahead in Auckland and Christchurch where buyers are finding it difficult to secure a home at affordable levels. However Gisborne offers good opportunities. Prices are competitive and sellers who require a sale, really need to be willing to negotiate. For example a renovated villa in Inner Kaiti is going up for auction next week. This could be a very sharp buying opportunity. Keep an eye on it and follow the story. Below is an article from the NZ Herald 8 May 2013, highlighting the differences in the country’s real estate market. Majority anticipate price... [Read the full story]
May 20, 2013 · Leave a Comment
It was a busy month in the Gisborne property market with 4o residential homes sold. In addition there were 2 blocks of flats and 3 sections sold. Most of the activity was in the lower end resulting in the median sale price being posted at $217,500 down from the $240,000 level in March. The highest single dwelling sale was an Inner Kaiti property selling for $518,000. The most affordable property sold was in Kaiti selling for $70,000. Residential section prices remain competitive with 2 sections in Sponge Bay selling for $70,000 and $85,000. A lifestyle section close to the city sold for $150,000. LJ... [Read the full story]
May 8, 2013 · Leave a Comment
Located in the the peaceful and established residential suburb of Inner Kaiti, 24 Tukura Road is being offered for sale by auction on 15 May 2013. The 240 sq.m, 4 bedroom home is set high on the riverbank and overlooks the Waimata River (you’ll need to trim back the vegetation to really maximise the view). The current owners have renovated extensively since they purchased the property in August 2001 for $170,000. But now as their interests are offshore they are offering up their home for sale. The Rating Valuation of $427,000 is above market value. Bidding is expected well below that. The... [Read the full story]
February 27, 2012 · Leave a Comment
This coastal property is an entertainer’s delight. 64 Moana Road , Wainui Beach, Gisborne will cater for friends and family around the private pool. But it doesn’t stop there. Enclosed spa, cover BBQ area and sleepover rooms. Watch the video to see me. Read More →
April 5, 2010 · Leave a Comment
Western Bay of Plenty. I just love the setting sun over the hills in the west. You’ve heard of the cat on a hot tin roof, well here’s the kiwi verson – a seagull on a hot tin roof. This is a common sight year round, although as the seasons change so does the position of the setting sun. Hope you enjoy these – we certainly enjoyed the moment. Read More →
Property markets are racing ahead in Auckland and Christchurch where buyers are finding it difficult to secure a home at affordable levels. However Gisborne offers good opportunities. Prices are competitive and sellers who require a sale, really need to be willing to negotiate. For example a renovated villa in Inner...[Continue reading: Main Centres Race Ahead]
I have noticed that when people from larger cities come to town they often have difficulty understanding the local property market. Within a suburb there seems to be no consistency of house values. This often makes it confusing and difficult to apportion value to a particular home. Unlike suburbs in larger cities where...[Continue reading: What Makes Gisborne Unique]
Here is the complete list of every property sale in Gisborne City made through real estate agents. The period covered are the first three months of the year, ending 31 March 2013. The data is presented on a suburb by suburb basis and includes key property details like how the sales compared against the most recent...[Continue reading: Sales by Suburb]
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