Secrets of sales success: Harcourts Gold Tanith Norton

Success comes from surrounding yourself with the right people.     “This is whether you’re planning an important life moment such as your wedding, or selling one of your biggest assets, your home,” says Harcourts Gold’s Tanith Norton. “The right people want to invest as much time, energy and enthusiasm as you do. Especially in […]

A day in the life of Cameron Bailey: Harcourts gold

Cameron Bailey is one of New Zealand’s most renowned real estate agents, and Harcourts’ number one consultant of almost 7000 internationally. Metropol catches up with the Christchurch Harcourts gold agent about how he manages his career, and his life.   5AM I wake up and check any emails which may have come in overnight, and […]

Making success happen: Harcourts Gold Kathryn Picton-Warlow

Synonymous with multi-million-dollar listings, Kathryn Picton-Warlow forged her successful real estate career while bringing up two sons as a single mother – and wants other women to know they can do the same.   One of the top performing real estate agents at the number one Harcourts internationally for revenue, Harcourts Gold Papanui, Kathryn believes […]

Centre Stage: Harcourts Gold – Au Staging

Staging properties for sale has become more common in real estate, and what bigger endorsement for the practice than one of Christchurch’s top real estate business owners starting a home staging business. Harcourts gold’s Lynette McFadden tells Metropol about her new venture, Au Staging.   What is the Au Staging difference? I’ve worked as a […]

Getting real estate results: Harcourts Gold Milena Bartlett

Their individual skills and experience are very impressive. Harcourts Gold sales consultant Milena Bartlett has brought to her real estate role a wealth of experience in sales to the most discerning of customers, while her colleague Andrew Swift has served real estate with passion and drive for more than 20 years. Put these two powerhouses […]

The Seller Buyer Connection

On a daily basis in my job, I find there’s a lot of misconception when it comes to selling houses, real estate salespeople and real estate in general.     A lot of sellers hire an agent who has sold in the area and operates locally. While this is great, more important is an agent […]

The Christchurch Housing Market – Time to Sell or Buy?: Mark O’Loughlin

As a real estate specialist, I am aware every day of fluctuations in house prices and how this affects vendors and purchasers of real estate. Following the earthquakes and subsequent demand for new properties, Christchurch was something of an anomaly in the market, not following the trends of the country’s other large cities.     […]

Golden sheen of success: Cameron Bailey

The honours shelf at Harcourts Gold Papanui just got more crowded with stunningly successful agent Cameron Bailey achieving 2019 awards for Number One Agent in New Zealand (for the third time), Number One International Agent (for the third time), Number One Agent in Canterbury (for a staggering seventh year), and Harcourts Gold Papanui is Number […]

A vibrant new home: Mark O’Loughlin

The central city is exciting, alive and vibrant. In my opinion, there are several factors and benefits buyers should consider if they are thinking about living in the CBD.     As homeowners are downsizing, it’s a great opportunity to enjoy a vibrant inner-city. Living in a townhouse or apartment in the central city allows […]

Incentives for inner city living

Incentives for inner city living: Mark O’Loughlin

About 6,000 people currently live in Christchurch’s inner city; a third less than pre-quake. We have been warned we must speed up central city growth if new enterprises are to survive. The CBD has seen a lot of retail, office and civic developments, but the missing ingredient is people.     I believe it’s critically […]