Sue Hall

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" Sue Hall You've done it again Sue! Sold another home for us in a very professional manner, kept us informed throughout the process and done so in a caring way. We couldn't have asked for more. Thank you Sue!! "

- Sonny and Eileen

"Just wanted to thank you for making the sale of 53 Carrington Avenue so seamless and stressless. My only regret is that we haven't actually met you yet! But we will make sure to come over and do that before long. Anyway, thanks again for all your great work on our behalf. "

- Trevor & Pauline
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Sue Hall's Blog

Rototuna - New Zealand's Boomtown?

13th Sep 17
Te Totara Primary School opened it's doors nine years ago and its existence was a direct response to the growing Rototuna population. In those early days, the school catered to 58 students. Today, Te Totara Primary School has over 800 students and that figure is expected to grow to over 1,000...

Hamilton's Special Housing Area's

6th Sep 17
Hamilton City Council is looking for patches of land to be turned into housing developments. That means developers and landowners can now apply to create the city's first special housing areas. The areas benefit from an accelerated resource consenting process, intended to get housing to the market faster. Council has...

Fast-track Housing Area Policy Passed

30th Aug 17
A simplified policy regarding "fast-track" housing areas around Hamilton has got the green light from the Hamilton City Council. It's good news for the developers, who wanted a more lenient policy, but some councillors are discouraged as conditions around affordability and encouraging social housing have been dropped. To read the...

Private Developers Pitch Plan to Remake Hamilton's Garden Place

23rd Aug 17
In April 2017, Hamilton city councillors debated several potential redevelopment options for the Garden Place - Including greatly expanding car parking to about 120 parks. A bold plan promises to transform Hamilton's Garden Place into a worldclass destination. To read more about the proposed remake, click here to view the...

Hamilton Real Estate Market Showing Real Signs of "Prudence and Rationality"

17th Aug 17
Lodge Real Estate’s managing director Jeremy O’Rourke says there’s a prudence and sense of rationality in the Hamilton real estate market not seen for some time. “This time last year we had what we would call an ‘irrational’ market,” O’Rourke says. “This year, there’s much more rationality in buying decisions, even...

Bill English just lit the fuse for another housing boom!

16th Aug 17
Bernard Hickey surveys the real estate and political landscape and finds Bill English just lit the fuse for another boom if the Government is re-elected in its current form and a rudderless Reserve Bank loses its nerve. It's like déjà vu all over again for the Auckland housing market and...

Negative Gearing Explained

10th Aug 17
If you’re new to the world of property investment, you will likely have come across the term ‘negative gearing’. It’s often in the news, controversial and sounds quite fancy. But what does it actually mean? Here is my introductory guide to negative gearing.

Auction clearance rates might be down, but you can still sell!

18th Jul 17
Across New Zealand, Auction clearance rates have taken a bit of a plunge recently. The downturn is part of the transition from a seller’s to buyer’s market, in large due to the 2016 Loan-to-Value restrictions, tighter bank lending and rising interest rates. But while Auctions aren’t the selling frenzy they...

Hamilton Real Estate Market: Five Market Factors Characterise Last Six Months

13th Jul 17
Lodge Real Estate’s managing director Jeremy O’Rourke says five distinct market factors will characterise the last half of 2017 in the Hamilton residential property scene. “We’re half way through 2017 and we’ve seen a marked difference in Hamilton’s residential property market this year, as compared to the past two years....

Economists Weigh in on the State of the Hamilton Property Market

13th Jul 17
What are the economists saying about Hamilton's real estate market? We’ve reviewed the commentaries from the Hamilton City Council, REINZ, CoreLogic, QV and www.interest.co.nz to create one neat bundle of digestible key points for property investors to take away. We’re still in a property boom period Since 2015, the Hamilton property...
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Sue Hall's Blog

Rototuna - New Zealand's Boomtown?

Te Totara Primary School opened it's doors nine years ago and its existence was a direct response to the growing Rototuna population. In those early days, the school catered to 58...

Read More »

Hamilton's Special Housing Area's

Hamilton City Council is looking for patches of land to be turned into housing developments. That means developers and landowners can now apply to create the city's first special housing...

Read More »

Fast-track Housing Area Policy Passed

A simplified policy regarding "fast-track" housing areas around Hamilton has got the green light from the Hamilton City Council. It's good news for the developers, who wanted a more lenient...

Read More »

Private Developers Pitch Plan to Remake Hamilton's Garden Place

In April 2017, Hamilton city councillors debated several potential redevelopment options for the Garden Place - Including greatly expanding car parking to about 120 parks. A bold plan promises to...

Read More »

Hamilton Real Estate Market Showing Real Signs of "Prudence and Rationality"

Lodge Real Estate’s managing director Jeremy O’Rourke says there’s a prudence and sense of rationality in the Hamilton real estate market not seen for some time. “This time last year we...

Read More »

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