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Packing is one of the hardest parts of moving out. It is very time-consuming and labor-intensive and it requires some skills. But even if you aren't very dexterous, you can still protect your breakables from chipping or damaging by using appropriate packing materials. When it comes to keeping your valuables safe during transport, there are a few key packing materials that you should stock up with. Here they are. Magic Marker If you are moving, you need to make sure you know where your fragile… Read more

Property Market Report

Published on: 2015-08-17
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Check out the latest property market report for July 2015. Read more

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Aucklanders are leaving in such numbers that half the house sales in the Waikato outside Hamilton and nearly a quarter in Tauranga are to those from the big city. Jamie Farmer, Westpac's northern consumer bank head, today releases CoreLogic data which shows the growing scale of the Auckland exodus and put the first precise numbers on the activity. This year, half of more than 300 properties sold in the Waikato region outside Hamilton were to people leaving Auckland and a quarter of people… Read more

Lodge City Rentals Market Report - July

Published on: 2015-07-30
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Check out the latest rental market report for July, by David Kneebone (General Manager of Lodge City Rentals). Read more

Hamilton Real Estate Market Sumary

Published on: 2015-07-15
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Summary of the Hamilton residential real estate market for June 2015. Read more

June Auction Action

Published on: 2015-07-14
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A summary of Lodge auction performance during June 2015. Read more

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392 homes were sold in Hamilton during June 2015. This is the highest number of monthly sales in the city since November 2006, and compares to just 212 sold in June 2014. However, Lodge Real Estate’s managing director Jeremy O’Rourke, said an analysis of Hamilton’s average monthly home sales over the past 19 years predicts market activity will continue improving. “One thing about Real Estate as an industry is that it is very predictable when you look at long-term trends.… Read more

Booming Market Brings Surprises

Published on: 2015-07-13
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House sales in Hamilton soared to 396 properties sold during June making it the strongest month since November 2006. Days on market fell to 29 days. Around 290 new properties appeared on during the month. However, by the end of June the site only listed 544 properties available for sale in Hamilton from 642 at the beginning of June. By mid-July this number had fallen below 500 properties. With the number available for sale crashing to critically low levels prices are under… Read more

May Auction Results

Published on: 2015-07-03
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Review of Lodge Real Estate's auction performance during June 2015 for Hamilton residential houses, commercial and rural real estate. Read more

Hamilton Rental Market Buoyant

Published on: 2015-06-25
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An increase in the number of property investors purchasing Hamilton homes is increasing the number of rental properties available in the city, according to Lodge City Rentals business development manager David Kneebone. Kneebone recently presented to the Auckland Property Investors Association on the merits of investing in Hamilton. He says there is huge interest from Hamilton’s northern neighbours and tells of one Auckland investor who recently purchased 15 properties in the city, which… Read more

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