Reasons to leave Auckland #1

Reasons to leave Auckland #1

Your veggies are shrink-wrapped! It’s not hard to find reasons to leave Auckland. Don’t get me wrong, we love the city for a weekend away or a bit of jazzy nightlife, but too many of our friends are caught in the city-trap lifestyle of work hard, spend more, work harder, spend more, work… well, you get […]

Summer Planting Guide

Summer Planting Guide

Summer is nearly here with the days drawing out and the weather hotting up! You know what that means – more time to spend in the garden! December is a great month in the garden. The cold is behind us and there’s still time to get planting flowers and veggies and getting the garden tidied […]

Private Sales Are Losing You Money

Private Sales Are Losing You Money

4 traps of the home-sell movement Private sales are a false economy, and Northlanders are bearing the brunt of this online trend. It seems the lure of zero commission private sales is causing many Northlanders to bypass real estate agencies in favour of Trademe sales and roadside advertising. It’s easy to understand the attraction – […]

7 Steps to buying a home

7 Steps to buying a home

Buying a home is the great kiwi dream, and for most of us, it’s the biggest purchase we’ll ever make. When it comes to such a big investment, doing your research is essential. We’ve put together the 7 most important steps to help you begin your journey to achieving your dream. 1. Write a checklist […]

Whangarei Markets – Crafts, Farm Produce and more!

Whangarei Markets – Crafts, Farm Produce and more!

If you are sick of buying tired-looking vegies from the supermarket, then head down to one of the Whangarei markets. From lovingly-grown and freshly harvested produce, to artisan breads, cheeses and a delicious array of meat products, there really is something for every taste at your local Whangarei markets. There’s nothing quite like buying your […]

Honey Trade in Northland – Northland apiaries

Honey Trade in Northland – Northland apiaries

Making money, honey: Northland apiaries, making honey on your own land The rise in popularity of Northland apiaries is not surprising, considering the continually rising cost of honey! We’re a sweet-loving nation, and our love affair with this glorious golden sweetener is legendary. It makes perfect sense then, that more and more Northland landowners are […]

New Careers on the Horizon

New Careers on the Horizon

Are you looking for a new career? How about one that offers flexibility and the ability to manage your own workflow? What about one with the potential for huge rewards? Have you ever considered one of the careers available in real estate? Why you should consider it Do you crave independence, an ever-changing, exciting landscape […]

Tiny house options

Tiny house options

Tiny houses vs safari tents – let’s take a closer look Looking at living off-grid? We take a look at the tiny house vs the safari tent – the practicalities, the aesthetics, and of course, the costs! If you’re thinking of joining the off-grid or tiny home lifestyle community, then chances are you’ve already investigated the options […]

Lifestyle Block Escapes

Lifestyle Block Escapes

DIY Lifestyle Block Escapes: Summer living on your own land!   Glamping, safari tents, meditation retreats, forest bathing – the back-to-nature movement has become so popular that many people now pay a premium for the pleasure of ‘roughing it’ – so why not make your own lifestyle block escape? It’s cheaper, more fun, and so […]