March 27th, 2015

Harcourts Foundation achieves $3 million milestone

The charitable arm of Harcourts real estate group, The Harcourts Foundation has surpassed $3 million in funds raised to support non-profit community groups.

The Harcourts Foundation was established by Harcourts in 2008. It is a 100% charity with all funds raised going directly to non-profit organisations.

The Foundation is funded through Harcourts employees’ salary sacrifice, ‘off the top’ contributions from commissions and organised fundraisers.

There are currently more than 264 of Harcourts global offices participating in the Harcourts Foundation programme, donating a percentage of every property sale.

Harcourts CEO Hayden Duncan says that in just a short time the Harcourts Foundation has touched the lives of thousands of people throughout New Zealand.

“In New Zealand, the Harcourts Foundation has made more than 100 grants to community groups, helping with everything from supporting programmes for at-risk youth, technology for schools and equipment to help make communities safer,” says Duncan.

“Our local …

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March 26th, 2015

One in five Auckland properties sell for over $1M at Harcourts auctions last week

In the latest auction results from New Zealand’s largest real estate group, one in five Auckland properties have sold under the hammer for over one million dollars.

A total of eleven, million dollar properties sold at auction last week with another two sold prior achieving million dollar price tags. This, from a total of 55 properties that went under the hammer in Auckland last week, for which Harcourts data is available.

The million dollar properties were spread throughout the city, with three coming from Howick, two from Epsom, and six on the North Shore.

The biggest price tag was achieved on a five bedroom property in the Westlake Girls and Boys school zone on Auckland’s North Shore. Featuring five bedrooms and two bathrooms, along with a granny flat, the prime location, spacious living and distant sea and lake views helped to push the sale price up to $1,940,000.

In the …

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March 23rd, 2015

Auction results (week ending 21 March 2015)

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March 20th, 2015

The best in work-life balance

10 Airborne

Sick of the commute to work? Frustrated with Auckland house prices? Well this could be the solution you’ve been looking for.

Unit 23, 10 Airborne Road, Rosedale combines residential living with a workspace suitable for entrepreneurs, small businesses and professionals.

The stratum freehold property is being marketed by Dave Lane of NAI Harcourts and will go under the hammer at 11am on Wednesday 1 April 2015 at the NAI Harcourts Auction Room, 128 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna. The property will be sold as vacant possession.

On the left of this two level, 120 sq m property you’ll find a well-presented residential dwelling featuring a double bedroom with a sunny courtyard. Upstairs, the combined dining and living area leads out onto a north facing balcony perfect for relaxing while the rest of the Auckland fights the traffic.

On the right-hand side is a warehouse area, with mezzanine floor with ample space …

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March 18th, 2015

Harcourts Croydon are putting their best foot forward for White Ribbon

The Maroondah Leader has reported on Harcourts Croydon’s participation in this year’s Walk a Mile in Their Shoes event, taking place on 8 May.

Gary Seaye, director of Harcourts Croydon, spoke to the Leader’s, Julie Hedjes about their involvement.

Harcourts Group Australia are passionate about ending violence against women, and are honoured to once again raise awareness and funds for White Ribbon’s ‘Break the Silence’ campaign.

Harcourts offices and members of the Harcourts team across Australia will be taking part in the Walk a Mile in Their Shoes event in May.

If you would like to support this worthwhile cause or join us, visit www.mycause.com.au/events/walkamileintheirshoes. 

You can read the full article here.

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March 17th, 2015

Property Focus (March 2015)

Harcourts Property Focus

In the latest issue of Harcourts Property Focus:

  • Your guide to selling your home through auction
  • Market Facts
  • Is leasehold property right for you?

READ MORE

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