Why negotiation skills will mean more now

May 8th, 2020 | Louis Metson

Part of real estate salespersons fiduciary duty to their client is to negotiate the highest price from the market. The duty of care to the buyers is to issue identical information and provide equal opportunity to purchase. I’m extremely passionate about these two points and love the fact through effective negotiation, we can alter the lives of both our buyers and sellers for the better.

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Local lockdown walks

Apr 9th, 2020 | Louis Metson

With gyms closed, walking local tracks has been the mode of choice for Wellington locals to get their exercise fix during a turbulent time.

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Covid-19: How has this changed the landscape of Wellington real estate?

Mar 19th, 2020 | Louis Metson

The past week or so has been weird. The Covid-19 virus has arrived, once thought to be an overseas problem it has now made its home in New Zealand and will be impacting our lives as Kiwis for the foreseeable.

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‘How to Win’ when selling in the Wellington Winter

Apr 16th, 2019 | Louis Metson

Selling in the colder months can be a huge advantage as owners face lower competition in the marketplace.

Here’s 3 tips to have you SOLD this winter!

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Add value to your home!

Feb 25th, 2019 | Louis Metson

Selling your home in the future? To help you get started, here are five surefire ways to help you sell for more!

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Selling? More information will be needed!

Feb 24th, 2019 | Louis Metson

It is estimated that well over $1 billion a year from drug dealing and fraud is laundered through New Zealand businesses...

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Oct 12th, 2018 | Louis Metson

If you’re in the market for the first-time it’s understandable that you want to find that perfect starter. However, in a market which has been short on options it’s important to take a long-term view on your first purchase.

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Bathroom Bits!

Aug 20th, 2018 | Louis Metson

A fantastically presented bathroom can be a real show piece for a home. If you want to liven up your bathroom before selling follow these quick and simple tips!

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Make your bedroom open home ready!

Jul 17th, 2018 | Louis Metson

Although it is our private space, making your bedroom standout during open homes is critical in allowing emotional buyers to connect with your property.

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Is it too cold & wet to sell?

Jun 18th, 2018 | Louis Metson

With Real Estate being seasonal, why would I put my Wellington home on the market now?

Well... unlike cricket and rugby, the game of real estate is NOT seasonal.

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I’m a first-time seller, what are the qualities I should look for in an agent?

May 10th, 2018 | Louis Metson

Selling for the first-time can be a daunting experience.

Choosing an agent who displays the following skills will enable you as the vendor to extract every dollar from the market.

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How to buy a home in your twenties

Mar 13th, 2018 | Louis Metson

Buying your first-home isn’t easy, especially living in Wellington, New Zealand where capital growth has exceeded 33% over the past 2 years.

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V.R and Real Estate

Feb 11th, 2018 | Louis Metson

V.R technology places you in the home, to feel, see and EXPERIENCE real estate in a way that photo’s, videos, 3D photo scanning can’t.

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Quick Wellington Update

Jan 17th, 2018 | Louis Metson

Welcome back to the blog, I hope everyone had a great Xmas and a well-deserved break!

I thought I’d kick off the new year with a brief personal view on what I’m seeing in the Wellington marketplace.

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Coming to market in the new year? Start NOW!

Dec 19th, 2017 | Louis Metson

With Christmas next Monday and 2018 less than 2 weeks away, many vendors will be looking to put the feet up and enjoy a thoroughly deserved break from 2017.

I’m recommending that you don’t rest quite yet, instead pushing the little bit harder to get that real estate stuff out the way first!

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Planning a summer-time reno?

Nov 13th, 2017 | Louis Metson

With only 18 days until the start of the Kiwi Summer (hope we get one this year), many Kiwi home owners will look to be looking to begin renovations on both rental properties and owner-occupied homes.

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Selling privately? Here's what you need to know...

Oct 11th, 2017 | Louis Metson

Selling the family home or an investment property brings a unique set of challenges for a vendor.

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Welcome, Spring, and What’s hot right now

Sep 12th, 2017 | Louis Metson with Shane Boulton

Hello from Louis Metson, and welcome to my first blog post! This is an exciting new section we have introduced to the website so that we can stay connected with you all on a monthly basis and talk all things Wellington, Real Estate and what’s hot right now.

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