Going, Going, GONE.

The worst thing about a Deadline sale is that there’s only one shot. Or at least, there was in our case. We heard this morning (after calling the agent to find out what had happened after the vendor’s saw the bids last night) that someone else had put in a great offer – and while…

Making an offer

Today is the day! It’s the close date on the Deadline Sale and we’re submitting our offer. There’s been a few things holding us up on submitting the offer early: Do you know that there’s an embargo on insurance companies insuring properties? You need to make sure you can get insurance before you make an…

Deadline/Negotiation/Multi-Offers/For Sale

Entering into the New Zealand property market can be a confusing business. We’ve been struck by how absurd things seem to us – a house with no price listed and the selling arrangement is by Deadline Sale. Which, for the uninitiated is basically a blind auction with a set date for all offers to be…