What's happening in real estate
What's happening in real estate

Welcome to Napier, the picturesque coastal city on the east coast of New Zealand, where the charming blend of Art Deco architecture meets the soothing sound of the ocean. As you stroll through the vibrant streets, your senses may lead you to the... MORE

Welcome to Napier, the picturesque coastal city on the east coast of New Zealand, where the charming blend of Art Deco architecture meets the soothing sound of the ocean. As you stroll through the... MORE

Welcome to Napier, the picturesque coastal city on the east coast of New Zealand, where the charming blend of Art Deco architecture meets the soothing sound of the ocean. As you stroll through the... MORE

Welcome to Napier, the picturesque coastal city on the east coast of New Zealand, where the charming blend of Art Deco architecture meets the soothing sound of the ocean. As you stroll through the vibrant streets, your senses may lead you to the heartwarming aroma of freshly brewed coffee. In this... MORE

Welcome to Napier, the picturesque coastal city on the east coast of New Zealand, where the charming blend of Art Deco architecture meets the soothing sound of the ocean. As you stroll through the vibrant streets, your senses may lead you to the heartwarming aroma of freshly brewed coffee. In this blog, we'll embark on a caffeinated journey to discover the best cafés and coffee spots that Napier has to offer.   1. Mister D's – A Culinary Haven: Nestled in the heart of Napier, Mister D's is not just a café; it's a culinary haven that will tantalize your taste buds. With a menu curated to perfection and a commitment to using locally sourced ingredients, Mister D's... MORE

Sunflower Competition

Property Brokers  Friday, October 27th

Sunflower growing competition   Let's brighten up our days with sunflowers! Plant your sunflower seeds, once they grow, take a photo and email or tag Rose to go in the draw to win a $100 Mitre10 voucher.   Entries close Friday... MORE

Sunflower growing competition   Let's brighten up our days with sunflowers! Plant your sunflower seeds, once they grow, take a photo and email or tag Rose to go in the draw to win a $100... MORE

Sunflower growing competition   Let's brighten up our days with sunflowers! Plant your sunflower seeds, once they grow, take a photo and email or tag Rose to go in the draw to win a $100... MORE

Sunflower growing competition   Let's brighten up our days with sunflowers! Plant your sunflower seeds, once they grow, take a photo and email or tag Rose to go in the draw to win a $100 Mitre10 voucher.   Entries close Friday 2nd February 2024 so get planting now.   Email... MORE

Sunflower growing competition   Let's brighten up our days with sunflowers! Plant your sunflower seeds, once they grow, take a photo and email or tag Rose to go in the draw to win a $100 Mitre10 voucher.   Entries close Friday 2nd February 2024 so get planting now.   Email your pics to: rose.olliver@pb.co.nz or roseolliverrealestate on social media platforms   How to sow your sunflower Choose a sheltered, well drained site in full of sun. Seedling care - keep seedbed evenly moist during the germination period of 7-14 days. You can plant your sunflower seeds either directly into the ground or in containers. It doesn't matter which way up... MORE

Preparing to Sell

Property Brokers  Tuesday, August 22th

"A Seller's Guide to Preparing Your House for Sale: Turning Potential into Perfection" Selling your house is a significant milestone, filled with both excitement and anticipation. I’ve put myself in the sellers seat by enlisting two of my... MORE

"A Seller's Guide to Preparing Your House for Sale: Turning Potential into Perfection" Selling your house is a significant milestone, filled with both excitement and anticipation. I’ve put... MORE

"A Seller's Guide to Preparing Your House for Sale: Turning Potential into Perfection" Selling your house is a significant milestone, filled with both excitement and anticipation. I’ve put... MORE

"A Seller's Guide to Preparing Your House for Sale: Turning Potential into Perfection" Selling your house is a significant milestone, filled with both excitement and anticipation. I’ve put myself in the sellers seat by enlisting two of my colleagues to sell my home. And I’m certainly... MORE

"A Seller's Guide to Preparing Your House for Sale: Turning Potential into Perfection" Selling your house is a significant milestone, filled with both excitement and anticipation. I’ve put myself in the sellers seat by enlisting two of my colleagues to sell my home. And I’m certainly putting myself through the whole process: from cleaning to decluttering, painting, water blasting and staging to make the home shine. No cost was spared. By enlisting the best team of sales agents, photographers, marketing that includes video, online, print and photo sign boards, I know that the offers I receive will be a true reflection of where the market sees my home and that every buyer out... MORE

Things To See and Do in Napier

Property Brokers  Wednesday, July 5th

Things to see and do in Napier.   Nestled on the east coast of the North Island, Napier is a vibrant city renowned for its Art Deco architecture, beautiful beaches, and rich cultural heritage. Whether you're traveling with your family,... MORE

Things to see and do in Napier.   Nestled on the east coast of the North Island, Napier is a vibrant city renowned for its Art Deco architecture, beautiful beaches, and rich cultural heritage.... MORE

Things to see and do in Napier.   Nestled on the east coast of the North Island, Napier is a vibrant city renowned for its Art Deco architecture, beautiful beaches, and rich cultural heritage.... MORE

Things to see and do in Napier.   Nestled on the east coast of the North Island, Napier is a vibrant city renowned for its Art Deco architecture, beautiful beaches, and rich cultural heritage. Whether you're traveling with your family, friends or exploring solo, Napier offers a plethora of... MORE

Things to see and do in Napier.   Nestled on the east coast of the North Island, Napier is a vibrant city renowned for its Art Deco architecture, beautiful beaches, and rich cultural heritage. Whether you're traveling with your family, friends or exploring solo, Napier offers a plethora of activities and attractions to suit all interests and budgets. In this blog post, I'll guide you through the top things to see and do in Napier, ranging from kid-friendly adventures to grown-up experiences, both free and paid. 1. Marine Parade: For a fantastic day out, head to Marine Parade, Napier's waterfront promenade. Enjoy a leisurely stroll or rent bicycles to explore the scenic route,... MORE

5 things to Think About Before Buying a House

Property Brokers  Tuesday, April 11th

Buying a house is a significant investment that requires careful consideration and planning. If you're considering purchasing a home in Napier or anywhere in New Zealand, there are a few things you should know before taking the plunge. Here are my... MORE

Buying a house is a significant investment that requires careful consideration and planning. If you're considering purchasing a home in Napier or anywhere in New Zealand, there are a few things you... MORE

Buying a house is a significant investment that requires careful consideration and planning. If you're considering purchasing a home in Napier or anywhere in New Zealand, there are a few things you... MORE

Buying a house is a significant investment that requires careful consideration and planning. If you're considering purchasing a home in Napier or anywhere in New Zealand, there are a few things you should know before taking the plunge. Here are my top five things you should know before buying a... MORE

Buying a house is a significant investment that requires careful consideration and planning. If you're considering purchasing a home in Napier or anywhere in New Zealand, there are a few things you should know before taking the plunge. Here are my top five things you should know before buying a house.          1. Understand the Market Before buying a house, it's important to research the market thoroughly. You should look at the prices of similar homes in the area, the demand for housing, and any potential growth in the future. This information will help you determine where and when to buy and the price range you can afford.        2. Know... MORE

Buying your first home?

Property Brokers  Monday, February 20th

The process of purchasing your first home is daunting for most; there's so much to do and to think about! From getting together a deposit, securing a mortgage, choosing where and what to buy, as well as other ongoing costs!   So, where to... MORE

The process of purchasing your first home is daunting for most; there's so much to do and to think about! From getting together a deposit, securing a mortgage, choosing where and what to buy, as well... MORE

The process of purchasing your first home is daunting for most; there's so much to do and to think about! From getting together a deposit, securing a mortgage, choosing where and what to buy, as well... MORE

The process of purchasing your first home is daunting for most; there's so much to do and to think about! From getting together a deposit, securing a mortgage, choosing where and what to buy, as well as other ongoing costs!   So, where to start? I've put together a first home buyers guide to... MORE

The process of purchasing your first home is daunting for most; there's so much to do and to think about! From getting together a deposit, securing a mortgage, choosing where and what to buy, as well as other ongoing costs!   So, where to start? I've put together a first home buyers guide to help answer some questions. Putting down a deposit Every bit of money that you've saved up means less that you will need to borrow. In many cases, your deposit will need to be 20% of the value of the property you're looking to buy. Depending on your circumstance, you could be eligible to access one; or all three, of the government home-ownership products designed to help people into their... MORE

Seven Secrets to a Great Kitchen Renovation

Property Brokers  Monday, October 31th

Seven secrets to a great kitchen renovation   Renovating a kitchen can be a lot of fun when you plan your project carefully, and it offers terrific financial rewards if you give it a spruce up before putting your home on the... MORE

Seven secrets to a great kitchen renovation   Renovating a kitchen can be a lot of fun when you plan your project carefully, and it offers terrific financial rewards if you give it a spruce up... MORE

Seven secrets to a great kitchen renovation   Renovating a kitchen can be a lot of fun when you plan your project carefully, and it offers terrific financial rewards if you give it a spruce up... MORE

Seven secrets to a great kitchen renovation   Renovating a kitchen can be a lot of fun when you plan your project carefully, and it offers terrific financial rewards if you give it a spruce up before putting your home on the market.  The kitchen is one of the most influential areas of... MORE

Seven secrets to a great kitchen renovation   Renovating a kitchen can be a lot of fun when you plan your project carefully, and it offers terrific financial rewards if you give it a spruce up before putting your home on the market.  The kitchen is one of the most influential areas of a home in the eyes of buyers. It can contribute 10-20% of the property's total price.   So, making even minor enhancements to your kitchen ahead of a sale can help maximise the property's value.  Below, we've recommended seven important considerations when renovating a kitchen; and they're relevant whether you're about to sell your property or you've just moved in and want to put... MORE

September Garden Guide: Tips to help keep garden in sharp shape!

Property Brokers  Monday, September 19th

September is the perfect month to get stuck in and plant spring/summer flowers while getting your vegetable garden well underway! The soil is warming up, and plants will begin flowering and sprouting. Edible Garden Now is the time to prep your... MORE

September is the perfect month to get stuck in and plant spring/summer flowers while getting your vegetable garden well underway! The soil is warming up, and plants will begin flowering and... MORE

September is the perfect month to get stuck in and plant spring/summer flowers while getting your vegetable garden well underway! The soil is warming up, and plants will begin flowering and... MORE

September is the perfect month to get stuck in and plant spring/summer flowers while getting your vegetable garden well underway! The soil is warming up, and plants will begin flowering and sprouting. Edible Garden Now is the time to prep your vegetable garden, remembering to start by digging in... MORE

September is the perfect month to get stuck in and plant spring/summer flowers while getting your vegetable garden well underway! The soil is warming up, and plants will begin flowering and sprouting. Edible Garden Now is the time to prep your vegetable garden, remembering to start by digging in plenty of compost. Seeds such as eggplant, cucumber, courgette, capsicum, tomato, cabbage, leeks and lettuces can be sown into trays to prepare for transplanting. At the same time, seeds such as peas, silverbeet, beetroot and carrots can be planted directly into the garden! If you're living in a warmer district, you can now plant celery, pumpkin, cucumber, courgette, capsicum and tomato directly... MORE

Recipe of the Month

Property Brokers  Wednesday, August 3rd

Recipe of the month!   If you don't know, I am a bit of a home baker. Here's a tried and true family recipe for "healthy" savoury muffins. I make no nutritional claims about their healthy status, just that they taste delicious!Healthy savoury... MORE

Recipe of the month!   If you don't know, I am a bit of a home baker. Here's a tried and true family recipe for "healthy" savoury muffins. I make no nutritional claims about their healthy... MORE

Recipe of the month!   If you don't know, I am a bit of a home baker. Here's a tried and true family recipe for "healthy" savoury muffins. I make no nutritional claims about their healthy... MORE

Recipe of the month!   If you don't know, I am a bit of a home baker. Here's a tried and true family recipe for "healthy" savoury muffins. I make no nutritional claims about their healthy status, just that they taste delicious!Healthy savoury muffins Ingredients 200g Plain Flour 1... MORE

Recipe of the month!   If you don't know, I am a bit of a home baker. Here's a tried and true family recipe for "healthy" savoury muffins. I make no nutritional claims about their healthy status, just that they taste delicious!Healthy savoury muffins Ingredients 200g Plain Flour 1 Tablespoon baking powder Pinch of salt 60g oat bran or wholemeal flour 140g Cheddar cheese 120g shaved ham 2 spring onions or half a normal onion 1 egg 1 teaspoon wholegrain mustard 1 Cup skim milk Method Using a sifter, sift the flour, baking powder, salt and oat bran into a bowl. Stir through 120 g of the cheese, all the ham and the spring onions. Make a well in the centre. In a separate bowl, beat... MORE

Seven solid Home Staging tips that you can do yourself

Property Brokers  Monday, July 25th

Seven solid Home Staging tips that you can do yourself   Photo Credit: Login Nolin Curb appeal improvements help to sell a home, but interiors 'seal the deal'.  You've put your house on the market, now what? Preparation and... MORE

Seven solid Home Staging tips that you can do yourself   Photo Credit: Login Nolin Curb appeal improvements help to sell a home, but interiors 'seal the deal'.  You've put your... MORE

Seven solid Home Staging tips that you can do yourself   Photo Credit: Login Nolin Curb appeal improvements help to sell a home, but interiors 'seal the deal'.  You've put your... MORE

Seven solid Home Staging tips that you can do yourself   Photo Credit: Login Nolin Curb appeal improvements help to sell a home, but interiors 'seal the deal'.  You've put your house on the market, now what? Preparation and presentation are crucial to selling faster and for a... MORE

Seven solid Home Staging tips that you can do yourself   Photo Credit: Login Nolin Curb appeal improvements help to sell a home, but interiors 'seal the deal'.  You've put your house on the market, now what? Preparation and presentation are crucial to selling faster and for a better price.   Home staging is a great way to get potential buyers to envisage themselves living in your home. And, it doesn't have to be an expensive, time-consuming process, especially if your house is already in good shape!      Here are seven solid DIY Home Staging tips:   Go ahead and add mirrors to your space - More than merely adding... MORE

Autumn Maintenance Checklist

Property Brokers  Friday, April 29th

Given the option, few of us would volunteer to spend our day off on a ladder pulling leaves out of a gutter. But, when your home is the most significant investment you're likely to make in your lifetime, as it is for most Kiwis, maintenance it is a... MORE

Given the option, few of us would volunteer to spend our day off on a ladder pulling leaves out of a gutter. But, when your home is the most significant investment you're likely to make in your... MORE

Given the option, few of us would volunteer to spend our day off on a ladder pulling leaves out of a gutter. But, when your home is the most significant investment you're likely to make in your... MORE

Given the option, few of us would volunteer to spend our day off on a ladder pulling leaves out of a gutter. But, when your home is the most significant investment you're likely to make in your lifetime, as it is for most Kiwis, maintenance it is a must!   Home maintenance can be... MORE

Given the option, few of us would volunteer to spend our day off on a ladder pulling leaves out of a gutter. But, when your home is the most significant investment you're likely to make in your lifetime, as it is for most Kiwis, maintenance it is a must!   Home maintenance can be daunting - but it doesn't have to feel overwhelming. Keep on top of the small stuff, and your house will run like a well-oiled machine.The Autumn months are the perfect time to ensure that your home is healthy and warm before the wet, cooler winter months really kick in.  Ensure your jobs don't fall by the wayside by following the list below:  Chimney/Fireplace  · If you're... MORE

How to make your home stand out from the crowd

Property Brokers  Wednesday, April 13th

How to make your home stand out from the crowd  In a changing or buyer’s market, where there are more properties coming to the market each week, you need to make sure that your home stands out from the crowd. Here are my top tips to do... MORE

How to make your home stand out from the crowd  In a changing or buyer’s market, where there are more properties coming to the market each week, you need to make sure that your home... MORE

How to make your home stand out from the crowd  In a changing or buyer’s market, where there are more properties coming to the market each week, you need to make sure that your home... MORE

How to make your home stand out from the crowd  In a changing or buyer’s market, where there are more properties coming to the market each week, you need to make sure that your home stands out from the crowd. Here are my top tips to do this.  Fix the Little Things  The... MORE

How to make your home stand out from the crowd  In a changing or buyer’s market, where there are more properties coming to the market each week, you need to make sure that your home stands out from the crowd. Here are my top tips to do this.  Fix the Little Things  The longer you live somewhere, the easier it is to overlook small repairs. Attending to minor repairs is one of the smartest moves you can do to make your home more appealing to buyers, without breaking the bank.  The broken doorknob in the bathroom, the dripping tap, the cracked tile in the kitchen, the dead grass patches in the lawn. You may have been meaning to get to all of them, but you just... MORE

Colouring Competition time!

Property Brokers  Tuesday, March 22th

Colouring Competition time! ✏�   Hey kids, here’s your chance to WIN a Perty Mouse, drink bottle, chocolates and colouring set!   Grab your copy from the PB office at 2 Thackeray street, Napier or email... MORE

Colouring Competition time! ✏�   Hey kids, here’s your chance to WIN a Perty Mouse, drink bottle, chocolates and colouring set!   Grab your copy from the PB office... MORE

Colouring Competition time! ✏�   Hey kids, here’s your chance to WIN a Perty Mouse, drink bottle, chocolates and colouring set!   Grab your copy from the PB office... MORE

Colouring Competition time! ✏�   Hey kids, here’s your chance to WIN a Perty Mouse, drink bottle, chocolates and colouring set!   Grab your copy from the PB office at 2 Thackeray street, Napier or email rose.olliver@pb.co.nz   Alternatively, you can download... MORE

Colouring Competition time! ✏�   Hey kids, here’s your chance to WIN a Perty Mouse, drink bottle, chocolates and colouring set!   Grab your copy from the PB office at 2 Thackeray street, Napier or email rose.olliver@pb.co.nz   Alternatively, you can download a copy and print this out here: Colouring Competition   Get creative and use your felts, crayons, paints and glitter to decorate the picture as best you can. We will draw the most unique and creative picture received to be our winner.   Parents/guardians: Once your child has finished creating their masterpiece, fill in the details and email your completed colouring in... MORE

March garden guide: Tips to help keep your garden in sharp shape     This is the month where preparing and planting your winter garden is essential. Follow our guide below on what to plant in your garden this winter before its too... MORE

March garden guide: Tips to help keep your garden in sharp shape     This is the month where preparing and planting your winter garden is essential. Follow our guide below on what to... MORE

March garden guide: Tips to help keep your garden in sharp shape     This is the month where preparing and planting your winter garden is essential. Follow our guide below on what to... MORE

March garden guide: Tips to help keep your garden in sharp shape     This is the month where preparing and planting your winter garden is essential. Follow our guide below on what to plant in your garden this winter before its too late. Heading into Autumn is the perfect time to... MORE

March garden guide: Tips to help keep your garden in sharp shape     This is the month where preparing and planting your winter garden is essential. Follow our guide below on what to plant in your garden this winter before its too late. Heading into Autumn is the perfect time to plant with the ground still warm and the first lot of rain coming down to help establish new plants growth. What are the most important jobs to accomplish this month? Planting, fertilizing, feeding, watering and weeding should be at the top of your list. To see what to plant and when in your area, you can download this handy planting calendar. Download this HANDY PLANTING... MORE

5 Ways to add value to your home this weekend.

Property Brokers  Thursday, February 24th

5 ways to add value to your home this weekend. Are you looking for cost-effective ways to add value to your home? Would you like to increase your potential selling price or valuation without spending the earth? When it comes to renovating, costs... MORE

5 ways to add value to your home this weekend. Are you looking for cost-effective ways to add value to your home? Would you like to increase your potential selling price or valuation without... MORE

5 ways to add value to your home this weekend. Are you looking for cost-effective ways to add value to your home? Would you like to increase your potential selling price or valuation without... MORE

5 ways to add value to your home this weekend. Are you looking for cost-effective ways to add value to your home? Would you like to increase your potential selling price or valuation without spending the earth? When it comes to renovating, costs can spiral out of control if you are not careful.... MORE

5 ways to add value to your home this weekend. Are you looking for cost-effective ways to add value to your home? Would you like to increase your potential selling price or valuation without spending the earth? When it comes to renovating, costs can spiral out of control if you are not careful. So this list has been prepared with frugal-ness top of mind! 1. Paint your front door. It's amazing what a difference a good first impression makes. Normally we advise sticking to neutral tones when painting inside or out but when it comes to your front door - don't be afraid to go bold! Ask your local paint salesperson for advice about what's popular and take a photo of your home with... MORE

Recipe of the Month - Choc Malt Brownies

Property Brokers  Tuesday, February 1st

Recipe of the month - Healthy Food Guide Chocolate Brownie    It's the month of love, February and Valentines Day, so why not spread some love with a chocolatey recipe with some health benefits.   1 cup unsweetened apple... MORE

Recipe of the month - Healthy Food Guide Chocolate Brownie    It's the month of love, February and Valentines Day, so why not spread some love with a chocolatey recipe with some health... MORE

Recipe of the month - Healthy Food Guide Chocolate Brownie    It's the month of love, February and Valentines Day, so why not spread some love with a chocolatey recipe with some health... MORE

Recipe of the month - Healthy Food Guide Chocolate Brownie    It's the month of love, February and Valentines Day, so why not spread some love with a chocolatey recipe with some health benefits.   1 cup unsweetened apple purée   or sauce  1/3 cup cocoa... MORE

Recipe of the month - Healthy Food Guide Chocolate Brownie    It's the month of love, February and Valentines Day, so why not spread some love with a chocolatey recipe with some health benefits.   1 cup unsweetened apple purée   or sauce  1/3 cup cocoa powder  3/4 cup self-raising flour  1/2 teaspoon baking soda    1/2 cup sugar  1/2 teaspoon salt  1/2 cup dark chocolate chips  3/4 cup (70g) walnuts, chopped1     Place apple purée in a bowl. Sift in cocoa, flour and baking soda. Add sugar and salt and mix until just combined. Do not over-mix as this will toughen the... MORE

January garden guide: Tips to help keep your garden in sharp shape

Property Brokers  Thursday, January 27th

January garden guide: Tips to help keep your garden in sharp shape   Now is the perfect time to plant more of your favourite fruit and veggies to ensure that you enjoy a continued supply of homegrown delights. Follow our guide below on... MORE

January garden guide: Tips to help keep your garden in sharp shape   Now is the perfect time to plant more of your favourite fruit and veggies to ensure that you enjoy a continued supply... MORE

January garden guide: Tips to help keep your garden in sharp shape   Now is the perfect time to plant more of your favourite fruit and veggies to ensure that you enjoy a continued supply... MORE

January garden guide: Tips to help keep your garden in sharp shape   Now is the perfect time to plant more of your favourite fruit and veggies to ensure that you enjoy a continued supply of homegrown delights. Follow our guide below on what to harvest now and what to plant next. If... MORE

January garden guide: Tips to help keep your garden in sharp shape   Now is the perfect time to plant more of your favourite fruit and veggies to ensure that you enjoy a continued supply of homegrown delights. Follow our guide below on what to harvest now and what to plant next. If you had previously planted veggies, fruit and flowers, now will be the time when you will be reaping the rewards of your hard work. If you didn't do much gardening, we've gotten together some tips that will help you to keep your garden in sharp shape, all year round!   How to enjoy a year-round edible garden If you had previously planted, now is the time to harvest those summer veggie... MORE

Zingy Summer Salsa

Property Brokers  Wednesday, January 12th

Zingy Summer Salsa    2 cloves garlic, crushed  1 small red onion  2 small red chillies  25 g each (about 1 cup)   Coriander and mint   1 punnet, ripe cherry tomatoes  2 limes  125g can crushed... MORE

Zingy Summer Salsa    2 cloves garlic, crushed  1 small red onion  2 small red chillies  25 g each (about 1 cup)   Coriander and mint   1 punnet, ripe... MORE

Zingy Summer Salsa    2 cloves garlic, crushed  1 small red onion  2 small red chillies  25 g each (about 1 cup)   Coriander and mint   1 punnet, ripe... MORE

Zingy Summer Salsa    2 cloves garlic, crushed  1 small red onion  2 small red chillies  25 g each (about 1 cup)   Coriander and mint   1 punnet, ripe cherry tomatoes  2 limes  125g can crushed pineapple (drained)  1TBS olive... MORE

Zingy Summer Salsa    2 cloves garlic, crushed  1 small red onion  2 small red chillies  25 g each (about 1 cup)   Coriander and mint   1 punnet, ripe cherry tomatoes  2 limes  125g can crushed pineapple (drained)  1TBS olive oil  Salt and Pepper to serve    Roughly chop onion and chilli then place in a Tupperware Turbo Chef or blender. Mix until well chopped. Remove and put aside.  Repeat with the coriander and mint.  Cut the tomatoes into quarters. Finely Zest and juice limes.  Combine the garlic, onion, chilli, herbs, tomatoe, lime rind and juice, pineapple, olive oil and salt and pepper... MORE

White Chocolate Rocky Road

Property Brokers  Tuesday, November 30th

It's Christmas time and a time of making and baking all sorts of sweet treats as gifts or to take to gatherings. Here's a quick, easy recipe to try that's a crowd favourite   White Chocolate Rocky Road    500g white chocolate 20g... MORE

It's Christmas time and a time of making and baking all sorts of sweet treats as gifts or to take to gatherings. Here's a quick, easy recipe to try that's a crowd favourite   White Chocolate... MORE

It's Christmas time and a time of making and baking all sorts of sweet treats as gifts or to take to gatherings. Here's a quick, easy recipe to try that's a crowd favourite   White Chocolate... MORE

It's Christmas time and a time of making and baking all sorts of sweet treats as gifts or to take to gatherings. Here's a quick, easy recipe to try that's a crowd favourite   White Chocolate Rocky Road    500g white chocolate 20g vegetable shortening or Kremelta 200g small... MORE

It's Christmas time and a time of making and baking all sorts of sweet treats as gifts or to take to gatherings. Here's a quick, easy recipe to try that's a crowd favourite   White Chocolate Rocky Road    500g white chocolate 20g vegetable shortening or Kremelta 200g small marshmallows 1/3 cup cranberries  100g pistachios or almonds 2/3 cup coconut 100g green or red jelly lolliescachous (silver edible balls)    1 Place chocolate and Kremelta into a microwave jug. Microwave uncovered on Medium High (650 watts) for approx.3 minutes until chocolate has melted. Using a Tupper chef spatula stir the mixture until smooth.   2. Place the... MORE

Know where to stop with a pre-sale makeover?

Property Brokers  Wednesday, November 17th

Most properties require a bit of work, but the adage, "Good hat, good feet", rings true, as these aspects make a good house. A pre-sale process will often have you looking at sprucing your property up to encourage the highest possible return. And,... MORE

Most properties require a bit of work, but the adage, "Good hat, good feet", rings true, as these aspects make a good house. A pre-sale process will often have you looking at sprucing your property... MORE

Most properties require a bit of work, but the adage, "Good hat, good feet", rings true, as these aspects make a good house. A pre-sale process will often have you looking at sprucing your property... MORE

Most properties require a bit of work, but the adage, "Good hat, good feet", rings true, as these aspects make a good house. A pre-sale process will often have you looking at sprucing your property up to encourage the highest possible return. And, real estate salespeople will tell you that common... MORE

Most properties require a bit of work, but the adage, "Good hat, good feet", rings true, as these aspects make a good house. A pre-sale process will often have you looking at sprucing your property up to encourage the highest possible return. And, real estate salespeople will tell you that common property issues can jeopardise or impact a sale outright. Yes, even in a market where anything and everything seems to sell! It can, however, be tricky deciding which issues require repairs and which could do with an upgrade. Big-ticket items could end up using your entire budget, and you could still potentially end up not having a buyer in place after all of that. Avoid this situation at all... MORE

November Garden Guide - Tips to help keep your garden in sharp shape

Property Brokers  Wednesday, November 17th

As daylight saving kicks in, the month of November allows you more time to enjoy your home patch! The days are getting longer and the weather is heating up, which means it's the perfect time to start creating your perfect summer display! Edible... MORE

As daylight saving kicks in, the month of November allows you more time to enjoy your home patch! The days are getting longer and the weather is heating up, which means it's the perfect time to start... MORE

As daylight saving kicks in, the month of November allows you more time to enjoy your home patch! The days are getting longer and the weather is heating up, which means it's the perfect time to start... MORE

As daylight saving kicks in, the month of November allows you more time to enjoy your home patch! The days are getting longer and the weather is heating up, which means it's the perfect time to start creating your perfect summer display! Edible Garden All your favourite summer vegetables and... MORE

As daylight saving kicks in, the month of November allows you more time to enjoy your home patch! The days are getting longer and the weather is heating up, which means it's the perfect time to start creating your perfect summer display! Edible Garden All your favourite summer vegetables and herbs can now be planted! Seeds such a Sweetcorn, Radish, Parsnip, Courgettes and pumpkin should be sowed directly into the garden; while Lettuce, Cabbage, Capsicum, Spring Onions, Leeks and Eggplants can be sown in trays in preparation for transplanting. Hot Tip: Sow at two to three weekly intervals for continuous harvesting! In preparation for fruit bowls, plant Watermelon plants! Celery,... MORE

Roses Top 5 Tips on How to Buy a House

Property Brokers  Friday, October 22th

Roses Top 5 tips on how to buy a house   It's no secret that the housing market is pretty crazy right now. So I thought I'd share some of the top tips I used to save up for my first home and that might just help you too. So here are 5 tips... MORE

Roses Top 5 tips on how to buy a house   It's no secret that the housing market is pretty crazy right now. So I thought I'd share some of the top tips I used to save up for my first home and... MORE

Roses Top 5 tips on how to buy a house   It's no secret that the housing market is pretty crazy right now. So I thought I'd share some of the top tips I used to save up for my first home and... MORE

Roses Top 5 tips on how to buy a house   It's no secret that the housing market is pretty crazy right now. So I thought I'd share some of the top tips I used to save up for my first home and that might just help you too. So here are 5 tips on how to buy a house!   Tip #1. Give up... MORE

Roses Top 5 tips on how to buy a house   It's no secret that the housing market is pretty crazy right now. So I thought I'd share some of the top tips I used to save up for my first home and that might just help you too. So here are 5 tips on how to buy a house!   Tip #1. Give up takeout, pack your lunch or make a coffee at home. Cheesy yes but for every $5 coffee and $10 lunch, they quickly add up. $15 x 7 days x 52 weeks = $5460. Crazy right?! While I'm not saying give up all the fun things, you may need to limit yourself while you keep your eyes on the prize. Home ownership! Thinking of buying? Pick Rose   Top Tip #2, How to buy a house: Chat to a mortgage... MORE

Trick or Treat Spider Cookies

Property Brokers  Monday, October 11th

Trick or Treat Spider cookies    1 package Betty Crocker Double   Chocolate Chunk Cookie Mix or similar 1 can of chocolate ready-made frosting 1 can of vanilla ready-made frosting 24-48 orange and green... MORE

Trick or Treat Spider cookies    1 package Betty Crocker Double   Chocolate Chunk Cookie Mix or similar 1 can of chocolate ready-made frosting 1 can of vanilla ready-made... MORE

Trick or Treat Spider cookies    1 package Betty Crocker Double   Chocolate Chunk Cookie Mix or similar 1 can of chocolate ready-made frosting 1 can of vanilla ready-made... MORE

Trick or Treat Spider cookies    1 package Betty Crocker Double   Chocolate Chunk Cookie Mix or similar 1 can of chocolate ready-made frosting 1 can of vanilla ready-made frosting 24-48 orange and green M&Ms Toothpicks Re-sealable plastic... MORE

Trick or Treat Spider cookies    1 package Betty Crocker Double   Chocolate Chunk Cookie Mix or similar 1 can of chocolate ready-made frosting 1 can of vanilla ready-made frosting 24-48 orange and green M&Ms Toothpicks Re-sealable plastic bags       Method:   1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.   2. Mix ingredients for cookies as directed on the package. 3. Use a small ice cream scoop to get similar sized cookies or just use a spoon and vary the amount for different size cookies. 4. Place cookie dough on a baking sheet and  bake for about 7-8 minutes. 5. Cool completely on a wire rack. 6. Makes about two dozen... MORE

September is the perfect month to get stuck in and plant spring/summer flowers while getting your vegetable garden well underway! The soil is warming up, and plants will begin flowering and sprouting. Edible Garden Now is the time to prep your... MORE

September is the perfect month to get stuck in and plant spring/summer flowers while getting your vegetable garden well underway! The soil is warming up, and plants will begin flowering and... MORE

September is the perfect month to get stuck in and plant spring/summer flowers while getting your vegetable garden well underway! The soil is warming up, and plants will begin flowering and... MORE

September is the perfect month to get stuck in and plant spring/summer flowers while getting your vegetable garden well underway! The soil is warming up, and plants will begin flowering and sprouting. Edible Garden Now is the time to prep your vegetable garden, remembering to start by digging... MORE

September is the perfect month to get stuck in and plant spring/summer flowers while getting your vegetable garden well underway! The soil is warming up, and plants will begin flowering and sprouting. Edible Garden Now is the time to prep your vegetable garden, remembering to start by digging in plenty of compost. Seeds such as eggplant, cucumber, courgette, capsicum, tomato, cabbage, leeks and lettuces can be sown into trays to prepare for transplanting. At the same time, seeds such as peas, silverbeet, beetroot and carrots can be planted directly into the garden! If you're living in a warmer district, you can now plant celery, pumpkin, cucumber, courgette, capsicum and tomato... MORE

16th of September is Guacamole Day!

Property Brokers  Wednesday, September 8th

It's Guacamole Day!   So share your best guacamole recipe in the comments, give mine a go and lets salute the fantastic avo!   Rose's Guacamole Recipe: ½ small onion 2 radishes 1 small red chilli (or can use... MORE

It's Guacamole Day!   So share your best guacamole recipe in the comments, give mine a go and lets salute the fantastic avo!   Rose's Guacamole Recipe: ½ small... MORE

It's Guacamole Day!   So share your best guacamole recipe in the comments, give mine a go and lets salute the fantastic avo!   Rose's Guacamole Recipe: ½ small... MORE

It's Guacamole Day!   So share your best guacamole recipe in the comments, give mine a go and lets salute the fantastic avo!   Rose's Guacamole Recipe: ½ small onion 2 radishes 1 small red chilli (or can use dried chilli as this can make it quite... MORE

It's Guacamole Day!   So share your best guacamole recipe in the comments, give mine a go and lets salute the fantastic avo!   Rose's Guacamole Recipe: ½ small onion 2 radishes 1 small red chilli (or can use dried chilli as this can make it quite hot) 1 clove garlic 2 ripe avocados 1 lemon, zest and juice Salt and pepper to taste.   Cut it the onion and radishes into quarters, chuck it in a food processor or turbo chef by Tupperware. Blitz it all together and enjoy! MORE

Interior Design Tips

Property Brokers  Monday, August 23th

Interior design tips to help sell your home While there's no magic wand ensuring that buyers will fall in love with your home, there are a few winning ways to stage your home all geared to help you showcase it well. With staging... MORE

Interior design tips to help sell your home While there's no magic wand ensuring that buyers will fall in love with your home, there are a few winning ways to stage your home all... MORE

Interior design tips to help sell your home While there's no magic wand ensuring that buyers will fall in love with your home, there are a few winning ways to stage your home all... MORE

Interior design tips to help sell your home While there's no magic wand ensuring that buyers will fall in love with your home, there are a few winning ways to stage your home all geared to help you showcase it well. With staging tricks, you can increase the chances of selling your... MORE

Interior design tips to help sell your home While there's no magic wand ensuring that buyers will fall in love with your home, there are a few winning ways to stage your home all geared to help you showcase it well. With staging tricks, you can increase the chances of selling your home faster and potentially for more. Kitchen Tips We have all heard that the kitchen is the heart of the home. You can easily win over buyers with a beautiful kitchen. Combined with these kitchen interior design tips, you can make sure that your kitchen wins over the heart of any buyer.  The Most Important Interior Design Tips For the Kitchen Are: Optimize your kitchen layout Refresh... MORE

Put your best foot forward

Property Brokers  Monday, August 23th

NZ's Best Marketing Deals www.propertybrokers.co.nz/bestdeals Put your best foot forward with our exceptional property marketing offers Get the premium your property deserves. Book in a FREE appraisal and snap up some sensational marketing... MORE

NZ's Best Marketing Deals www.propertybrokers.co.nz/bestdeals Put your best foot forward with our exceptional property marketing offers Get the premium your property deserves. Book in a FREE... MORE

NZ's Best Marketing Deals www.propertybrokers.co.nz/bestdeals Put your best foot forward with our exceptional property marketing offers Get the premium your property deserves. Book in a FREE... MORE

NZ's Best Marketing Deals www.propertybrokers.co.nz/bestdeals Put your best foot forward with our exceptional property marketing offers Get the premium your property deserves. Book in a FREE appraisal and snap up some sensational marketing designed to save you money and get you the best price... MORE

NZ's Best Marketing Deals www.propertybrokers.co.nz/bestdeals Put your best foot forward with our exceptional property marketing offers Get the premium your property deserves. Book in a FREE appraisal and snap up some sensational marketing designed to save you money and get you the best price possible!* www.propertybrokers.co.nz To get the best price for your property, you need the best marketing!* Our fantastic marketing deals will ensure you have the most money in your back pocket at the end of the sale. The best marketing packages expose your property to as many buyers as possible, locating the right buyer, not just any buyer. A strong targeted marketing campaign is critical to... MORE

Pick Rose

Property Brokers  Monday, August 9th

Pick Rose and Go in the Draw to Win $3000 List and Sell with Rose to go in the draw, one of my next 10 vendors will win $3000. For more details watch this video below.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pnixjh9lCus Contact Rose Olliver... MORE

Pick Rose and Go in the Draw to Win $3000 List and Sell with Rose to go in the draw, one of my next 10 vendors will win $3000. For more details watch this video... MORE

Pick Rose and Go in the Draw to Win $3000 List and Sell with Rose to go in the draw, one of my next 10 vendors will win $3000. For more details watch this video... MORE

Pick Rose and Go in the Draw to Win $3000 List and Sell with Rose to go in the draw, one of my next 10 vendors will win $3000. For more details watch this video below.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pnixjh9lCus Contact Rose Olliver on 021 0644 294 if you wish to List and Sell a... MORE

Pick Rose and Go in the Draw to Win $3000 List and Sell with Rose to go in the draw, one of my next 10 vendors will win $3000. For more details watch this video below.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pnixjh9lCus Contact Rose Olliver on 021 0644 294 if you wish to List and Sell a property. MORE

Recipe of the Month

Property Brokers  Wednesday, July 21th

Recipe of the month  Quick Rice Risotto    250 g Arborio Rice  200ml White wine  350 g pumpkin, cubed  Parmesan cheese 1/3 cup   or cheddar if only available.  Baby spinach (few handfuls,... MORE

Recipe of the month  Quick Rice Risotto    250 g Arborio Rice  200ml White wine  350 g pumpkin, cubed  Parmesan cheese 1/3 cup   or cheddar if only... MORE

Recipe of the month  Quick Rice Risotto    250 g Arborio Rice  200ml White wine  350 g pumpkin, cubed  Parmesan cheese 1/3 cup   or cheddar if only... MORE

Recipe of the month  Quick Rice Risotto    250 g Arborio Rice  200ml White wine  350 g pumpkin, cubed  Parmesan cheese 1/3 cup   or cheddar if only available.  Baby spinach (few handfuls,   approx. 1 Cup)    Chop the pumpkin... MORE

Recipe of the month  Quick Rice Risotto    250 g Arborio Rice  200ml White wine  350 g pumpkin, cubed  Parmesan cheese 1/3 cup   or cheddar if only available.  Baby spinach (few handfuls,   approx. 1 Cup)    Chop the pumpkin into similar sized cubes using a large knife. Chop the onion. Use garlic crusher or turbo chef to mince garlic. Place rice, wine, pumpkin, onion, garlic, 400ml water and 1 stock cube in the Micro pressure cooker. Place the cover on top and seal with the safety latch.  Place the Micro pressure cooker in the microwave for 20 Mins @800watts, with the pressure indicator facing towards you if... MORE

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