Realsure Winter Tips

Here’s a couple tips to keep you safe and dry this winter… Gutter Tip Keep those gutters clear. With recent rain, hail and snow it’s really important you ensure your gutters are clear of debris and flowing freely.  Blocked gutters can redirect the water into the soffits and walls causing […] Read more »

Realsure win Excellence Award

They’ve been called crusaders by the media and deal breakers by the real estate industry but it’s hard to question their quality of service and commitment to improve the property inspection industry when co-founders and owners of the Realsure Group Bruce and Sarah Symon are now training their competition as […] Read more »

Beware the small print.

Buying a property can be both exhilarating and frightening at the same time, yet it’s a time you need to be attentive to the small print – in the Sale and Purchase agreement. We have recently been working with several purchasers and their lawyers who are fighting to withdraw from […] Read more »

A Screw in Time Saves $10k

From the moment our homes are built they are in a state of degeneration. Periodically each of the homes components will require some repair or maintenance to keep them performing for the maximum possible time.  Understanding what needs to be done and when is the key to smart, cost effective […] Read more »

Buying without a building report – Russian Roulette

People we know recently sold their Auckland home by auction. Even though they were told there were 7 or 8 interested parties they were a bit worried because there were no building reports commissioned at all. However, on the day there were indeed 7 parties bidding for the home which […] Read more »

Is your home quake safe?

Central and Southern New Zealand has been hit with some significant quakes over the past few years and while some residential homes have been damaged beyond repair, they have generally withstood the shaking without loss of life, which is what is required of them. However, a lot has been learned […] Read more »