Blog - Scott Larsen | Real Estate Salesperson | West Auckland | Harcourts

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Fiona is happy to answer any questions and guide you through the selling or buying process. Also see these articles for more information.

How to Use Online Property Valuations – Tips for Sellers

Online property valuation websites have been a game-changer for real estate, providing buyers and homeowners with easy access to quality information that can help them make informed real estate decisions.

Selling Unconsented Improvements

Selling a home with unconsented improvements? Here’s what you need to know The first thing to understand is that lots … Read More

Have You Got the “4 Ps” Right?

Pay attention to the 4 Ps to sell your house quickly and for a great price even in a tough … Read More

Anti-Money Laundering (AML)

Find out more about AML (Anti-Money Laundering) and CFT (Countering Financing of Terrorism) Acts and what you need to know… … Read More


Can I subdivide? Find out your options for subdivision under Auckland’s Unitary Plan Under the new Unitary Plan, the way … Read More

Unitary Plan Information

What is the Unitary Plan? Understand Auckland’s Unitary Plan and what it means for property owners What is it? The … Read More

Tips for Decluttering

Spending time on a declutter is the single most effective strategy to prepare your house for a quick sale. And … Read More

Recommended reports

Scott recommends you consider viewing or commissioning these specialist reports before purchasing a property. Land Information Memorandum (Council LIM report)  A … Read More

Property inspection checklist

Buying a property is often the biggest investment you’ll make. Our handy list of tips will help you find your … Read More

Is your home ready to sell?

Invest some time before your house goes on the market to attract more attention from buyers Do your homework Check … Read More

Buying at Auction

Benefits of buying at auction More homes than ever before are being offered for sale by auction. While that can … Read More

Buying by tender

When a property is for sale by tender, buyers give confidential written offers to the salesperson by the set deadline.  Understanding … Read More

Negotiating a price

When a property is advertised with a price, price band or by negotiation, buyers are invited to make an offer … Read More

Mortgagee Sales

A mortgagee sale has different terms and conditions to a normal property sale, so you’ll need to do your research. … Read More