Visitors Keen To Grab A Slice Of HB

Friday, November 10th 2017

Spring has come and nearly gone; last weekend we started feeling that scorching heat of a Hawke’s Bay summer.  And speaking of summer, we are excited to launch our new campaign to the market: “I came for a Hawke’s Bay ...

Time Will Tell How New Policies Might Impact Housing Market

Friday, October 27th 2017

As we see the back of another beautiful long weekend in the Bay aptly named “Labour Weekend,” the obvious place to begin is with the party which bears its name and which, of course, will now be leading the New Zealand government in ...

Balancing The Good With The Bad

Friday, October 13th 2017

I know I am supposed to tell you all what’s going on in our local real estate market but sometimes you just have to stop, take a moment and reflect on life.  Until a government is formed, which at the time of writing this is looking ...

Property Market Awaiting Election Outcome

Friday, September 22nd 2017

How good was last Sunday, as we experienced the first day of daylight savings?  Lovely long spring evenings to help all those newcomers to Hawke’s Bay realise that they have made the best decision ever by moving to our glorious ...

Spring Signals The Launch Of Another Busy Events Season

Friday, September 15th 2017

The mornings are getting lighter and days are getting warmer, right on cue Spring is here and we can look forward to another Hawke’s Bay summer – how quickly has that come around!  Spring marks the beginning of a very busy ...

Farewell To Two Great Men

Friday, September 1st 2017

One of the greatest New Zealanders of all time was laid to rest at Te Kuiti on Monday.  He was described as a combination of the accomplishments and ruthlessness of Sir Ed Hillary with the humour and rural slant of Barry Crump.  He ...

Making The Most Of Being A Dad

Friday, August 4th 2017

Wow, August 2017 - Trump in trouble with election promises, turbulence in the Labour party with our General Election just around the corner and our regional economy flying.  Twenty years married for me this November, one year away from ...

Industry And Commerce Fuel Bays Growth

Friday, July 21st 2017

We should feel positive about the direction of our fantastic corner of the world when the daily headline reads “Commercial Property Action Reflects Surging Bay Economy.”  And surging it certainly is.  The rapid growth of ...

New Builds Becoming A Viable Option For Many

Friday, July 7th 2017

The big test this weekend as the Lions keep the tour alive with a tight win at the cake tin in front of thousands of excited fans.  Great people who are enjoying our country and hospitality and spending plenty! The real estate market does ...

Meadowdale: An Exciting New Lifestyle Choice

Friday, June 23rd 2017

The big news this week is the launch of Meadowdale development in Guppy Road, Taradale which offers a new type of lifestyle choice in the Hawke’s Bay market for those that are 50 years or over. The lifestyle village is being developed by ...

Warming Up Our Winter

Friday, June 9th 2017

The Lions’ tour, the America’s Cup and a booming real estate market are seeing June look anything but boring as we head into our first full month of winter. The excitement of the Lion’s Tour kicked off against the Barbarians ...

Taking Pride In Our Province

Friday, May 26th 2017

“Thank you for the support Tremains give to Sport Hawke’s Bay throughout the year along with the support around this function. We understand Tremains do a lot for the community so we appreciate being a part of this.  We ...

Continuing The Legacy Of A Great Man

Friday, May 12th 2017

Not talking real estate this week as I reflect on a very special man who was the founder of Tremains. We all have difficult personal situations to navigate through in life and there is always someone off in a worse situation than yourself ...

Median Price Remains Strong

Friday, April 28th 2017

What a cracker last weekend with the mornings crisping up as we head further into Autumn with stunning Hawke’s Bay days. The Hurricanes match was packed with people on a clear, balmy evening as we showed the franchise how the regions can ...

New Developments Answering Demand

Friday, April 14th 2017

Fantastic to have the Mission Concert full of people on Saturday night.  I haven’t been a closet Dixie Chicks fan over the years but thought they delivered an amazing live performance, up with the best we have had.  A motelier ...