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Buying a Rural/Lifestyle Property

At Cambridge Real Estate we have local specialist rural and lifestyle salespeople to help find your new lifestyle or rural block.  Most of them live on their own block, or have done in the past, which gives them practical experience to help you achieve your dream.  The networks and relationships they enjoy throughout the Waikato region helps refine your buying experience. There is a lot to consider before settling on the perfect lifestyle block to call home.  To help you with your decision making, we note a few questions below that, in our experience, are critical to seek answers to in order to ensure you get buying a rural property right. What schools are in the area?  And does the bus pick up close to the property? What is the water supply?  Is it town, bore or trickle feed water? What are the neighbouring properties and area like? What is the contour of the land like? What are the current owners grazing on the property? What is the soil type?  ...

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Selling a Rural/Lifestyle Property

Tender is a form of marketing and selling of a property within a set time frame.  The process is a private and confidential means of purchasing and selling real estate to determine the true market value of the property at that time. HOW SHOULD I APPROACH THE TENDER PROCESS? The tender document, which is your offer, is completed and then deposited at our office and held secure until closing time.  Every tender, once received by the salesperson, shall be irrevocable for four working days.  The tender documents are different from a normal 'Sale and Purchase Agreement' and you may wish to seek legal advice before submitting your tender. CAN I SUBMIT A TENDER IF I HAVE TO ARRANGE FINANCE? Obviously an unconditional cash tender would be more attractive to the client and you can organise finance prior to submitting your offer.  However, your offer may be conditional. CAN I SUBMIT A TENDER IF A HAVE A HOUSE TO SELL? Yes, there are three options: 

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Buying by Tender

Tender Tender is a form of marketing and selling of a property within a set time frame.  The process is a private and confidential means of purchasing and selling real estate to determine the true market value of the property at that time. HOW SHOULD I APPROACH THE TENDER PROCESS? The tender document, which is your offer, is completed and then deposited at our office and held secure until closing time.  Every tender, once received by the salesperson, shall be irrevocable for four working days.  The tender documents are different from a normal 'Sale and Purchase Agreement' and you may wish to seek legal advice before submitting your tender. CAN I SUBMIT A TENDER IF I HAVE TO ARRANGE FINANCE? Obviously an unconditional cash tender would be more attractive to the client and you can organise finance prior to submitting your offer.  However, your offer may be conditional. CAN I SUBMIT A TENDER IF A HAVE A HOUSE TO SELL? Yes, there are three options: You may mak...

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Buying at Auction

AT AUCTION With more homes than ever being for sale by auction, it's likely you will come across many auction properties when you are house hunting. BUYING AT AUCTION IS ONE OF THE MOST SIMPLE WAYS TO PURCHASE YOUR NEW HOME It can remove some of the associated anxiety involved in making an offer lower than a vendor's asking price and allows you to judge the value a property has to you without being biased by the asking price. Additionally, the bidding process is transparent - you can see or hear what other buyers are offering.  This open negotiation process can help you judge the true market value of a property. Once you are interested in buying a property being offered by Auction there are several steps to take. MAKE YOUR INTEREST KNOWN TO THE SALESPERSON Occassionally properties are sold prior to auction and by letting the salesperson know you are interested you will avoid it being sold without you being contacted.  The salesperson can also assist you to get r...

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Sellers Guide to Tenders

What is a tender? A real estate tender is a method of selling a property through the process of private and confidential offers made by a set deadline. Are there properties that particularly suit a sale by tender? While any property can be sold by tender, it is particularly suitable for: Properties where a number of parties must be consulted e.g. properties owned by a family trust or deceased estate. Properties where potential customers would expect to have to do due diligence before submitting an offer e.g. properties with strong development potential. Properties where once certain group of buyers may have a stronger reason to secure the property than the general market. Some of the reasons to choose a tender are: Sense of Urgency: The tender deadline sets a finite selling periof and creates a sense of urgency amongst potential customers. Buyer Competition: A tender creates the conditions for customer competition - which can lead to a premium price. Confidentialit...

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Sellers Guide to Auctions

What is a real estate auction? A real estate auction is a method of selling a property through the process of public negotiation to determine the true market value of the property at that time. The benefits of an Auction Sense of urgency: The auction day deadline sets a finite selling period and creates a sense of urgency amongst customers. Buyer competition: An auction creates the conditions for customer competition - which can lead to a premium price. Options:  You remain free to consider any offers before Auction day, if you choose to. Certainty: Customers must bid on an unconditional basis - no complicated conditions.

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Residential

Residential

Our vibrant town is constantly evolving, and we choose to evolve with it! Our Residential Team consists of 11 full-time specialists with experience in both local and national real estate sales.

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Rural

Lifestyle & Rural

Cambridge is known for its stunning rural and lifestyle backdrop, which fringes the bustling town. Our Lifestyle & Rural specialists understand the intricacies and marketability of rural and lifestyle real estate, achieving incredible results for our vendors.

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As one of Waikato’s most desirable places to live, we make it our business to understand the ever-changing Cambridge market to achieve meaningful results for you. Get in touch for more information on how we can help you in this current market.
47 Alpha Street, Cambridge

P: 07 823 1945
E: sales@cambridgerealestate.co.nz
H: 8.30 - 5.00pm Monday to Friday
10.00 - 12.00pm Saturday