Tag Archives: Barfoot & Thompson

How Many Houses Should a Buyer See?

I curate quite a few articles as well as writing my own blogs and lately I have been getting frustrated with the number of publications, today that includes The Mirror and the Sioux City Journal, that either hide behind paywalls, … Continue reading

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House Hunting in Auckland with the Barfoot and Thompson Real Estate App

It’s been 5 years since I last looked at the Barfoot & Thompson Real Estate App. I did a brief review of it back in 2013. That version was a finalist in the Designers Institute Best Designers Award and they … Continue reading

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6 Tips and a Deep Dive into Buying a House using Location Based Services (Read Time 1:48)

Buying a house, especially one that will be your future home is stressful, time consuming and confusing. Everyone has an agenda and it isn’t necessarily in your best interest. There are some great tools and some great people in the … Continue reading

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Choosing a Real Estate Agent (Read Time 2:50)

Do you need a real estate agent when you start looking for a house? What makes a good real estate agent? Is good relative to whether you are buying or selling? ¬†From my new Kindle eBook Buying a House Using … Continue reading

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Have You Tried The New Barfoot and Thompson iPad Real Estate App?

Barfoot & Thompson have a new (well relatively new) iPad application out to help people find their next house in New Zealand. It is crisp and clean and has some very nice features. It’s been selected as a finalist in … Continue reading

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