Frazzled buyers skip basic checks to nab a home

  • Auckland’s halo effect on the property market is pushing first home buyers in the regions to the limit as they buy homes without first setting foot inside.

Real estate agents in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty have confirmed that there have been cases of first home buyers at their wits’ end snapping up whatever they can to get their foot in the property door.

Tauranga Eves and Bayleys Real Estate chief executive Ross Stanway agreed it wasn’t a common phenomenon but it was happening.



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