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About Jason Yianakis

I help people maximize the sale value of their home, by using my experience as a North Shore Real Estate Agent combined with my skills as a qualified Interior Designer and a wealth of experience in online marketing, property negotiation, and property investment.

Choose a North Shore Real Estate Agent Who Will Work for You

When it comes time to sell your home, the person who can ensure a quick sale at top dollar is your North Shore real estate agent. He or she will be the primary person marketing your home, and if your professional doesn’t work hard and effectively to sell your home, it can cost you precious time and money.

Choosing the right North Shore real estate agent can be tricky, especially when there are so many all claiming to be the best! To help you make a wise choice, below are five simple questions you should ask agents before making your decision:

How […]

2019-01-16T06:32:14+00:00By |

NZ Herald Article: House buyers win – but suing vendors after auction U-turn costs them $150,000

The Auckland house that was in dispute. Photo / Nick Reed & NZ Herald

This is an interesting case on a number of fronts. It’s good to see the courts enforcing the ruling that a sale at auction (or unconditional sale) is a sale – there is no backing out, by either party.

It’s also good to see a party fronting up and committing to chasing through and going to court. Often the practicalities of enforcing a contract like this don’t stack up, so people let it go. It has cost this couple […]

2019-01-16T06:32:14+00:00By |

What is my take on the current market?

At the moment every one I speak is asking the same question – ‘What is happening with the market?’. We have just had short, and quite sharp, period of uncertainty and to a point a correction of values.

Homes that were selling for $800K – $850K, are now selling for early – mid $700’s. Overall, I am now seeing values around the wider Western North Shore back the levels that they were at around May – June this year. Coincidentally this is also around the time when the new legislative rules were announced by the Reserve Bank […]

2016-06-02T16:44:24+00:00By |

How to Bid at Auction

I was recently interviewed by the NZ Herald on strategies for bidding at Auction.  Below is a copy of the article, with credits to Diana Clement.

It should be noted that every case is very different, and the strategies you should implement can vary depending on the situation and who you are bidding against.

If you do need any help I’d love to hear from you, you can contact me on 021 85 84 83.

 


 

How to get the home you want

2019-01-16T06:32:14+00:00By |

Auckland Unitary Plan – Zone Rules

PART 3 – REGIONAL AND DISTRICT RULESChapter I: Zone rules»1 Residential zones»

3. Land use controls

3.1 Maximum density

    1. The number of dwellings on a site must not exceed the limits specified below:

zone rules

Within the Mixed Housing Suburban zone a density of one dwelling per 300m² applies where:

    1. the site has a frontage of at least 7.5m in width for each dwelling and is the same width for the length required to accommodate the proposed density
    2. each proposed dwelling is setback at least 4m and no more than 5m from […]
2019-01-16T06:32:14+00:00By |

Auckland Unitary Plan Residential Controls – Terraced Housing and Apartment zone

Important notes: 

The Auckland Unitary Plan is currently in notified stage, and has reached the Council Decisions stage. Essentially this means the plan is still a ‘Work In Progress’ however we are now much closer to having the Unitary Plan being operative.  Until the Auckland Unitary Plan is Operative we would not recommend making purchases based on the zoning measures of what a property will be under the Plan as it could still change.

If you are making important decisions based on the Auckland Unitary Plan I recommend that you either talk to Town Planning at […]

2019-01-16T06:32:14+00:00By |

Auckland Unitary Plan Residential Controls – Single Housing zone

Important notes: 

The Auckland Unitary Plan is currently in notified stage, and has reached the Council Decisions stage. Essentially this means the plan is still a ‘Work In Progress’ however we are now much closer to having the Unitary Plan being operative.  Until the Auckland Unitary Plan is Operative we would not recommend making purchases based on the zoning measures of what a property will be under the Plan as it could still change.

If you are making important decisions based on the Auckland Unitary Plan I recommend that you either talk to Town Planning at […]

2019-01-16T06:32:15+00:00By |

Auckland Unitary Plan Residential Controls – Large Lot zone

Important notes: 

The Auckland Unitary Plan is currently in notified stage, and has reached the Council Decisions stage. Essentially this means the plan is still a ‘Work In Progress’ however we are now much closer to having the Unitary Plan being operative.  Until the Auckland Unitary Plan is Operative we would not recommend making purchases based on the zoning measures of what a property will be under the Plan as it could still change.

If you are making important decisions based on the Auckland Unitary Plan I recommend that you either talk to Town Planning at […]

2019-01-16T06:32:15+00:00By |

Auckland Unitary Plan Residential Controls – Mixed Housing Suburban zone

Important notes: 

The Auckland Unitary Plan is currently in notified stage, and has reached the Council Decisions stage. Essentially this means the plan is still a ‘Work In Progress’ however we are now much closer to having the Unitary Plan being operative.  Until the Auckland Unitary Plan is Operative we would not recommend making purchases based on the zoning measures of what a property will be under the Plan as it could still change.

If you are making important decisions based on the Auckland Unitary Plan I recommend that you either talk to Town Planning at […]

2019-01-16T06:32:15+00:00By |

Auckland Unitary Plan Residential Controls – Rural and Coastal Settlement zone

Important notes: 

The Auckland Unitary Plan is currently in notified stage, and has reached the Council Decisions stage. Essentially this means the plan is still a ‘Work In Progress’ however we are now much closer to having the Unitary Plan being operative.  Until the Auckland Unitary Plan is Operative we would not recommend making purchases based on the zoning measures of what a property will be under the Plan as it could still change.

If you are making important decisions based on the Auckland Unitary Plan I recommend that you either talk to Town Planning at […]

2019-01-16T06:32:15+00:00By |