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New York-style home comes with an ‘invisible’ walkway and 3-storey climbing wall

An award-winning three-level warehouse conversion in a small commercial area of Grey Lynn is one of the most amazing residences Barfoot & Thompson agent Carl Madsen reckons he has marketed.


Auckland house with no backyard sells for over $2m

A gracious Arts and Crafts villa just around the corner from one of Auckland’s most expensive streets sold at auction this week for $2.25 million.

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It's location, location... if it's in Auckland

At well over $2 million, it could be New Zealand's most expensive bach - but the glorious untouched headland it sits on makes it worth the hefty price tag.


The accidental real estate agent: 1109 sales worth more than a billion dollars

Carl Madsen describes himself as an accidental real estate agent. He decided to give the industry a try because he wanted a job that gave him the flexibility to travel overseas...

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1960s Herne Bay home sells for $14m - double its $7m CV

It is also the second biggest sale for all of New Zealand so far this year

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How to get your home ready to sell

Before you put your house on the market, get to know your competition, the market and make sure your house is looking its best.


Movie-star views in oasis of calm

There is a glamorous Hollywood movie-set quality to the substantial home hidden in leafy Herne Bay...


Catherine Smith: Windows on History

To take a wander with Pat White through the St Marys Bay house she and her late husband Tony created, is to take a trip through old Auckland.

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Ponsonby News - Coffee and a chat with Carl

“I’m pretty low key as a person, really,” he adds. “I’m not looking for ‘rock star’ status. Real estate agents tend to have some pretty high profiles around here.


Tranquil vibe a big attraction - 46 Georgina St, Freemans Bay Editorial

Nearly 20 years ago, Gina Wing strolled down Georgina St, glanced at this angular house and thought, "I bet that home would be really interesting inside".



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