44 days ago

Buying by tender: Did you write a letter?

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

Hi folks,
My colleague Jo is writing a story about buying by tender, specifically, the new trend of writing letters to the vendor to explain why they should pick your offer over all the rest.
As the market gets harder and harder to break into, we've been hearing more and more about people trying to make a personal connection with vendors to give their tender offers the edge. We've heard folks will include personal details about their family, why the love the house and what their plans for the property are.
Jo would love to talk to anyone who's written a letter like this to accompany a tender - perhaps it's you, perhaps a relative or friend - or from vendors who've received letters like this, accompanying a tender.
Perhaps you asked for such letters?
We'd love to hear more about that experience for you and how it shaped the way the sale went.
You can reach out to jo here (she'll be joining the Neighbourly neighbourhood soon!) or via our email: homed@stuff.co.nz.
Looking forward to hearing your stories.

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IRD scam

Patricia from Kamo

End of tax year has passed and the scammers are at it again. I just received an email from this address - Do Not Reply <my3IR.online.alert@connect.com.fj> - saying I was due a refund and to clink the link given and it would need my credit card details.
Note the address it has come from, always check the address.
The any emails from IRD will come from - <....ird.govt.nz>

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Denise Piper Reporter from Whangārei Leader

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