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    How do you know youv'e got there if you don't know where you are going? Planning for your business.

    How will you know when you get there if you don’t know where you are going?   I think this is a great saying and very relevant to both life and business. Would you invest your life savings in a finance company who had no defined plans and were just stumbling along form day to day? I am sure most of us would agree that this would not be a wise investment. I see many people investing...


    Anti Money Laundering Bill 2009 and how it effects you when selling your motel.

    As an accredited business broker and in order to ensure I give the best possible service to clients I am continually undertaking further education. The latest issue which effects real estate agents and subsequently moteliers selling their business is the Anti Money Laundering Bill 2009 The anti money laundering bill was introduced in 2009 and is being phased in over different sectors of NZ ove...


    John and Anne Retire after more than 48 years

    After more than 48 years in Real Estate, most of those specializing in the motel industry John and Anne Griffin are hanging up their business hats to retire and fulfill their bucket list. John Griffin Realty Ltd. Will continue providing specialized motel industry service under the new management of Kathie and Richard Shepard. John has achieved many milestones in his successful career. He is kn...


    Is running a motel a 24/7 nightmare?

    This is one of the most common questions I get asked by potential buyers. Often people are discouraged form motelling by friends and family who say. Oh no you will be stuck there like a prison not being able to go anywhere. This is well meaning advice from people who care but the reality is a different picture. A motel is your own business and as such you can operate it however you like. The ...


    Flooring trends in accommodation

    Here is an interesting article about the trends for flooring in hotels and why certain products are being chosen. This certainly relates to Motels and other accommodation sectors as well. Hotel Flooring Trends 2016 By Angela FedeleTuesday, January 19th, 2016 Despite increasing competition from serviced apartments and the likes of Airbnb, the hotel market is prospering.According to Statista, ...


    John Griffin makes Info News

    John Griffin Leads the Way in Motel SpecialisationThursday 17 December 2015, 9:46AMBy Media PA61 views John Griffin, owner of John Griffin Realty, is a 48-year industry veteran with a solid foundation of clients and a reputation as New Zealand’s most experienced motel broker. Launching his career in real estate in 1967, he learned the concept of “specialisation”, working wit...


    Advocacy and Expert Advice

    Hamilton-based John Griffin Realty offer expert advice and advocacy in a range of areas throughout the motel industry. CREDIT: Media PA Hamilton-based John Griffin Realty offer expert advice and advocacy in a range of areas throughout the motel industry.Monday 12 October 2015, 9:54AMBy Media PA80 views By Trish Watson John Griffin and Kathie Shepard from Hamilton-based John Griffin Realty L...


    New Zealand’s most experienced motel broker John Griffin Realty knows it is the little things that keeps guests coming back

    HAMILTON-BASED John Griffin Realty Ltd is New Zealand’s most experienced motel broker. With a wealth of knowledge and involvement in the motel industry John Griffin and Kathie Shepard of John Griffin Realty Ltd have the expertise that could help your business. Kathie Shepard, a motel broker from John Griffin Realty Ltd, has 10 years experience in operating a motel and knows that it is th...


    Keeping up with the times

    Social Media Marketing Campaign At John Griffin Realty ltd we like to keep abreast of the modern trends and changes so we can give you the correct advice when looking at selling your motel. In light of this we have been looking at social media marketing campaigns and have decided to invest in one ourselves, monitor the results and then be informed enough to give our opinion to our clients. As...


29 Jan 2019 | How do you know youv'e got there if you don't know where you are going? Planning for your business.

November

07 Nov 2018 | Anti Money Laundering Bill 2009 and how it effects you when selling your motel.

March

04 Mar 2016 | John and Anne Retire after more than 48 years

February

02 Feb 2016 | Is running a motel a 24/7 nightmare?

January

20 Jan 2016 | Flooring trends in accommodation

December

19 Dec 2015 | John Griffin makes Info News

October

13 Oct 2015 | Advocacy and Expert Advice

September

04 Sep 2015 | New Zealand’s most experienced motel broker John Griffin Realty knows it is the little things that keeps guests coming back

July

06 Jul 2015 | Keeping up with the times

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