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Why use a professional mortgage advisor?

When you want to apply for a mortgage – whether it’s for your first home, next home or investment property – it may be tempting to ‘go with what you…

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Kiwisaver, First Home Grant and First Home Loan

Most New Zealand first-home buyers use KiwiSaver to buy their first home. And, no wonder – it’s a great way to kick-start your home-ownership goals. The First Home Grant and…

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Is it better to rent or buy a home?

For many people in New Zealand, the dream of buying a home is as Kiwi as jandals, fish ‘n’ chips and the All Blacks. But what are the real benefits…

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Soliciter, valuer, building inspector - other home-buying costs to count on

So, you’ve saved a 20% deposit for buying your first home or next home (or you’ve saved a 5% deposit and you’re now ready to apply for a First Home…

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Should you buy an existing property or build a brand-new home? Part 1: Pros and cons of buying an existing property

It’s a well-known dilemma for house-hunters. Should you invest your hard-earned money into an existing home or should you build something brand-new? Let’s weigh up the options. Pros and cons…

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Should you buy an existing property or build a brand-new home? Part 2: Pros and cons of building a new property

Are you trying to decide whether to buy an existing home or build a brand-new property? We’re weighing up the options for you. Pros and cons of building a new…

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