What You Need To Consider When Financing A Renovation

Kiwi’s are known as keen DIYers & with reno shows like The Block, there’re more & more home owners giving it a go for themselves.

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New Year Resolutions and Your Finances

The new year is a perfect opportunity to not only start fresh with healthier mind & body, but also consider your financial wellbeing.

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4 Ways You Can Help Your Kids Buy Their 1st Home

In this day & age it's not uncommon for 1st Home Buyers to need a helping hand to get into a home.

And often the first place they look for that help -  is the good old
'Bank of Mum & Dad'

If you're in the position to help them get a foot onto the property ladder (& want to of course) There are a few different ways to go about it.

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There is an amazing amount of information on the web and you can Google almost anything with instant results.  But I thought it would be a good idea to introduce you to some specific websites which are very helpful when budgeting, building or purchasing a home. They all provide some great information and generally very easy to navigate around and understand

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Buying a Home with a Family Member or Friends

With the average house price in New Zealand being at least 6 times the average income and Auckland housing affordability around 9 times the average income, it may seem nearly impossible to live the dream of owning your own home.  However, over recent years we’ve seen a shift in the types of home loan applications we receive – with an increase in family members or friends purchasing homes together to get onto the property ladder.

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Meth 'Contamination' What Property Owners Need to Know


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