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6 Steps to nailing your next open home!

Posted 17 months ago by Admin

Planning to attend a few open homes this weekend? House hunting is an exciting time – approached with the right spirit, it can be a fun, thrilling experience, and most...

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Covid-19 Mortgage Update

Posted 2 years ago by Developer

Isn’t it a crazy world we live in at the moment! Well done to all our essential workers and Kiwi’s doing so well in lockdown. Read more for some quick key points on the mortgage front.

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How to make your credit card work

Posted 2 years ago by Developer

Kiwis love credit cards — on average over the last 12 months New Zealanders collectively owed more than $7 billion dollars in credit card debt, accruing interest at an average rate of 18%, according to Reserve Bank figures.

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Protection insurance — what do you need?

Posted 3 years ago by Developer

We never expect the worst to happen, but if it does, having the right insurance in place can protect your home and family and enable you to maintain your quality of life.

 

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OCR predictions wrong

Posted 3 years ago by Developer

The Reserve Bank decision to hold the OCR at 1 percent has come as a surprise, as all the major banks were expecting a drop of 0.25 basis points. Even Westpac economists had reversed their earlier forecast, which was in contrast with their rival commentators.

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Considering your first investment property?

Posted 3 years ago by Developer

Have you seen your home equity grow over the last year or so? With property values increasing significantly and record low mortgage interest rates, now could be an ideal time to use your increased equity to buy a rental property.

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Should you pay off debt first or save for a deposit?

Posted 3 years ago by Developer

Looking to buy your first home? With lending criteria becoming increasingly stringent, it’s important to make your home loan application as competitive as possible.

 

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Your next house: New or secondhand?

Posted 3 years ago by Developer

Contemplating the purchase of a new house can be an exciting time. You consider where you might want to live, what kind of house you want, which features are must-haves and which are a little further down the priority list.

But if you’re in the market for a new home, should you buy an existing property or build new?

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Buying a house with a partner, friend or sibling?

Posted 3 years ago by Developer

The current housing market and lending restrictions can make it very difficult to purchase a house on your own, particularly if you’re not a high income earner. A more affordable option can be to purchase as a couple or even with friends or family. If this is an option for you, there are some key points you need to consider beforehand.

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First-home buying—where do I start?

Posted 3 years ago by Developer

One of our most typical questions we get asked is “I want to buy my first home but don’t know where to begin”.

It is a complex lending world, which is where our help comes in at Wellington Mortgage Brokers!

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