Tag - arranging finance

10.06.2016 - changing lives: from tenant to first home buyer

changing lives: from tenant to first home buyer

It was such a pleasure to help this lovely young family purchase their first home. We were pretty stoked to receive the lovely story below and to hear how what we were able to do for them changed their lives. Read, in their own words, how important it is to make the right steps, talk… Read more »

22.04.2015 - refixing your mortgage – switching banks might get you the best deal

refixing your mortgage – switching banks might get you the best deal

Is it time to fix your mortgage? Do you stay with your current bank or is the grass greener elsewhere? When it’s time to refix their current mortgage clients often ask us if switching banks would get them a better deal. The common theme in all our conversations is that they’d be happy to stay… Read more »

29.08.2014 - sale and purchase agreements

sale and purchase agreements

For weeks, months or maybe even longer, you’ve combed the real estate mags, scanned open2view, Realestate.co.nz and Trade Me Property and had almost given up on the hope of ever finding the right property. But the day has arrived. You’ve found your dream home and want to give it your very best shot!  So where… Read more »

18.02.2014 - protect your lifestyle – get pre-approved insurance

protect your lifestyle – get pre-approved insurance

During the early stages of the home buying process we’re often asked: What would happen if I couldn’t pay the mortgage? How can I protect my income? Will the bank make it compulsory to take out life insurance? Further down the track when these clients finally complete their sale and are all moved in the… Read more »

4.06.2013 - kick-starting your first home loan with KiwiSaver

kick-starting your first home loan with KiwiSaver

While KiwiSaver is mainly about saving for your retirement you may be able to withdraw some of your KiwiSaver savings, or receive a one-off First Home Deposit Subsidy payment from the government to help you with the purchase of your first home. There are two benefits for KiwiSaver members who are saving for their first… Read more »