26/02/2019 - the power of leverage: how to organise your work and financial goals around the way you want to live

the power of leverage: how to organise your work and financial goals around the way you want to live

  Many clients have been inspired by our move up to the Far North. We achieved that through careful leverage but also by careful risk-taking. Leverage is about leveraging off other people’s success, leveraging off other people’s advice; leveraging off equity you have in your property; leveraging off opportunities. So many of you have asked… Read more »

23/01/2019 - is it time to refix or refinance your mortgage?

is it time to refix or refinance your mortgage?

  Has time lapsed since you last decided to fix the interest rate on your home loan, or is your mortgage up for renewal? Are you wondering about switching banks to get a better deal? There’s no need to stress… With the right advice, we can make refixing or refinancing your mortgage a safe and… Read more »

31/10/2017 - stress less during the home renovation process

stress less during the home renovation process

Kiwi’s don’t just love their homes, we also love the opportunity to improve, extend, redecorate or redesign our castles. In fact, the freedom to do up your home or investment property in the way you choose is one of the awesome benefits of property ownership. Doing a house up to fit your grand design is… Read more »

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 »

20/04/2016 - are Wellington mortgages rocketing skyward like Auckland?

are Wellington mortgages rocketing skyward like Auckland?

ls Wellington the new Auckland? There has been plenty of press of late suggesting that the Wellington property market has become like Auckland’s. But while prices are on the move Wellington has a long way to go before it becomes as over-heated as its counterpart up north. Growing numbers of Aucklanders now simply can’t afford… Read more »

22/12/2015 - don’t get caught without a LIM report

don’t get caught without a LIM report

When you finally find your dream home it’s easy to fall in love with the house and forget to take prudent steps to check that everything is in good order. On the surface the property may look perfect: Perfect shiny new paint lacquered to a gleam; prefect interior with the latest high-spec kitchen and wondrous… Read more »

23/07/2015 - to fix or float? 5 questions to ask before you decide

to fix or float? 5 questions to ask before you decide

The big question on many peoples minds right now is whether to fix or float? Here’s an article on Westpac’s REDnews written by Luke Parker. We hope you find it insightful. Interest rates are only tracking in one direction: down.With so much change going on in the market, home buyers and owners looking to refinance have… Read more »

28/05/2015 - your pre-approval just got sweeter!

your pre-approval just got sweeter!

Whether you’ve already found a property and gone unconditional, or are still house-hunting, transferring your pre-approval to Awesome Mortgages will sweeten the deal. It’s easy to do, and the benefits will be significant. your pre-approval Home loan pre-approvals provide you with the confidence you have your financial ducks in a row and can buy a… 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 »