Tag - first home buyers

1.04.2020 - have your finances been affected by COVID-19?

have your finances been affected by COVID-19?

The world may be scrambling for toilet paper but for many, the essentials in short-supply are maintaining cash flow and sustaining lifestyle. Anxiety, fear, and stress levels have left no one untouched. Careers, businesses, and certainty have been destroyed overnight. But together we will get through this. Nobody will lose their homes if we all… 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 »

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 »

23.04.2013 - buying your first home doesn’t have to be scary

buying your first home doesn’t have to be scary

“Where the heck do we start re planning to buy our first home?? We don’t know yet as we’re still renting. It’s scary! “ This email we received recently sums up how many first time home buyers feel. But buying your first home doesn’t have to be scary. We recommend starting with 4 smart steps:… Read more »

12.03.2013 - pre-approvals give you the edge

pre-approvals give you the edge

If you’re thinking about buying a home, a pre-approved mortgage is a fast and simple way to make your home buying experience easier from start to finish. In a competitive housing market having your finance pre-approved will also give you the edge over other house hunters out there. five key benefits of getting your financial… Read more »