OCR Down: War on Banks Heats Up
Thu Aug. 15th 2019
It's a fantastic time to restructure your mortgage! With the Reserve Bank reducing the official cash rate to its lowest-ever rate of 1%, banks have paid attention and cut mortgage ...
Pay off your mortgage quicker!
Thu Aug. 8th 2019
Home loan rates in New Zealand are at a record low, making now the perfect time to pay down your mortgage and get debt-free faster.
Interest-free loans available for Home Insulation
Sat July 6th 2019
If you have a home loan with ANZ you can now borrow up to $10,000 interest-free to insulate your home and instal a heat pump.
Banks At War
Wed April 17th 2019
Banks are at war right now over who can offer the lowest interest rates.
Don’t DIY Your Mortgage – Let Us Take Away The Hassle
Fri Sept. 28th 2018
Many people try and DIY their structure or refix their own rates when they come up for renewal. How do you know it is truly the right option for you ...
Case study: James Boughey mortgage
Tue Nov. 15th 2016
Complicated mortgage made simpleBusiness owner James Boughey has a busy working life – so much so that he and his partner decided they really needed a getaway – somewhere they ...
Considerations for self-employed or contractor borrowers
Fri June 17th 2016
Let's not kid ourselves. Borrowing money as a self-employed person or contractor is more difficult than it was pre-GFC. All for good reason too.
Mortgages for the self employed
Tue March 22nd 2016
There are some great things about running your own business, but the lack of a regular, predictable salary can make some things a bit more complicated. Like getting a mortgage.
Buying and Selling Homes at the Same Time
Fri March 11th 2016
We all have our reasons for moving home, be it upsizing, downsizing, moving to a better suburb or relocating for work. What is important is that you do not rush ...
Refix with a Broker
Tue Jan. 26th 2016
Switch and save: Why using a broker to refix your mortgage could be worth your while.
Using your Kiwisaver to buy a house
Tue Dec. 1st 2015
Home help: How Kiwisaver can help you get into your first home.
Need help buying in a hot housing market?
Tue Nov. 3rd 2015
Saying that Auckland's property market is overheated is an understatement - it's practically on fire at this point. But it's still possible to buy, even for first home buyers.