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Title search for peace of mind

Posted 4 years ago by Admin

Do you know what a cross lease, easement or covenant is? Do you know if there are any of these on the property you want to buy? A title search can help to avoid unforeseen issues that might impact your enjoyment or use of the property and its future value.

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Get creative with your leveraging abilities

Posted 4 years ago by Admin

Are you looking to expand your property portfolio? There's a range of options to consider, beyond needing a 40% deposit. Find out how to make the most of your leverage.

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Wellington region continues to buck housing trends

Posted 4 years ago by Admin

First-home buyers are in prime position across outlying Wellington suburbs, with 32% of all sales in the region going to new buyers in the first months of 2017.  This is an incredibly positive message for people who may have felt too scared to make the leap of faith and buy a property. 

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No silver bullet for first-home buyers

Posted 5 years ago by Admin

We often see first-home buyers who are confused about what help and support is on offer. Every buyer’s situation is different and requires a different plan.

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CP Case Study #2

Posted 5 years ago by Admin

Recently we helped a client get finance at the eleventh hour, for an offer on a house which had gone unconditional without having obtained prior lending approval from their bank.

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Kapiti in prime position

Posted 5 years ago by Admin

New Zealand’s house prices are punching above their weight on the world stage. Growth in Kapiti topped the rest of the country with prices increasing 22.7 percent between January 2016 and January 2017, but we are still seen as a more affordable place to buy. What does this really mean for Kapiti?

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Turn first-home dreams into reality

Posted 5 years ago by Admin

First-time hopefuls can turn their dreams into reality if they make the most of the help available. Don't be afraid to take the first step – if you have KiwiSaver, a house to call home may not be as far away as you thought.

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Protect yourself from mortgage anxiety

Posted 5 years ago by Admin

Struggling to cover your power and phone bills? Making interest-only payments on your loan? Mortgage stress is a real issue facing home buyers and owners, with interest rates and house prices rising. We recommend you ask yourselves these three important questions...

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Remove retirement risks

Posted 5 years ago by Admin

Overwhelmed at the thought of planning for your twilight years? Recent media reports have put the spotlight on 'paper-millionaires' who own homes worth a substantial amount of money, but are cash-poor as they head towards retirement. There’s no denying that planning for your retirement includes putting aside a sizeable chunk of savings.

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Squeeze on mortgage sweeteners

Posted 5 years ago by Admin

Gone are the days of banks giving away large cash incentives to attract and keep customers. What does this mean if you are looking to buy a home, have a mortgage renewal coming up, or need to re-structure?

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