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Rent to own

Rent-to-buy — helping Kiwis into their first home

Posted 11 hours ago by Craig Pope

Rent-to-own schemes are among a suite of innovative and fresh housing options, and many people frustrated with the state of the traditional housing market may look to these types of arrangements. But how do they work?

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Upsizing

Time to upsize?

Posted 6 days ago by Craig Pope

There are several considerations to make when deciding to upsize or ‘trade up’, yes it’s an attractive prospect but a significant undertaking.

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Pope & Co sponsors hoodies for Rockets netball team

Posted 8 days ago by Craig Pope

Raumati Beach School Rockets sport their new hoodies.

 

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Our First Home Stories #4

Posted 14 days ago by Craig Pope

We love a good first home story! The team at Pope & Co. are sharing ours—we’d love to hear yours! Email us if you'd like to share.

This week we hear Jorja's story...

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Success

Client Success Story May 2018

Posted 19 days ago by Admin

Recently some first-home buyers engaged us to help them buy a home with 10% deposit. One was a Kiwi and the other didn't quite have permanent residency. Read about their success story...

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Property investors

Government to ban negative gearing

Posted 20 days ago by Craig Pope

The Labour government has signalled it will ban negative gearing—the process whereby tax losses from residential properties, particularly those owned by property investors, can be offset against other income. What does this mean for investors?

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Craig Pope First home

Our first home stories #3

Posted 27 days ago by Craig Pope

We love a good first home story! The team at Pope & Co. are sharing ours - we’d love to hear yours! Email us if you'd like to share.

This week we hear Craig's story...

 

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Ask the experts: What financial info will I need for my mortgage?

Posted 35 days ago by Craig Pope

We’re often asked what info is needed for a mortgage application. The simple answer is get ready to become an expert on your household finances and expenses! Banks need to meet the Responsible Lending Code, meaning they need to dig deep.

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Get in the know before house shopping

Posted 41 days ago by Craig Pope

First-home buyers can face a few curveballs through the buying process. Here are the three things we recommend every first-home buyer does before making an offer...

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Our first home stories #2

Posted 41 days ago by Admin

Buying your first home is one of life’s milestones.  Everyone’s stories and experiences are different, which is why we’re sharing how our team members bought their first home, and what they learnt along the way.

Read Paul's sage advice about when to buy your first home...

 

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