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What if I am Overseas?
It is easy buying property in New Zealand. Legal documents (particularly mortgage documents) will need to be witnessed by...
What if I Cannot Prove my Income?
Low-documentation (low-doc) mortgages have a lower threshold for proving your income, but in the current market we’ll...
How much can I borrow?
As a rule of thumb, you can borrow your income multiplied by 5. It differs if you’ve got kids or lots of cars! Of course...
Can I borrow 100%?
In short – no! Most banks now only lend up to 80%. If you have good income we can typically get you to 90% and for some...
How does a mortgage broker get paid?
For mortgages over $100,000 our service to you is free. For a standard mortgage we are paid an upfront commission of between...
Why use a mortgage broker?
Good advice and a ton of experience. We help you through the whole buying process (not just the mortgage.) Property will...
What is Squirrel?
Squirrel is a mortgage advisory and brokering service. It is New Zealand owned and squirrel is not a franchise. We focus...
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Whenever you buy a property you can feel like the odds are stacked against you. At Squirrel our impartial advice, influence and insider knowledge even out those odds.
We'll help you sort out the deals from the duds, get you the inside word and go into bat for you with the banks (not with an actual bat, although we've come close).
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Auckland, New Zealand 1010.
+64 9 376 9688
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