Woman holding up a sparkler

First home buyers

How much do local shops really matter?

The effect of local amenities on the value of a home is largely the reason why "location, ...

Read More ›
Wooden toy house, piles of coins

Changes to KiwiSaver HomeStart scheme

From 1 August 2016 there are a number of changes to the KiwiSaver HomeStart scheme aimed a...

Read More ›
House construction site

Advisor insight: Hunting the hotspots

Where will the next big growth suburb be? This kind of knowledge is the Holy Grail for the...

Read More ›
House keys

Is the amount I'm borrowing manageable?

With interest rates now being as low as they have been in years, there are a huge number o...

Read More ›
Man taking a leap out in nature

Client services team changes the way you get mortgage advice

As the property market keeps on rolling, Squirrel seems to have more and more people comin...

Read More ›
Hand holding magnifying glass

How much is a 20% deposit in your favourite Auckland suburb?

How much are you prepared to drop on a home? We all know it's an arm and a leg and then so...

Read More ›
New years resolution calendar

What's your first home buying resolution?

Going to the gym. Saving an extra $20 every week. We all have different ideas for our reso...

Read More ›
Auction hammer, stop hammer time

What to do when you're buying at auction

Understanding how to get ahead at auction is a skill many New Zealanders will have to lear...

Read More ›