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Squirrel welcomes more bank options and 100% build finance

Squirrel has access to more lenders than any other broker and the only 100% build finance ...

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What goes into choosing your mortgage broker?

Purchasing a home can be a lofty task, so most buyers will want a little help when it come...

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Is splitting your home loan a good idea?

When it comes to your home loan there's more than one way to skin a cat. There are differe...

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Strategies to take control of your mortgage

If you're an Auckland homeowner working on a mortgage, we probably don't need to tell you ...

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Why you should review your mortgage in 2017

Banks offering you cash for signing up a mortgage is a relatively new phenomenon, and one ...

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Common financial challenges faced by first-home buyers?

Buying a home is an important milestone in the lives of many people, across New Zealand an...

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Trying to save up for your first home? We can help

If you've been dreaming of buying a house for the first time, you're absolutely not alone....

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What do you need to know before beginning a new mortgage?

Buying a house is an important milestone in your life. It's a chance to establish a new ho...

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What happens with your mortgage if you get divorced?

It's important that you let your mortgage adviser know as soon as possible of your impendi...

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Adviser insight: It's not all about rate

Property investment is quickly becoming one of the most popular means of building wealth a...

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Property transactions are about to get that much easier

Property transactions in New Zealand are, in theory, a relatively simple affair. However,...

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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...

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Are there going to be changes to financial advice laws?

We're happy to admit it: financial advice can be pretty confusing....

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View from the regions – desperate times

It’s a pretty well-known fact that Auckland’s property market has been on a strong price g...

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Getting your investment structure right

I have been approached by a number of existing ‘buy and hold’ investors wanting to change ...

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Love thy broker

At the moment we feel like squirrels! Everything is rushed. There are lots of pre-auction ...

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Wanna be a developer?

Pre GFC, property developers had mythical rock star type status. The public face of the in...

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How to sell and buy in the same market

Do you sell first and then buy or the other way around?...

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Tough borrowing rules impact property investors

The rules have changed. Today, income is a major factor in bank lending criteria....

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When is a good time to buy my first home?

There is no shortage of people with opinions on the property market! When it comes to buyi...

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How to use revolving credit

At Squirrel we give away all of our advice for free. Either we are stupid or we think you'...

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