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Budgeting your first home

It’s tough being a first home buyer. But with a bit of foresight and forward planning, we’...

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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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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...

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Squirrel now provide Deposit Bonds

As of 1st May, Squirrel is now working with Deposit Power to offer deposit guarantee bonds...

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New property exempt from RBNZ LVR rules

The Reserve Bank announced today that new builds will be exempt from the recent LVR restri...

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Using Guarantees to buy with less than 20% deposit

With severe restrictions on borrowing with less than a 20% deposit, one way around the rul...

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Over 80% options

The Reserve Bank doesn't want you eating the cupcake, so they are putting first homebuyers...

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Credit crisis | How the housing life cycle is broken

In one of my recent posts I discussed how the Boomer population was the driving force behi...

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Paying the deposit on your purchase

Have you bought a property but you don’t have the deposit available?...

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Guarantors and Family Loans

In the current market, it has become harder for first home buyers to get a mortgage. Your ...

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