Which type of property is best suited to you?

Published by: Shaun Taylor, Oct 3, 2019 1:00:00 PM

Traditionally Kiwi’s have aspired to the idea of a ‘quarter acre’ dream - a nice house, on a nice piece of land in a good street. But today there are many different property types and ways to get on (and up) the property ladder. In this blog, we provide a brief overview of the most common options..

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A guide to four different types of property ownership

Published by: Shaun Taylor, Oct 3, 2019 10:32:04 AM

If you’re anything like most young Kiwis you probably can’t wait to get into a home of your own. Of course, you’re also probably aware that buying your first property can be a massive challenge. Luckily, if you know what you’re doing and have a solid strategy in place, you could be walking in the..

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5 essential rules for buying a successful property investment

Published by: Mike Henderson, Mar 21, 2019 11:11:00 AM

Owning an investment property isn't hugely difficult - but succeeding can be. It takes time, expertise and effort to select, organise, manage and maintain the property, deal with tenants and ensure your investment is performing as it should be. 

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Topics: Investing, Buying

Everything you NEED to know before buying off the plans

Published by: Mike Henderson, Mar 7, 2019 11:45:00 AM

With property prices, the way they are, finding a home in a good neighbourhood, that you can see yourself in long term can be a challenge. In fact, buying the right place without compromising on quality and location is often near impossible. 

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10 things know before purchasing an apartment

Published by: Mike Henderson, Feb 28, 2019 11:11:00 AM

When you've got other expenses to take care of like holidays and kid's schooling but don't want to sacrifice on location - buying an apartment is a brilliant option.

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Topics: Investing, Buying

Buying with friends or family? Here's what you need to know

Published by: Mike Henderson, Feb 7, 2019 2:00:00 PM

As a first or second home buyer, you probably want a property that leaves your family room to grow, in a neighbourhood that you'd like to live in - with good schools, cool cafes and friendly neighbours. High house prices mean it can be tough to find that perfect place. 

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Why buying a second home is easier than the first

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jan 3, 2019 10:00:00 AM
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What you need to know before buying off building plans

Published by: Mike Henderson, Oct 29, 2018 4:35:03 PM

Looking to buy a home? Here's something to consider at the start of your buying journey: will you buy an existing home, or buy off the plan?

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5 traps to avoid for first home buyers

Published by: Mike Henderson, Oct 15, 2018 4:17:00 PM

You're ready to venture into the market and take your first step onto the property ladder. Buying your own home is an exciting time but it can also be a daunting task, full of complexities if you're unprepared. 

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Is my first home in reach?

Published by: Mike Henderson, Sep 4, 2018 11:36:04 AM

Climbing house prices, a growing population and increased demand for affordable properties — it's no surprise many young Kiwis are worried they won't be able to afford their first home. Buying a property was once considered a rite of passage for all New Zealanders, but many feel it's become an al..

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