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

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. ...

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Why buying a second home is easier than the first

By Mike Henderson / Jan 3, 2019 10:00:00 AM

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What you need to know before buying off building plans

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

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 ...

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Where should I buy an investment property in NZ

By Mike Henderson / Sep 9, 2018 4:00:00 PM

Rental properties are a great investment  — if you make good choices. Before buying your next property you first need to do your homework ...

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Is my first home in reach?

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.

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Buying from afar: What you need to know when buying out of town

By Mike Henderson / Aug 3, 2018 1:40:54 PM

Living in Auckland can be challenging. While you might love the long hot summers, beaches and vast range of restaurants and entertainment the city has to offer, it all comes at a ...

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What to consider when purchasing a lifestyle block

By Mike Henderson / Jul 2, 2018 4:42:30 PM

Trading the city for country life is a dream shared by many Kiwis, and for good reason. There are so many things to love about rural living. 

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What you need to know about using KiwiSaver to purchase your first home

By Mike Henderson / Jun 22, 2018 12:03:36 PM

You've decided property ownership is for you and after a dedicated effort to save for a deposit, you're finally ready to take ...

Topics: First Home Buyers, Buying

Why the property market is looking up for buyers

By Mike Henderson / Dec 19, 2017 9:15:00 AM

There are only a few days left of 2017, but what a year it has been for the property market. It will be remembered as one of extreme highs and lows in the housing ...

Topics: First Home Buyers, Buying, nz real estate

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