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Switch Banks & Pay Your Mortgage Off Faster

Switch Banks & Pay Your Mortgage Off Faster Have you heard people telling you this … switch banks and  pay your home loan off faster. Do you have to switch banks? How do you pay your home loan off faster? As mortgage advisers we source home loans for people. But we also like to provide
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Are You Considering Having A Flatmate Or Boarder?

Are You Considering Having A Flatmate Or Boarder? Having a good flatmate or boarder can provide both company and a few extra dollars. Personally when I purchased my first home I had four flatmates just so I could pay the mortgage, but we also had a lot of fun. Now as a mortgage broker we
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Daffodils & Lambs Are The Signs Of A Kiwi Spring

Daffodils & Lambs Are The Signs Of A Kiwi Spring As Kiwis we think of daffodils and lambs as the iconic signs of Spring. But why should we think of these two things as Kiwi icons when neither daffodils or lambs are native to New Zealand. Learn A Bit About Daffodils The common daffodil that
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How To Do A Good Spring Clean On A Budget

So its Spring time… As Kiwi’s we look forward to Spring when we have more hours of sunlight, new born lambs bouncing in the paddocks and our bright yellow daffodils in full bloom. After enduring a  wet winter most of the house and garden needs a very good spring clean. Spring – A Time To
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Try Again Now For Your Mortgage Approval

Try Again Now For Your Mortgage Approval You may have recently tried for your mortgage approval and been told that it doesn’t quite work. Of course that’s not the news that you wanted, but maybe it’s time to try again. Why It’s Now Time To Try Again You would know that interest rates are at
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KiwiBuild Arrives In Hobsonville Point

KiwiBuild Arrives In Hobsonville Point We now have some KiwiBuild homes available in Hobsonville Point. While Hobsonville Point was the birthplace of the affordable home concept with AXIS Homes, this week we have seen the first of the KiwiBuild homes be listed. They are apartments within the Bernoulli Gardens complex which are advertised as one, two
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The Three Biggest Challenges For First Home Buyers

The Three Biggest Challenges For First Home Buyers The media are saying that the cooling property market is making it easier for first home buyers but it is still not easy. There are some major hurdles and as mortgage brokers we wanted to look at the three biggest challenges for first home buyers. Three Of
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Banks Perform Badly For Giving Financial Advice

Banks Perform Badly For Giving Financial Advice It’s not often that New Zealand banks get independently rated for customer satisfaction. Recently there has been a lot of publicity about the conduct and culture with the banks so it was good to see the research and ratings business Canstar come out this week with their 2019
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We Arrange Sensible Debt Consolidation Loans

We Arrange Sensible Debt Consolidation Loans Today we felt compelled to post about sensible debt consolidation loans. Why? Because today we were putting together a debt consolidation loan application and saw one of the highest interest rate charges that we have seen in a long time. Our client had a loan and was being charged
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