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Mortgage Broker Working Over Christmas & New Year

Mortgage Broker Working Over Christmas & New Year Most mortgage brokers will not be available over the Christmas and New Year period. You will also find that The Mortgage Supply office in Hobsonville will be closed over this period; however Stuart Wills will remain on call should you need to find a mortgage broker to
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Some Good News For Auckland First Home Buyers

Some Good News For Auckland First Home Buyers This week we have seen some good news for first home buyers with The Reserve Bank making some small adjustments to the loan to value rules (LVR rules) that have been restricting banks lending to those people that have struggled to save a big enough deposit. The
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Aucklander’s Have Been Living Off The Land For Years

Aucklander’s Have Been Living Off The Land For Years Yes, many Aucklander’s have been living off the land for years … but not in the traditional way we think. Let me explain… Definition: “live off the land” Source: https://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/ To live by eating only the food that one produces from the land; to survive by gathering or stealing food, fruits, berries,eggs, etc., while traveling through the countryside.  We lived off the land for a few years when we first started out farming.  The homeless man wandered about, living off the land. Many people may choose this lifestyle and many people may remember watching Tom and
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Property Investors Are Being Charged Higher Interest Rates

Why should property investors be charged higher interest rates? Over recent months many of the major banks have started trying to charge property investors higher interest rates. As established Auckland mortgage brokers we will often negotiate interest rate deals with the banks and now as part of this process with banks some are asking the
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Using KiwiSaver Withdrawals and HomeStart Grants

Using KiwiSaver Withdrawals and HomeStart Grants When you are buying your first home you need all the help you can get and this is where being able to use KiwiSaver withdrawals and HomeStart Grants can make a huge difference. The problem for many people is knowing what you can access. KiwiSaver Withdrawals KiwiSaver withdrawals are
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AXIS Homes or Another Type Of New Build

As a local Auckland mortgage broker I have arranged a great number of pre-approved mortgages for first home buyers whom are looking to enter the AXIS Homes ballots in Hobsonville Point which is one type of new build. I then get to see and share the elation when people are successful in the ballots, and I
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