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First Bank Confirms Lower Deposit Requirement For Property Investors

First Bank Confirms Lower Deposit Requirement For Property Investors This week we saw the first bank come out and formally announce that they will be able to offer finance to property investors with a lower 30% deposit now. The bank was the New Zealand owned SBS Bank. This follows the recent announcement from The Reserve
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Tracey Topp Returns To Join The Mortgage Supply Team

Tracey Topp Returns To Join The Mortgage Supply Team Tracey Topp has joined The Mortgage Supply team in Hobsonville after being away from the industry for 10 years. She says coming back and working with Stuart Wills and his wife Erica is like coming home. About Tracey Topp Tracey has previously worked in a prominent
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Common Reasons For Refinancing Your Mortgage

Common Reasons For Refinancing Your Mortgage As mortgage brokers people will often ask “should I refinance my mortgage” and while it may seem a simple question there are often some considerations that may not be quite as simple. We believe that there are some questions to be asked and answered before we can provide an answer.
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Mortgage Planning For First Home Buyers

Mortgage Planning For First Home Buyers First home buyers have lots to think about as they look to get onto the property ladder, so to ensure that things go smoothly there is some planning that should be done. You can split the plan into two parts; Finding the right house Getting the right finance The
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Are You Getting The Lowest Home Loan Interest Rate?

Are You Getting The Lowest Home Loan Interest Rate? It seems that the banks are at war on home loan interest rates and that’s a great thing for people who have a new home loan or one to to refix. On Friday we had ANZ start offering a special 1-year fixed rate of 3.95% which
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Make Music For Your Eyes This Christmas

Make Music For Your Eyes This Christmas So you want to make your Christmas lights more fun. Did you know that you can get your Christmas lights to be a unique light show matched with music. Then you need to get the Asante TapTap  What is TapTap? TapTap is a music light show creator, which provides
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NZ Mortgage Broker Explains KiwiBuild Mortgages

NZ Mortgage Broker Explains KiwiBuild Mortgages We are hearing about KiwiBuild mortgages and getting asked questions from many first home buyers so thought we should clear up a bit of the confusion here. How The Term KiwiBuild Mortgages Started Kiwibank offers KiwiBuild mortgages … In an article run by the New Zealand Herald in August
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Some Auckland Mortgage Brokers Work With Non Bank Lenders

Some Auckland Mortgage Brokers Work With Non Bank Lenders There are quite a few Auckland mortgage brokers to choose from, but how many work with non bank lenders? Most mortgage brokers are ex bankers and so they understand a bit about home the banks work. Then you will find that some brokers will have access
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Make The Best From A Low Mortgage Interest Rate

Make The Best From A Low Mortgage Interest Rate It looks like we might not see any interest rate rises for a while, so how do you make the best from a low mortgage interest rate? On Thursday 9th August we saw The Reserve Bank leave the Official Cash Rate (OCR) at 1.75 percent, but
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