Archive | My Finance Blog

As a New Zealand mortgage broker I have a real interest in finance including home loans, interest rates, the property market and of course what creates different situations.

This blog is dedicated to finance – my finance blog.

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Now’s Time To Review Your Westpac Mortgage

The New Year is always a good time to review things and implement those New Year resolutions, the ones like reviewing your mortgage and finances. With banks like Westpac offering a limited time special 1-year rate of 3.99% it makes it an even better time to review your mortgage. Check the Westpac home loans rates.
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What The Changes To The LVR Restictions Mean

What The Changes To The LVR Restictions Mean The Reserve Bank released the latest six monthly Financial Stability Report (FSR) in the last week of November and it included some positive changes to the LVR rules for both first home buyers and for property investors. The changes are effective from the 1st January 2019. Let’s look
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The 2018 Budget & The Impact On Home Owners

The 2018 Budget & The Impact On Home Owners As a New Zealand mortgage broker I am interested in things like the national budgets for the reason that they show how the Government of the day plan to use our taxes and also as they have an impact on home owners (and specifically those with
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Government Promises Help For First Home Buyers … But

Government Promises Help For First Home Buyers … But Before the election last year and even after they took power our new Labour led Government promised help for first home buyers, but 6-months on how are they doing? Easy To Make Promises We all know that it is easy to make promises, especially when we
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Will This New Government Kill Your Property Investment Dream?

Will This New Government Kill Your Property Investment Dream? For many Kiwis that want to ensure that they are not reliant on Government handouts in retirement, property has been seen as a great asset to invest in; however there is currently a lot of uncertainty as this Labour-led Government is finalising policy. So will this
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Is Meremere A Good Place For Auckland First Home Buyers?

Is Meremere A Good Place For Auckland First Home Buyers? As an Auckland mortgage broker we often hear people saying that it is impossible to get onto the property ladder in Auckland (and it is definitely hard) but there are some areas close to Auckland that must be worth considering. For Auckland first home buyers maybe
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Mortgage Brokers Finance Blog For Information

Are you looking for a good mortgage brokers finance blog? The mortgage brokers finance blog includes more than just the typical sales pages. My name is Stuart Wills and I have created a mortgage brokers finance blog on my business website which includes some very good information on mortgages and finance – information which I write
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The CEO Award For Stuart Wills, Auckland Mortgage Broker

The CEO Award For Stuart Wills, Auckland Mortgage Broker Mortgage Supply company held their annual awards dinner this week and Stuart was pleasantly surprised to received the CEO award. The award is one that is given at the CEO’s discretion. Given that Stuart Wills and the team from Mortgage Supply Hobsonville have only been part
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With Trump In Change Our Home Loan Interest Rates Could Increase

With Trump In Charge Our Home Loan Interest Rates Could Increase The local financial markets are waiting to see what will happen with our home loan interest rates. Of course on Thursday 10th November our Reserve Bank reduced the Official Cash Rate, but more importantly on Wednesday 9th November we saw Trump be elected as
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How To Improve Your Finances One Step At A Time

How To Improve Your Finances One Step At A Time If you feel you’re stuck in a rut and cannot seem to improve your finances then you have to read this. Of course there are plenty of complex budgeting tools around and expensive ‘experts’ able to give you advice on getting your finances in order,
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