Who Is Eligible For Special Housing Area Houses?

May

25

2017

Who Is Eligible For Special Housing Area Houses?

Dustin Lindale

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To help combat Auckland’s housing crisis, Special Housing Areas (SHAs) have been established across the city where fast-track development of housing (including affordable housing) can take place. SHAs were set up to speed up the supply of housing as agreed in a Housing Accord between the Auckland Council...

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What Is A ‘LIM’ And Why Do You Need One?

May

3

2017

What Is A ‘LIM’ And Why Do You Need One?

Dustin Lindale

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YOLANDE SNETLER OF MCVEAGH FLEMING EXPLAINS THE IN’S & OUT’S OF A LIM REPORT As mentioned in our previous post, it is prudent for any purchaser to obtain a Land Information Memorandum (“LIM”) before finalising a Sale & Purchase Agreement to purchase a property. A LIM...

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Documents You Need To Get Ready For Pre-Approval

Apr

24

2017

Documents You Need To Get Ready For Pre-Approval

Dustin Lindale

Blog, Tips for First Home Buyers

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Getting mortgage pre-approval can be a stressful process for first home buyers as they await the Bank to come back with their offer. You can significantly reduce the processing time by providing all required documentation upfront. So Rupert from The Mortgage Lab has produced a list of documents that...

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Student Loans And How They Affect Getting A Mortgage

Mar

22

2017

Student Loans And How They Affect Getting A Mortgage

Dustin Lindale

Blog, Tips for First Home Buyers

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First Home Buyers are often nervous about the size of their Student Loan and how it will affect their chance of getting a mortgage. Rupert from Mortgage Lab explains the effect of a student loan and how much it really matters. So, you’ve studied hard for many years and, to get there, you borrowed...

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Home & Land Packages: 6 Areas To Consider Before Purchasing

Mar

19

2017

Home & Land Packages: 6 Areas To Consider Before Purchasing

Dustin Lindale

Blog, Tips for First Home Buyers

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Buying a new build Home and Land package has become a popular option for many first home buyer’s. Buying a home and land package can mean you require a deposit lower than 20% and have the time it takes to build to keep saving towards the purchase of your new home. However there are many things...

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What You Need To Know About Low Deposit Options

Mar

10

2017

What You Need To Know About Low Deposit Options

Dustin Lindale

Blog, Tips for First Home Buyers

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As a first home buyer we know one of the biggest hurdles is getting together a deposit.  With the banks currently restricted by the Reserve Bank, the banks are becoming increasingly picky about who they will lend to. Johan from Mortgage Link gives us an update on the current state of low deposit options...

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Planning To Buy: 3 Things You Can Do Right Now

Feb

8

2017

Planning To Buy: 3 Things You Can Do Right Now

Dustin Lindale

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There are plenty of hurdles along the path to buying your first home.  Preparing yourself is key to making the process go nice and smoothly. The team from Mortgage Lab recommends 3 things you can do right now (no matter when you’re buying) 1: Order your Credit Report It’s free to order...

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6 Reasons For Using A Mortgage Advisor For Your First Home

Jan

27

2017

6 Reasons For Using A Mortgage Advisor For Your First Home

Dustin Lindale

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As a first home buyer you’re no doubt looking for every bit of help when it comes to getting into your first home.  That’s where a mortgage advisor can come in handy. The team at Mortgage Link explains 6 reasons for using an advisor to help you with the key area of getting your pre-approval...

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Buyer Beware: 8 Areas To Investigate Before Purchasing Your First Home

Jan

20

2017

Buyer Beware: 8 Areas To Investigate Before Purchasing Your First Home

Dustin Lindale

Blog, Tips for First Home Buyers

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Yolande Snetler of McVeagh Fleming highlights 8 key areas to investigate before making an offer on your first home. Existing trends in the property market mean that some buyers purchase properties either unconditionally at auction, or without any conditions attached to the sale and purchase agreement...

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Q&A: Stephanie Brookes Answers Some Meth-Testing Related Questions

Nov

29

2016

Q&A: Stephanie Brookes Answers Some Meth-Testing Related Questions

Dustin Lindale

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Stephanie Brookes, Director of Meth Wise Ltd has answered some common methamphetamine-related questions for First Home Buyers and Property Investors: Q. How important is it to get your home meth tested? A. Imperative if you are looking to rent your investment property or are conducting your due diligence...

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The First Home Buyers Club | New Zealand

The First Home Buyers Club | New Zealand