Category Archives: First Home Buyers

Using a Guarantor to Get a Mortgage in New Zealand

May 1, 2023

Using a Guarantor to Get a Mortgage in New Zealand

Getting finance for your first home can be challenging. For some, having a guarantor is the answer to meeting a...

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Interest Rate Increase on Mortgages

March 1, 2023

Strategies to cope with rising mortgage interest rates

Today many New Zealanders are feeling the strain of the high cost of living, particularly with the high mortgage interest...

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Mortgage Preparation - Be Prepared

November 7, 2022

Mortgage Preparation

Saving for a deposit on a house? Read on for other key steps to prepare your finances when applying for...

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Mortgage Glossary Terms

October 25, 2022

Mortgage Terms

Mortgage Terms – Common Terminology Explained When buying a house and getting a mortgage, you’ll inevitably come across property and...

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Student Loan with Mortgage Application

October 3, 2022

How does a student loan affect getting a mortgage?

Does a student loan affect getting a mortgage? If you earned a degree recently, then there’s a good chance you’re...

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September 1, 2022

Should I Purchase a New Build or an Existing House

To purchase a new build or an existing house is the question. This decision involves a lot of weighing of...

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Credit Score

August 7, 2022

Everything You Need to Know About Credit Scores

What is a credit score? What is a good credit score? Your credit score is a rating given to you...

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September 19, 2021

Top Tips For First Home Buyers

This article provides top tips for first home buyers by Angela Downie at Platinum Mortgages. This blog is for first...

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Real Estate Investment

November 10, 2020

How much deposit do I need to buy a house in NZ?

Buying your dream home in New Zealand is simple. You select the house you want to buy. Thereafter you put...

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