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    Business finance: everything you need to know

    Business finance: everything you need to know

    Borrowing money to buy a business Sometimes, you need to take a step back to get ahead. Taking out a loan to buy a new business is a big financial commitment, but the long-term reward could be far-reaching. And unless you’ve won the lottery or have strong financial...

    A better look into house and Land Packages in Tauranga

    A better look into house and Land Packages in Tauranga

    Here’s what you need to know With the current housing market changes taking shape as of 27th March 2021 it might pay for buyers to start looking at new builds particularly in our regional spaces. New builds you might ask. Well there are some key advantages to...

    Apartment Mortgage – The new changes A better look

    Apartment Mortgage – The new changes A better look

    Here’s what you need to know It’s all in the details – What is changing? With the current housing market changes having taken shape as of 27th March 2021, the ripple effect has continued with some lenders shaking up the way they assess apartments now as well. With a...

    Safeguard your wealth, lifestyle and family

    Safeguard your wealth, lifestyle and family

    We often avoid talking about illness. It’s a scary thought – being diagnosed with an illness, unable to work and the effect on our wealth, lifestyle and family. But it’s important to think about and if you do, you’ll be better prepared if illness does strike. If...

    Mortgage options for buying another property

    Mortgage options for buying another property

    Whether it’s a family home or an investment, there’s a lot to consider when committing to a new property. With interest rates plummeting and the property market booming, you may be tempted to invest or upgrade. Whatever your intention, there’s a lot to think about...

    Time for a mortgage check-up?

    Time for a mortgage check-up?

    There’s no one-size-fits-all when it comes to a mortgage. Different mortgage options suit people at different stages of their lives – what makes sense when you’re a young family on a single income will be different from when you’re 65. As your life changes, it’s a...

    Thinking of refinancing your home loan?

    Thinking of refinancing your home loan?

    Alongside the emotional impact of COVID-19, we’re likely to see far-reaching financial fallout. A turbulent economy and uncertain financial forecast have left many Kiwis unsure of what to do about their mortgages. But with interest loans at an astonishingly low rate,...

    Renovation loans – What they are and how to get one

    Renovation loans – What they are and how to get one

    Confined to our (admittedly beautiful) country, and with house prices growing exponentially, improving our homes makes more sense than ever. Whether it’s a new kitchen, a swimming pool or an outdoor entertainment area, there’s no better time to begin a renovation...

    Fixed or floating mortgage : Your options explained

    Fixed or floating mortgage : Your options explained

    Interest rates can be confusing – but worth figuring out. Securing the right one can help you save thousands of dollars long-term, so it’s important to understand your options and know which will best suit you. But how do you decide on fixed, floating or a mix of...

    Buy first then sell or sell first then buy?

    Buy first then sell or sell first then buy?

    While your first home will always hold a special place in your heart, it may no longer be what you and your family need today. You might require an extra bedroom for your growing brood, more land for a vegetable patch or you might be moving suburbs altogether....

    What you need to know about home renovation loans

    What you need to know about home renovation loans

    Home renovations are so popular in New Zealand they could almost be considered a national sport. Whether it’s a brand-new kitchen or a full-house transformation, breathing new life into out-dated rooms can add more than a few dollars to the value of your home. But,...

    A guide to zoning in the Auckland region

    A guide to zoning in the Auckland region

    Data shows zoning drives house prices higher Many factors influence property values – some are more obvious than others. There’s location, like a beachfront property or proximity to certain amenities, or the overall size of the land and house. In Auckland, generally,...

    Life is unpredictable. Be prepared with life insurance

    Life is unpredictable. Be prepared with life insurance

    People often buy life insurance when they get a mortgage or have kids. While these are good reasons to take out a policy, life insurance can be a useful tool well before then. It’s one of the best ways to shield your family from financial burden should they have to...

    Recent housing market changes

    Recent housing market changes

    Global Finance taking you through the changes A massive overhaul of the New Zealand housing market sector makes way for an astronomical shake up. The whole idea behind the changes are to reduce competition from investors who have cash on hand, keen to soak up sought...

    A buyer’s guide to winning auctions

    A buyer’s guide to winning auctions

    Pre-auction offers and winning bid strategies For some people, it takes years of searching to find the perfect property. When they do, there’s nothing they want more than to move in right there and then. It’s easy to get caught up in the moment – until you realise...

    Mortgage Refinancing – should you do it now?

    Mortgage Refinancing – should you do it now?

    Here are 5 reasons why now might be the best time When COVID-19 first hit our shores, the first thought in many homeowners’ minds was paying their mortgage. By the end of 2020, most of us had spent more time at home than ever before. While the world has changed...

    Finding a good mortgage broker

    Finding a good mortgage broker

    “The main thing is the timing and a better deal. A better deal in the sense it saves time, fulfil your expectations and they deliver what they promise” We know there is a lot of misinformation out there when it comes to purchasing your first home and getting a...

    Turnkey Homes – What You Need to Know

    Turnkey Homes – What You Need to Know

    No matter how wide you search or how many open homes you visit, you just can’t seem to find the perfect house. So, you’ve decided that a house and land package is more your style. If this is the case, it’s only a matter of time before you’ll come across the term...