With banks looking even more closely at your personal spending before they approve your mortgage, my HOT TIP this month is to find ways to reduce your spending....
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It’s the kiwi dream - to own your slice of paradise - your home or castle. Whether you are born and bred here or new to this magnificent country*, we’ve compiled a sweet little overview to make it easy for you to get your head around how buying a home in New Zealand...
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I’m a money man. I like to earn it, I like to help you save it and reach your financial goals. I see first hand the way money is the tool that allows dreams to come true and “make people happy”. But is more money what you need? Or is there more to the story… Her...
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Recently I had a first home buyer referred to me who had been promised the world by a ‘broker’. They had a contract on their first home with a 10% deposit, and the broker promised them a great deal with interest rates in the 4%’s. Turns out, and with limited time to go...
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Smart to be in debt?

It is possible to live completely debt-free - we’ve all heard of people who sell everything they have and trade it in for a camper van or make the choice to rent and save for retirement rather than tie themselves to a 30 year home-loan. Perhaps it’s fear that compels the...
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The Auckland market is BUSY right now. There is a lot on the market and real estate agents are being kept on their toes. A friend of mine recently found a brilliant new listing and after a couple of days deliberating on the home called the agent only to find it had already g...
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Property investors and first home buyers who are fearing or hoping a surge of new housing supply should know it will be very hard for the Government to engineer.  In this month,s Interest Rate outlook we chart heavy headwinds buffeting Kiwibuild.   Housing and...
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Hotel prices are skyrocketing in New Zealand at the moment - up to twice their usual rate in many Auckland venues, as visitors pour into the city.  Even in 2016 the Herald reported that the number of tourists visiting New Zealand has increased by 700,000, or 26%, over t...
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The Reserve Bank has slightly eased its restrictions on Loan to Value Ratios (LVRs), but does not expect this to fire up a housing market that is flattening out in the wake of Auckland’s slump in volumes over the last year.The bank announced this week that it would lift it...
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Quiet housing market focuses on election.Suddenly, everyone is talking about politics and what a potential change of government might mean for the housing market. Sales activity continued to cool through July and August and prices are flat to slightly down in Auckland a...
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