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In this blog I share my opinion on the state of the market, trends and tips you can use to improve your property investing.

First Home Buyer
Getting a pre-approval

Getting a pre-approval

Are you considering purchasing a property with a deadline sale (tender, deadline, auction)? If so, it’s important to get your loan pre-approved ahead of time, so you can offer with confidence. This is where Bricks & Mortgages comes in. They’ve been helping Kiwi's for...

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How to save for a first home deposit

How to save for a first home deposit

So you’ve decided to finally take the plunge and start saving for a deposit to buy your first home? Here’s a few handy tips to get you started. Saved for a holiday before? Or a car? What about TV or computer? The good news is that saving for a house deposit isn’t too...

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The importance of a having Will and trusted Power of Attorney

The importance of a having Will and trusted Power of Attorney

It’s a morbid thought that many of us tend to shy away from, but end-of-life financial planning is a crucial stage in any wealth-building plan. One day down the track you’ll no longer be around to make the most of the assets you’ve worked so hard to obtain. It’s an...

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Is your coffee habit adding years to your mortgage pain?

Is your coffee habit adding years to your mortgage pain?

Is your coffee habit adding years to your mortgage pain? It’s smooth, it’s delectable, and it might just be adding years to your mortgage. The culprit? Your daily cup of joe. A morning coffee has long been a ritual for many Kiwi’s – a ritual that used to take place...

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What you need to know before buying your first home

What you need to know before buying your first home

If you had a roadmap for life, buying your first home would fall somewhere around getting married and having your first child. You spend hours upon hours researching up on the first two, so it only makes sense to do a bit of homework on this one, too. If you’re...

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Six ways to ride through financial stress

Six ways to ride through financial stress

Sticking to a financial plan – such as paying off a mortgage – can be a long journey with times of financial stress October is generally the month that people all around New Zealand and the world dedicate to improving awareness around mental health. According to...

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Tips For Buying A House

Tips For Buying A House

Interest rates remain near historic lows, but that may start to change before long. Meanwhile, as the cost of rental homes pushes into the stratosphere, it’s worth considering whether it’s time to get into home ownership instead of renting. If you’re thinking of...

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Tips for first home buyers

Tips for first home buyers

As a first home buyer, there's lots of things that you need to keep in mind.  Here are 5 tips on making sure that you get into the right home for you and your budget, while making the best decision possible for your future! Know your budget Make sure you have a...

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