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It’s hard to believe this ‘unprecedented’ year is finally drawing to a close. Now it is time to pause, reflect and take a break – perhaps, while enjoying a bit of sunshine on the beach. In celebration of the festive season, we have prepared a little surprise for you – our own special eMagazine, just…

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Property market continues to outperform expectations

Spring has sprung, and typically, this is the time of year when more houses are put up for sale. But 2020 has been anything but ‘typical’ so far, and the New Zealand property market continues to catch experts and economists off-guard… Here’s a summary of the latest updates on prices, sales volumes and interest rates.…

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Property market: Where to from here?

What’s next for the property market? It’s the question that industry experts are pondering right now, as the last pre-lockdown data becomes available. The latest QV House Price index, focusing on the month March, shows that the property market was continuing to perform strongly throughout early-mid March, but it doesn’t provide any insights into what…

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How health and life insurance providers are responding to COVID-19

As always, it’s important to note that every insurance policy is different as the type and level of cover you have is based on your situation. So, if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us: we can talk you through your policy wording and help you get clarity as to what you’re…

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Here to help in uncertain times

These are most definitely difficult and unique times as the world grapples with the rapidly evolving impact of coronavirus (COVID-19). Our thoughts are with those affected across the world, and of course at home in New Zealand. Times such as these highlight the importance of supporting each other and caring for our community: from the…

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Five smart strategies to get mortgage-free faster

Five smart strategies to get mortgage-free faster

Your mortgage is probably one of the biggest financial commitments you’ll have in your life. And with significant interest costs accruing over time, it makes sense to get rid of it sooner rather than later. There are a few ways to do this – none of which relies on a winning Lotto ticket. Increase your repayments One…

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Your next house: New or secondhand?

Your next house: New or secondhand?

Contemplating the purchase of a new house can be an exciting time. You consider where you might want to live, what kind of house you want, which features are must-haves and which are a little further down the priority list. But if you’re in the market for a new home, should you buy an existing…

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