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Mortgage check: Are you on top of things?

By admin | Aug 30, 2021

Settled into your dream home? Congratulations! Owning a home is one of life’s milestones, a commitment that will be with you for the long haul, and importantly, a key ingredient of your financial life. And that’s why it’s essential to stay on top of it as you go. So, if it’s been a while since…

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Your six-step self-care toolkit

By admin | Aug 30, 2021

Once again, New Zealanders are pulling together to stamp out Covid-19. In times like these, it’s more important than ever to take care of each other and ourselves. The message is akin to one you may have heard before, flying to your destination: “Put your mask on first, before assisting others.” It’s key to take…

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Time to break the ‘money taboo’?

By admin | Jun 14, 2021

Ever felt you start cringing when friends bring up money around the dinner table? Do you tend to keep money worries to yourself, rather than discuss them with your loved ones (let alone seek professional advice)? You’re not the only one. Research, locally and internationally, has found that large numbers of people find it hard…

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April joins row of property record-breaking months

By admin | Jun 14, 2021

The streak of record-breaking months in the New Zealand property market has continued in April 2021. While house prices and sales volumes saw an all-time high for the month of April, inventory levels for an April month were at their lowest ever.  So, what’s next for the housing market? Read on for our latest property…

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We have ACC, do we really need insurance?

By admin | Apr 13, 2021

New Zealanders have access to a support system that is the envy of many other parts of the world. Every person in this country is covered by ACC, a no-fault scheme that covers medical costs and, depending on the situation, loss of income if you suffer an accident. The accident doesn’t have to have been…

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Five not-so-obvious ways to get into the property market

By admin | Apr 13, 2021

Looking at buying your first home in the near future? You may be wondering how exactly you’re going to do it. With house prices rising all around New Zealand, you may feel that the goal of home ownership is moving further out of reach. But before you throw in the towel, know this: there may…

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Four money lessons from 2020

By admin | Mar 9, 2021

  Disclaimer: Please note that the content provided in this article is intended as an overview and as general information only. While care is taken to ensure accuracy and reliability, the information provided is subject to continuous change and may not reflect current development or address your situation. Before making any decisions based on the…

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When is the right time to buy a house?

By admin | Mar 9, 2021

If you’re in the market for a first house, your next house, or an investment property, you’re probably wondering: Is now a good time to buy? No one can say for sure what property prices will do over the next month, year or decade. It’s only in hindsight that we can pick the opportunities that…

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Season’s greetings to you and your family!

By Kathy | Dec 15, 2020

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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