Buying your first home has become more and more challenging, particularly for Kiwis who may not have the option of significant financial support from family.
When a home loan lender is checking you out as a potential borrower, they’ll take a long, hard look at your credit score, which is
Creating future retirement income by buying investment properties is a time-honoured way to build your wealth, so you can achieve freedom from work. And we’re
The yield on any investment usually refers to how much money it makes each year as a percentage of the amount invested. This percentage sometimes
Change is constant. When you set up your mortgage originally, the interest rates were applicable to the housing market at the time. Likewise, the size
Moving from one mortgage provider to another involves applying for and getting a new loan, then using that loan to repay your old one, so
Despite the best of intentions, not all business and personal relationships survive the test of time. If the partners own a property together they’ll likely
If your mortgage is due to come off fixed, you’re probably looking at a new interest rate that’s more than double what you’ve been paying.
A reverse mortgage lets you borrow against some of the value in your home, without having to sell or even make repayments until you’re ready to move into full-time care or you pass away.
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