Property buying advice

Whether you are looking for your first home, an investment property, a family haven or your next renovation project, we can help make that journey easier for you. 

Preparing to buy

Whether you are looking for your first home, an investment property, a family haven or your next renovation project, we can help make that journey easier for you.

Buying guide | 3 min read
Cohousing living, what’s it all about?

Building cohousing from scratch or with existing homes.

Buying guide | 3 min read
Q & A on Homestar rated homes

If you really want reassurance for a newbuild, see if you can find a Homestar rated home.

Feature article | 6 min read
Top 10 reasons why property can make a great investment

Just like any investment, you need to make sure you have done your homework.

2 May 2024

First home buyers

Buying your first house is exciting and fun, but it can also be daunting. Follow our tips to make the process easier.

Buying guide | 6 min read
How does Kiwisaver first home withdrawal work?

There are a few things you need to know if you want to withdraw your Kiwisaver to buy a home

8 April 2024

Buying guide | 5 min read
Rent to own: The first time buyers guide

Can’t quite get a mortgage? There might be another way

22 April 2024

Buying guide | 4 min read
Trade Me Property moving house checklist

There is a lot to think about when moving house. Let us help you with this handy checklist!

31 January 2024

Banking and costs

Navigating approval for a mortgage can be tricky, we've got you covered on how you can start your home loan journey.

Buying guide | 3 min read
Refinancing your mortgage after a breakup or divorce

What happens to the mortgage when you separate?

Feature article | 5 min read
NZ interest rate predictions: 2024 & 2025

We’ve rounded up NZ mortgage rates forecasts from economists & experts.

2 May 2024

Feature article | 4 min read
Is there a capital gains tax in NZ?

Yeah, na - it’s complicated. Let’s take a closer look.

2 May 2024

Finding the right home

Learn the in and outs of buying a new build, existing home and everything in between.

Buying guide | 8 min read
What to look out for at an open home

Check out our open home tips for buyers.

Buying guide | 3 min read
Tips for buying a tiny home and how they’re evolving

We talk to those living the dream and find out the latest design trends.

Buying guide | 5 min read
Tips for buying off-plan in the current market

Buying a home off-plan involves more risk in the current market of late 2022.