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.

Discover | 6 min read
Understanding the meaning of mortgage acronyms and terminology

Here’s a quick explanation of what the main mortgage terms mean to help you start talking like a pro.

10 April 2024

Buying guide | 3 min read
These are the cheapest places to live in New Zealand

New Zealand is expensive - but these cities and towns aren’t

2 April 2024

Buying guide | 6 min read
What is a body corporate and how does it work?

If you buy an apartment or townhouse you may need to deal with a body corporate. Here’s everything you need to know

8 April 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 | 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

Buying guide | 4 min read
How to make an offer on a house in NZ

So you’ve found a home and want it to be yours. Here’s what to do next.

Buying guide | 3 min read
Buying Guide: Tips for Buying your First Home

What are some common mistakes made by first home buyers? Find out how to avoid them and get ready to buy your first home

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 | 5 min read
Revolving credit mortgages: what are they & how do they work?

Everything you need to know about this useful but potentially expensive home loan feature

2 April 2024

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 | 7 min read
The retiree’s guide to reverse mortgages

A reverse mortgage could be a great way to access funds later in life, but there are a few things to know first

2 April 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.