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
Why buying a duplex can be a good idea for first home buyers

A duplex can be a good first step on the property ladder.

Buying guide | 2 min read
Where to buy in Auckland in 2021: Insights from a real estate expert

Which Auckland suburbs should you be looking at this year?

Buying guide | 2 min read
Buying an apartment as a downsizer: the need to knows

There are some important differences when buying an apartment in NZ.

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
Using KiwiSaver to buy your first home: how it works

Saving a deposit can be hard for first home buyers. Luckily, KiwiSaver and other schemes can help you out.

Buying guide | 5 min read
What to do if you can’t pay your mortgage

If you are in mortgage arrears at the moment, help is at hand, you just need to ask. Take your first step today.

Buying guide | 4 min read
NZ home loans: a guide to your options

Here's a little guide to help you navigate the world of New Zealand home loans and interest rates.

Investing in property

Investing in property can be a smart financial move, but you need to do your research and plan carefully.

Buying guide | 4 min read
What's in store for the regions in 2021: Insights from a property economist

What will the regions do in 2021?

Buying guide | 2 min read
How to get started in investment property

Research is key.

Feature article | 3 min read
Does the bright-line test affect my property investment plan

The bright-line test may be extended to 7-10 years.

Buying a new home

There are some extra things you need to think of if you're planning on a buying a new property vs. an existing home.

Buying guide | 5 min read
8 things you need to know if you’re buying a home off-plan

When buying homes off the plans, you have to have an appetite for risk.

Buying guide | 3 min read
The process for buying a new build in New Zealand

Here’s how it works.

Buying guide | 3 min read
New home vs. old home: which should you buy?

New and unspoilt, or older and characterful?

Insights and inspiration

From suburb snapshots to standout properties, check out what New Zealand's property market has to offer you.

Feature article | 2 min read
What you should look for in a lock ‘n leave home

For growing numbers of homebuyers you want a low maintenance home you can lock ‘n leave.

Buying guide | 2 min read
How to make a small house feel bigger

Some ideas to help make a small home feel larger than life.

Feature article | 3 min read
Why Aucklanders are snapping up homes in Cambridge

Aucklanders, in some cases, are representing 50% of the buyers in the Cambridge market. What’s the big appeal?