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 | 6 min read
Leaky homes in NZ: Should I buy a monolithic cladding house?

Properties with plaster or monolithic cladding can be risky purchases, but they're not all leaky.

13 February 2024

Buying guide | 3 min read
What's the cheapest way to build a house in NZ?

Building a new house in NZ doesn’t have to cost a fortune - here’s how you can do it cheaper.

1 February 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

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
Do you need life insurance for a mortgage?

Everything you need to know about insurance now you’ve got a mortgage

13 February 2024

Buying guide | 7 min read
Pay off your mortgage faster with these 20 tips

Paying your mortgage off faster could save you thousands of dollars. Here are our top tips to get you going.

9 February 2024

Buying guide | 4 min read
How does finance work when building a new home

Finance when building a new home can be complex - here’s everything you need to know.

12 February 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.