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ANZ Bank Make Changes To Improve New Build Lending

We recently wrote about the increase in new build lending announced by ANZ Bank and commented that while we do use them to finance new builds we consider them to be just one option and like any bank or non-bank lender they need to earn your business. It was therefore pleasing to see the bank
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ANZ Bank Announce Increased New Build Lending

According to new figures from ANZ Bank today they have increased their new build lending by 9% in the year to September 2018. This is the most new build lending done by the bank in the last 4-years. Antonia Watson (ANZ managing director for retail and business banking) has said this is being driven by
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Getting Approved Finance For Your KiwiBuild Home

The momentum is starting to grow with KiwiBuild Homes and we are starting to hear about the KiwiBuild projects with new homes starting to become available. We are seeing this Government talking of new KiwiBuild developments and how this is great for first home buyers that have been priced out of the market, especially in
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KiwiBuild Announce Mt. Albert Apartments

The government has announced that 18 new apartments at the Ockham Residential Tuatahi development in Mt. Albert are now available to eligible KiwiBuild buyers through the ballot process. These apartments are not being built specifically for KiwiBuild but are an existing project which is underway and making a few apartments available through the KiwiBuild process
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Helping Kevin Purchase A New Home

Last night I had the pleasure in providing Kevin with a loan approval so he could confirm the purchase of a new home. It was a pleasure because Kevin was so grateful. Dealing With Banks Can Be Frustrating Like so many people, Kevin approached his bank of 25+ years but got extremely frustrated. In Kevin’s
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BNZ Update Rules For New Build Finance

If you look on the BNZ website you will see that they state they provide home loans as individual as you are … but you may struggle to find out much about their new build finance options. BNZ Finance For New Builds Like all banks, BNZ have a packaged product for financing new builds. They
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Simon Says Talk To Stuart Wills About New Build Finance

My name is Stuart Wills and as a mortgage broker I have gained a reputation for helping people finance new builds. Of course we are based in Hobsonville which is an area of New Zealand that probably has more new builds than most other places; however that alone would not make any mortgage broker an
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Understanding How KiwiBuild Mortgages Work

We are hearing about KiwiBuild mortgages and getting asked questions from many first home buyers so thought we should clear up a bit of the confusion here. How The Term KiwiBuild Mortgages Started Kiwibank offers KiwiBuild mortgages … In an article run by the New Zealand Herald in August 2018 Kiwibank says it will let
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Near New Homes Are A Popular Option

A lot of people dream of building a new home but either cannot wait or cannot put up with the stress, so near new homes can be a great option. You get all the benefits of a new home but without the stresses of building. It also allows you to see exactly what you are
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Good News For First Home Buyers In Hobsonville Point

With all of the new building in Hobsonville Point and especially the affordable or AXIS Homes it’s been attracting a lot of first home buyers; however as we all know when you’re buying your first home money is tight and often the banks are not as helpful as you may like. Low Deposit Loans For
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