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Find People That Know About Financing New Builds

Like the people that work within the banks, many of the Auckland mortgage brokers do not know much about financing new builds. Some people will find it easy to get a pre-approval, but when it comes to understanding exactly what is needed the bankers and many brokers struggle. Traditional Finance Versus New Builds Traditional finance
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New House And Land Packages Prove Popular

Is buying a house and land package better, or should you buy a section and then find a builder to build a house? Buying a house and land package is typically an easier option and the building companies should have better buying power and therefore the prices should be okay; however often buying a section
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Local Mortgage Broker For New Builds

Build a new house is a bid deal and you need to plan well. When most people decide that they want to build a new house, the first thing that they do is head down to their local bank where they hold their current account to check if they are eligible to take out a
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Mortgage Brokers For New Home Building

Getting lending for for new home building is different from just getting a home loan for an existing home, so therefore it is better to speak to a mortgage broker that is an expert and has specialist knowledge in lending for new home building. My name is Stuart Wills and am a specialist in sourcing finance
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Buying Investment Property With Just 20% Deposit

Typically someone that is buying investment property will now require a 40% deposit and that is limiting who can invest; however when you buy a brand new house for an investment you need just 20% deposit. Often property investors will be borrowing the full 100% but just split over more than one property. Being able
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The Smart Growth Concept For New Builds

The smart growth concept of living has no quarter acre section, no family house and no car. People live in small apartments and use public transport. Smart growth commonly occurs in countries with little land (e.g. Hong Kong) but many cities are moving towards smaller houses and apartments and are trying to encourage people to
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Is Residential Building Slowing?

We have seen recently reported that new building activity fell in both value and volume terms in the first quarter of this year compared to the fourth quarter of last year, but it’s not a dramatic drop with the volume of residential building work put in place was down by just 0.8% compared to the fourth
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