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Hobsonville & Whenuapai Mortgage Broker For New Builds

I was based in central Henderson since 2008 but now I have set up in new offices at Hobsonville making me known as the Hobsonville and Whenuapai mortgage broker for new builds. So I have been involved in the financial services industry since 1997 providing a range of advice on insurance, investments and of course mortgages
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Mirrors Increases Concept Of Size When Building A New Home

When you consider the cost of every square metre for building a new home, you may start to look at ways to make smaller spaces appear larger than they are. Mirrors can make dark room seem brighter or a small space seem larger and more open, all depending on placement. And the cost of a
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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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New Spec Homes Off Scott Road Hobsonville Starting To Appear

As a local Hobsonville mortgage broker I like to keep an eye on the properties for sale in the area. Of course within the Hobsonville Point area we have seen new house and land packages released progressively by the building companies. The supply of new homes has been managed quite carefully with the companies drip-feeding
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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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Ockleston Landing A New Development In Hobsonville By Penny Homes

Nestled in the heart of Hobsonville, Ockleston Landing is a new Penny Homes development. Comprising of 60 sections ranging from 113m² for the affordable home options to 500m² for the larger freestanding options. We have only just started to see details on the Ockleston Landing development which is located across the yellow walking bridge which links
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Smart Home Security | Introducing The August Smart Lock

Sometimes you come across something that make you think “how smart is that” and this product is one of those things. Have you ever wondered why a car can have central locking and yet you need a key for your home? Have you ever left your home unlocked? Would you like to be able to
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