Helping you succeed in life's financial journey
A beginner’s guide to home-buying methods
Buying your first home is one of life’s big milestones. Whether you are looking to settle into your own place or would like to join the property investment market, here's an outline of four common sale methods – so you know what to expect when the time comes along.
Should I buy a rental property?
As New Zealanders, we enjoy the buzz of listing, buying and selling. And it's not at all surprising – the property market has been delivering excellent long-term returns. But is investing in a rental property still a smart move? Here are some pros and cons to keep in mind.
Four must-have apps for property buyers
Looking to make a property move? No matter if it's your first house or the tenth: finding the right property to buy can be exciting and stressful at times. Here are four must-have smartphone apps to make your house hunt easier.
Paul Glass: Taxing our Future
Devon Funds recently put out a thought-provoking article on the recent discussion around Capital Gains Tax.
It's food for thought so we thought it worth sharing here.
2019 dates announced: Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run
2019 dates announced! Get out your trainers, here's your opportunity to walk/run through some stunning Hawke's Bay scenery that's usually hidden to the public... and we're proud and excited to be leading the charge again in 2019.
Mortgage rescue: “Indie” non-bank lenders offer more options to everyday borrowers
In this world of big banks (and their power) it’s easy to feel mortgage pressure and that you’re backed into a corner at the first sign of a bump in the road. You're not alone, and thankfully there are options that you might not have thought of here...
First-home buyers: How much can you borrow?
Your 'borrowing power' is a critical number to know before starting your house hunt – and there are ways to improve it. Here's what the lender will consider when calculating your borrowing potential.
Debunking five KiwiSaver myths
Think you know all you need to know about KiwiSaver? Or is a KiwiSaver myth keeping you from maximising your retirement savings?
A first-home buyer's timeline in 10 steps
From working out your budget and researching a property, through to settlement day and moving in, the road to home ownership is an exciting journey. And with us in your corner, it can also be a smooth one.
Could your KiwiSaver savings use a Boost?
We are offering no-obligation 15 minute KiwiSaver sessions right now. We have a proven track record in helping clients get more out of their KiwiSaver. In 15 minutes we will be able to show you where you may have been leaving money on the table, and the next steps for growing your savings. Read on!