Good and Bad for property purchasers in Budget decisions

Good and Bad for property purchasers in Budget decisions

Last week’s budget and Reserve bank announcements provided an interesting selection of issues that could affect those purchasing property in the coming years. While centred around slowing down

29 May 2015
Recent Changes from the Reserve Bank

Recent Changes from the Reserve Bank

Last week the Reserve Bank announced changes to the loan to value ratio restrictions implemented in recent years to address the rapidly rising house prices in the Auckland market. At present Lenders

Published In Whakatane Beacon

22 May 2015
Options When You Don't Have Your Full Deposit

Options When You Don't Have Your Full Deposit

For many people, the chance to purchase their own home has been difficult in recent years due to the Reserve Bank and consequently lenders requirement for larger deposits. This requirement has

Published In Whakatane Beacon

15 May 2015
Insurance - The First to Go?

Insurance - The First to Go?

When times are tough and cashflow is tight it’s often the Insurance that is the first to be cancelled.  The reason seems to be that the client is unable to justify the expense as compared

Published In Whakatane Beacon

8 May 2015
Approaches to Arranging Personal Insurance

Approaches to Arranging Personal Insurance

When they are considering personal insurance we generally find from our previous experience that clients come to us with one of three different proposals.  The first is based on what we, as

Published In Whakatane Beacon

1 May 2015