Articles Tagged ‘property’

Investor Hot Spots

Investing in property is a popular way for Kiwis to earn income and build wealth. Whether you want to increase your cash flow, grow capital or take advantage of tax benefits, LOCATION is crucial to your decision.

Getting into your own home sooner

Last October the Reserve Bank in NZ introduced new restrictions to stop high risk lending. Worried by the threat of high-risk lending practices, the Reserve Bank saw these restrictions as a way to increase the stability of the financial system.

Ray White New Zealand Sales Results Best for 5 Years

The October real estate sales for the Ray White Group in New Zealand have proved the strongest month since the global financial crisis. October figures collected earlier this month show Ray White New Zealand recorded sales up 29 per cent on October last year and matched the unseen turnover highs of March 2007: $500 million. […]

Finding the Right Property For You

An important part of securing the right home loan for your lifestyle, is finding a suitable home. Auckland mortgage broker John Schumacher gives his top tips below for finding the right property: 1. Organise a home loan pre-approval An official written home loan pre-approval will give you an accurate guide as to exactly how much you […]

Confidence returning to property market

By Carey Smith, Ray White CEO Potentially there is a higher level of lending occurring through the main stream banks. This has been facilitated by a further reduction in the Official Cash Rate which now sits at 2.5 per cent, the lowest it has been since the Reserve Bank introduced the OCR. One other key factor which […]