News from our Kapiti Mortgage Advisers

With Covid-19 variants now in the community, New Zealand is starting to learn how to live with the virus without the risk of strict lockdowns. But as many DHBs around New Zealand scramble to catch up on the backlog of cancelled surgeries, the public health...

Planning to sell your home sooner rather than later? Perhaps you need to relocate for work, or have already found the next house of your dreams and would like to secure it before someone else snaps it up. Whatever your reason for it, here are...

Like to save money at the supermarket? Here are some common ‘tricks of the trade’, and the strategies to keep control of your spending. When money is tight or you’re saving for your family’s future, every dollar counts and that includes grocery spending. But as...

Read on for our latest update on the New Zealand property market. As was widely expected, REINZ’s April 2020 data show an unprecedented decrease in the number of properties sold across the country during lockdown: down 78.5 per cent from April 2019 (and down 82.4 per cent...

Five tips from the expert to help alleviate stress during these unprecedented times. If there’s one word that we’ve all seen a lot in recent times, it’s probably “unprecedented”. We experienced an unprecedented global pandemic. We were put in an unprecedented lockdown. Unfortunately, that’s meant...

RBNZ-enforced LVRs gone for 12 months: What difference does it make? As you’ll have heard, the Reserve Bank has lifted loan-to-value restrictions for the next 12 months. But with the rules relaxed, at least for now, what will it really mean for buyers, and for...