New appointment release: Kylee Anderson - Mortgage Adviser

Apr 19, 2017 10:54:58 AM

 Mortgage Express announces the recent appointment of Kylee Anderson, Mortgage Adviser.

 Kylee joins Mortgage Express with over 20 years’ banking experience, including knowledge in    lending policy, financial risk metrics, and bank requirements. Able to quickly build and retain strong  relationships with clients from all walks of life, Kylee prides herself on doing what she says, when  she says.

 “I have a passion for delivering a positive customer experience and service that is second to none,”  said Kylee.


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Topics: Tauranga Mortgage Advisers

What to look for when choosing a mortgage adviser

Apr 13, 2017 9:01:52 AM

Many home buyers have discovered just how beneficial it is to enlist the services of a mortgage adviser when shopping around for a home loan. Working with an experienced mortgage adviser not only saves you time as they do the legwork for you, it can save you money too when it comes to finding a mortgage with the best terms and interest rates. So, what should you be looking out for when choosing a mortgage adviser to work with? Here is our list of top five traits.


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Topics: Mortgage Advisers, Lenders, Home Loan

Auckland house listings surge as property prices flatten

Apr 13, 2017 7:44:51 AM

March 2017 was an interesting month for the property market across New Zealand, with house price increases cooling in Auckland and the number of properties listed across the country rising to record new levels. Could this be the first signs of a market change? Read on to find out more about recent changes to the New Zealand property market.


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Topics: First Home, Investors, Property, NZ Property

Should you use your KiwiSaver to fund your first home?

Apr 12, 2017 6:16:31 AM

If you’re like most first home buyers, you already know that saving a deposit is probably the hardest part of buying your first home. Just when you think you’ve got enough of a deposit, house prices increase and you’re back to saving again. That’s why using your KiwiSaver to buy your first home may make good financial sense. To help you consider whether it might be right for you, let’s run some numbers.


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Topics: Kiwisaver, First Home, NZ Finance

Making your home equity work for you

Mar 24, 2017 7:36:48 AM

Across most of Australia and New Zealand house prices have jumped considerably over the past 10 years (2006-2016). There’s no doubt that a lot of our wealth is locked up in real estate. But how do you access that wealth? And how do you make your biggest asset work harder for you? Read on to find out how you can make your home equity work for you.


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Topics: Mortgage Advisers, Refinancing Options, Mortgages, Home Equity

What to think about when buying property with family or friends

Mar 24, 2017 7:14:03 AM

As property prices continue to rise, buyers are finding smarter ways to get onto the property ladder. Sharing a mortgage with friends or family is a viable option for many buyers, and it’s gaining popularity amongst first-home buyers who may be struggling to enter the property market. Could it be the right option for you?


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Topics: Buy a Home, Mortgages

New appointment release: Rob Wilkinson - Mortgage Adviser

Mar 22, 2017 11:43:53 AM

Mortgage Express is pleased to announce the appointment of Rob Wilkinson as mortgage adviser.

Along with a solid background in accounting, financial services, and 30 years’ broad based business experience, Rob brings a genuine passion for helping his clients.

Prior to joining Mortgage Express, Rob enjoyed a diverse career in sales, mortgage portfolio management, and mentoring, with roles that included National Accountant for a life underwriting company, business coaching and strategic development for SMEs, and trainer for management and the strategies to trade diverse financial markets.


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Topics: Mortgage Advisers, Bay of Plenty Mortgage Advisers

A housing paradox – Christchurch’s oversupply vs. Wellington’s rental squeeze

Mar 17, 2017 8:18:22 AM

It’s the ultimate housing paradox – an oversupply of housing in Christchurch following a building boom, versus an unprecedented rental squeeze in Wellington caused by a growing number of students, a decline in social housing stock, and the growth of property management companies in the capital city. Read on to find out more in this month’s property article.


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Topics: Christchurch, Mortgage Advisers, Wellington, NZ Property

A glimmer of hope as house prices dip slightly

Mar 17, 2017 7:57:23 AM

 

 

Houses prices across the country remained flat in February, with weaker prices in Auckland offsetting a rise in house prices across Otago and in Northland. We take a closer look at housing market data from February 2017, to determine whether this is the start of a much-needed correction in the housing market.


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Topics: Mortgage Advisers, Buy a Home, NZ Finance

New appointment release: Mike Clinch - Mortgage and Insurance Adviser

Mar 8, 2017 11:23:33 AM

Mortgage Express is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Clinch, Mortgage and Insurance Adviser based in Tauranga.

Having worked for two of New Zealand’s big banks for well over 20 years, Mike brings a wealth of financial knowledge and business experience to the table.

“Understanding banking and business provides a solid base to take the legwork out of the process of arranging finance. I’m keen to share my expertise with my clients to assist them in meeting their financial goals,” says Mike.


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Topics: Mortgage Advisers, Tauranga Mortgage Advisers, Insurance Advisers