by Nicola Yarrall

First Home Buyers & KiwiSaver

Savings Withdrawal If you’ve been a member of Kiwisaver for 3 years you may be able to withdraw some of your Kiwisaver funds to put towards purchasing your first home….

by Nicola Yarrall

Changes to House Insurance

Following the Christchurch Earthquakes many homeowners have been affected by increasing insurance premiums. What many may not be aware of are the changes to what your house insurance policy will…

by Nicola Yarrall Property

Mortgagee Sale – Good investment or too good to be true?

With the number of mortgagee sales increasing in 2012 we take a look at some of the risks involved with purchasing a property through a Mortgagee sale. A number of…

by Nicola Yarrall Property

Fee Simple, Cross Lease & Leasehold titles – what does it all mean?

When buying a house it’s important to know exactly what you’re getting for your money.  A fee simple title (or freehold estate) gives you the greatest group of rights in…