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Mortgage rate cuts 'double-edged sword'

Posted 2 months ago by Pope & Co. Mortgages

All the major banks have made moves on lower mortgage rates since the Reserve Bank cut the OCR to 1%. While this is good news for borrowers, it's also a bit of a double-edged sword for those who may not be able to reap the benefits of a low interest environment.

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Record low OCR at 1%

Posted 2 months ago by Pope & Co. Mortgages

The Reserve Bank has today cut the OCR to a record low of just 1%. While a lowering of the rate was expected, today's 0.5 percentage point drop is more than the widely anticipated 0.25.

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Using KiwiSaver and the HomeStart grant to buy your first home

Posted 3 months ago by Pope & Co. Mortgages

Saving a deposit for a house can be tough these days. Using some of your KiwiSaver funds could be a way to help you achieve your house dream.

 

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Refer a friend and you both win!

Posted 3 months ago by Pope & Co. Mortgages

We've launched our new referral promotion!

 

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Market Update May-June 2019

Posted 3 months ago by Pope & Co. Mortgages

Watch Craig's latest vlog update for May and June here...

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Craig Pope recognised as a top NZ mortgage adviser

Posted 4 months ago by Pope & Co. Mortgages

Ranked 14th out of the best 25 advisers by NZ Adviser, Craig Pope is the highest placed Wellington broker, just one of two local advisers that made it onto the list.

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Lower OCR possible, but not yet

Posted 4 months ago by Admin

The Reserve Bank has kept the OCR at 1.5% for now, despite some earlier speculation that it might have been lowered again in the announcement on Wednesday.

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The real cost of house hunting in New Zealand

Posted 4 months ago by Pope & Co. Mortgages

Buying your first home can be daunting. We have some tips from experience to show that careful planning makes it much easier to understand and manage the costs involved in buying a home.

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The growing popularity of Titahi Bay

Posted 4 months ago by Pope & Co. Mortgages and Image Titahi Bay Surfer by P J Armitage CC BY 3.0

Is this paradise? Titahi Bay, Porirua has a beach charm about it that appeals to those who like a beachside lifestyle, not far from the city, with great amenities. If you’re looking for a house in the wider Wellington region, it could be a great choice.

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Co-buying a house—what you need to know

Posted 5 months ago by Pope & Co. Mortgages

What is the best way for you to buy a house? There are different ways to consider. Whether you are buying a house as a couple or as friends/siblings, there are a few key points to think about before you buy. 

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