Homeowners

Grace Tresidder

What does a new build look like in your region?

This month in our June property update we looked at the difference between the number of homes consented and the number of new homes that have entered the housing stock. We also dug a little deeper to see what an

designguide.co.nz

Thinking of renovating?

By Mark Graham, Publisher of the Building Guide and Design Guide magazines and websites. Buying a run-down house in a good area has been a traditional way for first home buyers (and often second and third and more…) to take

settled.govt.nz

How to calculate a mortgage

Learn what you need to know about how mortgages are calculated and how much you can borrow when buying a home. So you’ve been sacrificing that extra latte each week, your clothes are all ‘vintage’ and you haven’t upgraded your

The Data Team - homes.co.nz (Tom Lintern - Chief Data Scientist)

homes.co.nz Monthly Property Update – June 2019

Are consent numbers telling the whole story? In providing free property information to kiwis, homes.co.nz collects data from each council around NZ. So when a new property is built, we hear about it. We get monthly updates on new and changing properties

Grace Tresidder

What can a first home buyer budget get you?

A cooling property market in some areas, particularly in Auckland, is good news for first home buyers. With low interest rates, and increasing restrictions on investors and foreign buyers, it is as good a time as any for first home buyers

designguide.co.nz

Affordable Architecture and How to Get It

This blog has been republished from designguide.co.nz There are techniques that can bring down the cost of building. In our issue #5, The Design Guide spoke with five New Zealand architects and a solar engineer, to learn some of their

settled.govt.nz

What is a LIM report?

If you’re thinking of buying a house without getting a LIM report, you might want to reconsider your game plan. The short-term gain on your wallet could lead to long-term pain! It pays to learn all you can about a

Suzanne

Tips for keeping warm in Winter

Here are 10 ideas from our knowledgeable partners at Smart Energy Solutions that may help you reduce your heating bills and stay warm & dry. Blankets & throws for late night warmth: Keep these handy to snuggle under instead of

The Data Team - homes.co.nz (Tom Lintern - Chief Data Scientist)

homes.co.nz Monthly Property Update – May 2019

A cooling property market in some areas, particularly in Auckland, is good news for first home buyers. With low interest rates, and increasing restrictions on investors and foreign buyers, it is as good a time as any for first home