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New Zealand Autumn means lovely moderate temperatures where people are still going on holiday, getting away for long weekends.

At the same time the colours are changing outdoors and there are really picturesque landscapes, particularly in the South Island (Queenstown, Wanaka are absolutely beautiful this time of year). 

New Zealand is a great place to live not only for lifestyle but for jobs, education and purchasing a property. Firstly Job Opportunities - unemployment in February 2015 was 5.7% (compared to 6% in January 2014).

Property Values - Auckland area average property price increased 13% annually to $786,106 in February 2015 (QV report Feb 14 $695,499), Wellington Area +0.9% $458,557 ($453,499 Feb 2014) Christchurch City + 3.4% (Feb 2014 $453,744) Dunedin +1.2% $292,179 (Feb 2014 $288,624) and the NZ average property has risen 6.4% to $498,614 ($468,484 Feb 14).

Interest Rates - No change from Reserve Bank since July 2014 (economists predict no change to the cash rate for 2015) . Reserve Bank Governor advised there will be no removal of the LVR (loan to valuation of property) 80% threshold restriction in the near future.

Fixed Rates are very strong and banks are now offering extremely great competitive fixed rates - contact Mary to obtain rates. With a very strong economy, low fixed interest rates, no stamp duty, no land tax, just 20% deposit and around NZ$1000 to $1500 legals/registration, contact Mary from New Zealand Mortgage Solutions for a preapproval from a choice of leading New Zealand banks/lenders

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What New Zealand Mortgage Solutions Can Do For You

New Zealand Mortgages

We are mortgage brokers who specialise in providing New Zealand and Australian finance.

We are accredited with 12 New Zealand banks/lenders and accredited with over 35 Australian lenders. This gives us and you an advantage.

Our focus is to help provide mortgage options and creating loan solutions for Australian residents and people around the world wanting a New Zealand mortgage. Our main aim has always been to help people own their own home and to choose with me the best loan to suit them long term.

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I Want A New Zealand Mortgages?
Where Do I Start?

We have compiled a handy checklist of you so you can begin to understand the process involved in getting a New Zealand mortgage.

We the recommend you read the section about NZ home loans and then take a look at our case studies to get an idea of the wide range of people we have helped.

New Zealand Mortgage Can Help You:

  • Before you go to New Zealand.
  • During the procedures when you visit New Zealand.
  • Obtaining valuation from Registered Valuers in New Zealand to enable unconditional approval.
  • Ensure solicitor, bank, valuer and New Zealand Mortgages Solutions all help clients towards settlement.
  • Visit our useful links page for important websites you will find useful.

Media Releases by Mary O'Brien of New Zealand Mortgage Solutions

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