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Auckland’s Property Values On The Rise

Auckland’s property market plateaued for a couple of months (December and January) but sales activity picked up in February. There were more property listings last month than in February 2015 plus a modest increase in the average asking price. RealEstate.co.nz reports Auckland’s average property price increased by a modest 4.5% on the previous month, January.

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Low Property Value Growth Good For FHBs

The low end property market has experienced small increases in value growth so there’s an opportunity right now for first home buyers and banks are showing them how to prepare for a low deposit loan. Property investors are usually in the firing line for all the wrong reasons however the low property value growth is due to their higher than usual market share of low end property sales.

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Take Years Off Your Mortgage?

Do you focus on taking years off your mortgage or increasing its term to 3o years? There is no one answer or one right path to take as both options work well depending on what they are used for.

A owner occupier will have different lending needs to that of a property investor.

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