Should you buy a cross-lease property?

Should you buy a cross-lease property?

I often get asked about cross-lease properties. It can be a confusing form of ownership, especially if you are new to the process of buying a home. The purpose of this article is to provide you with an understanding of whether cross-lease properties will provide a good real estate investment and/or whether you should avoid […]

How to avoid paying too much for a property

How to avoid paying too much for a property

This article will give you tips on how to avoid paying too much when buying a home. It focusses on the emotional side of the decision-making process. Why do some people end up paying too much? FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) is an immensely powerful emotion and it can drive us to do crazy things […]

5 Questions to ask yourself before buying your first home

5 Questions to ask yourself before buying your first home

Buying your first home is a damn big deal. Not only from a financial perspective but from an emotional point of view as well. Kudos to you for embarking on this journey! When buying with a partner, spouse or friend, the purchase of a first home represents a huge leap of faith in your relationship. On the […]

5 Reasons why you are better off buying

5 Reasons why you are better off buying

House prices have gone a little crazy over the past 3 years… Median sale price (Auckland vs. Wellington 2015 – 2018) It’s enough to make you think you would be better off renting. Isn’t it crazy to buy a house in this sort of environment? If you are young, in your 20’s or 30’s, aren’t […]