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Increase in “First Home Grant” house price caps

  ‘First Home Grant’ Changes The government have just increased the “First Home Grant” house price caps in many areas of the country after the post Covid-19 property price surge, which will allow more Kiwis to access the grant to increase their house deposit.   What’s Happening to the House Price Caps? In Auckland, the…

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How can I come up with a house deposit?

  It’s tough out there in the current property market if you’re a first home buyer wanting to take that giant leap to get on the property ladder.  Every dollar counts though, and to put this into perspective, for every $1,000 you have in deposit, this could add $10,000 to $20,000 to your overall purchase…

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Complete a KiwiSaver Check Now

It’s that time of year again!  When the Government will pay 50 cents for every dollar that you contribute to your KiwiSaver, up to a maximum of $521.43. You may not check your KiwiSaver account often, but now is the time. Have you contributed a minimum amount of $1,042.86 to your KiwiSaver account since last…

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Is the First Home Grant working?

Mortgage Broker, Mike McGinley wants changes made to the First Home Loan/Grant criteria.   If you’re a first home buyer or a previous homeowner and you’ve been contributing to KiwiSaver for a minimum of 3 years, then you may be eligible for a First Home Grant.  The amount you could be approved for will depend…

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Are you missing out on free money?

Don’t miss out on the Government’s $521.43 KiwiSaver freebie! It’s that time of year again, the Government will soon be giving all KiwiSaver members a free top-up of $521.43 if you have contributed $1,042.86* between 1 July 2019 and 30 June 2020 towards your KiwiSaver. This Government contribution was formerly known as Member Tax Credit.…

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