The Homeseekers

4 Episodes

By: Wealthhq

"The Homeseekers" is a podcast designed specifically for first-home buyers on their journey to achieve their dream of homeownership. Hosted by industry experts and experienced first-home buyers, the show offers valuable insights, practical tips, and engaging stories about everything from saving for a deposit, navigating the home buying process, securing a mortgage, and more. If you're a first home buyer looking to get into your first home sooner, "The Homeseekers" is your go-to source!

NZ Mortgage 101 - Getting Finance for Your First Home

This podcast provides a brief introduction to mortgages in New Zealand, including types of mortgages, lenders, application process, repayment options, and tips for managing your mortgage effectively. Topics covered include fixed and floating rate mortgages, offset and revolving credit mortgages, loan-to-value ratio, fees and charges, refinancing options, and factors to consider when choosing a mortgage. The podcast concludes with advice on how to make your mortgage payments on time, save money on interest, and reduce your mortgage debt.

My Biggest Mistakes as a First-Time Homebuyer and How to Avoid Them

In this podcast episode, the speaker shares their experience as a first-time homebuyer and the mistakes they made. They focused on finding the nicest home within their budget, ignoring investment potential, equity gained, and income potential. The speaker discusses how they learned the hard way that looks aren't everything in real estate and provides tips on how to find properties that will set you up for future success. They also reveal how you can double your money on a property instantly and maximise your income potential for better options down the line. If you're a first-time homebuyer, this podcast...

25-Year-Old Homeowner Shares How to Buy Your First Home in New Zealand

In this episode, our guest, a 25-year-old homeowner & adviser from New Zealand, shares valuable tips and advice on how to buy your first home in NZ. From building a deposit by yourself to avoiding common mistakes, our guest provides insightful tips for first home buyers struggling to build their deposit. They also discuss the importance of getting a pre-approval and share advice on successfully buying your first home. Whether you're a young buyer or someone looking to enter the housing market in NZ, this episode is packed with valuable insights and advice

5 Things you should know before buying your first home

In this episode, we discuss 5 things you should know before buying your first home in New Zealand. We cover important topics such as the borrowing criteria for first home buyers, how to buy a property with just a 5% deposit, and the Kainga Ora Government Home Grants and how they work. We also share tips on how to get into your first home in 2023 and the best suburbs to consider when purchasing your first home in Auckland. Whether you're a first-time buyer or just looking to improve your knowledge of the property market, this episode is packed with valuable information...