What does the rise in inflation mean for New Zealand families?

Westpac Senior Economist Satish Ranchhod gave us a breakdown of where we are and what we can expect in the near future.  

Interest-free Warm Up loan expanded as sustainability takes centre stage

Westpac NZ has announced a raft of new of sustainability initiatives and the release of a new Responsible Banking and Investment Position.

Warm Up loans help make Kiwi homes warmer, drier, and healthier

With cooler temperatures generally translating to higher power bills, Winter months make you appreciate the value of warmer, more energy-efficient homes.

OPINION: Squeezing landlords doesn’t help inflation

Barfoot & Thompson Managing Director does not see private investors being a key contributor to rising house costs.

Winter gardening guide

A well-prepared garden in winter will mean a fruitful spring and summer.

The hidden costs of buying a house

Purchasing a property requires a lot of research and due diligence that you’ll be invoiced for, even if your offer doesn’t get accepted.

The Gender Retirement Gap: What is it and how can it be fixed?

As a result of pay inequity and career interruptions, women retire with less. This is the Gender Retirement Gap.

OPINION: Is Now A Good Time To Sell Or Buy A House?

Peter Thompson from Barfoot & Thompson tries to answer the question many of us are asking.

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When is a good time to plan a renovation?

REDnews spoke to two renovation experts in the building industry.

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What you need to know about international travel in 2022

REDnews spoke with the experts.

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How to avoid a cryptocurrency scam

Cryptocurrency scams are on the rise and the average loss for victims is in the thousands.

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OPINION: Tips I’ve picked up from purchasing my first home in a buyer’s market

The market has turned.