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Top 5 Online Tools For the Average Mortgagor

Mortgages, budgeting and the other nuances of bank lending aren't always the easiest things to understand… and fair enough too.

30th May 2024 | By Jay Stothers

Development Finance

Staging a Development Project

At Lateral Partners we see developments of all shapes and sizes.

29th May 2024 | By Ben Pauley

Development Finance

Ring-Fencing And The Importance Of Special Purpose Vehicles

A common question we are asked when structuring a development loan for a client is “What should the borrowing entity be?”.

28th May 2024 | By James Meehan

Development Finance

Residual Stock Lending

One thing we are seeing more and more of in this market is residual stock loans.

27th May 2024 | By Ben Pauley

Property Investment Lending

What is the second step on the “Property Ladder”?

The property market is something that requires a deeper dive into its nuances if one is to make their way to “the top of the ladder”.

26th May 2024 | By Jay Stothers

Home Loans

5 Key Questions to Ask a Property Developer if Purchasing Off Plans

We often work with clients on purchasing turn key or off plan properties and there is some work to navigating an approval.

25th May 2024 | By Ben Pauley

Development Finance

Build To Rent Developments – All You Need To Know.

One of the first questions we ask any prospective property developer is whether they intend to sell or hold onto the properties at the end.

24th May 2024 | By Ben Pauley

Development Finance

Do I Need a Quantity Surveyor For My project?

We are always asked about a Quantity Surveyor and what they do and whether they are needed for a development project.

30th Apr 2024 | By Ben Pauley

Development Finance

Pre-Sales. All You Need to Know About Your Next Property Development Project

We were lucky to recently co-host an event with OPES partners and subsequently feature in their popular property academy podcast.

30th Apr 2024 | By Ben Pauley

Property Investment Lending

Commercial Property Investment - 10 Questions Answered

We have created a list of the questions we are most frequently asked about commercial property investment.

29th Apr 2024 | By Ben Pauley

Development Finance

Underwrites: Everything You Need to Know.

Most people in New Zealand have heard of KiwiBuild but few probably have a good understanding of what it's functionally is.

28th Apr 2024 | By Ben Pauley

Development Finance

How Much Does Development Finance Cost in 2024?

When working with property developers on funding options for a development project this is a commonly asked question.

25th Apr 2024 | By Ben Pauley