We can help you arrange finance
Building a new home is one of most exciting and rewarding experiences of your life and we believe every moment of your experience should be hassle and stress free. We want you to truly relax and enjoy your new home building journey, from the moment you find a design you love long after you receive the keys to your dream home.
Organising your home loan for your build can be a challenge, it can even be a little frustrating and the hassle of trying to work through lenders and negotiations and the endless paperwork can become overwhelming. At Summit Homes, we can help you through the process of securing finance and our in-house team makes it an easy, enjoyable and uncomplicated process.
With interest rates at all time lows, there has never been a better time to arrange a home loan. Talk to us today about guiding you through this process.
KiwiSaver & HomeStart Grants
Thinking of making your very first home a brand new one? The good news is – there are funds available such as The KiwiSaver First Home withdrawal and the HomeStart grant that can help you kickstart the build of your first home. KiwiSaver has two main schemes that can help you build your first home – The Kiwisaver first-home withdrawal and the HomeStart grant.
4 finance tips every first-home buyer should know
Ready to make that commitment of buying your very first home? It’s an exciting and overwhelming decision to make – especially for a first-home buyer. As you enter the property market for the first time, there’s a few things you should know before diving in head first.
Frequently asked questions
It’ good to have a 10% deposit but often times you are able to build with as little as 5% deposit (10% for investment properties). The deposit can be made up from multiple sources including Kiwisaver, savings, gifts and equity from an existing property.
Your parents or other family members might be able to help by gifting you money or guaranteeing your loan.
If you’re given money, you’ll usually need to show proof it’s not borrowed and that it won’t need to be paid back. If a family member guarantees your loan, their home is used as security and they’re responsible if you can’t make your repayments.