First Home Buyers Evening

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First Home Buyers Evening

Looking to buy your first home may seem daunting! Where do you start? How much do you need for a deposit? Is now the best time to buy? What are some key things to look out for when looking at homes and contracts? HANG IN THERE! With the right information you’ll make it through...

We’ve partnered up with industry experts to bring you an exciting line-up of guest speakers that will cover your questions and MORE.

Our First Home Buyers information evening will be on Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 5.30pm – 7.30pm at 350 Colombo, Sydenham, Christchurch



So, what can you expect on the evening?

Introduction & Welcome - Fletcher Living

John Bolton, CEO - Squirrel, Mortgage Brokers

  • NZ and Christchurch house prices overview
  • Impact of LVR & NZ Bank lending restrictions
  • Obtaining a loan – where to start
  • The support team you'll need around you when buying for the first time
  • Getting your deposit together and how to access your KiwiSaver and grants accessible to First Home Buyers including Homestart

Liam Gubb, Partner – Saunders & Co Lawyers

  • Sale & Purchase Agreements
  • Key watch-outs when reviewing a S&P Agreement
  • Best time to engage a property/conveyancing lawyer – what you need them for and what can you expect to pay

John Pitcaithly - Pitcaithly Body Corporate Services Limited

  • What is a Body Corporate?
  • Advantages of a Body Corporate
  • Body Corporate insurance
  • Body Corporate Rules and Unit Plans
  • Body Corporate accounts and levies

Russell Pyne, Branch Manager, Canterbury - Fletcher Living

  • About Fletcher Living
  • Our locations
  • What makes us different?

A chance to view our homes: We will have display homes open within our 350 Colombo development after the event. Take a walk through to get a feel for the quality of the homes that Fletcher Living build. Our New Home Consultants will be happy to answer any questions you might have.

How to register

No - signing up won't be as difficult as assembling flat-pack furniture...

To register, just click the button below and sign up on our EVENTBRITE page


Hear from two first home buyers

Fletcher Living has a long history and strong commitment to providing quality new homes that people love to live in. We understand that starting out on your home ownership journey may seem daunting, but it doesn't have to be. Hear from two first home buyers that recently purchased a home at Swanson.  Not so long ago, they were where you are right now. 

Watch the video and hear what they had to say about buying their first home with Fletcher Living:

What our first home buyers are saying

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