First home buyers

22 Jun 17, 8:04am
David Hargreaves wonders, given the national obsession for housing, whether there could be better 'official' information available on market trends
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12 Jun 17, 3:19pm
Mayoral Taskforce on Auckland Housing Supply identifies increasing bank financing constraints on developers and buyers as 'an important emerging issue'
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9 Jun 17, 7:49am
The RBNZ says debt to income restrictions could prevent about 10,000 borrowers from buying a house, reduce house sales volumes by about 9%, trim house prices and credit growth by up to 5%, and shave 0.1% off GDP
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29 May 17, 1:51pm
Lower house prices and static mortgage rates improved housing affordability substantially in many parts of the country in April
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27 May 17, 11:11am
The latest Reserve Bank data shows new lending falling significantly from the same month a year ago, but new lending to property investors has fallen at twice the overall pace
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24 May 17, 1:33pm
Subdued house prices in the run up to the election are likely to lead to complacency when it comes to some much-needed tightening up measures
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24 May 17, 10:57am
The game is up on the 'fill-yerboots with borrowing offshore' modus operandi - sustaining NZ investment is going to require more domestic saving to finance it, ANZ chief economist says
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21 May 17, 7:02am
We now have two govt Auckland housing affordability measures, and they don’t work very well together. Alex Tarrant says govt should put its HAM where its Auckland Housing Plan mouth is
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18 May 17, 2:31pm
David Hargreaves sees few credible answers being offered up by politicians to the housing issue
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17 May 17, 3:15pm
David Hargreaves crunches some of the official numbers on mortgage interest rates
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17 May 17, 2:37pm
Generation Rent Investment Guide Episode 1: What you need to know about LVRs, KiwiSaver and liability before joining forces with others to buy property
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10 May 17, 5:02am
Westpac NZ CEO David McLean 'not terribly concerned' about Auckland first home buyers' ability to service their mortgages if interest rates rise to 7.5%
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8 May 17, 2:35pm
BNZ economists now predict rate hikes early next year and the RBNZ will be 'negligent' if it doesn't explicitly indicate higher interest rates in future when it reviews the OCR ths week
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1 May 17, 3:42pm
New Reserve Bank figures show housing investors' borrowing levels are down over 30% on a year ago, but lending to first home buyers and owner occupiers is up
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26 Apr 17, 10:48am
Auckland housing now the most unaffordable it has been since interest.co.nz's Home Loan Affordability reports began in 2004, with first home buyers increasingly priced out of the market
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24 Apr 17, 11:16am
Finance Minister Joyce says govt concerned about young people's ability to save for a house deposit while being hit by 48k tax threshold and student loan repayments; Prods Auckland Council on transport spending
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20 Apr 17, 1:38pm
Latest figures show Government spent $550 mln of taxpayers' money in past three months to put roofs over the heads of Kiwis - but the waiting list for houses is still getting bigger; Labour slams 'expensive band aid' emergency grants
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19 Apr 17, 7:59am
The housing market looks set to be quiet in the run up to the election, but David Hargreaves wonders if that's necessarily a good thing
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17 Apr 17, 8:40am
Simpson Grierson's Tim Fischer and Kari Schmidt explain the value of an Environmental Due Diligence
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6 Apr 17, 4:04pm
New RBNZ figures show over a quarter of the amount owed on mortgages in this country is for investment property, while over 40% of that money is on interest-only terms
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