First home buyers

30th Nov 20, 3:40pm
Reserve Bank statistics show the bumper mortgage month of October led to the biggest monthly and annual increase in the amount of mortgage money outstanding ever
Reserve Bank statistics show the bumper mortgage month of October led to the biggest monthly and annual increase in the amount of mortgage money outstanding ever
30th Nov 20, 3:40pm
25th Nov 20, 8:01am
Economist Brian Easton looks at housing bubbles and what we might do about them
Economist Brian Easton looks at housing bubbles and what we might do about them
25th Nov 20, 8:01am
25th Nov 20, 7:50am
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy says reintroducing LVR restrictions on property investors is urgently needed and the maximum LVR on investment properties should be 60% or perhaps even 50%
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy says reintroducing LVR restrictions on property investors is urgently needed and the maximum LVR on investment properties should be 60% or perhaps even 50%
25th Nov 20, 7:50am
22nd Nov 20, 6:02am
Mortgage payments are just as affordable for first home buyers as they were three years ago, thanks to falling interest rates and higher wages
Mortgage payments are just as affordable for first home buyers as they were three years ago, thanks to falling interest rates and higher wages
22nd Nov 20, 6:02am
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17th Nov 20, 10:04am
National's new Shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly says the Government should be 'mandating' the RBNZ to ensure the new Funding for Lending money doesn't just flow into the housing market
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National's new Shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly says the Government should be 'mandating' the RBNZ to ensure the new Funding for Lending money doesn't just flow into the housing market
17th Nov 20, 10:04am
16th Nov 20, 12:26pm
Latest Reserve Bank figures on household debt to income ratios show more mortgage money being borrowed at in excess of five times annual income - but Auckland may be reaching limits
Latest Reserve Bank figures on household debt to income ratios show more mortgage money being borrowed at in excess of five times annual income - but Auckland may be reaching limits
16th Nov 20, 12:26pm
12th Nov 20, 10:13am
Kiwibank economists say the current performance of the housing market is 'not consistent' with an economy in the midst of the worst recession in 100 years
Kiwibank economists say the current performance of the housing market is 'not consistent' with an economy in the midst of the worst recession in 100 years
12th Nov 20, 10:13am
11th Nov 20, 3:57pm
Reserve Bank has sharply upgraded its house price forecast for this year - but expects price growth to slow during next year
Reserve Bank has sharply upgraded its house price forecast for this year - but expects price growth to slow during next year
11th Nov 20, 3:57pm
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11th Nov 20, 8:52am
Reserve Bank makes surprising announcement on move to reinstate lending restrictions in face of searing housing market; has also announced further delay in introducing new bank capital requirements till 2022
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Reserve Bank makes surprising announcement on move to reinstate lending restrictions in face of searing housing market; has also announced further delay in introducing new bank capital requirements till 2022
11th Nov 20, 8:52am
10th Nov 20, 10:06am
Fletcher Building says demand for its new houses in this country has been 'robust'
Fletcher Building says demand for its new houses in this country has been 'robust'
10th Nov 20, 10:06am
2nd Nov 20, 11:58am
ANZ economists say the fear of missing out dynamic has the potential to contribute to frothiness in the housing market that ultimately cannot be sustained
ANZ economists say the fear of missing out dynamic has the potential to contribute to frothiness in the housing market that ultimately cannot be sustained
2nd Nov 20, 11:58am
27th Oct 20, 12:45pm
ASB economists say 'by doing nothing' the RBNZ risks fuelling the fire of a housing market bubble, which could increase financial stability risks down the line
ASB economists say 'by doing nothing' the RBNZ risks fuelling the fire of a housing market bubble, which could increase financial stability risks down the line
27th Oct 20, 12:45pm
22nd Oct 20, 8:38am
David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank should not delay in reinstating lending restrictions on housing investors
David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank should not delay in reinstating lending restrictions on housing investors
22nd Oct 20, 8:38am
21st Oct 20, 12:05pm
ANZ chairman John Key warns against creating 'zombie companies' and 'an asset bubble that's going to burst on us'
ANZ chairman John Key warns against creating 'zombie companies' and 'an asset bubble that's going to burst on us'
21st Oct 20, 12:05pm
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20th Oct 20, 4:16pm
Adrian Orr says the RBNZ is seeing early signs of house prices being driven by high leverage loans and by investors rather than households
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Adrian Orr says the RBNZ is seeing early signs of house prices being driven by high leverage loans and by investors rather than households
20th Oct 20, 4:16pm
19th Oct 20, 2:55pm
The Reserve Bank says one option to ensure long-term availability of cash could be a public-private partnership to provide 'end to end' cash infrastructure
The Reserve Bank says one option to ensure long-term availability of cash could be a public-private partnership to provide 'end to end' cash infrastructure
19th Oct 20, 2:55pm
15th Oct 20, 6:00pm
Economics forecaster Infometrics says renewed house price rises are a side-effect of the Reserve Bank's efforts to stimulate the economy
Economics forecaster Infometrics says renewed house price rises are a side-effect of the Reserve Bank's efforts to stimulate the economy
15th Oct 20, 6:00pm
15th Oct 20, 8:18am
Much of the huge financial stimulus being pumped into the economy seems as though it is being pumped into the housing market. David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank has some serious thinking to do ahead of its last two major set piece events of the year
Much of the huge financial stimulus being pumped into the economy seems as though it is being pumped into the housing market. David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank has some serious thinking to do ahead of its last two major set piece events of the year
15th Oct 20, 8:18am
14th Oct 20, 11:16am
First home buyers and investors now accounting for just over half of all residential property sales as existing home owners sit tight
First home buyers and investors now accounting for just over half of all residential property sales as existing home owners sit tight
14th Oct 20, 11:16am
14th Oct 20, 9:23am
ASB economists say a much more severe shortage of housing than earlier thought is a key reason for rocketing house prices; 11% house price inflation forecast for June 2021 year
ASB economists say a much more severe shortage of housing than earlier thought is a key reason for rocketing house prices; 11% house price inflation forecast for June 2021 year
14th Oct 20, 9:23am
12th Oct 20, 1:59pm
Kiwibank economists believe the RBNZ will 'give with one hand' though lower mortgage rates and take a little back with the other - through tighter lending standards
Kiwibank economists believe the RBNZ will 'give with one hand' though lower mortgage rates and take a little back with the other - through tighter lending standards
12th Oct 20, 1:59pm
5th Oct 20, 1:15pm
First home buyers' share of the mortgage market has almost doubled over the last five years, while investors' share is down by more than a third
First home buyers' share of the mortgage market has almost doubled over the last five years, while investors' share is down by more than a third
5th Oct 20, 1:15pm
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30th Sep 20, 3:42pm
Reserve Bank statistics show household deposits have grown at their fastest rate in four years while, the amount owed on houses just had its biggest monthly rise in 13 years
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Reserve Bank statistics show household deposits have grown at their fastest rate in four years while, the amount owed on houses just had its biggest monthly rise in 13 years
30th Sep 20, 3:42pm
27th Sep 20, 6:02am
Buying a home with less than a 10% deposit carries risks, but over the long term it may be a risk worth taking
Buying a home with less than a 10% deposit carries risks, but over the long term it may be a risk worth taking
27th Sep 20, 6:02am
15th Sep 20, 11:42am
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of recent developments in our never-dull housing market
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of recent developments in our never-dull housing market
15th Sep 20, 11:42am

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