First home buyers

30th Apr 20, 3:38pm
The Reserve Bank says 21% of all housing loans are now interest only, while the wage subsidy saw household deposits boosted by over $4.5 billion
The Reserve Bank says 21% of all housing loans are now interest only, while the wage subsidy saw household deposits boosted by over $4.5 billion
30th Apr 20, 3:38pm
24th Apr 20, 8:00am
The Reserve Bank Governor has encouraged banks to be 'out there doing their business'. We check the pulse of the big five banks and see how they are responding
The Reserve Bank Governor has encouraged banks to be 'out there doing their business'. We check the pulse of the big five banks and see how they are responding
24th Apr 20, 8:00am
23rd Apr 20, 8:00am
Prices at the bottom end of the market were rising strongly in most places in March but record low mortgage interest rates provided some relief for first home buyers
Prices at the bottom end of the market were rising strongly in most places in March but record low mortgage interest rates provided some relief for first home buyers
23rd Apr 20, 8:00am
21st Apr 20, 11:00am
David Hargreaves questions the decision to totally free up house lending at a time when the market may be in for a substantial correction
David Hargreaves questions the decision to totally free up house lending at a time when the market may be in for a substantial correction
21st Apr 20, 11:00am
31st Mar 20, 3:37pm
Latest Reserve Bank figures show we have been gearing ourselves up with mortgages - but personal borrowing and agricultural debt have reduced
Latest Reserve Bank figures show we have been gearing ourselves up with mortgages - but personal borrowing and agricultural debt have reduced
31st Mar 20, 3:37pm
22nd Mar 20, 6:02am
Low interest rates have kept mortgage payments affordable for first home buyers in spite of record house prices at the bottom end of the market
Low interest rates have kept mortgage payments affordable for first home buyers in spite of record house prices at the bottom end of the market
22nd Mar 20, 6:02am
28th Feb 20, 8:00am
New residential mortgage lending up 16% in year to January thanks to first-home buyers and investors; No major change to portion of lending to those with small deposits
New residential mortgage lending up 16% in year to January thanks to first-home buyers and investors; No major change to portion of lending to those with small deposits
28th Feb 20, 8:00am
27th Feb 20, 8:00am
Regions evenly split in January between those where lower quartile prices went up and those where they went down, interest.co.nz's latest Home Loan Affordability Reports show
Regions evenly split in January between those where lower quartile prices went up and those where they went down, interest.co.nz's latest Home Loan Affordability Reports show
27th Feb 20, 8:00am
20th Feb 20, 10:33am
New Reserve Bank figures show that household debt to income ratios are blowing out again after reducing during 2018
New Reserve Bank figures show that household debt to income ratios are blowing out again after reducing during 2018
20th Feb 20, 10:33am
9th Feb 20, 8:11am
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How a group of 8 friends went on an 8-month journey buying a house together in Wellington
How a group of 8 friends went on an 8-month journey buying a house together in Wellington
9th Feb 20, 8:11am
7th Feb 20, 9:42am
KiwiBuild stock take: Govt currently $26 million out of pocket buying and selling KiwiBuild houses; 406 houses sold, 728 under construction; Mixed response from developers to reset
KiwiBuild stock take: Govt currently $26 million out of pocket buying and selling KiwiBuild houses; 406 houses sold, 728 under construction; Mixed response from developers to reset
7th Feb 20, 9:42am
27th Jan 20, 6:02am
House prices have risen more than twice as fast as incomes for typical first home buyers over the last 10 years, leaving them struggling to scrape up a deposit in most parts of the country
House prices have risen more than twice as fast as incomes for typical first home buyers over the last 10 years, leaving them struggling to scrape up a deposit in most parts of the country
27th Jan 20, 6:02am
20th Jan 20, 11:09am
Westpac economists say their forecast for 7% house price growth 'may come good even sooner than we expected'; solid price gains to continue early this year
Westpac economists say their forecast for 7% house price growth 'may come good even sooner than we expected'; solid price gains to continue early this year
20th Jan 20, 11:09am
19th Jan 20, 6:31am
David Hargreaves sifts through some of the building and infrastructure changes planned by the Government for this year and concludes they could have very significant impact, if the election doesn't get in the way - and that's a big if
David Hargreaves sifts through some of the building and infrastructure changes planned by the Government for this year and concludes they could have very significant impact, if the election doesn't get in the way - and that's a big if
19th Jan 20, 6:31am
16th Jan 20, 9:26am
REINZ says number of residential properties sold across New Zealand in December 2019 increased by 12.3% from the same time last year to 6,285 up from 5,596; Auckland sales up 31.7% on same month a year earlier
REINZ says number of residential properties sold across New Zealand in December 2019 increased by 12.3% from the same time last year to 6,285 up from 5,596; Auckland sales up 31.7% on same month a year earlier
16th Jan 20, 9:26am
15th Jan 20, 11:10am
David Hargreaves cunningly avoids making any predictions as he outlines some of the economic-related issues he's looking out for in the year ahead
David Hargreaves cunningly avoids making any predictions as he outlines some of the economic-related issues he's looking out for in the year ahead
15th Jan 20, 11:10am
20th Dec 19, 12:00pm
Rising house prices are pushing the dream of home ownership further out of reach for aspiring first home buyers, in spite of recent cuts to mortgage interest rates, Interest.co.nz's latest Home Loan Affordability Reports show
Rising house prices are pushing the dream of home ownership further out of reach for aspiring first home buyers, in spite of recent cuts to mortgage interest rates, Interest.co.nz's latest Home Loan Affordability Reports show
20th Dec 19, 12:00pm
17th Dec 19, 8:11am
David Hargreaves tries to overcome his astonishment at the speed with which 2019 has disappeared and outlines some of the key economic developments as he has seen it over the past 12 months
David Hargreaves tries to overcome his astonishment at the speed with which 2019 has disappeared and outlines some of the key economic developments as he has seen it over the past 12 months
17th Dec 19, 8:11am
16th Dec 19, 12:51pm
National doesn't propose doing anything radically different to address NZ's housing shortage; RMA reform remains central to its policy 
National doesn't propose doing anything radically different to address NZ's housing shortage; RMA reform remains central to its policy 
16th Dec 19, 12:51pm
28th Nov 19, 9:54am
David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank's decision to leave existing loan to value ratio restrictions in place means it's unlikely there will be further relaxation of the rules for at least a year
David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank's decision to leave existing loan to value ratio restrictions in place means it's unlikely there will be further relaxation of the rules for at least a year
28th Nov 19, 9:54am

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