First home buyers

11th Oct 18, 1:47pm
There's some expectation the Reserve Bank might loosen mortgage lending restrictions next month - but the 'evidence' either supportive or against such a move is is not definitive
There's some expectation the Reserve Bank might loosen mortgage lending restrictions next month - but the 'evidence' either supportive or against such a move is is not definitive
11th Oct 18, 1:47pm
9th Oct 18, 10:05am
Even KiwiBuild homes are likely to be beyond the reach of many first home buyers if they don't have a decent deposit or a better than average income
Even KiwiBuild homes are likely to be beyond the reach of many first home buyers if they don't have a decent deposit or a better than average income
9th Oct 18, 10:05am
26th Sep 18, 3:38pm
Monthly mortgage figures show a decline in the share of new mortgages taken out by both first home buyers and investors
Monthly mortgage figures show a decline in the share of new mortgages taken out by both first home buyers and investors
26th Sep 18, 3:38pm
26th Sep 18, 10:22am
Slightly lower prices, falling interest rates and slowly rising incomes are all helping to improve affordability for first home buyers - but not by much
Slightly lower prices, falling interest rates and slowly rising incomes are all helping to improve affordability for first home buyers - but not by much
26th Sep 18, 10:22am
25th Sep 18, 11:29am
David Hargreaves reckons the direction of the housing market over the next few months will decide a lot of things, including who wins the next election
David Hargreaves reckons the direction of the housing market over the next few months will decide a lot of things, including who wins the next election
25th Sep 18, 11:29am
17th Sep 18, 5:00am
The capacity of home loan borrowers to borrow has dropped by about 20% over the past couple of years, mortgage brokers estimate
The capacity of home loan borrowers to borrow has dropped by about 20% over the past couple of years, mortgage brokers estimate
17th Sep 18, 5:00am
13th Sep 18, 8:36am
Construction starts on KiwiBuild's first Buying Off The Plans project - 25 apartments in Onehunga
Construction starts on KiwiBuild's first Buying Off The Plans project - 25 apartments in Onehunga
13th Sep 18, 8:36am
11th Sep 18, 11:17am
As the Government stumbles from one crisis to another, it's looking for the flagship KiwiBuild programme to inject some stability and lead it in a more positive direction; the stakes are high
As the Government stumbles from one crisis to another, it's looking for the flagship KiwiBuild programme to inject some stability and lead it in a more positive direction; the stakes are high
11th Sep 18, 11:17am
10th Sep 18, 5:05pm
Prime Minister says Govt is 'opening the door' for families locked out of home ownership
Prime Minister says Govt is 'opening the door' for families locked out of home ownership
10th Sep 18, 5:05pm
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7th Sep 18, 11:04am
ASB joins Kiwibank with special deal for KiwiBuild home buyers, saying they'll 'potentially' only need a 5% deposit & get $2,500 towards costs
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ASB joins Kiwibank with special deal for KiwiBuild home buyers, saying they'll 'potentially' only need a 5% deposit & get $2,500 towards costs
7th Sep 18, 11:04am
4th Sep 18, 8:09am
David Hargreaves says surprisingly robust monthly mortgage figures suggest the RBNZ will put on hold indefinitely any further relaxation of lending limits
David Hargreaves says surprisingly robust monthly mortgage figures suggest the RBNZ will put on hold indefinitely any further relaxation of lending limits
4th Sep 18, 8:09am
27th Aug 18, 3:38pm
Monthly mortgage figures show investors are slowly rebuilding their share of borrowing, gaining their highest share of the overall figures for over a year last month
Monthly mortgage figures show investors are slowly rebuilding their share of borrowing, gaining their highest share of the overall figures for over a year last month
27th Aug 18, 3:38pm
25th Aug 18, 10:44am
A flattening of house prices at the bottom of the market is making home ownership more affordable for first home buyers in most parts of the country but Queenstown prices have gone through the roof
A flattening of house prices at the bottom of the market is making home ownership more affordable for first home buyers in most parts of the country but Queenstown prices have gone through the roof
25th Aug 18, 10:44am
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22nd Aug 18, 10:22am
Fletcher Building CEO says the Government's flagship housing programme is both a threat and an opportunity for his company
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Fletcher Building CEO says the Government's flagship housing programme is both a threat and an opportunity for his company
22nd Aug 18, 10:22am
15th Aug 18, 3:52pm
Housing Minister Phil Twyford says 'affordable' KiwiBuild home prices less likely to be affected by fluctuating market than higher valued homes
Housing Minister Phil Twyford says 'affordable' KiwiBuild home prices less likely to be affected by fluctuating market than higher valued homes
15th Aug 18, 3:52pm
15th Aug 18, 11:51am
Westpac's chief economist abruptly changes tack and now forecasts a house price rally early next year, with prices to climb 1.5% in the first quarter; RBNZ was the 'game changer'
Westpac's chief economist abruptly changes tack and now forecasts a house price rally early next year, with prices to climb 1.5% in the first quarter; RBNZ was the 'game changer'
15th Aug 18, 11:51am
14th Aug 18, 9:32am
The fact borrowing on the 100,000 KiwiBuild houses will mostly fall outside the LVR restrictions may force a rethink on macro-prudential policies
The fact borrowing on the 100,000 KiwiBuild houses will mostly fall outside the LVR restrictions may force a rethink on macro-prudential policies
14th Aug 18, 9:32am
13th Aug 18, 1:08pm
Kiwibank fires the opening round in the battle for KiwiBuild customers, offering to pre-approve 90% mortgages and contribute $2000 towards buyers' legal or moving costs
Kiwibank fires the opening round in the battle for KiwiBuild customers, offering to pre-approve 90% mortgages and contribute $2000 towards buyers' legal or moving costs
13th Aug 18, 1:08pm
27th Jul 18, 7:43am
David Hargreaves mulls whether the sudden sharp drop-off in first home buyers taking up mortgages is just a glitch or shows that people are waiting for KiwiBuild
David Hargreaves mulls whether the sudden sharp drop-off in first home buyers taking up mortgages is just a glitch or shows that people are waiting for KiwiBuild
27th Jul 18, 7:43am
25th Jul 18, 3:44pm
Total monthly mortgage borrowing figures dropped sharply in June, while the first home buyers had their smallest share of new mortgage lending so far this year
Total monthly mortgage borrowing figures dropped sharply in June, while the first home buyers had their smallest share of new mortgage lending so far this year
25th Jul 18, 3:44pm

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