First home buyers

19th Jun 19, 1:46pm
New Reserve Bank paper says with the declining use of cash, Kiwis already 'left out' of the banking or digital worlds may be 'severely disadvantaged'
New Reserve Bank paper says with the declining use of cash, Kiwis already 'left out' of the banking or digital worlds may be 'severely disadvantaged'
19th Jun 19, 1:46pm
19th Jun 19, 11:20am
Property information and analytics company CoreLogic believes the Reserve Bank will further loosen the loan to valuation ratio rules, which may include lower deposit limits for owner-occupiers
Property information and analytics company CoreLogic believes the Reserve Bank will further loosen the loan to valuation ratio rules, which may include lower deposit limits for owner-occupiers
19th Jun 19, 11:20am
15th Jun 19, 8:20am
There is probably no need for a scheme such as KiwiBuild outside of Auckland, Greg Ninness argues, adding KiwiBuild may yet have its day albeit not in its existing form
There is probably no need for a scheme such as KiwiBuild outside of Auckland, Greg Ninness argues, adding KiwiBuild may yet have its day albeit not in its existing form
15th Jun 19, 8:20am
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12th Jun 19, 4:36pm
Housing Minister Phil Twyford in talks with developers and officials over making public land available for private developers committed to building long-term affordable rentals
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Housing Minister Phil Twyford in talks with developers and officials over making public land available for private developers committed to building long-term affordable rentals
12th Jun 19, 4:36pm
29th May 19, 10:38am
The Reserve Bank says it is undertaking analysis to 'inform upcoming decision on the appropriate future role of cash' in the face of declining usage
The Reserve Bank says it is undertaking analysis to 'inform upcoming decision on the appropriate future role of cash' in the face of declining usage
29th May 19, 10:38am
29th May 19, 9:07am
The Reserve Bank says in its latest Financial Stability Report that it is 'imperative' to improve New Zealand’s financial system resilience while conditions are conducive
The Reserve Bank says in its latest Financial Stability Report that it is 'imperative' to improve New Zealand’s financial system resilience while conditions are conducive
29th May 19, 9:07am
28th May 19, 10:41am
Westpac commissioned survey suggests many New Zealanders still pine for the quarter acre dream when it comes to their homes
Westpac commissioned survey suggests many New Zealanders still pine for the quarter acre dream when it comes to their homes
28th May 19, 10:41am
22nd May 19, 10:14am
Lower interest rates, flat house prices and slowly rising incomes are turning Auckland's housing market more in favour of first home buyers
Lower interest rates, flat house prices and slowly rising incomes are turning Auckland's housing market more in favour of first home buyers
22nd May 19, 10:14am
20th May 19, 1:52pm
National's housing spokesperson Judith Collins says there 'hasn't been a single sale' since the first KiwiBuild houses went on sale in Canterbury three months ago
National's housing spokesperson Judith Collins says there 'hasn't been a single sale' since the first KiwiBuild houses went on sale in Canterbury three months ago
20th May 19, 1:52pm
15th May 19, 9:11am
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of what the Government may be planning as the so-called 'recalibration' of the flagship KiwiBuild policy continues
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of what the Government may be planning as the so-called 'recalibration' of the flagship KiwiBuild policy continues
15th May 19, 9:11am
6th May 19, 11:09am
David Hargreaves says the Government should take advantage of the quieter house market to put in place more exact measures of who owns houses and where they come from
David Hargreaves says the Government should take advantage of the quieter house market to put in place more exact measures of who owns houses and where they come from
6th May 19, 11:09am
4th May 19, 10:02am
ANZ NZ CEO David Hisco says Auckland housing market may be in 7-8 year period where it does nothing, as BNZ rival Angela Mentis eyes continued growth of housing lending market share
ANZ NZ CEO David Hisco says Auckland housing market may be in 7-8 year period where it does nothing, as BNZ rival Angela Mentis eyes continued growth of housing lending market share
4th May 19, 10:02am
29th Apr 19, 3:34pm
New Reserve Bank lending by borrower type figures show lowest March borrowing total since at least 2015, but the First Home Buyers are still out and about
New Reserve Bank lending by borrower type figures show lowest March borrowing total since at least 2015, but the First Home Buyers are still out and about
29th Apr 19, 3:34pm
23rd Apr 19, 11:03am
Westpac economists say if the Reserve Bank doesn't cut interest rates in May there may be no cut at all over the rest of the calendar year
Westpac economists say if the Reserve Bank doesn't cut interest rates in May there may be no cut at all over the rest of the calendar year
23rd Apr 19, 11:03am
23rd Apr 19, 9:31am
Even though lower quartile house prices remain at or near record highs, falling interest rates have come to the rescue of first home buyers
Even though lower quartile house prices remain at or near record highs, falling interest rates have come to the rescue of first home buyers
23rd Apr 19, 9:31am
22nd Apr 19, 8:16am
David Chaston looks at the changes in average loan size for new lending for first home buyers, owner occupiers, and housing investors to try and locate the stress points
David Chaston looks at the changes in average loan size for new lending for first home buyers, owner occupiers, and housing investors to try and locate the stress points
22nd Apr 19, 8:16am
21st Apr 19, 6:02am
While the high-end of town will be chuffed with the Government's torpedoing of Capital Gains Tax, the less well-off won't be. A successful revamp of Labour's flagship housing policies could help a lot, says David Hargreaves
While the high-end of town will be chuffed with the Government's torpedoing of Capital Gains Tax, the less well-off won't be. A successful revamp of Labour's flagship housing policies could help a lot, says David Hargreaves
21st Apr 19, 6:02am
10th Apr 19, 11:44am
Home Funding Group faces Commerce Commission action for allegedly claiming it was offering a savings scheme when clients were instead paying for mortgage brokering and financial coaching
Home Funding Group faces Commerce Commission action for allegedly claiming it was offering a savings scheme when clients were instead paying for mortgage brokering and financial coaching
10th Apr 19, 11:44am
8th Apr 19, 12:57pm
Westpac economists say an Official Cash Rate reduction could cause mortgage rates to fall even further, increasing the risk of 'stoking' the housing market
Westpac economists say an Official Cash Rate reduction could cause mortgage rates to fall even further, increasing the risk of 'stoking' the housing market
8th Apr 19, 12:57pm
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2nd Apr 19, 11:23am
While wannabe first home buyers face borrowing eye watering amounts of money just to get into a home, the money they borrow IS at least getting cheaper, thanks to falling interest rates. Is this a trap or an opportunity?
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While wannabe first home buyers face borrowing eye watering amounts of money just to get into a home, the money they borrow IS at least getting cheaper, thanks to falling interest rates. Is this a trap or an opportunity?
2nd Apr 19, 11:23am

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