First home buyers

30th Jul 13, 10:49am
Building consents for new houses slip in June, but quarterly figures hit a five year high, according to Statistics New Zealand
Building consents for new houses slip in June, but quarterly figures hit a five year high, according to Statistics New Zealand
30th Jul 13, 10:49am
30th Jul 13, 8:46am
Westpac launches new home loan option allowing first home buyers to use equity in a family member's house as their deposit
Westpac launches new home loan option allowing first home buyers to use equity in a family member's house as their deposit
30th Jul 13, 8:46am
29th Jul 13, 2:14pm
Opinion: The housing market seems set to be a big election issue - and that's definitely a bad thing
Opinion: The housing market seems set to be a big election issue - and that's definitely a bad thing
29th Jul 13, 2:14pm
29th Jul 13, 7:37am
Labour would ban non-resident buying of existing properties in effort to take pressure off Auckland houses prices
Labour would ban non-resident buying of existing properties in effort to take pressure off Auckland houses prices
29th Jul 13, 7:37am
25th Jul 13, 11:41am
Olly Newland recounts the ways to avoid LVR restrictions, and forecasts that stagnant rents are about to rise soon
Olly Newland recounts the ways to avoid LVR restrictions, and forecasts that stagnant rents are about to rise soon
25th Jul 13, 11:41am
25th Jul 13, 10:53am
Bernard Hickey looks at what the Reserve Bank's OCR decision and statement might mean for interest rates and house prices
Bernard Hickey looks at what the Reserve Bank's OCR decision and statement might mean for interest rates and house prices
25th Jul 13, 10:53am
25th Jul 13, 9:05am
RBNZ holds OCR at 2.5% as expected; says will need to remove stimulus in future, but expects to hold OCR through the end of 2013
RBNZ holds OCR at 2.5% as expected; says will need to remove stimulus in future, but expects to hold OCR through the end of 2013
25th Jul 13, 9:05am
24th Jul 13, 3:43pm
Treasury Secretary says financial crisis teaches NZ to be wary of asset bubbles; says NZ household debt is too high
Treasury Secretary says financial crisis teaches NZ to be wary of asset bubbles; says NZ household debt is too high
24th Jul 13, 3:43pm
24th Jul 13, 10:14am
Figures from economic research and analysis firm Infometrics show Auckland annual house rent growth is at a three-year low of 3%
Figures from economic research and analysis firm Infometrics show Auckland annual house rent growth is at a three-year low of 3%
24th Jul 13, 10:14am
24th Jul 13, 5:14am
ASB chief economist predicts that Auckland house price inflation will remain in double digits until into 2015; sees national prices rising to 5.3x income by end of 2015
ASB chief economist predicts that Auckland house price inflation will remain in double digits until into 2015; sees national prices rising to 5.3x income by end of 2015
24th Jul 13, 5:14am
23rd Jul 13, 9:28am
Key says RBNZ's high LVR speed limit needed to slow future rise in interest rates and take 'steam' out of unsustainable Auckland house prices
Key says RBNZ's high LVR speed limit needed to slow future rise in interest rates and take 'steam' out of unsustainable Auckland house prices
23rd Jul 13, 9:28am
22nd Jul 13, 11:35am
Opinion: The Government is happily setting out to subvert the purpose of the KiwiSaver scheme for its own short-term political gain
Opinion: The Government is happily setting out to subvert the purpose of the KiwiSaver scheme for its own short-term political gain
22nd Jul 13, 11:35am
21st Jul 13, 4:16pm
Housing Minister indicates changes will be made to make it easier for first-home buyers to access KiwiSaver funds for houses
Housing Minister indicates changes will be made to make it easier for first-home buyers to access KiwiSaver funds for houses
21st Jul 13, 4:16pm
21st Jul 13, 8:54am
Bernard Hickey calls for some political support for RBNZ Governor Wheeler's attempts to slow down the housing market
Bernard Hickey calls for some political support for RBNZ Governor Wheeler's attempts to slow down the housing market
21st Jul 13, 8:54am
19th Jul 13, 4:55pm
Opinion: Is it politically tenable for the RBNZ to use its tool to crack down on low equity loans?
Opinion: Is it politically tenable for the RBNZ to use its tool to crack down on low equity loans?
19th Jul 13, 4:55pm
19th Jul 13, 11:42am
Home loan affordability worsens as loan limits near; banks tighten decision making; expert advice now more important
Home loan affordability worsens as loan limits near; banks tighten decision making; expert advice now more important
19th Jul 13, 11:42am
19th Jul 13, 10:50am
New Zealand records biggest monthly net migration gain in four years; house prices could come under more pressure
New Zealand records biggest monthly net migration gain in four years; house prices could come under more pressure
19th Jul 13, 10:50am
18th Jul 13, 1:50pm
ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence survey shows that young adults and first-home buyers are feeling much less confident about their lot
ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence survey shows that young adults and first-home buyers are feeling much less confident about their lot
18th Jul 13, 1:50pm
17th Jul 13, 10:24am
First-time buyers relying on family to get into houses; It's the only way in a 'crazy rising market', says Auckland mortgage broker
First-time buyers relying on family to get into houses; It's the only way in a 'crazy rising market', says Auckland mortgage broker
17th Jul 13, 10:24am
16th Jul 13, 1:10pm
Labour accuses PM Key of 'handing loaded gun' to RBNZ on high LVRs speed limit policy; Greens want Key to over-ride RBNZ with first home buyers exemption
Labour accuses PM Key of 'handing loaded gun' to RBNZ on high LVRs speed limit policy; Greens want Key to over-ride RBNZ with first home buyers exemption
16th Jul 13, 1:10pm

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