home loans

17 Feb 19, 12:02am
TSB pledges to match any advertised one-year home loan lending rate from NZ's big four Australian owned banks
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11 Feb 19, 10:51am
Both BNZ and Kiwibank change fixed mortgage rates for one and two years to open the bidding for the new week, hard on the heals of HSBC's market leading challenge
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8 Feb 19, 10:16am
HSBC cuts three home loan rate offers with some new 3.95% 'specials', restoring its market-leading positions after others had moved to challenge it
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6 Feb 19, 8:01am
The Co-operative Bank takes a knife to most fixed mortgage rates, ending up with market leading positions at 6 months and for those three years and longer
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2 Feb 19, 9:49am
David Chaston suggests that if you want to know where mortgage rates are headed next, watch what the big banks do with term deposit rates rather than where swap rates go
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31 Jan 19, 12:36pm
Home Loan Affordability Reports show a rise in prices and interest rates at the end of last year made it harder for first home buyers to get their own home
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26 Jan 19, 12:02am
Competitive pressure in the face of languishing house sales is driving mortgage rates lower. Kiwibank's latest cut brings sub-4% rates to fixed terms of two years
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17 Jan 19, 4:07pm
Westpac reduces one-year mortgage rate 'special' by 16 basis points to 3.99%
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12 Jan 19, 6:02am
The first 2019 home loan rate reduction has arrived, taking the two year fixed to a market-leading 4.19% level. Eyes are now on rival moves
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9 Jan 19, 12:00pm
We look at some key data available from the RBNZ Dashboard to help investors and depositors in our banks understand where some important hazards lie
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18 Dec 18, 8:40am
The bank that led fixed mortgage rates lower ends its 'specials', reverting some key rates back to 3.99%. Almost all banks have now raised fixed rates in the past month
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17 Dec 18, 8:37am
The end of the road approaches for sub-4% home loan rates as another two banks withdraw, leaving just one challenger bank with such offers
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13 Dec 18, 10:38am
As Shane Jones pushes for a bank levy to support regional NZ banking services, ACCC report says Aussie bank levy costs not being passed on to mortgage borrowers
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9 Dec 18, 12:02pm
Yes, housing debt is growing but perhaps not to levels that anywhere near threaten financial stability, especially if you measure that on a per dwelling basis. The regulatory restrictions are doing their job well
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6 Dec 18, 10:09am
Co-operative Bank CEO David Cunningham says sub-4% home loan rates unsustainable unless deposit rates fall about 50 basis points
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6 Dec 18, 8:39am
The last of the main banks retreats from a sub-4% home loan offer rate, just as wholesale rates tumble on the darkening international mood. But two smaller rivals still offer sub-4%
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4 Dec 18, 3:30pm
Co-op Bank, SBS, TSB, Heartland and Rabobank all deliver lending and deposit growth in the September quarter
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30 Nov 18, 5:29pm
NZ's largest mortgage bank also raises a key rate, but then adds a competitive 18 mth 'special', and extends its $3000 cash-back inducement
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30 Nov 18, 10:16am
BNZ ups its sub-4% two year home loan rate to match its rivals at 4.29% as the competitive imperative for lower rates to win market share fades. Westpac follows
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26 Nov 18, 9:41am
LVRs, bank capital review, dashboard plans and credit union struggles; Four things to keep an eye out for in the RBNZ's Financial Stability Report on Wednesday
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