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BNZ cuts both mortgage rates and term deposit rates, lowering rates across a wider range of terms and leaving a few majors with rate levels higher than their main rivals
17th Oct 19, 9:02am
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BNZ cuts both mortgage rates and term deposit rates, lowering rates across a wider range of terms and leaving a few majors with rate levels higher than their main rivals
Westpac follows ANZ lower with reduced carded offers for the two key fixed home loan rates
15th Oct 19, 4:26pm
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Westpac follows ANZ lower with reduced carded offers for the two key fixed home loan rates
Mortgage rate cuts from ANZ NZ for six month, one year and two year terms
14th Oct 19, 3:46pm
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Mortgage rate cuts from ANZ NZ for six month, one year and two year terms
KiwiSaver provider Simplicity announces a mortgage offer for first home buyer members that features a startlingly low floating interest rate well below current fund returns, solely funded by member contributions
3rd Oct 19, 4:59am
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KiwiSaver provider Simplicity announces a mortgage offer for first home buyer members that features a startlingly low floating interest rate well below current fund returns, solely funded by member contributions
The launch of market leading home loan rates by subsidiaries of China's main banks signals a more active role in retail banking here. We profile the institutions
18th Sep 19, 3:02pm
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The launch of market leading home loan rates by subsidiaries of China's main banks signals a more active role in retail banking here. We profile the institutions
ASB is first out of the blocks with a rate cut for floating home loans. A small fixed rate change as well. This is where we summarise the rate cuts from all banks
7th Aug 19, 2:19pm
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ASB is first out of the blocks with a rate cut for floating home loans. A small fixed rate change as well. This is where we summarise the rate cuts from all banks
SBS Bank makes a small trim to its key mortgage rate offers, taking two of them down to market-leading levels. However, the whole home loan market is awaiting an RBNZ rate cut and assessing the impact of sharp swap rate drops
3rd Aug 19, 10:21am
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SBS Bank makes a small trim to its key mortgage rate offers, taking two of them down to market-leading levels. However, the whole home loan market is awaiting an RBNZ rate cut and assessing the impact of sharp swap rate drops
The Cooperative Bank cuts home loan rates to remain a good option in the fiercely competitive mortgage market. But they also have trimmed term deposit and savings rates to allow that
30th Jul 19, 4:51pm
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The Cooperative Bank cuts home loan rates to remain a good option in the fiercely competitive mortgage market. But they also have trimmed term deposit and savings rates to allow that
By matching HSBC Premier, Kiwibank brings the new lower home loan rates to the one year term option as the whole mortgage market settles in to a new normal
26th Jul 19, 2:23pm
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By matching HSBC Premier, Kiwibank brings the new lower home loan rates to the one year term option as the whole mortgage market settles in to a new normal
Another bank adopts the lower home loan rate set. Borrowers may be smiling but pressures are building for banks to protect their margins and savers should beware
26th Jul 19, 10:31am
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Another bank adopts the lower home loan rate set. Borrowers may be smiling but pressures are building for banks to protect their margins and savers should beware
Westpac quickly follows BNZ with a 3.79% two year 'special', taking rate competitiveness to a new lower level, even before the Spring season starts. ANZ also follows
23rd Jul 19, 4:31pm
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Westpac quickly follows BNZ with a 3.79% two year 'special', taking rate competitiveness to a new lower level, even before the Spring season starts. ANZ also follows
BNZ drops two-year mortgage interest rate for owner-occupiers to lowest of the major banks, cuts a couple of savings rates
22nd Jul 19, 10:48am
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BNZ drops two-year mortgage interest rate for owner-occupiers to lowest of the major banks, cuts a couple of savings rates
Although wholesale rates have bounced up after reaching record lows recently, banks continue to adjust their mortgage rates down. This time the cuts came with a matching term deposit rate cut
15th Jul 19, 10:23am
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Although wholesale rates have bounced up after reaching record lows recently, banks continue to adjust their mortgage rates down. This time the cuts came with a matching term deposit rate cut
We are now in the depth of the Winter mortgage season. Wholesale swap rates have turned up recently. Banks are pulling back on their 'specials', keeping powder dry for the upcoming Spring campaigns
29th Jun 19, 9:32am
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We are now in the depth of the Winter mortgage season. Wholesale swap rates have turned up recently. Banks are pulling back on their 'specials', keeping powder dry for the upcoming Spring campaigns
First home buyers were helped by big drops in house prices in Papakura and Franklin in May, but prices remained surprisingly firm in many other places
28th Jun 19, 8:15am
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First home buyers were helped by big drops in house prices in Papakura and Franklin in May, but prices remained surprisingly firm in many other places
Two cuts to fixed mortgage rates and one increase come from BNZ as they tweak their carded offers. Even in the real estate off-season banks manoeuvre to get a competitive advantage
24th Jun 19, 2:14pm
Two cuts to fixed mortgage rates and one increase come from BNZ as they tweak their carded offers. Even in the real estate off-season banks manoeuvre to get a competitive advantage
In a falling mortgage rate market, a major lender shifts a key rate higher, putting it back in the middle of the pack
24th Jun 19, 12:06am
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In a falling mortgage rate market, a major lender shifts a key rate higher, putting it back in the middle of the pack
Another major home loan lender trims interest rates for some popular terms, matching a big rival, but also going lower than most other majors with its eighteen month fixed rate
21st Jun 19, 10:25am
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Another major home loan lender trims interest rates for some popular terms, matching a big rival, but also going lower than most other majors with its eighteen month fixed rate
New Zealand's largest home loan lender follows Kiwibank quickly, matching its new two year fixed rate mortgage rate 'special', but ensuring it is lower than its other Aussie bank rivals
10th Jun 19, 9:45am
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New Zealand's largest home loan lender follows Kiwibank quickly, matching its new two year fixed rate mortgage rate 'special', but ensuring it is lower than its other Aussie bank rivals
Another key fixed home loan rate cut is announced that takes rates down further. This reduction targets the sticky fixed 2 year rate
8th Jun 19, 7:59am
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Another key fixed home loan rate cut is announced that takes rates down further. This reduction targets the sticky fixed 2 year rate
Solid March quarter lending growth for both Kiwibank and TSB as several banks go backwards on the deposit front
4th Jun 19, 9:51am
Solid March quarter lending growth for both Kiwibank and TSB as several banks go backwards on the deposit front
Shifting competitive forces as housing markets weaken, regulators stir, and wholesale interest rates drop mean that Kiwi home loan borrowers may now be getting cheaper mortgages than their Aussie counterparts
1st Jun 19, 3:03pm
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Shifting competitive forces as housing markets weaken, regulators stir, and wholesale interest rates drop mean that Kiwi home loan borrowers may now be getting cheaper mortgages than their Aussie counterparts
The mortgage rate cuts keep coming with 3.79% the new lower benchmark, this time set by a challenger bank. But these reductions come with matching term deposit cuts
30th May 19, 8:52am
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The mortgage rate cuts keep coming with 3.79% the new lower benchmark, this time set by a challenger bank. But these reductions come with matching term deposit cuts
The latest offer from state-owned Kiwibank pushes the one year fixed rate down to 3.85% - and is accompanied by matching term deposit rates cuts
27th May 19, 5:02am
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The latest offer from state-owned Kiwibank pushes the one year fixed rate down to 3.85% - and is accompanied by matching term deposit rates cuts