LVRs

14 Nov 17, 9:37am
Four years after they were introduced to combat a rampant house market, the loan to value lending restrictions appear likely to be phased out soon; but how, and what happens next?
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13 Nov 17, 2:00pm
ANZ economists reduce their near term GDP growth forecasts; see housing market remaining soft with a possible impact on consumer spending
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9 Nov 17, 11:57am
Acting Reserve Bank Governor says the central bank is currently reviewing the LVR restrictions 'and the criteria we would adopt for their removal' and will say more on the subject before the end of the month
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9 Nov 17, 11:23am
RBNZ analysis suggests banks would struggle to close the recent gap between deposits and lending through increasing interest rates on deposits - suggests banks may need to curb lending
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26 Oct 17, 3:41pm
New Reserve Bank figures show a pre-election slump in mortgage borrowing similar to that seen before the 2014 election
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26 Oct 17, 8:55am
Property Institute warns Auckland home owners against reading too much into new council valuations to be released next month; says they will be a 'guesstimate'
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25 Oct 17, 10:27am
Kiwibank's economists probe whether the housing boom is turning to a bust or has just hit a temporary bump in the road
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24 Oct 17, 2:49pm
With no certainty of capital gains in the immediate future, recent buyers of investment properties may be forced to pay renewed attention to income versus outgoings
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19 Oct 17, 11:29am
Statistics New Zealand says housing costs increased 50.5% in the past decade, while household income rose just 42%
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18 Oct 17, 2:37pm
With no current Government and no permanent Reserve Bank Governor, there's potential for important decisions regarding housing to be left late
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16 Oct 17, 11:40am
Latest ANZ residential property survey finds sharp spike in concern over meth contamination and over LVR restrictions
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4 Oct 17, 12:50pm
As the rate of mortgage borrowing growth continues to slow sharply, David Hargreaves ponders on what level of growth the RBNZ would be content with
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29 Sep 17, 10:02am
ANZ's Cameron Bagrie suggests the RBNZ may start easing its LVR restrictions from mid-2018, sees concerns for residential property developers & competition for deposits easing
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27 Sep 17, 3:47pm
The Reserve Bank's loan to value lending restrictions are about to 'celebrate' their fourth birthday. But with the wind changing in the Government and a new RBNZ Governor to appoint, will there be a fifth?
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27 Sep 17, 11:33am
New Reserve Bank figures show borrowing by investors for house purchases last month made up just 22% of the total, compared with about 35% in the months before tighter LVR rules were applied
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6 Sep 17, 4:12pm
Kiwis' debt continues to dwarf household disposable income, but courtesy of the low interest rates this debt is still being comfortably serviced
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1 Sep 17, 9:45am
Election 2017: English takes credit for allowing RBNZ's LVR regime, says foreign house buyers a 'peripheral issue'; Says he has the experience to deliver stable govt with Winston Peters if that's what voters decide
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31 Aug 17, 3:39pm
New RBNZ figures show the total amount of mortgage borrowing grew by the smallest amount in dollar terms for three years last month
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30 Aug 17, 1:40pm
RBNZ Governor Graeme Wheeler sees a risk of a housing market resurgence, and a sharp lift in high loan-to-value ratio lending if LVR restrictions were removed now
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24 Aug 17, 3:42pm
New Reserve Bank figures show the amount borrowed by first home buyers was up last month compared with a year ago - while investors borrowed $1 bln less than they did in July 2016
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