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mortgage affordability

Rising interest rates and sky high deposit requirements are pushing home ownership further out of reach for people on average wages, even as the market cools
24th Jan 22, 11:55am
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Rising interest rates and sky high deposit requirements are pushing home ownership further out of reach for people on average wages, even as the market cools
Rising mortgage rates took the shine off price falls for many first home buyers in September
24th Oct 21, 6:00am
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Rising mortgage rates took the shine off price falls for many first home buyers in September
Westpac expects household debt levels to keep increasing but falling interest rates will keep repayments affordable for the time being
8th Sep 20, 10:48am
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Westpac expects household debt levels to keep increasing but falling interest rates will keep repayments affordable for the time being
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
Mortgage interest rates would only need to head back up to where they were two years ago to start putting pressure on household budgets
25th Jan 17, 11:32am
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Mortgage interest rates would only need to head back up to where they were two years ago to start putting pressure on household budgets
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy warns that low interest rates are not manna from heaven – they are a consequence of the economic climate and tell us something about where the economy is headed
10th Aug 16, 10:40am
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Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy warns that low interest rates are not manna from heaven – they are a consequence of the economic climate and tell us something about where the economy is headed