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Mortgage brokers

We look at what a 'credit crunch' really is in light of recent local reports of sharp falls in loan application approvals. Brokers are squealing; politicians dodging for cover. But is it the adjustment we need to have, finally?
16th Jan 22, 11:18am
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We look at what a 'credit crunch' really is in light of recent local reports of sharp falls in loan application approvals. Brokers are squealing; politicians dodging for cover. But is it the adjustment we need to have, finally?
Zagga raises 'multiple hundreds of thousands' of dollars in capital raise to fund technology revamp and launch of secondary market
9th Jul 21, 2:35pm
Zagga raises 'multiple hundreds of thousands' of dollars in capital raise to fund technology revamp and launch of secondary market
Mortgage brokers say most banks have had their struggles keeping up with demand in a red hot housing market
16th Dec 20, 10:51am
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Mortgage brokers say most banks have had their struggles keeping up with demand in a red hot housing market
Banks have reduced the interest rates they use to test mortgage borrowers' ability to repay loans this year, but are increasingly interested in borrowers' expenses as they calculate their ability to service loans
20th Dec 19, 5:00am
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Banks have reduced the interest rates they use to test mortgage borrowers' ability to repay loans this year, but are increasingly interested in borrowers' expenses as they calculate their ability to service loans
Macquarie research shows Aussie parents of NZ's big 4 banks prepared to lend more & a bigger percentage of income to mortgage borrowers than UK, US & Canadian banks
12th Sep 19, 9:34am
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Macquarie research shows Aussie parents of NZ's big 4 banks prepared to lend more & a bigger percentage of income to mortgage borrowers than UK, US & Canadian banks
Kiwibank says it's 'front running' potential OCR cuts with its aggressive five year mortgage rate and offering borrowers certainty
3rd Apr 19, 6:02pm
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Kiwibank says it's 'front running' potential OCR cuts with its aggressive five year mortgage rate and offering borrowers certainty
Wellington mortgage broker Andrew Perry spells out how consumers would be hurt if Aussie banks weren't allowed to pay brokers commission 
8th Feb 19, 9:43am
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Wellington mortgage broker Andrew Perry spells out how consumers would be hurt if Aussie banks weren't allowed to pay brokers commission 
Australian bank shares surge after final Royal Commission report was more positive than expected, or less negative than it might have been
7th Feb 19, 10:15am
Australian bank shares surge after final Royal Commission report was more positive than expected, or less negative than it might have been
Aussie Royal Commission's final report lashes sales incentives & ex-BNZ boss Andrew Thorburn, brings bad news for mortgage brokers
5th Feb 19, 8:04am
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Aussie Royal Commission's final report lashes sales incentives & ex-BNZ boss Andrew Thorburn, brings bad news for mortgage brokers
Credit Suisse says potential for Royal Commission to recommend changes to mortgage broker remuneration could be lucrative for Aussie banks
21st Jan 19, 9:23am
Credit Suisse says potential for Royal Commission to recommend changes to mortgage broker remuneration could be lucrative for Aussie banks
Gareth Vaughan details the two reports, the consultation process and the chart he'll be keeping a close eye on in 2019
24th Dec 18, 7:02am
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Gareth Vaughan details the two reports, the consultation process and the chart he'll be keeping a close eye on in 2019
Aussie Royal Commission tipped to recommend remuneration overhaul as FMA gives views on how banks should pay mobile mortgage mangers & mortgage brokers in NZ
7th Dec 18, 12:07pm
Aussie Royal Commission tipped to recommend remuneration overhaul as FMA gives views on how banks should pay mobile mortgage mangers & mortgage brokers in NZ
Financial Advice New Zealand rejects concerns about mortgage broker commissions raised by Consumer NZ in wake of Aussie Royal Commission
26th Sep 18, 7:19am
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Financial Advice New Zealand rejects concerns about mortgage broker commissions raised by Consumer NZ in wake of Aussie Royal Commission
The capacity of home loan borrowers to borrow has dropped by about 20% over the past couple of years, mortgage brokers estimate
17th Sep 18, 5:00am
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The capacity of home loan borrowers to borrow has dropped by about 20% over the past couple of years, mortgage brokers estimate
BNZ launches programme to enable brokers to electronically lodge mortgage applications; Hopes move will improve industry standards
13th Nov 17, 10:36am
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BNZ launches programme to enable brokers to electronically lodge mortgage applications; Hopes move will improve industry standards
Bank workers union offers to work alongside ANZ NZ, ASB, BNZ & Westpac NZ to implement culture change to a customer service first approach from a sales first approach in retail banking
27th Apr 17, 10:47am
Bank workers union offers to work alongside ANZ NZ, ASB, BNZ & Westpac NZ to implement culture change to a customer service first approach from a sales first approach in retail banking
Major Aussie banks move quickly to act on recommendations they change how they pay retail banking staff, NZ banks 'support customer first obligations'
20th Apr 17, 9:36am
Major Aussie banks move quickly to act on recommendations they change how they pay retail banking staff, NZ banks 'support customer first obligations'
'NZ very different to Australia' mortgage brokers' lobby group argues as ASIC eyes major changes after reviewing mortgage broker remuneration
27th Mar 17, 6:49am
'NZ very different to Australia' mortgage brokers' lobby group argues as ASIC eyes major changes after reviewing mortgage broker remuneration
BNZ December quarter NIM falls, CTI rises, mortgage book grows at a fraction below system
25th Feb 16, 4:31pm
BNZ December quarter NIM falls, CTI rises, mortgage book grows at a fraction below system
UBS analysts suggest APRA may turn up the heat on restrictions on Aussie banks' residential property investor lending
5th Feb 16, 12:15pm
UBS analysts suggest APRA may turn up the heat on restrictions on Aussie banks' residential property investor lending
Loan sizes are up, less loan principal's being paid and more loans are going to investors
5th Nov 15, 3:26pm
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Loan sizes are up, less loan principal's being paid and more loans are going to investors
BNZ's Anthony Healy expects marketshare growth in most key markets in 2016 after declines this year
29th Oct 15, 4:02pm
BNZ's Anthony Healy expects marketshare growth in most key markets in 2016 after declines this year
Is this as good as it gets when it comes to mortgage rates? Some observers think so as streams of borrowers consider breaking their fixed term loan contracts
9th Oct 15, 1:51pm
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Is this as good as it gets when it comes to mortgage rates? Some observers think so as streams of borrowers consider breaking their fixed term loan contracts
BNZ sees potential for increased bad debts from low dairy payouts but says it's well positioned to manage them
21st Aug 15, 12:00pm
BNZ sees potential for increased bad debts from low dairy payouts but says it's well positioned to manage them
BNZ 'well placed' to meet new RBNZ residential property investor loan capital requirements
22nd Jun 15, 4:01pm
BNZ 'well placed' to meet new RBNZ residential property investor loan capital requirements