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Falling house prices more than offset the effects of rising interest rates for first home buyers in May
22nd Jun 22, 10:30am
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Falling house prices more than offset the effects of rising interest rates for first home buyers in May
House prices at the bottom of the market now falling in every region, but first home buyers no better off due to rising interest rates
19th May 22, 10:00am
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House prices at the bottom of the market now falling in every region, but first home buyers no better off due to rising interest rates
What happens to mortgage rates, and household spending, if ANZ is right and the RBNZ leans into the sharp-rising inflationary pressures with vigour?
9th Mar 22, 8:32am
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What happens to mortgage rates, and household spending, if ANZ is right and the RBNZ leans into the sharp-rising inflationary pressures with vigour?
Here's a summary of changes to banks' floating mortgage rates since Wednesday's Reserve Bank 25 basis points Official Cash Rate increase
25th Feb 22, 10:24am
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Here's a summary of changes to banks' floating mortgage rates since Wednesday's Reserve Bank 25 basis points Official Cash Rate increase
First home buyers accounting for a whopping 41% of housing sales each month, new interest.co.nz First Home Buyer Report shows
29th Jul 21, 11:06am
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First home buyers accounting for a whopping 41% of housing sales each month, new interest.co.nz First Home Buyer Report shows
House prices at the affordable end of the market have stopped rising but they aren't getting any cheaper
22nd Jul 21, 12:08pm
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House prices at the affordable end of the market have stopped rising but they aren't getting any cheaper
ANZ report says the border closure means housing supply is catching up with demand but there's still uncertainty over future immigration settings
25th May 21, 1:09pm
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ANZ report says the border closure means housing supply is catching up with demand but there's still uncertainty over future immigration settings
Housing affordability improved slightly for first home buyers in many parts of the country in January, but the outlook remains grim for those on average wages
28th Feb 21, 6:32am
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Housing affordability improved slightly for first home buyers in many parts of the country in January, but the outlook remains grim for those on average wages
Low interest rates have created winners and losers in the housing market as the COVID-19 pandemic rumbles on
26th Jan 21, 10:12am
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Low interest rates have created winners and losers in the housing market as the COVID-19 pandemic rumbles on
The benefits of rising wages and lower interest rates on mortgage payments for first home buyers have been more than wiped out by rising house prices
22nd Dec 20, 11:53am
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The benefits of rising wages and lower interest rates on mortgage payments for first home buyers have been more than wiped out by rising house prices
House prices at the bottom of the market have been largely flat in Auckland for several months but have kept rising in most of the rest of the country
27th Oct 20, 10:29am
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House prices at the bottom of the market have been largely flat in Auckland for several months but have kept rising in most of the rest of the country
Falling interest rates have had a bigger impact on mortgage payments than they have on house prices, leaving first home buyers better off overall, particularly in Auckland
24th Sep 20, 12:03pm
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Falling interest rates have had a bigger impact on mortgage payments than they have on house prices, leaving first home buyers better off overall, particularly in Auckland
Prices at the bottom end of the market were rising strongly in most places in March but record low mortgage interest rates provided some relief for first home buyers
23rd Apr 20, 8:00am
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Prices at the bottom end of the market were rising strongly in most places in March but record low mortgage interest rates provided some relief for first home buyers
If you don't have a 20% deposit when buying a house, you will be facing some double hurdles. But there are banks who seek out these high-fee situations
19th Feb 20, 1:16pm
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If you don't have a 20% deposit when buying a house, you will be facing some double hurdles. But there are banks who seek out these high-fee situations
Two more main-line banks raise more mortgage rates, returning for extras after hikes earlier in the month (and earlier in the week)
25th Nov 16, 10:03am
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Two more main-line banks raise more mortgage rates, returning for extras after hikes earlier in the month (and earlier in the week)
New Zealand's largest bank tests customer loyalty with higher home loan rates for all terms longer than 1 year, following recent wholesale rate rises
23rd Nov 16, 7:01pm
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New Zealand's largest bank tests customer loyalty with higher home loan rates for all terms longer than 1 year, following recent wholesale rate rises
A major bank sets a term deposit offer rate at a level last seen 15 months ago, as they offer savers a way to benefit from longer term rises in wholesale rates
21st Nov 16, 10:56am
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A major bank sets a term deposit offer rate at a level last seen 15 months ago, as they offer savers a way to benefit from longer term rises in wholesale rates
Sharp rising wholesale rates bring more changes from BNZ for fixed mortgage terms of four years and longer
21st Nov 16, 10:01am
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Sharp rising wholesale rates bring more changes from BNZ for fixed mortgage terms of four years and longer
Kiwibank takes advantage of stable short-term wholesale rates to offer the sharpest one year rate in the market, but responds to wholesale rises at the longer end with hikes
16th Nov 16, 2:05pm
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Kiwibank takes advantage of stable short-term wholesale rates to offer the sharpest one year rate in the market, but responds to wholesale rises at the longer end with hikes
Rising wholesale rates force changes in longer term home loan and term deposit rates on the Co-operative Bank
14th Nov 16, 8:20am
Rising wholesale rates force changes in longer term home loan and term deposit rates on the Co-operative Bank
BNZ follows ASB by hiking its 3 year fixed 'special' mortgage rate. This follows steady wholesale rate rises and sticky term deposit offers
8th Nov 16, 10:09am
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BNZ follows ASB by hiking its 3 year fixed 'special' mortgage rate. This follows steady wholesale rate rises and sticky term deposit offers
A big-four bank raises longer fixed rate mortgage rates by up to +30 bps as wholesale rates settle in with compounding higher levels
4th Nov 16, 9:04am
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A big-four bank raises longer fixed rate mortgage rates by up to +30 bps as wholesale rates settle in with compounding higher levels
The withdrawal of the 3.79% two year mortgage 'special' reflects rising pressure on banks wholesale and retail funding sources as money costs turn up from their historic low levels
27th Oct 16, 2:40pm
The withdrawal of the 3.79% two year mortgage 'special' reflects rising pressure on banks wholesale and retail funding sources as money costs turn up from their historic low levels
ASB the 4th bank to hike fixed home loan rates in the past week, suggesting to borrowers that low rates may have bottomed and have started moving up
6th Oct 16, 2:17pm
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ASB the 4th bank to hike fixed home loan rates in the past week, suggesting to borrowers that low rates may have bottomed and have started moving up
Following two other banks, the Co-operative Bank raises a number of its mortgage rates as term deposit rates turn higher
4th Oct 16, 5:24pm
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Following two other banks, the Co-operative Bank raises a number of its mortgage rates as term deposit rates turn higher