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Mortgage payments

First home buyers must navigate between the swings and roundabouts of lower house prices and higher mortgage interest rates
22nd Jul 22, 10:02am
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First home buyers must navigate between the swings and roundabouts of lower house prices and higher mortgage interest rates
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
Some light relief for first home buyers in Auckland as price falls at the bottom of the market outpaced interest rate rises
21st Mar 22, 11:48am
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Some light relief for first home buyers in Auckland as price falls at the bottom of the market outpaced interest rate rises
Reserve Bank says 25 basis points OCR hike will see average mortgage holder pay an extra $825 a year
25th Feb 22, 5:00am
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Reserve Bank says 25 basis points OCR hike will see average mortgage holder pay an extra $825 a year
It's not just first home buyers who may struggle with rising mortgage interest rates, existing home owners are also likely to be squeezed
29th Jan 22, 9:15am
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It's not just first home buyers who may struggle with rising mortgage interest rates, existing home owners are also likely to be squeezed
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
Prices at the bottom of the market continued to rise steeply in November pushing home ownership further out of reach for those on average wages
17th Dec 21, 11:15am
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Prices at the bottom of the market continued to rise steeply in November pushing home ownership further out of reach for those on average wages
Prices at the bottom end of Auckland's housing market increased $85,000 in October making home ownership the preserve of the highly paid
23rd Nov 21, 6:26pm
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Prices at the bottom end of Auckland's housing market increased $85,000 in October making home ownership the preserve of the highly paid
Mortgage payments are just as affordable for first home buyers as they were three years ago, thanks to falling interest rates and higher wages
22nd Nov 20, 6:02am
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Mortgage payments are just as affordable for first home buyers as they were three years ago, thanks to falling interest rates and higher wages
Our best-in-class mortgage calculators give you unique insights when you are making key decisions involving borrowing in today's sky-high housing market - despite low interest rates
27th Oct 20, 2:18pm
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Our best-in-class mortgage calculators give you unique insights when you are making key decisions involving borrowing in today's sky-high housing market - despite low interest rates
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
Buying a home with less than a 10% deposit carries risks, but over the long term it may be a risk worth taking
27th Sep 20, 6:02am
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Buying a home with less than a 10% deposit carries risks, but over the long term it may be a risk worth taking
If they can scrape together a deposit, mortgage payments should be affordable for first home buyers on average incomes in all regions including Auckland
27th Aug 20, 10:04am
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If they can scrape together a deposit, mortgage payments should be affordable for first home buyers on average incomes in all regions including Auckland
The mortgage payments on a lower quartile-priced home have declined by nearly $40 a week since February, Interest.co.nz Home Loan Affordability Reports show
27th Jul 20, 5:00am
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The mortgage payments on a lower quartile-priced home have declined by nearly $40 a week since February, Interest.co.nz Home Loan Affordability Reports show
Housing getting further out of reach for first home buyers as strong price rises cancel out the benefits of falling interest rates,  interest.co.nz’s latest Home Loan Affordability Reports show
26th Nov 19, 12:01pm
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Housing getting further out of reach for first home buyers as strong price rises cancel out the benefits of falling interest rates,  interest.co.nz’s latest Home Loan Affordability Reports show
Latest cuts to interest rates may only reduce mortgage payments by a dollar or two a week
7th Aug 19, 4:26pm
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Latest cuts to interest rates may only reduce mortgage payments by a dollar or two a week
Even relatively slight increases in mortgage interest rates could present significant challenges for the housing market
7th May 19, 7:49am
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Even relatively slight increases in mortgage interest rates could present significant challenges for the housing market
House prices may be at scary levels, but household budgets need to afford the rent, saving for a deposit, or a mortgage payment. And that is often a different story
15th Mar 17, 11:52am
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House prices may be at scary levels, but household budgets need to afford the rent, saving for a deposit, or a mortgage payment. And that is often a different story
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
First home buyers in Auckland will be financially disadvantaged throughout their lives compared to those in other regions
28th Jul 16, 10:09am
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First home buyers in Auckland will be financially disadvantaged throughout their lives compared to those in other regions
Home Loan Affordability Report: House prices increasing so much in Auckland they risk creating an economic underclass that doesn't exist in other parts of the country
24th Mar 16, 11:08am
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Home Loan Affordability Report: House prices increasing so much in Auckland they risk creating an economic underclass that doesn't exist in other parts of the country
Statistics NZ figures confirm big jump in home insurance costs since 2011
28th Nov 15, 5:02am
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Statistics NZ figures confirm big jump in home insurance costs since 2011
Average mortgage payments fall 5.6% in year to June from 2009, Stats NZ says. Your view?
25th Nov 10, 11:40am
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Average mortgage payments fall 5.6% in year to June from 2009, Stats NZ says. Your view?
Have your say: Should GST be added to mortgage payments and rents?
27th Aug 09, 9:22am
Have your say: Should GST be added to mortgage payments and rents?