Days to the General Election: 27
See Party Policies here. Party Lists here.

Mortgage rates

17th Aug 20, 5:20pm
A large challenger bank trims home loan rates to near market-leading levels, the first to do so after the RBNZ MPS and the first to line up for the Spring real estate selling season race
A large challenger bank trims home loan rates to near market-leading levels, the first to do so after the RBNZ MPS and the first to line up for the Spring real estate selling season race
17th Aug 20, 5:20pm
14th Aug 20, 10:00am
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr on economic forecasts in this Covid year, transaction data, the housing market's resilience, concerns over another extended lockdown & lower for longer interest rates
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr on economic forecasts in this Covid year, transaction data, the housing market's resilience, concerns over another extended lockdown & lower for longer interest rates
14th Aug 20, 10:00am
20th Jul 20, 10:40am
A new low mortgage rate launched at 2.45% for one year fixed, by HSBC. And every fixed rate offered for their Premier customers is now market-leading
A new low mortgage rate launched at 2.45% for one year fixed, by HSBC. And every fixed rate offered for their Premier customers is now market-leading
20th Jul 20, 10:40am
[Updated]
16th Jul 20, 9:11am
ASB becomes the first main bank to eliminate the difference between 'standard' and 'special' home loan rates, saving about 50 bps for most first home buyers
[Updated]
ASB becomes the first main bank to eliminate the difference between 'standard' and 'special' home loan rates, saving about 50 bps for most first home buyers
16th Jul 20, 9:11am
[Updated]
9th Jul 20, 3:03pm
Westpac matches ANZ and Bank of China with a one year 2.55% one year fixed 'special', a market-leading rate. Westpac also cuts almost all its term deposit rates
[Updated]
Westpac matches ANZ and Bank of China with a one year 2.55% one year fixed 'special', a market-leading rate. Westpac also cuts almost all its term deposit rates
9th Jul 20, 3:03pm
7th Jul 20, 5:43pm
ANZ cuts all its 'special' home loan rates, with two of them down to market-leading levels and probably sparking a renewed round of rate slicing. It is also cutting almost all its term deposit rates
ANZ cuts all its 'special' home loan rates, with two of them down to market-leading levels and probably sparking a renewed round of rate slicing. It is also cutting almost all its term deposit rates
7th Jul 20, 5:43pm
23rd Jun 20, 3:15pm
More banks are still making small home loan rate cuts but none are market-leading as rate offers coalesce around a very tight range
More banks are still making small home loan rate cuts but none are market-leading as rate offers coalesce around a very tight range
23rd Jun 20, 3:15pm
19th Jun 20, 9:59am
ASB cuts most home loan rates again, and matches them with even sharper term deposit rate cuts
ASB cuts most home loan rates again, and matches them with even sharper term deposit rate cuts
19th Jun 20, 9:59am
[Updated]
11th Jun 20, 11:10am
Kiwibank throws a cat among the pigeons with cuts to its floating mortgage rate and other variable borrowing rates in move that could benefit small businesses
[Updated]
Kiwibank throws a cat among the pigeons with cuts to its floating mortgage rate and other variable borrowing rates in move that could benefit small businesses
11th Jun 20, 11:10am
11th Jun 20, 10:03am
New Zealand's largest home loan lender has adjusted its rate card lower. But none of the new lower levels are market-leading
New Zealand's largest home loan lender has adjusted its rate card lower. But none of the new lower levels are market-leading
11th Jun 20, 10:03am
5th Jun 20, 11:12am
Bank of China launches a new all-time low home loan rate just as wholesale markets try and turn up after reaching their own record lows
Bank of China launches a new all-time low home loan rate just as wholesale markets try and turn up after reaching their own record lows
5th Jun 20, 11:12am
28th May 20, 5:14pm
The Red Bank has trimmed mortgage 'specials' across the board, with none of these sub 80% LVR rates over 3%. But their Standard rates aren't moving at this time
The Red Bank has trimmed mortgage 'specials' across the board, with none of these sub 80% LVR rates over 3%. But their Standard rates aren't moving at this time
28th May 20, 5:14pm
27th May 20, 2:40pm
BNZ makes further cuts to both home loan and term deposit rates, and resets its Standard mortgage rates lower across the board. The pace of reductions isn't slowing
BNZ makes further cuts to both home loan and term deposit rates, and resets its Standard mortgage rates lower across the board. The pace of reductions isn't slowing
27th May 20, 2:40pm
25th May 20, 4:03pm
HSBC grabs the 'lowest rate' mantle with sharp cuts for all terms for its Premier offers, none over 3%, and the lowest home loan rate ever at 2.60% for a one year fixed term
HSBC grabs the 'lowest rate' mantle with sharp cuts for all terms for its Premier offers, none over 3%, and the lowest home loan rate ever at 2.60% for a one year fixed term
25th May 20, 4:03pm
[Updated]
22nd May 20, 3:17pm
Kiwibank reduces one to five year fixed-term mortgage rates for borrowers with at least 20% equity, taking its one-year rate to a new record low
[Updated]
Kiwibank reduces one to five year fixed-term mortgage rates for borrowers with at least 20% equity, taking its one-year rate to a new record low
22nd May 20, 3:17pm
22nd May 20, 2:07pm
BNZ gets back in the ring with a 'special' rate card all below three percent, including all rates for three, four and five years fixed
BNZ gets back in the ring with a 'special' rate card all below three percent, including all rates for three, four and five years fixed
22nd May 20, 2:07pm
22nd May 20, 10:07am
Now its ASB's turn to push down home loan interest rates, with a market leading target at 2.69% for two years fixed, and trumping all their main rivals
Now its ASB's turn to push down home loan interest rates, with a market leading target at 2.69% for two years fixed, and trumping all their main rivals
22nd May 20, 10:07am
21st May 20, 6:38pm
Westpac joins the fray with a market leading two year fixed rate, but doesn't reduce standard rates so the difference grows to unusual levels
Westpac joins the fray with a market leading two year fixed rate, but doesn't reduce standard rates so the difference grows to unusual levels
21st May 20, 6:38pm
[Updated]
21st May 20, 12:50pm
TSB joins ANZ offering a home loan rate of 2.79% fixed for one year. It cuts four other rates, two of them to below 3%. It cuts term deposit rates too
[Updated]
TSB joins ANZ offering a home loan rate of 2.79% fixed for one year. It cuts four other rates, two of them to below 3%. It cuts term deposit rates too
21st May 20, 12:50pm
20th May 20, 6:35pm
ANZ cuts its one year mortgage special to 2.79%, lower than its main rivals and matching the lowest one year rate anywhere. Cuts most other fixed rates too
ANZ cuts its one year mortgage special to 2.79%, lower than its main rivals and matching the lowest one year rate anywhere. Cuts most other fixed rates too
20th May 20, 6:35pm
Days to the General Election: 27
See Party Policies here. Party Lists here.