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Latest Reserve Bank figures show that while first home buyers are hanging tough, May saw the lowest total number of mortgages approved for a May - barring the pandemic affected May 2020 month
28th Jun 22, 3:28pm
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Latest Reserve Bank figures show that while first home buyers are hanging tough, May saw the lowest total number of mortgages approved for a May - barring the pandemic affected May 2020 month
Latest Reserve Bank figures show the average-sized new mortgage hit a new record high of over $400,000 in April - while far fewer people were scrambling to borrow
26th May 22, 2:06pm
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Latest Reserve Bank figures show the average-sized new mortgage hit a new record high of over $400,000 in April - while far fewer people were scrambling to borrow
Kiwibank economists see mortgage rates ranging as high as 7.5% even though they don't see the OCR going as high as currently forecast
23rd May 22, 3:03pm
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Kiwibank economists see mortgage rates ranging as high as 7.5% even though they don't see the OCR going as high as currently forecast
Latest Reserve Bank figures show net credit growth in the March quarter was the slowest since the third quarter of 2020
28th Apr 22, 3:51pm
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Latest Reserve Bank figures show net credit growth in the March quarter was the slowest since the third quarter of 2020
Reserve Bank figures show February mortgage borrowing rose strongly from January's figures, but first home buyers are getting a smaller share of the lending
24th Mar 22, 3:57pm
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Reserve Bank figures show February mortgage borrowing rose strongly from January's figures, but first home buyers are getting a smaller share of the lending
The Reserve Bank is forecasting an annual fall in house prices of over 5% by March 2023 and a total fall in prices of about 9%
23rd Feb 22, 3:49pm
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The Reserve Bank is forecasting an annual fall in house prices of over 5% by March 2023 and a total fall in prices of about 9%
The housing market remains amazingly buoyant even as interest rates are getting cranked up
24th Nov 21, 3:20pm
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The housing market remains amazingly buoyant even as interest rates are getting cranked up
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show $6.9 billion of mortgages were advanced - which is just $400 mln short of a then record total recorded in September last year
27th Oct 21, 3:39pm
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Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show $6.9 billion of mortgages were advanced - which is just $400 mln short of a then record total recorded in September last year
Latest KPMG Financial Institutions Performance Survey shows the second highest number of first home buyers ever in the June quarter - but with fewer borrowing on high LVRs
23rd Sep 21, 8:44am
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Latest KPMG Financial Institutions Performance Survey shows the second highest number of first home buyers ever in the June quarter - but with fewer borrowing on high LVRs
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show $8.8 billion of mortgages were advanced last month, easily a record for a July; $100 billon borrowed in last 12 months
25th Aug 21, 3:27pm
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Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show $8.8 billion of mortgages were advanced last month, easily a record for a July; $100 billon borrowed in last 12 months
House prices continue to rise faster than rents making residential property investment less attractive
21st Aug 21, 9:16am
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House prices continue to rise faster than rents making residential property investment less attractive
The Reserve Bank now believes house prices are likely to fall right through from 2022 to 2024; says current prices are unsustainable
18th Aug 21, 4:17pm
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The Reserve Bank now believes house prices are likely to fall right through from 2022 to 2024; says current prices are unsustainable
House price growth still strong in Auckland and Christchurch, soft in Wellington according to the latest REINZ HPI data
14th Aug 21, 8:59am
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House price growth still strong in Auckland and Christchurch, soft in Wellington according to the latest REINZ HPI data