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Latest RBNZ figures show non-performing housing loans rose by $161 million in January and have increased by $721 million over the past 12 months; non-performing housing loan ratio hits a 10-year-high
29th Feb 24, 4:11pm
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Latest RBNZ figures show non-performing housing loans rose by $161 million in January and have increased by $721 million over the past 12 months; non-performing housing loan ratio hits a 10-year-high
Latest RBNZ figures show non-performing housing loans rose by 78.5% in the past year - but the stress levels are still much lower than they were after the global financial crisis
1st Feb 24, 9:23am
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Latest RBNZ figures show non-performing housing loans rose by 78.5% in the past year - but the stress levels are still much lower than they were after the global financial crisis
Latest RBNZ figures show a $71 million rise in non-performing housing loans during October, while across the whole banking system there was a rise of $237 million in non-performing loans
30th Nov 23, 4:14pm
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Latest RBNZ figures show a $71 million rise in non-performing housing loans during October, while across the whole banking system there was a rise of $237 million in non-performing loans
Latest RBNZ figures show just a small rise in overall non-performing housing loans in September - though separately there was a noteworthy rise in consumer borrowing
31st Oct 23, 4:26pm
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Latest RBNZ figures show just a small rise in overall non-performing housing loans in September - though separately there was a noteworthy rise in consumer borrowing
Latest RBNZ figures show while overall non-performing loans climbed in August, household mortgage stress didn't get any worse
3rd Oct 23, 8:14am
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Latest RBNZ figures show while overall non-performing loans climbed in August, household mortgage stress didn't get any worse
Latest RBNZ figures show that specific mortgage loan impairments rose 12.1% in the past month, while total non-performing mortgage loans were up 5.6%
31st Aug 23, 4:12pm
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Latest RBNZ figures show that specific mortgage loan impairments rose 12.1% in the past month, while total non-performing mortgage loans were up 5.6%
Latest RBNZ lending figures show the total stock of mortgage borrowing has hit $350 billion for the first time, while the nearly $1.2 billion growth in the 'mortgage pile' last month was the most since November last year
31st Jul 23, 3:59pm
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Latest RBNZ lending figures show the total stock of mortgage borrowing has hit $350 billion for the first time, while the nearly $1.2 billion growth in the 'mortgage pile' last month was the most since November last year
Latest RBNZ lending figures show the total stock of mortgage borrowing grew by 3.2% over the past 12 months, which is the slowest rate of annual growth since late 2012
31st May 23, 3:55pm
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Latest RBNZ lending figures show the total stock of mortgage borrowing grew by 3.2% over the past 12 months, which is the slowest rate of annual growth since late 2012
Latest RBNZ lending figures show the total stock of mortgage borrowing grew by just 4.1% in the 12 months to January, the slowest annual rate of growth in exactly 10 years
28th Feb 23, 4:11pm
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Latest RBNZ lending figures show the total stock of mortgage borrowing grew by just 4.1% in the 12 months to January, the slowest annual rate of growth in exactly 10 years
The next major challenge the Reserve Bank faces is convincing everyone that once interest rates hit peak highs they won't start falling rapidly again
12th Feb 23, 6:00am
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The next major challenge the Reserve Bank faces is convincing everyone that once interest rates hit peak highs they won't start falling rapidly again
Only a decade ago more than half the country's mortgages were on floating rates, now the amounts on floating rates has dwindled to record lows
9th Feb 23, 12:38pm
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Only a decade ago more than half the country's mortgages were on floating rates, now the amounts on floating rates has dwindled to record lows
David Hargreaves has a trawl through some of the RBNZ's mortgage data to see how homeowners are reacting to rising rates a year and a half into a rising mortgage rate environment
9th Feb 23, 9:33am
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David Hargreaves has a trawl through some of the RBNZ's mortgage data to see how homeowners are reacting to rising rates a year and a half into a rising mortgage rate environment
RBNZ figures show first home buyers might possibly be hitting the limits of their seemingly boundless enthusiasm, while investors may have just stirred slightly
31st Jan 23, 10:50am
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RBNZ figures show first home buyers might possibly be hitting the limits of their seemingly boundless enthusiasm, while investors may have just stirred slightly
Latest RBNZ lending figures show the total stock of mortgage borrowing grew by just 5.2% in the year to October, which compares with double digit growth seen at the same time a year ago, and is the slowest rate of growth since 2015
30th Nov 22, 3:45pm
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Latest RBNZ lending figures show the total stock of mortgage borrowing grew by just 5.2% in the year to October, which compares with double digit growth seen at the same time a year ago, and is the slowest rate of growth since 2015
RBNZ figures show first home buyers had their biggest share of the mortgage money advanced last month since the RBNZ started publishing the detailed information in 2014
24th Nov 22, 3:44pm
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RBNZ figures show first home buyers had their biggest share of the mortgage money advanced last month since the RBNZ started publishing the detailed information in 2014
We seem to be taking eye-watering rises in mortgage interest rates in our stride - but are we really? David Hargreaves tries to assess where we are with the rising interest rate 'cycle' and whether there is more trouble ahead
2nd Nov 22, 8:06am
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We seem to be taking eye-watering rises in mortgage interest rates in our stride - but are we really? David Hargreaves tries to assess where we are with the rising interest rate 'cycle' and whether there is more trouble ahead
Latest RBNZ lending figures show the total stock of mortgage borrowing grew by 5.7% in the year to September, which compares with double digit growth seen at the same time a year ago
31st Oct 22, 3:44pm
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Latest RBNZ lending figures show the total stock of mortgage borrowing grew by 5.7% in the year to September, which compares with double digit growth seen at the same time a year ago
RBNZ figures show that the amount advanced for mortgages in September was the lowest this year so far apart from January, while the amount charged in interest during the quarter climbed to over $3 billion for the first time since 2017
27th Oct 22, 3:38pm
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RBNZ figures show that the amount advanced for mortgages in September was the lowest this year so far apart from January, while the amount charged in interest during the quarter climbed to over $3 billion for the first time since 2017
RBNZ figures show that first home buyers took 20.8% of the mortgage money advanced last month - the highest share since this data began being compiled in 2013
27th Sep 22, 3:29pm
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RBNZ figures show that first home buyers took 20.8% of the mortgage money advanced last month - the highest share since this data began being compiled in 2013
David Hargreaves has a dive into the latest monthly mortgage figures, which show a market that has gone from raging hot to freezing cold in a very short space of time
6th Sep 22, 9:00am
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David Hargreaves has a dive into the latest monthly mortgage figures, which show a market that has gone from raging hot to freezing cold in a very short space of time
Latest RBNZ lending figures show the total stock of mortgage borrowing grew by the smallest amount in five years last month
31st Aug 22, 3:28pm
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Latest RBNZ lending figures show the total stock of mortgage borrowing grew by the smallest amount in five years last month
Kiwibank economists believe that fixed mortgage rates have peaked
29th Aug 22, 2:04pm
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Kiwibank economists believe that fixed mortgage rates have peaked
RBNZ figures show that housing investors had their smallest share of the mortgage money advanced last month since the data began being collected in 2014
24th Aug 22, 3:39pm
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RBNZ figures show that housing investors had their smallest share of the mortgage money advanced last month since the data began being collected in 2014
RBNZ figures show that fewer than 15,000 mortgages were issued last month - easily a record low for a June since the data began being collected in 2013
26th Jul 22, 3:43pm
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RBNZ figures show that fewer than 15,000 mortgages were issued last month - easily a record low for a June since the data began being collected in 2013
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