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29th Apr 19, 3:34pm
New Reserve Bank lending by borrower type figures show lowest March borrowing total since at least 2015, but the First Home Buyers are still out and about
New Reserve Bank lending by borrower type figures show lowest March borrowing total since at least 2015, but the First Home Buyers are still out and about
29th Apr 19, 3:34pm
23rd Apr 19, 11:03am
Westpac economists say if the Reserve Bank doesn't cut interest rates in May there may be no cut at all over the rest of the calendar year
Westpac economists say if the Reserve Bank doesn't cut interest rates in May there may be no cut at all over the rest of the calendar year
23rd Apr 19, 11:03am
8th Apr 19, 12:57pm
Westpac economists say an Official Cash Rate reduction could cause mortgage rates to fall even further, increasing the risk of 'stoking' the housing market
Westpac economists say an Official Cash Rate reduction could cause mortgage rates to fall even further, increasing the risk of 'stoking' the housing market
8th Apr 19, 12:57pm
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2nd Apr 19, 11:23am
While wannabe first home buyers face borrowing eye watering amounts of money just to get into a home, the money they borrow IS at least getting cheaper, thanks to falling interest rates. Is this a trap or an opportunity?
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While wannabe first home buyers face borrowing eye watering amounts of money just to get into a home, the money they borrow IS at least getting cheaper, thanks to falling interest rates. Is this a trap or an opportunity?
2nd Apr 19, 11:23am
27th Mar 19, 11:37am
Two months after the Reserve Bank relaxed lending rules for banks there's no sign of a rush for high loan to value ratio loans - meaning the RBNZ may be encouraged to relax the rules again
Two months after the Reserve Bank relaxed lending rules for banks there's no sign of a rush for high loan to value ratio loans - meaning the RBNZ may be encouraged to relax the rules again
27th Mar 19, 11:37am
5th Mar 19, 8:00am
David Hargreaves crunches some numbers on the growing proportion of first home buyers in an uncertain housing market
David Hargreaves crunches some numbers on the growing proportion of first home buyers in an uncertain housing market
5th Mar 19, 8:00am
28th Feb 19, 3:29pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show mortgage credit growth remains above 6%, while agricultural and business credit are rising again but consumer credit is falling
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show mortgage credit growth remains above 6%, while agricultural and business credit are rising again but consumer credit is falling
28th Feb 19, 3:29pm
27th Feb 19, 3:47pm
Latest Reserve Bank figures show first home buyers getting a record high share of new mortgage money for the second consecutive month
Latest Reserve Bank figures show first home buyers getting a record high share of new mortgage money for the second consecutive month
27th Feb 19, 3:47pm
31st Jan 19, 3:43pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show mortgage credit growth remains above 6%, while non-bank lending has surged in the past month
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show mortgage credit growth remains above 6%, while non-bank lending has surged in the past month
31st Jan 19, 3:43pm
29th Jan 19, 3:50pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show first home buyers getting a record high share of new mortgage money last month
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show first home buyers getting a record high share of new mortgage money last month
29th Jan 19, 3:50pm
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20th Dec 18, 3:30pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show the share of borrowing by the housing investor is continuing to drop sharply to new lows
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Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show the share of borrowing by the housing investor is continuing to drop sharply to new lows
20th Dec 18, 3:30pm
26th Nov 18, 1:48pm
Kiwibank economists think the LVR 'speed limit' will be raised to 20% of new bank lending this week - but would like to see it at 25%; say the 'temporary' LVRs are set to be with us for good
Kiwibank economists think the LVR 'speed limit' will be raised to 20% of new bank lending this week - but would like to see it at 25%; say the 'temporary' LVRs are set to be with us for good
26th Nov 18, 1:48pm
23rd Nov 18, 9:26am
David Hargreaves says the first half of next year should give us a much clearer idea of which way the housing market will go
David Hargreaves says the first half of next year should give us a much clearer idea of which way the housing market will go
23rd Nov 18, 9:26am
20th Nov 18, 11:02am
ANZ economists see continued strength in the regional housing markets with further 'catch-up' on Auckland prices
ANZ economists see continued strength in the regional housing markets with further 'catch-up' on Auckland prices
20th Nov 18, 11:02am
14th Nov 18, 11:45am
Kiwibank economists say latest house sales figures show a 'well behaved' market and so there is 'every possibility' of the RBNZ further relaxing lending limits
Kiwibank economists say latest house sales figures show a 'well behaved' market and so there is 'every possibility' of the RBNZ further relaxing lending limits
14th Nov 18, 11:45am
13th Nov 18, 7:50am
David Hargreaves says the new wave of competition between banks for mortgage business may prove to be short lived but it should certainly provide some life for the housing market leading up to Christmas
David Hargreaves says the new wave of competition between banks for mortgage business may prove to be short lived but it should certainly provide some life for the housing market leading up to Christmas
13th Nov 18, 7:50am
31st Oct 18, 3:32pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show declines in the rate of annual borrowing growth across the personal, housing, business and agricultural sectors
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show declines in the rate of annual borrowing growth across the personal, housing, business and agricultural sectors
31st Oct 18, 3:32pm
30th Oct 18, 11:34am
ANZ economists believe the RBNZ will further relax the mortgage lending restrictions next month, though not by much; they see a 'neutral level' of low deposit loans being about 15%-20% of banks' lending
ANZ economists believe the RBNZ will further relax the mortgage lending restrictions next month, though not by much; they see a 'neutral level' of low deposit loans being about 15%-20% of banks' lending
30th Oct 18, 11:34am
11th Oct 18, 1:47pm
There's some expectation the Reserve Bank might loosen mortgage lending restrictions next month - but the 'evidence' either supportive or against such a move is is not definitive
There's some expectation the Reserve Bank might loosen mortgage lending restrictions next month - but the 'evidence' either supportive or against such a move is is not definitive
11th Oct 18, 1:47pm
26th Sep 18, 3:38pm
Monthly mortgage figures show a decline in the share of new mortgages taken out by both first home buyers and investors
Monthly mortgage figures show a decline in the share of new mortgages taken out by both first home buyers and investors
26th Sep 18, 3:38pm

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