First home buyers

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
23rd Apr 19, 9:31am
Even though lower quartile house prices remain at or near record highs, falling interest rates have come to the rescue of first home buyers
Even though lower quartile house prices remain at or near record highs, falling interest rates have come to the rescue of first home buyers
23rd Apr 19, 9:31am
22nd Apr 19, 8:16am
David Chaston looks at the changes in average loan size for new lending for first home buyers, owner occupiers, and housing investors to try and locate the stress points
David Chaston looks at the changes in average loan size for new lending for first home buyers, owner occupiers, and housing investors to try and locate the stress points
22nd Apr 19, 8:16am
21st Apr 19, 6:02am
While the high-end of town will be chuffed with the Government's torpedoing of Capital Gains Tax, the less well-off won't be. A successful revamp of Labour's flagship housing policies could help a lot, says David Hargreaves
While the high-end of town will be chuffed with the Government's torpedoing of Capital Gains Tax, the less well-off won't be. A successful revamp of Labour's flagship housing policies could help a lot, says David Hargreaves
21st Apr 19, 6:02am
10th Apr 19, 11:44am
Home Funding Group faces Commerce Commission action for allegedly claiming it was offering a savings scheme when clients were instead paying for mortgage brokering and financial coaching
Home Funding Group faces Commerce Commission action for allegedly claiming it was offering a savings scheme when clients were instead paying for mortgage brokering and financial coaching
10th Apr 19, 11:44am
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
24th Mar 19, 6:02am
Lower quartile house prices were surprisingly strong in February - making life more difficult for aspiring first home buyers
Lower quartile house prices were surprisingly strong in February - making life more difficult for aspiring first home buyers
24th Mar 19, 6:02am
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13th Mar 19, 12:32pm
REINZ says sales were down at a time when they are normally strong; Auckland had lowest number of sales in a non-January month since 2010
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REINZ says sales were down at a time when they are normally strong; Auckland had lowest number of sales in a non-January month since 2010
13th Mar 19, 12:32pm
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
22nd Feb 19, 5:00am
Interest.co.nz Home Loan Affordability Report says the slide in both interest rates and lower quartile house prices means Auckland is now considered affordable for first home buyers
Interest.co.nz Home Loan Affordability Report says the slide in both interest rates and lower quartile house prices means Auckland is now considered affordable for first home buyers
22nd Feb 19, 5:00am
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20th Feb 19, 2:30pm
A year after formally pulling out of tendering for big building projects following huge financial losses, Fletcher Building is tentatively signalling a likely re-entry into such work later this calendar year
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A year after formally pulling out of tendering for big building projects following huge financial losses, Fletcher Building is tentatively signalling a likely re-entry into such work later this calendar year
20th Feb 19, 2:30pm
20th Feb 19, 11:14am
Cheapest KiwiBuild homes announced, as Mike Greer commits to building 104 homes in Christchurch and West Auckland 
Cheapest KiwiBuild homes announced, as Mike Greer commits to building 104 homes in Christchurch and West Auckland 
20th Feb 19, 11:14am
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
31st Jan 19, 12:36pm
Home Loan Affordability Reports show a rise in prices and interest rates at the end of last year made it harder for first home buyers to get their own home
Home Loan Affordability Reports show a rise in prices and interest rates at the end of last year made it harder for first home buyers to get their own home
31st Jan 19, 12:36pm
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
19th Jan 19, 9:00am
Why five months into the 2019 financial year none of the $90 million Treasury had set aside for KiwiBuild had been touched
Why five months into the 2019 financial year none of the $90 million Treasury had set aside for KiwiBuild had been touched
19th Jan 19, 9:00am

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