Tuesday, January 18th 2022

Cracks appearing in housing market

A mortgage is not just getting more expensive as interest rates rise. A mortgage is now hard to get full stop, says Jarrod Kerr, Kiwibank chief economist.

Heartland Bank - Online 1.85
HSBC Premier 2.19
HSBC Special 2.25
Kainga Ora - First Home Buyer Special 2.25
China Construction Bank Special 2.65
TSB Special 3.29
SBS Bank Special 3.45
The Co-operative Bank - First Home Special 3.45
ICBC 3.49
Resimac 3.54
First Credit Union Special 3.59
Heartland Bank - Online 2.35
HSBC Premier 2.45
China Construction Bank Special 2.65
Resimac 3.89
TSB Special 3.94
SBS Bank Special 3.99
ICBC 4.05
First Credit Union Special 4.09
ASB Bank 4.15
AIA 4.15
The Co-operative Bank - Owner Occ 4.35
China Construction Bank Special 2.99
HSBC Premier 3.19
Resimac 4.29
SBS Bank Special 4.69
TSB Special 4.70
Westpac Special 4.95
China Construction Bank 4.95
ICBC 4.95
The Co-operative Bank - Owner Occ 4.99
BNZ - Classic 4.99
Kiwibank Special 5.15
ANZ Blueprint to Build 2.03
Heartland Bank - Online 2.25
ASB Back My Build 2.29
Resimac 3.39
Select Home Loans 4.09
Bluestone 4.09
Kiwibank 4.25
Kiwibank Special 4.25
Kiwibank - Offset 4.25
ICBC 4.25
China Construction Bank 4.49
Minister orders enquiry into CCCFA

Friday, January 14th 2022

Minister orders enquiry into CCCFA

Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs David Clark has acknowledged concerns with the CCCFA and ordered an enquiry.

CCCFA “not understood” by politicians

Monday, January 10th 2022

CCCFA “not understood” by politicians

The ACT Party believes the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act (CCCFA) was not properly understood when it went through parliament and is now asking for a review.

Cannabis growing operation leads to eviction

Saturday, December 11th 2021

Cannabis growing operation leads to eviction

A Tauranga tenant has been evicted after a routine property inspection by the landlord found cannabis plants and growing equipment in three areas of a rental property at Papamoa Beach.

Buyers’ market expected to emerge next year

Friday, December 10th 2021

Buyers’ market expected to emerge next year

A switch to a buyers’ market and reduced prices is on the cards later next year as the listings tap is turned on, CoreLogic says.

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[Opinion] How investors could solve the housing crisis

[Opinion] How investors could solve the housing crisis

Simon Angelo of Wealth Morning has a bold plan to fix the shortage of rental properties in NZ. 

The good, the bad and the ugly

The good, the bad and the ugly

The Government's housing policy is full of good, bad and plain ugly. NZ Property Investor magazine publisher Philip Macalister explains.

[Opinion] A solution for NZ's housing crisis

[Opinion] A solution for NZ's housing crisis

Simon Angelo says New Zealand needs to look to a European-inspired solution to solve the housing crisis in New Zealand.

[Opinion] King hit on Hickey

[Opinion] King hit on Hickey

Former NZ Property Investors Federation executive officer Andrew King argues an opinion piece in the Sunday Star Times is wrong, wrong, wrong.

Profile: Claire Alderton

Profile: Claire Alderton

Claire Alderton’s savvy buying and passion for uncovering the nuts and bolts of property management has brought her financial freedom.
Feature: Short-term Rentals

Feature: Short-term Rentals

Short-term and holiday accommodation operators and investors have been hammered by Covid-19 restrictions over the past year, but the opening up of Auckland on December 15 may help.
Renovation

Renovation

From dingy and dark, to sun-soaked splendour, this Porirua renovation is a triumph.
Regional Review: Rotorua

Regional Review: Rotorua

Best known for its shooting geysers, thermal mud pools and Maori culture, Rotorua also has opportunties for investors.
[Watch] August property market update

[Watch] August property market update

Get right up to speed with what has been happening in the NZ property market. Corelogic Head of Research, Nick Goodall takes you through the latest trends in this video.