Monday, May 27th 2024

First home buyers making hay, investors MIA

A lift in interest amongst first home buyers (FHB) remains a feature of housing activity.

SBS FirstHome Combo 6.14
Unity First Home Buyer special 6.55
Co-operative Bank - First Home Special 6.79
Heartland Bank - Online 6.89
Wairarapa Building Society 6.95
Co-operative Bank - Owner Occ 6.99
Kiwibank Special 6.99
Unity 6.99
TSB Special 6.99
ICBC 7.05
China Construction Bank 7.09
Unity First Home Buyer special 6.45
Heartland Bank - Online 6.55
SBS Bank Special 6.69
ICBC 6.69
TSB Special 6.75
Westpac Special 6.75
ASB Bank 6.75
AIA - Go Home Loans 6.75
China Construction Bank 6.75
Kiwibank Special 6.79
Co-operative Bank - Owner Occ 6.79
SBS Bank Special 6.19
ASB Bank 6.39
Westpac Special 6.39
ICBC 6.39
AIA - Go Home Loans 6.39
China Construction Bank 6.40
Kiwibank Special 6.55
BNZ - Classic 6.55
Co-operative Bank - Owner Occ 6.55
TSB Special 6.59
SBS Bank 6.79
SBS FirstHome Combo 6.19
AIA - Back My Build 6.19
ANZ Blueprint to Build 7.39
Credit Union Auckland 7.70
ICBC 7.85
Heartland Bank - Online 7.99
Pepper Money Essential 8.29
Co-operative Bank - Owner Occ 8.40
Co-operative Bank - Standard 8.40
First Credit Union Standard 8.50
Kiwibank 8.50
Good and bad news for home owners from RBNZ

Thursday, May 23rd 2024

Good and bad news for home owners from RBNZ

The Reserve Bank's latest monetary policy statement had good news and bad news for residential property owners.

Sticky market for investors – first home buyers in control

Wednesday, May 15th 2024

Sticky market for investors – first home buyers in control

Large numbers of property investors have not come back into the market despite  the reintroduction of 80% interest deductibility for landlords and the lowering in July of the Brightline test from 10 years to two years, QV says in its latest update.

Low house prices and deposits help first home buyers

Thursday, May 09th 2024

Low house prices and deposits help first home buyers

The increasing number of low deposit mortgages being lent to first home buyers has been borne out by the latest CoreLogic research.

Rate cuts needed to lift mood

Wednesday, April 17th 2024

Rate cuts needed to lift mood

The enthusiasm that followed the change in government, mainly from property investors, has waned as homeowners and buyers hang out for interest rate cuts, says Kiwibank.

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[OPINION] Recessionary times

[OPINION] Recessionary times

It is not the best out there for many businesses and property sector people. Sales are down across the board, our clients’ confidence is falling, and there is a lot of uncertainty.

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We hear many ways each political party talks about the housing crisis, and their solutions to fix this. Adding a new tax and tougher RTA rules to rental property providers is obviously not the answer.

[OPINION] New Zealand’s broken property market

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I have a deep annoyance with broken systems. Especially when, with the right settings, they could be fixed.

[Watch] August property market update

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