Thursday, October 28th 2021

Small business lending market heats up

With a new player coming into the small business lending market, established player, Prospa, offers a new product.

Thursday, October 28th 2021

Mixed forecast for mortgage advisers

A new survey of mortgage advisers suggests there is a lot of pessimism in the home lending sector offset by patches of hope in specific areas.

The dangers of home loan holidays

Wednesday, October 27th 2021

The dangers of home loan holidays

Financial Services Complaints Ltd (FSCL) has issued a warning that loan payment holidays can have long-term costs that people don't always appreciate.

Advisers face tough environment due to Covid

Tuesday, October 26th 2021

Advisers face tough environment due to Covid

The mortgage industry had to work harder to help people buffeted by economic turmoil to switch their mortgage arrangements, a webinar on product replacement has been told.

ASB predicting even higher inflation

Thursday, October 21st 2021

ASB predicting even higher inflation

The ASB has turned even more hawkish on inflation, estimating a peak of close to 6% at an annual rate by the end of this year.

FMA sets cut off date for FAP licencing

Thursday, October 21st 2021

FMA sets cut off date for FAP licencing

Advisers and financial advice companies looking to transition to a full licence have been given firm cut off dates by the Financial Markets Authority.

ANZ changes its call on OCR hikes

Wednesday, October 20th 2021

ANZ changes its call on OCR hikes

ANZ has changed its forecasts for the OCR adding in to additional hikes and expecting the cash rate to hit 2%.

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Mortgage adviser pays more than $3,000 to end complaint

Mortgage adviser pays more than $3,000 to end complaint

Tuesday, October 19th 2021

A mortgage adviser has paid more than $3000 to a woman after a delayed application for a mortgage led to costly engagement with another broker.

Inflation genie out of the bottle

Inflation genie out of the bottle

Monday, October 18th 2021

Today's inflation number was big and economists think it could get even bigger.

The fastest rate of inflation in a decade

The fastest rate of inflation in a decade

Monday, October 18th 2021

Inflation has soared to 4.9% for the year to September which is the fastest growth in a decade.

Nest Home Loans moves to franchising model

Nest Home Loans moves to franchising model

Monday, October 18th 2021

The mortgage broking firm Nest Home Loans is aiming to go national with a series of franchised operations across 40 regions.

Mortgage advisers in line for holiday relief

Mortgage advisers in line for holiday relief

Friday, October 15th 2021

Mortgage advisers could be in line for some relief when they have a holiday or need to go on medical leave.

Confidence remains high in property market

Confidence remains high in property market

Thursday, October 14th 2021

The Real Estate Institute (REINZ) says median house prices have risen across New Zealand by 15.4% to $795,000 in September 2021.

No new moves on housing market: Minister

No new moves on housing market: Minister

Tuesday, October 12th 2021

The Government has disclosed there are no new measures under consideration to cool the housing market.

Property vulnerability revealed in new CoreLogic data

Property vulnerability revealed in new CoreLogic data

Tuesday, October 12th 2021

The property analysts CoreLogic NZ say the Auckland property market is the most vulnerable of all urban regions in New Zealand.

CCCFA and financial adviser reforms not well implemented; Bankers Association

CCCFA and financial adviser reforms not well implemented; Bankers Association

Tuesday, October 12th 2021

The Bankers Association has given more examples of how difficult it can be to comply with government regulation.

House prices rise again

House prices rise again

Monday, October 11th 2021

House prices are resuming their upward trend, according to Quotable Value (QV).

Mixed reactions to OCR increase

Mixed reactions to OCR increase

Wednesday, October 06th 2021

The RBNZ's move to hike the OCR will prove devastating to many small business, according to the Auckland Chamber of Commerce.

What the RBNZ said about increasing the OCR

What the RBNZ said about increasing the OCR

Wednesday, October 06th 2021

Monetary stimulus further reduced - Official Cash rate raised to 0.50%

Bankers Association agrees rules can be difficult

Bankers Association agrees rules can be difficult

Wednesday, October 06th 2021

The Bankers Association agrees complying with state regulations can be difficult for staff working in the industry.

Retiring bank chief slams state regulation

Retiring bank chief slams state regulation

Tuesday, October 05th 2021

The departing head of SBS Bank says there is far too much Government regulation of the banking industry.

Heartland Bank - Online 1.85
HSBC Premier 2.19
Kainga Ora - First Home Buyer Special 2.25
HSBC Special 2.25
SBS Bank Special 2.55
China Construction Bank Special 2.65
Kainga Ora 2.88
ICBC 2.89
TSB Special 2.94
First Credit Union Special 2.95
Resimac 2.98
Heartland Bank - Online 2.35
HSBC Premier 2.45
China Construction Bank Special 2.65
Resimac 2.79
SBS Bank Special 2.95
Select Home Loans 2.99
Nelson Building Society 3.24
Kainga Ora 3.28
ICBC 3.29
TSB Special 3.40
First Credit Union Special 3.45
China Construction Bank Special 2.99
HSBC Premier 3.19
Select Home Loans 3.54
Resimac 3.54
TSB Special 3.94
SBS Bank Special 3.95
ICBC 4.09
Kainga Ora 4.22
Bluestone 4.29
SBS Bank 4.45
The Co-operative Bank - Owner Occ 4.49
ANZ Blueprint to Build 1.68
ASB Back My Build 2.04
Heartland Bank - Online 2.25
Resimac 3.39
Select Home Loans 3.49
Bluestone 3.74
Kiwibank Special 3.75
Kiwibank 4.00
Kiwibank - Offset 4.00
ICBC 4.15
Kainga Ora 4.43