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Rates change all the time. Keep up to date with the latest activity so you can manage your mortgage and pay-it-off faster.

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11 October 2019

Prefabricated homes given a new boost

A new scheme around prefabricated homes will kick in early next year, with a view to save time and cost for both manufacturers and...

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09 October 2019

Economic Outlook

We're now seeing the lowest housing interest rates of all time, the unemployment rate has remained low, and inflation has been und...

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09 October 2019

The Co-Operative Bank challenging the big banks

Another week, another rate cut. This time from an unexpected source, The Co-Operative Bank. For clients who like to support a Kiwi...

07 October 2019

Three things to consider when choosing your mortgage rate

We're entering a market where interest rates are the lowest they have ever been. The question most people are contemplating is:

04 October 2019

What's happening across the ditch

The biggest conversation in the market right now is around the OCR. Will it keep going down? Is it because of low business confidence? Will mortgage rates keep going down?

02 October 2019

Chinese banks setting the new standard

The Chinese bank ICBC is the latest to sharpen its home loan rate with 3.18% for one year, 18 months and two years fixed.

01 October 2019

OCR expected to drop to 0.5

The latest NZIER quarterly survey of business opinions suggest that GDP could fall below 1% later this year.