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

26 March 2020

HSBC drops their 1-year, 18-month & 2-year rates

As we enter the first day of our four-week (at least) lockdown, HSBC has announced their new mortgage rate of 2.95% for one-year and 18-month terms, along with a two-year rate of 3.09%.

25 March 2020

Update: rate wars and mortgage holidays

As predicted, ASB has finally lowered their interest rates and joined the rate war.

24 March 2020

More rate cuts - an update

Westpac and BNZ have joined the rate war this week, dropping their one-year term to 3.09%. This seems to be the new norm.

23 March 2020

Managing your mortgage through the COVID-19 crisis

Squirrel's CEO John Bolton shared some practical advice for homeowners, and how to keep up with mortgage repayments when hit by financial hardship, in a time like this.