Does a mortgage holiday affect your credit score?
During the lockdown, many New Zealanders financially affected by Covid-19 have been taking up the banks' offers of going on a mort...
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 fi...
Debt and borrowing power: Key things to know
Does existing debt affect borrowing power? The short answer is yes, typically. The long answer is it can depend on the type of debt, as well as the size of your deposit.
Deposits: How much you need to secure a home loan
A common question for buyers is “how much deposit do I need to secure a home loan?” Depending on who you speak to, you...
Changes ahead for home buyers
From this Friday, home buyers who want to withdraw from a purchase the finance clause may be asked to provide evidence.
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: