Results: Bank Policy
Tony Alexander: Rate cuts are likely to be short term only
Margins are below average for terms of three years and longer. This tell us that unless there's a change in borrowing costs, anyon...
Breaking: Loan-to-value (LVR) rules are removed by the RBNZ
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) announced yesterday that the loan-to-value ratio (LVR) restrictions that they put in place ...
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.
FOMO in Auckland’s property market is real
The Auckland housing market seems to be waking from its slumber and it seems that buyers are eager to get in on the action as quickly as possible.
How parents can help their children buy a home
Many first-home buyers receive help from their parents to purchase their first property and there are a few ways this can be done. Here's how, and what the pros and cons are.
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.