Results: Housing Market
Low interest rates and high house prices
The commonly accepted view is that New Zealand house prices have soared 500% since 1992 because of insufficient construction. This...
House prices expected to rise
For those that have recently become homeowners, it will be important that house prices don’t drop. Many people have purchased usin...
Banks yet to come to the party
The RBNZ recently removed loan-to-value ratio rules, but banks are yet to pass this on to home buyers. In fact, borrowers are having to jump through more hoops than usual.
Guest post: The next housing boom
Squirrel's CEO John Bolton says that after a short hiatus and a 5%-10% fall in house prices, we could stretch into what might be the last great housing boom. Here's why.
Covid-19 lockdown: what will happen with house values?
Almost three weeks into our nationwide lockdown, some are starting to wonder if their property is worth what they originally paid for it.
Lockdown week two: market update
We’re two weeks into New Zealand’s level four lockdown and we haven't seen any further movement on mortgage rates. It seems that 3.05% and 3.09% for one-year fixed is now the norm.