Results: Housing Market

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08 October 2020

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...

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07 September 2020

Mortgage rates set to go under 2%

Following the recent speculation around New Zealand’s Official Cash Rate heading into the negatives, economists are expecting that...

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03 July 2020

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 havi...

26 June 2020

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.

14 April 2020

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.

07 April 2020

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.

20 February 2020

NZ House prices predicted to grow in 2020

It looks like the real estate industry has experienced its busiest January in over four years, especially in Auckland where there was a 9.7% increase in the number of sales from January 2019.