Results: Interest Rates

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22 May 2020

The rate drop we didn't see coming

It started with ANZ slashing their rates and now the other mainstream banks are jumping on the bandwagon, each with different appr...

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20 May 2020

Can mortgage rates drop any further?

Since the country has settled into Alert Level Two, we're now starting to see retail banks lowering their interest rates. But are ...

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05 May 2020

The 1-year fixed rate reaches a new low

China Construction Bank has positioned themselves as the bank with the lowest 1-year fixed rate, with a cut down to 2.80%. They're...

01 April 2020

Covid-19: Mortgage rates and housing market forecast

There are a lot of what if’s at the moment. While there’s no crystal ball to consult, here’s our take based on what we’re seeing.

01 April 2020

Guest post: mortgage rate update

Squirrel's CEO John Bolton shares his views on what's in store for mortgage rates.

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.

18 March 2020

Post OCR slash: mortgage rate update

It's been two days since the emergency OCR cut, which saw our already low rate go from 1% to 0.25%. So how does this translate into mortgage rates?