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01 May 2024

Jobs growth in New Zealand has hit a roadblock

Wholesale interest rates in NZ have increased in recent months, and there has essentially been no jobs growth in New Zealand since...

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17 April 2024

Inflation's backing down, but it's still got a way to go

If borrowers are hoping that the just-announced fall in the country’s rate of inflation to a four year low of 4.0% from the 2022 p...

03 April 2024

Interest rates expected to slide by the end of the year

The changes that the Reserve Bank will make its first cut to the official cash rate before the end of this year is rising — and he...

19 May 2023

Will there be a return of the 2.99% five year rate?

Where are fixed mortgage interest rates likely to average over the next 5-10 years, and will there be a return of the 2.99% five year rate?

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04 May 2023

Are Kiwi households tightening up spending habits enough?

For Kiwi borrowers, times are tough and by necessity set to get tougher for those with rates rolling off in the next few months. With the chance of the Reserve Bank nudging the OCR higher by a final 0.25%, should Kiwis be fearing the worst?

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24 August 2022

Uncertainty around mortgage interest rates

The past 1-2 weeks has brought quite a pullback in confidence about inflation and monetary policy, but it's not because the economic outlook has suddenly improved.

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22 April 2021

Broker releases 5% deposit mortgage for first home buyers

It allows deposits of as low as 5%, and is aimed at helping first home buyers who have good incomes but not enough deposit to meet the 20% often demanded by trading banks, or who don’t qualify for the Government’s Kainga Ora scheme.

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