A major bank chief has warned loan approvals could get tougher as banks rely on international funding to meet local lending demands.
A non-major bank has increased its longer term fixed rates, following recent rate hikes by majors ASB and BNZ.
Although the cash rate fell to a new record low yesterday, none of the banks have changed their rates since.
The Reserve Bank said it has probably done enough to return inflation to target as economic growth quickens.
A new ASB survey shows 26% of people think now is not the time to buy a house
The Property Institute boss has expressed support with the decision of a political party to remove restrictions on mortgage lending
A second real estate agency has joined the call for exempting first home buyers from the 20% deposit requirement
The easing in sales volumes mirrors the situation in the national residential market, says REINZ