Mortgage advisers say borrowers should be aware of and understand mortgage affordability “test rates” rather than being kept in the dark.
A non-major has raised its industry leading low rate for one year fixed home loans above four per cent.
The insurance sector has called on the government for more transparency in commission and incentive related disclosure to clients but a mortgage adviser says this is needed in the loan writing sector too
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