New Zealand mortgage holders may find they will be paying more for their loan as bank funding costs rise thanks to Brexit.
A major bank has changed some of its rates up and also down and its new report reveals a positive outlook for the remainder of 2016.
Central bank Governor Graeme Wheeler has faced criticism from economists after delivering an interest-rate cut that took most of them by surprise.
Auckland’s spreading property bonanza is one of the reasons Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler may tread carefully as he considers cutting interest rates to a fresh record low on Thursday.
“When the number of buyers exceed the number of sellers, prices will continue to rise. It’s that simple,” says real estate group CEO.
New Zealand’s central bank said it may need to cut interest rates further as falling oil prices and a weaker global growth outlook prolong a period of low inflation.
Lender RESIMAC believes 20% of Kiwis need a specialist broker on home lending
RBNZ needs to further soften LVRs, especially for Auckland first-home buyers
REA says property transactions can be high-pressure and extremely stressful