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Home Loan Affordability report

Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 11:30 am | Interest.co.nz

The ongoing decline in mortgage interest rates means the Auckland region is now within a hair’s breadth of being considered affordable for first home buyers, in spite of the region’s lower quartile dwelling price sitting at a record high. More >>

Home Loan Affordability Reports

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 12:13 pm | Interest.co.nz

Rising property prices took the shine off falling interest rates in October, making home ownership less affordable for first home buyers in most parts of the country last month. More >>

Lot improved for first home buyers

Friday, 26 October 2018, 11:46 am | Interest.co.nz

Falling mortgage interest rates, slightly softer house prices and slowly rising wages are all helping to make the dream of home ownership more affordable for Auckland's first home buyers. More >>

Affordability for first home buyers improving - but not much

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 11:10 am | Interest.co.nz

Housing finished the winter at its most affordable level for first home buyers in the last six months, according to interest.co.nz 's latest Home Loan Affordability Reports. More >>

Home Loan Affordability report - interest.co.nz

Saturday, 25 August 2018, 12:10 pm | Interest.co.nz

A flattening of house prices at the bottom of the market is making home ownership more affordable for first home buyers in most parts of the country but Queenstown prices have gone through the roof, latest interest.co.nz Home Loan Affordability ... More >>

Housing affordability at best-ever levels in Christchurch

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 3:01 pm | Interest.co.nz

Housing affordability at best-ever levels in Christchurch, improving in Auckland, latest interest.co.nz Home Loan Affordability Reports shows PLEASE NOTE: The new http://www.interest.co.nz/property/home-loan-affordability covering a) First home ... More >>

Home Loan Affordability Report

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 10:17 am | Interest.co.nz

Lower quartile house prices dropped in most regions in May improving home loan affordability, but they increased in Northland, Auckland, Waikato and Taranaki More >>

Home Loan Affordability report - interest.co.nz

Friday, 23 February 2018, 12:09 pm | Interest.co.nz

interest.co.nz Home Loan Affordability report Owning a home is now more within reach for first home buyers in Auckland as prices tumble and interest rates remain low More >>

Falling house prices bring home ownership a step closer

Friday, 28 July 2017, 1:57 pm | Interest.co.nz

interest.co.nz Home Loan Affordability report For June 2017 - for immediate release Falling house prices around NZ bring home ownership a step closer for first homes buyers, but they'd still struggle to get on the property ladder in Auckland or Queenstown ... More >>

Home Loan Affordability report

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 9:06 pm | Interest.co.nz

nterest.co.nz Home Loan Affordability report For May 2017 - for immediate release Saving a 20% deposit for a lower-priced home in Auckland would take from 6.3 years to 8.7 years for typical first home buyers on median incomes ------------- PLEASE ... More >>

Home Loan Affordability report

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 1:01 pm | Interest.co.nz

Housing affordability improving in Auckland as lower quartile prices slide for third consecutive month, latest Home Loan Affordability Reports show. Rising prices and interest rates took their toll in most other places More >>

Housing prices headed south in most parts of the country

Monday, 23 January 2017, 4:05 pm | Interest.co.nz

For December 2016 - for immediate release Housing prices headed south in most parts of the country last month, providing a faint ray of hope for those struggling to get onto the property ladder, even in Auckland More >>

First home buyers being squeezed in Upper North Island

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 2:21 pm | Interest.co.nz

The housing market is at an interesting junction for first home buyers, with lower quartile dwelling prices hitting record highs in the upper North Island but falling in most other parts of the country and interest rates also starting to creep up, ... More >>

Housing Minister's claim only tells part of the story

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 11:55 am | Interest.co.nz

Housing Minister's claim homes are more affordable now than when Labour was in government only tells part of the story More >>

Central Otago Lakes joins Auckland in housing affordability

Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 2:09 pm | Interest.co.nz

Housing became substantially less affordable for first home buyers in Auckland last month, as a big jump in the region's lower quartile selling price more than offset falls in mortgage interest rates and increases in household income. More >>

Economic underclass created by Auckland's housing prices

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 11:40 am | Interest.co.nz

House prices increasing so much in Auckland they risk creating an economic underclass that doesn't exist in other parts of the country. More >>

Improved first home affordability last month

Friday, 19 February 2016, 11:03 am | Interest.co.nz

There was a significant improvement in housing affordability for first home buyers in many parts of the country including Auckland last month, thanks to a sharp drop in house prices combined with ongoing declines in mortgage interest rates. More >>

Good news for first home buyers

Friday, 25 September 2015, 10:14 am | Interest.co.nz

Good news for first home buyers as house prices and interest rates fall: interest.co.nz Home Loan Affordability Reports show More >>

S Auckland House prices wipe out benefits of lower interest

Monday, 24 August 2015, 9:02 am | Interest.co.nz

A big jump in the lower quartile selling price of homes in south Auckland over the last two months more than wiped out the benefits of falling mortgage interest rates for first home buyer households, according to the interest.co.nz Home Loan Affordability ... More >>

Typical first home buyers $31.56 a week better off in June

Friday, 24 July 2015, 11:36 am | Interest.co.nz

Housing became a little more affordable for first home buyers last month thanks to a combination of falling mortgage interest rates and a slight drop in lower quartile house prices. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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