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Tag: interest rates

  • Interest rates unchanged
    Interest rates are usually a rental property owners greatest expense, so it is crucial to keep up-to-date on what is happening now and in the future.
    02-11-2014 more >>
  • How does the OCR actually affect interest rates?
    The Official Cash Rate (OCR) was raised twice recently, the first change since early 2009. Floating mortgage interest rates for most banks moved up by the same amount almost immediately. But what exactly is the OCR and how does it affect the mortgage interest rates we pay?
    05-05-2014 more >>
  • Capital gains tax part of Labour policy
    Alongside a capital gains tax, our KiwiBuild housing policy, universal KiwiSaver and reduced costs to businesses through NZ Power, Labour is offering an alternative that will help Kiwi families and ensure our economy can create better jobs and higher wages,” says David Parker
    29-04-2014 more >>
  • Investors told: Be careful
    Interest rates will eventually have to rise a lot more than people are thinking because loan-to-value restrictions will not have the expected consequences, BNZ chief economist Tony Alexander says.
    21-06-2013 more >>
  • Higher borrowing costs coming
    Interest-rate rises are looming, with some pundits picking floating rates to be at 7 per cent by the end of next year.
    07-06-2013 more >>
  • Banks loosen lending criteria
    Competition between banks is leading to a relaxation of lending standards, says BNZ chief executive Tony Alexander.
    19-10-2012 more >>
  • Present is only the past repeating itself
    Cliff Seque, President of the Otago Property Investors' Association, looks at the trends in the property market.
    12-12-2007 more >>

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