Interest rates are rising, but Whangarei business owner Tonya Russell says the prospect of bigger loan repayments hasn't really crossed her mind yet. She has her mortgage divided into smaller loans, set

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Stats NZ says there was a rise for housing consents in April, almost reversing the decline in the previous month.

Housing consents reached almost 2,800 in May, a rise of 7% from April on a

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New research shows that war and terrorism are the top global concerns of Kiwis but many domestic fears involve housing.

With the election edging ever closer, New Zealanders are concerned about

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The number of apartments listed for sale in Auckland almost doubled during May, while listings in other main centres declined, according to the latest data from realestate.co.nz.

In June, real time

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New Zealand’s building & construction minister has been criticised for lacking detailed information on Auckland’s Special Housing Areas.

Tuesday’s appearance on Radio New Zealand’s Morning Report by Nick Smith

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The property valuation firm QV says that the pace of house price growth is the slowest since March 2015.

New Zealand’s home values have increased 8.1% in the year to June with a 1.2% gain in the

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Property investors will need a 40 per cent deposit under tough new restrictions revealed yesterday, with restrictions to lending limits on residential properties being extended nationwide.

The new rules are

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The Reserve Bank has cut the Official Cash Rate to 3 per cent.

The New Zealand dollar fell along with other commodity currencies ahead of the expected interest rate cut.

Since September the central

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Curbs on foreign house buyers are predicted within two to three years by BNZ chief economist Tony Alexander.  

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Home owners can now fix their mortgage rate for below five percent, following further cuts to mortgage rates by the major banks following cuts last month.

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New Zealand house prices continue to rise, with the fastest national growth recorded in over a year and the fastest Auckland growth recorded in over a decade.

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Cheap, short home loans offer instant savings for home owners who are on floating rates, making fixing your mortgage more appealing than ever.  But if you want certainty for more than a year or two,

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Borrowers who have taken out short-term fixed mortgage rates have narrowly escaped the latest round of mortgage rate rises that target the shorter terms.

Two-thirds of homeowners now have fixed

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Despite efforts by the central bank to manage soaring house prices, owning their first home is further out of reach for young New Zealanders, according to a new survey of housing affordability out

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