The latest REINZ numbers show that the housing market has turned the corner, but there is a lot of variation around the regions.
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There’s evidence of the housing market’s Spring rebound in the Reserve Bank’s latest mortgage lending data – but it’s not property investors who have significantly upped their borrowing.
The Reserve Bank’s easing of the LVRs has prompted New Zealand’s biggest bank to follow suit and loosen up its lending requirements.
This week we have seen a little movement in home loan rates, but we would have to stress it is only little. With the Reserve Bank loosening, ever so slightly, its LVR restrictions it will be interesting to see if that generates a little more activity from lenders.