Bank margins under pressure: KPMG

Bank margins are under pressure amid record low interest rates and lenders may not be able to cut mortgage rates much further, according to a new report from KPMG.

Mentoring role for NZFSG's Patten

NZFSG's head of growth Bruce Patten has taken on a mentoring role for Loan Market's top-performing advisers in Australia and New Zealand. 

Banks launch SME support loans

With the backing of government guarantees, New Zealand banks have launched support loans for small and medium-sized businesses affected by covid-19.

Housing market: the positives

The New Zealand housing market is poised for its biggest downturn since the GFC, but economist Tony Alexander believes there are reasons to be positive.

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How the lockdown is affecting landlords

How the lockdown is affecting landlords

It’s not just tenants who are feeling the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown – landlords are too, with a new survey showing that the personal income of 59% of them has been affected.

Supreme Court dismisses price-fixing appeal

Supreme Court dismisses price-fixing appeal

Two Hamilton real estate agencies have lost their long-running battle with the Commerce Commission over allegations of price-fixing.

COMMENT: Making sense of it all: COVID-19, the economy & property

COMMENT: Making sense of it all: COVID-19, the economy & property

The Covid-19 crisis means everything is changing fast, so CoreLogic’s Kelvin Davidson* has put together his 10 key points on what to be aware of when it comes to the property market.