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Fix or Float: Dissecting Mortgage Rates
In the past 12 months advertised fixed mortgage rates have become more and more meaningless. With all of the focus on...
Mortgage Forecast | October 2010
Tony Alexander at the BNZ said this week that the two- and three-year fixed rates look attractive but that he would float...
Mortgage Rates | Forecast after July OCR
My personal view is the official cash rate (OCR) should not increase. Sure, a few statistics are pointing in the right...
Mortgage Rates | OCR Unchanged at 2.50%
As expected the official cash rate (OCR) remained unchanged today. Better still, Big Al (the “Gov”) left the...
Mortgage Rates | Do They Really Need to Increase?
When it comes to the world I’m a practical guy and maybe a bit of a simpleton. Why is it that bank economists feel the...
NZ Mortgage Rates Will Stay Low for 2010
For those clients that have experienced my rants firsthand, or those of you that follow my blog, my view on mortgage rates...
Market View of Rates is Softening
Long-term wholesale interest rates have been dropping, which reinforces what we’ve been saying for a while: The market...
ASB Leads Increase in Mortgage Rates
ASB has just increased its fixed rates again! It has been the first bank to lift its fixed rates every time since rates...
NZ Mortgage Rate Forecast 2010
For the past 12 months mortgage rates have been at historic lows. There has been talk for some time that rates will...
Too Early to Call a Recovery
Really? It’s over? Just like that? I’m slightly bemused by how quickly some commentators are proclaiming the end...
How the Market is Mispricing Mortgage Rates
In previous posts we have shown you how to save tens of thousands in mortgage interest by leveraging short-term rates and...
Creating a “Fixed for Life” Mortgage
Too many homeowners are preoccupied with mortgage rates when they should be focused on repaying their debt as fast as...
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