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CAPITAL GAIN: What does it mean and why does it matter?

If you’re a first home buyer, you’ve probably heard the phrase ‘capital gain’ – but what does it really mean for you?  In Auckland getting capital gain is something of a weekend sport so most people know what it is, but just to be clear: it is the … Read more

Crazy Talk About Lending Restrictions

Following talk of another boom in Auckland house prices, one of the Reserve Bank’s (RBNZ) deputy governors recently made a comment about restricting bank lending on low deposit mortgages — so rather than getting in with just 5% deposit you'd need … Read more