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Written submissions to the inquiry into alternative ways to control inflation closed during the month (19 July).
A new Hawke's Bay initiative is helping people with mental health issues find a rented home without having to spend months on a waiting list.
In a feature article in the lastest ANZ Property Focus published July 23, ANZ economists say they believe that ring-fencing investment tax losses lacks a sound economic rationale.
Mortgage brokers are facing cuts of up to 30% in commission paid by some banks from October. The cuts are expected to result in widespread changes in the industry, encouraging diversification and mergers between groups.
If Alan Bollard didn't manage a smile when the latest house data was revealed last week, he would make a good poker player.
Increasing home loan rates are not the only thing hurting borrowers at the moment. One brokers says joining KiwiSaver could make refinancing even harder.
ANZ/National Bank increased its share of the mortgage market in the September quarter, the first quarter it hasn't lost market share since the June 2006 quarter.
Anne Gibson reports that consumers may need to arm themselves with lawyers to do battle against rich real estate agents and their firms under the new system unveiled by the Government yesterday.
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