Your Views

Have your say on the issues of the day

Are you happy with your current mortgage deal?

39 comments
Digital image / P.K. Stowers
Digital image / P.K. Stowers

Mortgage rates have hit rock bottom as banks offer thousands of dollars in cash and slash advertised interest rates in response to pressure from home-buyers for deals.

A mortgage broker has described the market as "frantic" and "the best it's ever going to get" after negotiating rates as low as 4.75 per cent for clients.

Advertised fixed-interest rates on home loans are at historic lows, but customers can save thousands more dollars by haggling for even lower rates. The Herald has spoken to new home-owners who negotiated large cash bonuses and heavily reduced rates.

Are you happy with your current mortgage deal? Here is the latest selection of Your Views:

Have your say

We aim to have healthy debate. But we won't publish comments that abuse others. View commenting guidelines.

1200 characters left

Sort by
  • Oldest

© Copyright 2014, APN New Zealand Limited

Assembled by: (static) on red akl_a3 at 21 Aug 2014 00:22:07 Processing Time: 1521ms