New builds are exempt from loan-to-value ratio (LVR) restrictions.
Mortgage rate options for new borrowers and those with fixed interest rates about to expire.
Subject to final consultation, LVR limits will restrict high-risk lending, particularly to property investors
Latest Reserve Bank figures show mortgage lending is up 32.8 percent on last year.
How a 6-month holiday on a $600,000 loan could cost up to $6000 more.
A new benefit will alleviate financial pressure during the grieving period.