Building industry can't cope, Goff says video

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff is keen to fix Auckland's housing supply problems.

The building industry is not geared up to produce the number of houses needed in Auckland, according to the city's mayor Phil Goff.

Borrowers shift to fix

ANZ is one bank that has noticed more borrowers want fixed-term rates.

When first-home buyer Pippa Jefferies took out a mortgage recently, she decided to fix the bulk of it.

House of God for sale video

The former Church of the Ascension in Point Chevalier has a CV of more than $3 million.

A 99-year-old Auckland church listed for the first time is likely to sell for an ungodly sum.

Tricky Sticky Forest issues aired in Wanaka

Bike Wanaka's Sticky Forest meeting was attended by an estimated 450 people.

I want to be really transparent about what we want to do, Maori working group representative Mike Beresford says.

First time buyers frustrated

REINZ Manawatu spokesman Andy Stewart said first home buyers face a discouraging search but can still find relatively ...

Manawatu-Whanganui house prices are the highest in decades and still rising, frustrating first home buyers.

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Southward bound

Experts say the development of the Peacocke area will begin at Dixon Road, where some houses are already being built.

Hamilton must look south if it is to house its burgeoning population.

Thousands lost in building sale

Property developer Ian Cassels.

As property prices surge nationwide, one council loses thousands on real estate deal.

A luxury lodge fit for royalty

Greenhill Lodge has won an accolade as one of the best small luxury lodge's in the world.

Hawke's Bay's historic Greenhill Lodge which once caught the eye of the Queen Mother is looking for a new owner.

Abbeyfield plans progress

An Abbeyfield home, near Nelson.

Community group is confident "flatting for seniors" will come to Blenheim.

Clean up gathers momentum

An apartment building in Pantin, France. In New Zealand, the apartment and multi-unit property sector is not waiting for ...

Apartment sector gets voluntary course which aims to rein in body corporate ''cowboys''.

'We have been waiting'

Plans for a new marae on the Te Atatu Peninsula include grass-covered roofs.

Maori wanting a marae on prime Auckland park land say it's time promises are kept and land is handed over.

Nelson house prices up by 25 per cent

Homes in the Nelson region are fetching record prices.

House prices in the Nelson region have hit yet another high.

Fear and anxiety for renters

Coogee Beach and Sydney's CBD are in high demand.

The mould, flooding and cockroaches are bad enough, but for many Aussie tenants being blacklisted is worse.

Solution to flat-out rental market

Housing for seniors sub-committee chairwoman Cynthia Brooks wants to see the Andrews Pl flats redeveloped.

Could selling pensioner flats, described as "like bedsits", open up Marlborough's rental market?

Slight fall in median Hamilton house price sale

A drop in Hamilton's median house price sale for the first time in five months is nothing to worry about, says Lugton's ...

First fall in median price sale of Hamilton house prices since August.

Bitter 10-year fight costs house

Harcourts' agent Lou Newman said there had been "quite a lot" of interest in the house which has harbour views.

Court orders sale of prestige Wellington house to cover $1m legal debt racked up in business fight.

Red hot market

Median house prices in Marlborough have climbed to a record high in January.

Great news for homeowners, not so great for first-time buyers.

School's genius field trip

Students at Mangere Bridge School had to make a choice between progress and preservation.

School pretends to sell off sports fields for development in order to teach kids about housing crisis.

New building numbers plummet

In 2014 there were 1286 new buildings consented in the North Shore. In 2016, that number was just 451.

Auckland's facing a critical housing shortage, but the North Shore's not stepping up.

'It's not the apocalypse' as prices fall

Home buyers are in a slightly better position with house prices falling on Auckland's North Shore.

Calm and perspective is urged after house prices took a dip on Auckland's North Shore.

Buyer sought for Mitre 10 building

Mitre 10 Mega in Blenheim.

Mitre 10 Mega will stay in Blenheim, but is eyeing a new purpose built site by 2022.

'Half a million for a shoebox'

Phil Rumble has had trouble finding the right property.

Phil Rumble's been looking for properties around Auckland and Northland for months, and isn't impressed by the selection.

TDC raises building fees

It will soon cost more to build a new home in Tasman district. 

It will soon cost more to build a new home in the Tasman district, with fees based on work costs, not floor area.

Bunnings property for sale

One of Hawke's Bay's biggest retail buildings - the Bunning's store in Hastings - is for sale.

Bunnings store property investment opportunity.

End in sight for Auckland office shortage

Auckland's office crunch has sent rents per metre skywards in the downtown area.

Auckland office vacancy hits a two-decade low.

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