Investors borrowing $1.8 billion make up one third of the mortgage market.
OPINION: The Reserve Bank has pulled the handbrake harder on Auckland housing.
Could the reserve bank restrictions on property investments threaten the golden run?
OPINION: Most people outside Auckland are fed up with hearing about its soaring house prices.
The heated Auckland market is the culprit, with asking prices flat or down in other parts of the country.
The FCO building at 541 High St, Lower Hutt, has been snapped up by another owner/operator without it even going to market.
An earthquake-prone heritage vicarage in Miramar could fetch up to $1m, but needs some work.
Another valuable old church property in the Wellington suburb of Seatoun is up for sale.
Wellington remains immune to the real estate frenzy that has seen average asking prices soar above the $500,000 mark.
House prices and sales melted in January, but real estate agents say it was a typical "summer slowdown".
It has a tennis court, heated pool, spa, a library and views over Wellington - and all for less than $4 million.
Home buyers in the Wellington region are "conservative and cautious" and sellers need to set realistic price expectations.
Most affordable housing in NZ - Palmerston North's - remains unaffordable for the average earner.
Fresh calls for a checklist for rental properties have been supported by student leaders.
He's the so-called Minister of Twitter - now Tau Henare has taken to social media to sell a house.
House building slows, even in Canterbury, but non-residential building work is close to record levels.
Leaky state homes in Wellington will be torn down after Housing NZ decided refurbishment was too costly.
A Wellington developer has sparked a fight with residents over a multimillion-dollar project that will see three-storey rental apartments in the suburbs.