Residential Property

Family lose bid for Vogel House

Vogel House, in Lower Hutt, will not be returned to the Vogel family.

Vogel House will not be returned to the Vogel family, the Crown Land commissioner has ruled.

'It's X factor-plus'

Springrock has views of Wairarapa's eastern hills over a 15-metre, heated swimming pool.

Eye-catching home, with pool and fabulous views of Wairarapa hills, could fetch $1.5m.

Ian Athfield gem on market gallery

This Sir Ian Athfield-designed house on Amritsar Street, Khandallah is on the market for the first time in 42 years

"It's a great family home and we want it to go to a new family."

Durantes' $925k Lyall Bay sale

The three-bedroom landscaped house is on the flat, near the beach and gets all-day sun.

Phoenix star's three-year-old house in Lyall Bay sells for well over rateable value.

Capital apartment market heats up

Wellington's $80 million Victoria St Precinct apartments, due to begin construction in about three weeks, will help ease ...

After years of stagnation, booming prices have finally returned to the inner city.

Time it takes to save for a house

Paul Atienza moved from Manila to his "dream city" of Christchurch. His family will join him soon.

Saving for a house takes five years in Christchurch, much less than in Auckland.

Finance Minister warns homeowners too stretched

Bill English worries there are too many mortgage holders out there relying on pay increases to offset interest rate rises.

Finance Minister Bill English is worried about the number of mortgage holders ill-prepared for interest rate rises.

Council may 'embrace the market'

Councillor Paul Eagle says the council may be willing to "embrace" the private sector in a bid to intervene in the ...

Wellington City opens the door to private sector developers for new social and affordable housing mix.

Homeowners make $7000 in month

Nineteen bids were placed on this house in Carrington St, Mt Cook.

Wellington homeowners made $7000 in a month, leaving house hunters further in the dust.

Soon to be the $1m city

The average house in Auckland will set you back $955,793, but could top $1m this time next year.

Want a house in Auckland? Now, you'll have to pay $955,793 as efforts to curb investor activity fail.

No 'winter slow-down' for capital

The average house value across the Wellington region is now $504,794.

Thin pickings for buyers are creating increased competition, forcing house prices to soar.

Housing: It's a seller's market

It's not uncommon in Auckland to find derelict houses selling for millions, like this Grey Lynn do-up, which sold ...

See new Real Estate data which shows the number of homes for sale, and the asking price, in your region.

$1.25m fine for price-fixing

Max and Jocelyn Vertongen of Unique Realty

Real estate agency admits its part in a price-fixing action against Trade Me.

Estate agent licensing 'too hard'

Kapiti couple Kiel and Emma Moore-Jones, with their two young daughters, unknowingly bought a P-contaminated house from ...

Call for changes after revelation that unlicensed agent sold P-contaminated house.

Plan for 'Better Te Aro'

An artist's impression of how College St would look as a shared space.

Business owners and residents in Wellington city area want to create a shared space.

P house agent unlicensed

Kapiti couple Kiel and Emma Moore-Jones, with their two young daughters, unknowingly bought a house contaminated with ...

They bought a contaminated house - but the agent who sold it can't be investigated as he's unlicensed.

Home buyers look to Wainuiomata

Residential developments in Wainuiomata are rolling along and on Friday councillor Margaret Willard, Deputy Mayor David ...

Wainuiomata has become a subdivision hot spot.

'The boom is a lie' stuff nation

Who is better off – other than the banks and real estate agents?

OPINION: An unspectacular 1920s three-bedroom weatherboard selling for $102,000 more than RV isn't a boom. It's crazy.

Capital market keeps rising

Stock Photo - Growing home sale in abstract background house prices housing finance generic buying off the ...

Fringe suburbs attract first-home buyers as Wellington boom strengthens

Big bucks for state homes

This state home in Mt Victoria, Wellington, sold for $961,000.

Some state homes are selling for more than $2m - while one unit was snapped up for $2000.

'Bad' tenants let off the hook

Tenants in this Hamilton flat damaged every room and left their rubbish behind.

Court decision "opens the door for tenants to do what the hell they like", landlords say.

This could take some work video

The sprawling property in Milton Rd, Napier, has three-bedrooms and a self-contained flat - but it needs a bit of work.

There's a reason a hillside Napier home sold for $240,000 - and the mower in the bathroom is a hint.

Leaky home gone in 60 minutes video

Dean Derwin's leaky Newlands home was demolished in less than an hour.

The legal wrangling has lasted for years. But in less than an hour, it was history.

More sales than listings in capital video

More houses were sold in Wellington in March than were listed.

Buyers' voracious appetites for property in Wellington have eaten into the housing stock.

Fight brewing for Shelly Bay Rd development

Prime Property Group owner, Eyal Aharoni, pictured in 2009, is understood to be in pole position to buy 1-19 Shelly Bay ...

A battle could be looming between a developer and the airport over land at Shelly Bay.

Jafas buy up capital homes video

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Auckland rental investors are swooping on Wellington, driving up residential prices.

Sea swallows coastal dream gallery

Tamar and Glenn Brinfield's bach on Cape Palliser Rd, south Wairarapa is slowly falling into the sea, and their insurer ...

Couple thought they had found the perfect bach, but now it's falling into the sea.

Wellington prices keep getting hotter

The average value of a house in the Wellington region is $491,236 - up 7.5 per cent year on year.

Is the capital's housing market following in Auckland's "red-hot" footsteps?

Leaky building costs revealed

An estimated 80,000 homes are thought to be affected by leaky building syndrome. When moisture penetrates a property and ...

As a leaky building expert says repairs are having to be repeatedly done, Wellington City Council reveals how much the saga is costing ratepayers.

Estate agents 'avoiding building reports'

The Building Officials Institute of New Zealand claims it hears of up to three cases a month where agents steer vendors ...

Some real estate agents are encouraging vendors to get "soft-touch" building reports.

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