A lack of pressure in the Wellington region's housing market saw average house values dip slightly in the last three months.
Raw sewage is causing a stink for Petone business owners, the body corporate and the council.
But apartment life's looking attractive
House prices are ballooning out of kilter with low wage increases as house affordability dives.
More than 15,000 extra people are expected to be living in central Wellington in 30 years.
Pioneers' 118-year-old "castle" for sale
A 118-year-old "castle" that was home to a pioneering family and then hundreds of girls is on the market.
House building in Wellington is set to double in the next five years - but critics say the city's infrastructure will not cope.
Construction of up to 7000 homes in Wellington will be fast-tracked.
Large-scale prefabricated housing could be coming to Wellington in a new venture.
Home buyers have a right to know if there was a suicide at a property they plan to buy.
Slow or bad service from builders to address defects affects recommendations by new homeowners, says economist.
Couple felt "utterly betrayed" when their real estate agent outbid them on a property.
OPINION: In the absence of easy answers, housing affordability remains one of the Opposition parties' more potent political weapons.
The Government has paid out $230,000 so far to estate agents under its scheme to sell off state houses to first-home buyers.
The reversal of the trans-Tasman brain drain will put pressure on house prices and schools.
Wellington's property market is being hit by mortgage-lending restrictions and rising interest rates.
Wellington regional property prices are up 2.8 per cent for the year, according to figures from Quotable Value.
Canterbury leads the number of building consents issued, followed by Auckland and Waikato.
Property prices in many areas around the country are up 20 per cent, although sales volumes are down.
Two to four-storey apartment blocks overlooking Whitby lakes will go ahead despite opposition from locals.
A Government scheme for first-home buyers has sold 52 former state homes - but critics question whether it is anything more than a fig leaf.
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