Vogel House will not be returned to the Vogel family, the Crown Land commissioner has ruled.
Eye-catching home, with pool and fabulous views of Wairarapa hills, could fetch $1.5m.
"It's a great family home and we want it to go to a new family."
Phoenix star's three-year-old house in Lyall Bay sells for well over rateable value.
After years of stagnation, booming prices have finally returned to the inner city.
Saving for a house takes five years in Christchurch, much less than in Auckland.
Finance Minister Bill English is worried about the number of mortgage holders ill-prepared for interest rate rises.
Wellington City opens the door to private sector developers for new social and affordable housing mix.
Wellington homeowners made $7000 in a month, leaving house hunters further in the dust.
Want a house in Auckland? Now, you'll have to pay $955,793 as efforts to curb investor activity fail.
Thin pickings for buyers are creating increased competition, forcing house prices to soar.
See new Real Estate data which shows the number of homes for sale, and the asking price, in your region.
Real estate agency admits its part in a price-fixing action against Trade Me.
Call for changes after revelation that unlicensed agent sold P-contaminated house.
Business owners and residents in Wellington city area want to create a shared space.
They bought a contaminated house - but the agent who sold it can't be investigated as he's unlicensed.
Wainuiomata has become a subdivision hot spot.
OPINION: An unspectacular 1920s three-bedroom weatherboard selling for $102,000 more than RV isn't a boom. It's crazy.
Fringe suburbs attract first-home buyers as Wellington boom strengthens
Some state homes are selling for more than $2m - while one unit was snapped up for $2000.
Court decision "opens the door for tenants to do what the hell they like", landlords say.
There's a reason a hillside Napier home sold for $240,000 - and the mower in the bathroom is a hint.
The legal wrangling has lasted for years. But in less than an hour, it was history.
Buyers' voracious appetites for property in Wellington have eaten into the housing stock.
A battle could be looming between a developer and the airport over land at Shelly Bay.
Auckland rental investors are swooping on Wellington, driving up residential prices.
Couple thought they had found the perfect bach, but now it's falling into the sea.
Is the capital's housing market following in Auckland's "red-hot" footsteps?
As a leaky building expert says repairs are having to be repeatedly done, Wellington City Council reveals how much the saga is costing ratepayers.
Some real estate agents are encouraging vendors to get "soft-touch" building reports.