Residential Property

Wellington immune to price frenzy

Prices for the Greater Wellington area homes about $5000 lower than in February last year.

Housing market takes a breather

House prices and sales melted in January, but real estate agents say it was a typical "summer slowdown".

Capital mansion sells for $3.7m

It has a tennis court, heated pool, spa, a library and views over Wellington - and all for less than $4 million.

Vendors 'need to be realistic'

Home buyers in the Wellington region are "conservative and cautious".

'Most affordable' housing too costly

Most affordable housing in NZ - Palmerston North's - remains unaffordable for the average earner.

Calls for rental WOFs

Fresh calls for a checklist for rental properties have been supported by student leaders.

#HouseForSale tweets Henare

He's the so-called Minister of Twitter - now Tau Henare has taken to social media to sell a house.

Home building dips in September quarter

House building slows, even in Canterbury, but non-residential building work is close to record levels.

Mouldy flats to be torn down

Leaky state homes in Wellington will be torn down after Housing NZ decided refurbishment was too costly.

'Ghetto' waiting to happen

Ian Cassels' project opposed

A Wellington developer has sparked a fight with residents over a multimillion-dollar project that will see three-storey rental apartments in the suburbs.

Caught short: NZ underinsured

Insurance

Properties nationwide are underinsured and could leave homeowners facing a hefty bill after a disaster.

Council considers local housing body

Generic housing

Review of City Council's social housing policy to explore starting own entity to run state housing.

Hutt house prices up

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The Hutt Valley continues to outshine the rest of the Wellington region, with its median house prices continuing to rise.

House of the week: Eastbourne

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Oh we do love to live beside the seaside, in the sunny Wellington village of Eastbourne.

Listed villa for sale

Built for "an English gentleman"

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A heritage-listed Victorian villa in Greytown is for sale with a rateable value of more than $1m.

Eastern suburbs lead the way

Wellington property

Demand for home in Wellington's eastern suburbs remains high.

Winter cools house market

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House prices still rising but not as much in many main centres last month.

House of the week: Gisborne

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Adults and children alike run free on this lovely country home on the outskirts of Gisborne.

Let's live in... Stokes Valley

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Avoid the areas near the Mongrel Mob house and you've got great views that come at a cheap price.

House values dip

Wellington houses, generic, homes

A lack of pressure in the Wellington region's housing market saw average house values dip slightly in the last three months.

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