Residential Property

He owns a house at 21 video

Llewelyn Griffiths, 21, has just bought a house in the Wellington suburb of Northland.

Lifetime of saving, and a diet of lettuce and mayo sandwiches, pays off for Llewelyn Griffiths.

Eyesore, or heritage building?

An appeal has been lodged against the decision to delist the former Housing NZ complex, built in the 1950s.

The people who stopped the Basin Flyover have halted this crumbling edifice's demise - at no small cost.

Cubicles apartment called 'unliveable' gallery

The apartment features two 'loft bedrooms' and two bedrooms on the lower floor.

Wellington loft with makeshift cubicles as bedrooms labelled "unlivable" by students and health experts.

'We'll be the perfect neighbours'

Jenni Mason and Millie Watson.
Jenni Mason is the manager for First Five Childcare Centre, she is appealing to the ...

Jenni Mason has an interesting problem in the current housing crisis - she needs land, not a house.

Levin housing market 'on fire'

Demand for houses is outstripping supply in Levin.

Real estate agents are 'desperate' for houses as sales jump by 44 per cent.

City home ownership rates slip

Aokautere has the highest home ownership rate in Palmerston North at 86.6 per cent. Three times the suburb with the ...

Palmerston North's home ownership rates are lower than the national average.

Can investors take a hit?

A hike in lending limits may be shrugged off by experienced property investors.

Property investors not expected to change their ways if lending limits get tighter.

Petone joins $1m club gallery

This 1910, three-bedroom, two-bathroom home in Manchester St, Petone, sold at auction for $1 million on Thursday.

Homes have started tipping the scales at $1m or more as the property bubble expands.

Modular house takes shape

The first module is lifted into place.

The three modules that make up a house in Levin have been dropped into place by crane. 

Shady houses selling well

Houses that sit in the shade are becoming more and more attractive, as home buyers looks for alternatives in ...

With few houses on the Wellington market and prices surging, buyers are forced to look at lower quality options.

Houses are making $3000 a week

House prices are rising at the fastest rate since 2004.

Investors snapping up homes ahead of new lending restrictions blamed for speed of house price rises.

Harcourts defends safety stance

Harcourts is advising agents to get open home visitors to sign a hazard register.

Harcourts is upset the real estate industry has been mocked for its cautious approach to health and safety.

Arlington houses on the move

Two old houses on on the site of the $33 million demolition and rebuild of Wellington City Council's Arlington ...

"It’s a good result because otherwise they would have been demolished."

We're making damp homes worse

Many Wellington homes are insulated without ventilating, a top landlord says

Modern insulation work on old houses actually designed to "breathe" is making them damper.

Family lose bid for Vogel House

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

Vogels say High Court may be their next step, after Crown commissioner turns them down.

'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.

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