Residential Property

Listed villa for sale

Built for "an English gentleman"

Alison Paterson

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

House, real estate, sold, mortgage, property market

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

House of the week: Gisborne

strap

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

Let's live in... Stokes Valley

stokes

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.

Pong puts off Petone shoppers

stormwater drain

Raw sewage is causing a stink for Petone business owners, the body corporate and the council.

Wages low, housing high

But apartment life's looking attractive

Wellington houses, generic, homes

House prices are ballooning out of kilter with low wage increases as house affordability dives.

Another 15,000 residents for city

Graham Scott

More than 15,000 extra people are expected to be living in central Wellington in 30 years.

Farewell Fareham

Pioneers' 118-year-old "castle" for sale

Fareham House in Featherston

A 118-year-old "castle" that was home to a pioneering family and then hundreds of girls is on the market.

Capital 'won't cope'

Generic housing

House building in Wellington is set to double in the next five years - but critics say the city's infrastructure will not cope.

7000 new homes for city

Generic housing

Construction of up to 7000 homes in Wellington will be fast-tracked.

Modular housing dream

City Blox

Large-scale prefabricated housing could be coming to Wellington in a new venture.

Realtors must tell all

house for sale

Home buyers have a right to know if there was a suicide at a property they plan to buy.

Most builders brought back

Construction worker/ Hard hat

Slow or bad service from builders to address defects affects recommendations by new homeowners, says economist.

Estate agent outbid own client

Margaret Lindsay

Couple felt "utterly betrayed" when their real estate agent outbid them on a property.

Housing solutions take time

pattrick smellie

OPINION: In the absence of easy answers, housing affordability remains one of the Opposition parties' more potent political weapons.

Slow start to take-up of state home sales

state housing

The Government has paid out $230,000 so far to estate agents under its scheme to sell off state houses to first-home buyers.

Homecoming has price

house prices

The reversal of the trans-Tasman brain drain will put pressure on house prices and schools.

Wellington property under pressure

Wellington's property market is being hit by mortgage-lending restrictions and rising interest rates.

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