Residential Property

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"

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

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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.

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.

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