Residential Property

Hospice defends apartments plan video

A 3D view of Mary Potter Hospice Foundation's proposed apartment complex in the Wellington suburb of Newtown.

Mary Potter boss says it has "gone out of its way" to gain Newtown residents' support.

Half-billion revamp for Wellington

The development would be a joint venture between the Port Nicholson Block Development Trust and The Wellington Company.

Hotel, brewery and hundreds of new homes hinted at in new plans.

Poll shows public don't expect crash

More than half the survey picked house prices to continue rising for the next few months.

Housing bubble? What housing bubble? Public concern low, says poll.

Apple still keen on car race

Apple is urging regulators not to impose too many restrictions on testing of self-driving cars.

Apple wades into self-driving car debate as it declares it is excited about the potential for automated transportation.

After the boom, an opening video

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Wellington's property market was once in the stratosphere, but is it still in orbit?

Historic cottage fetches $1m video

Built in 1865, the cottage was once owned by Thorndon jail's turnkey.

Couple buys historic cottage for nearly double the RV without ever setting foot on the property.

House prices rocket up in Porirua

Plimmerton's real estate is among the priciest in Porirua.

Once a cheaper alternative to Wellington, average house prices in Porirua are steadily increasing.

Quake claim pitfalls

EQC covers damage to your house, your land and your personal property in the event of an earthquake. But it does not ...

Opinion: When making an earthquake claim, expect EQC and insurers to assert that some damage is 'pre-existing' or 'historic'. Claimant don't have to simply accept this.

Longer tenancies not a surprise: campaigner

More tenants are opting for security and fixing their tenancies rather than going open-ended, a property manager says.

People locking in longer tenancies to minimise disruption in their lives, campaigner says.

Developer ploughs on after flooding

Duck Creek in Porirua in full flood on November 15. The earthmovers for Brookside can be seen on the left.

A 148-lot subdivision was under water two weeks ago, but it is on track for work to begin on new homes next year.

Fears slow CBD apartment sales

An apartment building on central Wellington's Tennyson St was evacuated after the November 14 earthquake.

But some are still going ahead, and agents are confident of a rebound.

Retirement village to be rebuilt

A quake-damaged 41 unit block at Wellington's Malvina Major Retirement Village will be demolished and rebuilt.

About 40 displaced Malvina Major residents in Wellington face 18-month quake rebuild.

Water storage tanks selling out

Eva Neely with her daughter Mara Neely, 3.

It's the must-have addition to any self-respecting Wellington home - and there's a waiting list.

Hospice opponents vow to fight on

A 3D view of the proposed Mary Potter Hospice apartment block from Owen St showing changes from the initial blueprint.

Resource consent application for controversial apartments lodged amid community disquiet.

Hutt desperate for more houses

Hutt City Mayor Ray Wallace wants a fresh debate over the zoning of rural land in Wainuiomata. .

Lower Hutt Mayor says his city will stagnate unless more homes are built in Wainuiomata.

Best of NZ architecture

The Sir Ian Athfield Award for Housing went to Wellington multi-unit development Zavos Corner, designed by Parsonson ...

National awards include Wellington apartments, a monument and NZ Post House.

New Hutt City RVs coming

The biggest increases in rateable values were in Taita and Petone.

Households will be sent notice of new ratings valuations next week.

Hospice presses on with apartments

A 3D view of the proposed Mary Potter Hospice apartment block from Owen St, showing changes from the initial blueprint.

Mary Potter Hospice forges ahead with its contentious Newtown complex.

From cinema to hotel?

The Paramount is on the market and has been granted consents to be developed as a boutique hotel.

Paramount Theatre could becomeĀ a boutique hotel if sale of the building goes ahead.

Wander through beautiful homes

An interior shot of the 'Treehouse'.

Feeling nosy? Wadestown School's House and Garden Walk event may be right up your alley.

Rare historic cottage on market

The 497sqm section is perched above Tinakori village.

Haven of history comes up for sale in inner city Wellington suburb.

'Executive' subdivision for capital

The 'executive' subdivision will feature homes selling from between $790,000 and $1.5 million.

A $43m development will bring about 170 new residents to Newlands, in northern Wellington.

Surge in online Wairarapa property interest

New Wairarapa residents Alan Lodge and his dog Ginny outside their rural Masterton home.

Interest in Wairarapa properties has soared more than 58 per cent, according to

Average house price $622K

The average price for a house in New Zealand will now set you back $622,309.

House prices are still rising much faster in Wellington than Auckland, while NZ growth slows overall.

Chased for flatmates' debts

A Wellington man has been pursued for two years over his flatmates' debts. That has prompted a law expert to warn ...

Wellington case prompts warning to renters: you're all liable if one of you doesn't pay.

Opinion: When open homes become a blur

Just getting around all the open homes down on our list for a Sunday afternoon can be stressful, with so many in such a ...

It's a bit hard remembering what individual houses are like after visiting so many open homes.

Villa do-up makes quick profit

The modest 100sqm home sits on a 720sqm section.

Khandallah home bought for $530,000 in March, sold for $900,000 six months later.

Property boom hits Hastings

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District-wide house prices are up 17.9 per cent since 2013 - but valuers say the rise may be understated.

Rare Athfield house on market

The house quickly became a local curiosity, with cars often stopping at the end of the driveway to have a look.

"Sometimes a house gets into your soul,'' says vendor's daughter.

Climbing Mt Debt

I have no idea what sort of mortgage we should go for.

What happens when you have pre-approval to borrow more money than you had wanted to spend.

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