The great Kiwi property ladder
An Auckland woman explains how she got $1.5m worth of property in four years.
People like me can't invest while we are trapped in a vicious rental cycle, Tania Seward says.
To get ahead, Tracey Burgess saved hard, paid off debt, and even took a second job.
There are too many fluctuating factors affecting the property market for Daniel Galdau to buy a house.
Tracey Ludlow recommends using a broker to anyone feeling daunted by the prospect of owning property.
Young investment property owner Astaria Geor believes getting that first home is about prioritising.
There's too much pressure to buy a bigger, flasher house than you need, writes Amanda Homewood.
Despite the extra expenses home ownership brings, Jo Cameron would prefer to pay a mortgage than rent.
Moss Wilson gave up trying to save for a house in New Zealand and moved to Malaysia.
Landlords needs to remember to keep their heart out of investment decisions, writes Tracey Ludlow.
You'll never convince Lindsay Amner that renting is better than buying, he writes.
It doesn't matter which city in the world you live in, the city will always have the most expensive suburbs.
Owning a house is better than renting for one simple reason - landlords, writes Alison Adams-Smith
Sonja Matla thought her boyfriend was mad getting a mortgage at just 21.
Katy Miller looks at whether she'll be better off having bought the house than if she'd just rented it.
Buy a house or go on an OE? Ellyn took a gamble on buying, and now feels safer about the future.
Houses are nice but using the money to experience life is even better, writes Adele Rowan.
I have a mortgage that will take me until my early 80s to pay, writes Graham Smith.
The maintenance and worry of caring for a home can be hefty, so why not rent? asks Felicity Cozens.
Let's have a look at what faces young strugglers in the provinces wanting to buy a house.