Real Estate, and Property News

BNZ

BNZ chief calls for capital gains tax

He says it will help close the "big gap between rich and poor".

Real Estate

New Zealand's most expensive street revealed

A road's median value has increased by half-a-million dollars in the past year.

The market's awaiting the outcome of the election.

Auckland house sales hit seven-year-low

But prices are staying right where they are - at record highs.

Amy Adams prefers the term "housing pressures" to "housing crisis".

National's housing spokesperson doesn't know how many houses built in Auckland

Amy Adams prefers the term "housing pressures" to "housing crisis".

Figures show 47 fewer houses are being sold every day.

Housing market slumps around New Zealand

Experts suggest real estate agents start looking for a second job.

Building a new home creates about four tonnes of waste.

Student's innovative solution to construction waste

Building a new home creates about four tonnes of waste.

John Key at his home in 2014.

John Key sells home to offshore buyer

The ex-Prime Minister has reportedly sold most of his sprawling Parnell property to a buyer in China.

The $140 million development spans an entire block - and includes H&M and Topshop.

Christchurch's largest private development The Crossing to open

The $140 million development spans an entire block - and includes H&M and Topshop.

The housing market could literally take off.

Dunedin's own UFO up for sale

The housing market could literally take off.

Could short-term renters be disadvantaged under Labour?

Short-term renters could be left out in the cold

Labour's letting fee ban could see fewer short-term tenancies on offer, property expert warns.

Real Estate

Labour takes the side of renters

Labour will ban letting fees, increase notice periods for landlords to give tenants and limit rent increases to once a year.

Auckland houses on average are worth more than $1 million.

House prices still going up, but more slowly

The average price is now $641,648 - 54.9 percent above the market peak rate in 2007.

Values are falling - and the upcoming election is also making buyers cautious.

Lowest property sales volumes since 2011

Values are falling - and the upcoming election is also making buyers cautious.

Real Estate

Auckland sleeping pods may have been illegal

The company had listed eight individual $180-200 pods, advertising it as "one bedroom".

Real Estate

Prime Auckland pod living a steal at just $200 a week

The high price is if you want a top pod - the bottom one is even cheaper.

The average house costs $1 million in Auckland.

Falling confidence house prices will keep going up

After years of skyrocketing house prices, the inevitable correction appears to be on the horizon.

There are 29 criteria which a house must pass to get the WOF tick.

Would your home pass the rental home WOF test?

Find out whether your home's good enough to rent out, or needs some work.

It's not just sales that have dropped, prices are easing too.

Dramatic drop in housing sales nationwide

It's not just sales that have dropped, prices are easing too.

LVR restrictions, limit the amount of lending banks can do to borrowers with small or non-existent deposits.

Plummeting house sales prompt call to ease up on first-home buyers

They face an "intimidating barrier" to ownership, REINZ says.

Grant Tucker has posted condoms, faeces, broken glass and sanitary pads in the mail.

Appeal flushed for poo posting property agent

Grant Tucker was also found guilty of posting soiled sanitary pads and a condom.