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Christchurch real estate agent sentenced for $300k fraud

She and her husband took money from the council for work they hadn't done.

Real Estate

Kate Sheppard's Christchurch home up for auction

The Government is an interested party.

Real Estate

Large Wellington social housing development unveiled

The Arlington development doubles the number of people who can stay on the block.

The Greens want a rental WOF regime.

Rental WOF could fix 'power imbalance'

Tenants are afraid to nark on bad landlords, says Renters United - and a WOF could remedy that.

Just how affordable is a KiwiBuild house?

Got $25,000 saved? That might be enough for a Kiwibuild home

ASB has thrown a lifeline to would-be first-home buyers.

Watch: Alex Baird reports on the possible new standards.

Landlords cool on bedroom heater proposal

Bedroom heaters could become compulsory - but there are arguments against them.

Some think prices have crash if the housing crisis is to be fixed.

Winter chills home buyers as prices stall

"The strong value growth... has all but disappeared."

Debbie Roberts on The AM Show.

Most renters can't afford to buy, and punishing landlords won't help - expert

Phil Twyford "should be careful what he wishes for".

John Gray on The AM Show.

Council consent screw-up a 'tragedy'

"Legislation generally is poorly drafted, and we get these conflicts."

Geoffrey Mairs.

Disgraced real estate agent slept in home night before auction

He is "unsuitable" to sell property, the tribunal ruled.

Landlords say the changes will make rents go up.

Sweeping rental law change proposals announced

The Government says it's keen to hear the opinions of both landlords and renters.

Andrew King on The AM Show.

Tenants 'ironically' like letting fees - landlords

They give tenants who can afford them an advantage, says Andrew King.

Aucklanders who don't want state housing near their own properties should leave the city, Housing Minister Phil Twyford says.

Where the new state houses will be built

The Government has revealed where it plans to build 6400 new state and community houses.

The Overseas Investment Amendment Bill as passed into law on Wednesday night.

Banning foreign buyers is a 'point of principle' - Parker

The Trade Minister has admitted he has no idea what effect on house prices the foreign buyer ban will have.

Nick Tuffley on The AM Show.

Building, not banning, will fix housing crisis - economist

Building more houses is key to improving affordability, says ASB's Nick Tuffley.

It is now up to the Queenstown Lakes District Council to decide if the campers can stay.

Sky-high rent forces Wanaka locals into campsite

It has no running water, just two toilets, and isn't set up for permanent residents.

Katy Perry.

Katy Perry considering property in 'lush' NZ

The A-lister is eyeing up New Zealand real estate.

Winner of best waterfront home.

World's most beautiful houses revealed

A Hawaiian beach house and a waterfall paradise are among the world's ultimate homes.

Shirley Johnston pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining 13 commissions from the council for work she did not do.

Real estate agent admits $150k property fraud

She claimed commission from the council 13 times for houses she never sold.

New research by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand looked at the median price of properties for six months ending in March.

Auckland's fastest rising suburbs revealed

Number one may surprise you.