In three years, they saved a 10 percent house deposit and paid for their wedding.
Her death is still being treated as "unexplained".
After a hot start to the year, sales volumes have eased to 2019 levels and demand has cooled too.
The rest of the region is on the up.
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They're a step onto the property ladder, but most require a longer city commute.
June had the second-lowest number of houses for sale on record, REINZ says.
Her deposit of $56,842 consisted of KiwiSaver, personal savings and profit from investing in the share market.
She's laying out the Greens' solution to the housing market in Auckland on Friday night.
It has escape hatches, little trap doors and disco lights at the top of the dome.
Barfoot & Thompson says new Government regulations haven't dampened Auckland house prices, nor the number of properties sold last month.
His deposit was around 8 percent of the purchase price.
CoreLogic's latest property report shows Auckland, Hamilton and Wellington are among the 12 areas where monthly growth has slowed.
A knock on the door resulted in the sale of his Auckland home for "good money".
Having made many sacrifices, this was her last attempt to buy a home.
She took on a new tenant without a signed agreement and didn't follow the formal process for unpaid rent.
As single buyers they could borrow $700,000 but jointly, $1 million.
"We currently have a tendency to build up the land that is right next to the sea, but that has a rather temporary effect."
The four-bedroom house has million dollar views, but it's not safe to go inside it.