Under alert level 3, in-person property viewings can be arranged.
"Our runaway housing market has solidified New Zealand as a country divided by property wealth."
Experts don't expect house price growth to reach the same heights as last year.
It's latest report shows 12,249 houses were for sale in August, down 31.9 percent year-on-year.
"Anyone who's held their property for the traditional seven to 10-year period will inevitably sell for substantially more than they paid."
"Most of the houses were over my budget and sold by auction."
To take their deposit from 10 to 20 percent, first-home buyers in Auckland may need to save $90k more
Wrapped up in the excitement of buying a new-build home, couple signs agreement with sunset clause despite lawyer’s warning.
"Give Samuel Chatwin a call if you have an interest in real estate."