Property

A construction worker at a building site

Government and key agency at odds over 'failing' building products assurance scheme

Industry players said CodeMark's failings are eroding efforts to introduce innovative products.

02:55
Liam Crawford shared his ideas on TVNZ1’s Breakfast.

Modular units the future of affordable housing in New Zealand, says architectural engineer

Liam Crawford says they'd "add a lot of value to our housing stock".

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A damning report into the Bella Vista residences has called for an inquiry.

Residents of Tauranga's failed Bella Vista subdivision still in limbo as compensation day looms

In March, 21 properties in the Bella Vista subdivision were served eviction notices saying they had to evacuate their homes as Cycone Hola approached.

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CEO Bindi Norwell says, despite the slowing in volumes, prices are still good.

Winter chill biting property sale numbers - but this time of year can still be a good time to sell

That's according to REINZ's Bindi Norwell who talked house prices on TVNZ1's Breakfast today.

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Andrew Bruce of the Auckland Property Investors Association says it could easily be another 2-3 years of a flat market.

Apartment builds likely to slow in Auckland over next 2-3 years

A report says while the number of apartments being built looks to be increasing year-on-year, the boom will likely not last long.

Govt launches housing plans in Mangere

Mangere housing development 'long overdue' - local board

Construction of the first new state houses would start in the coming months and were due to be finished mid-2019.

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The KiwiBuild homes in Māngere are needed, but for residents like Mary Fiefia, it means temporary relocation.

South Auckland state house residents to be moved as major new development announced - 'I feel sad'

The homes in Māngere are needed, but for residents like Mary Fiefia, it means temporary relocation.

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Of the 10,000 homes – 3,500 will be KiwiBuild homes, Phil Twyford says.

Government to build 10,000 new homes in South Auckland a third of which will be KiwiBuild homes

Housing Minister Phil Twyford announced the self-described "ambitious" Māngere project today.

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Renters United says defective homes and high rental costs need to change.

Rent advocacy group launch plan to 'fix renting' in NZ

The organisations say change is urgently needed, with the current situation leading to sickness from damp and mouldy homes.

Auckland property developer jailed after discharging sewage into stream

Ee Kuoh Lau also used an asbestos contaminated landfill.

Queenstown (file picture).

House in Queenstown's first special housing area sells for $890k

The Labour Party - which derided the zones are curiously silent on the possibility of scrapping them.

The two Auckland suburbs where prices have increased most in the past year revealed

REINZ points to common factors with the pair of popular locations.

Northland man fined for unlicensed home renovations

Daniel Reynolds was ordered to pay $1000 to the homeowner for emotional harm.

Lenny Uepi, Nick Muir and Fazeel Ali.

KiwiBuild $180k income cap not fair, South Auckland locals say

There will be a ballot system for prospective buyers with those whose names are drawn getting the first chance to buy.

Camille says living in a construction zone with four young children is not a safe option for Housing New Zealand tenants.

Housing NZ tenant with kids forced to live in home with 'safety issues'

Since moving in three months ago, her back yard has been transformed into mud.

Housing Minister Phil Twyford introduced a Bill to parliament yesterday , calling letting fees a "bizarre anomalY".

Proposals in Parliament to prohibit letting fee charges to tenants

The charging of letting fees and other fees continue to impact local students and NZ's most vulnerable communities.

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Couples earning up to $180,000 will be allowed to buy one of the homes.

Almost 6,000 registrations of interest for KiwiBuild homes, says Housing Minister

"By 10am this morning 1,000 registrations had been received."

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Couples who earn up to $180,000 be able to buy a Kiwibuild home, the Government says.

KiwiBuild: Do you qualify under Government's new rules?

To be eligible, buyers must be purchasing their first home, or be "second chancers".

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It caters to first home buyers with a family income below $180,000.

KiwiBuild home buyers must have income below $120,000 for singles, $180,000 for couples

The Government has released eligibility criteria for the affordable homes programme which will be allocated through a ballot.

Magnifying glass in front of an open newspaper with paper houses. Concept of rent, search, purchase real estate.

Tenancy Tribunal slams Wellington property management firm for delaying repair work on mouldy house

Alex Holland said he first contacted Oxygen in March after black mould appeared. But it was not until 22 June that repairs were completed.

Recent meth research findings a relief for Māori housing advocacy group

Asking prices for Auckland houses fall 2.4 per cent in a month back to 2017 levels, stable nationally

New listings fell in 15 of the 19 regions of the country in June, realestate.co.nz says.

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