New Zealand's most expensive apartments sell in Mission Bay
Three luxury clifftop pads overlooking Mission Bay briefly claimed the title of New Zealand's most expensive apartments.One also has links to our America's Cup entrant Team NZ.The boutique pads at 20A and 20B Selwyn Ave became... More
Where to get financial help if you're a renter
COMMENT: The Herald's Cooking the Books personal finance podcast is here to get you the tips you need to weather the financial storm. Hosted by Frances Cook, with a new money expert featured on each episode. One of the most important... More
Barfoot & Thompson reveals latest data: how Auckland house sales fared in May
Auckland house sales by the city's largest agency more than halved in May compared to the same month last year.Barfoot & Thompson released house sales data for May, a month when New Zealand was mainly at alert level 3.Peter Thompson,... More
Housing survey shows market now 'severely unaffordable'
By Ruth Hill of RNZ Nurses, teachers and other middle class professionals are increasingly unable to buy homes in the cities where they work, with every housing market in the country now rated "severely unaffordable".The 16th... More
Residential building consents fall to nine-year low: new StatsNZ data shows pandemic effects
New housing consents fell 17 per cent in April, the biggest monthly drop in nine years, as the pandemic took its toll on the busy multi-billion dollar sector which had been operating at a 45-year high.StatsNZ has just released data... More
Run-down Auckland bungalow sells for $1.14 million
A run-down 120-year-old house has sold for $1.14 million in Auckland despite warnings that house prices are about to plunge because of the Covid-19 recession.The 124-square-metre bungalow at 10 Buchanan St, Kingsland, sold for just... More