Rental woes: Chickens come home to roost for west Auckland tenants
Two women who gave away 11 "difficult" chickens and a rooster which came with a west Auckland lifestyle property they rented have been ordered to pay compensation to their landlord.In a recently released decision by the Waitakere... More
North's best new buildings: Architecture awards show diverse range of work
Kerikeri's new airport building, a converted seaplane hangar at Hobsonville, a chapel, library, cricket club pavilion, fāle and a Raoul Island weather station hut were judged today as some of our best new buildings in New Zealand's... More
Hot housing: Onehunga auction draws record number of bidders
A renovated Auckland home has attracted a record number of bidders, proving the housing market is showing no signs of slowing down, a real estate agency says.The three-bedroom home at 15 Cardwell St in Onehunga eventually sold at... More
Parnell owners want $355 per week for shoebox rental
A Parnell homeowner who converted a small room into a shoebox "studio" has attempted to rent it out for $355 per week.The advertisement for the room has now been taken down from the website of property manager Crockers, which promised... More
Tenancy law to strengthen renters' rights expected to pass this week
By Eva Corlett of RNZ New tenancy law to strengthen renters' rights is expected to be pushed through Parliament under urgency this week.Associate Housing Minister Kris Faafoi has promised to overhaul the Residential Tenancies... More
Ryman Healthcare's Melbourne villages in lockdown, construction reduced
Ryman Healthcare's two Melbourne retirement villages have been in lockdown for the past month and its construction sites are now quiet after Victoria ushered in tough anti-pandemic measures.New Zealand's largest listed retirement... More
What Barfoot & Thompson revealed on July sales: median prices down, volumes up
Median sales prices recorded by Auckland's largest real estate agency fell in the last month but sale volumes rose.Peter Thompson, Barfoot & Thompson managing director, released July sales figures this morning which showed the median... More
Northland property values: Kaipara bucking the trend on property front
Kaipara is bucking the trend in a somewhat stagnant housing market in Northland as first-home buyers and investors adopt a cautious approach post-Covid lockdown.Properties in areas in and around Dargaville are being snapped up faster... More
Slowdown at the top: House prices cool in Auckland's most exclusive suburbs
Auckland's most exclusive suburbs made a booming start to the new year, but have since endured falling prices as the sale of luxury mansions slows, new data shows.The latest OneRoof Property Report released today found 17 top-end... More
Hot spots: Auckland's best suburbs to buy and sell homes
South Auckland has emerged as the city's hot spot for home sellers post Covid-19, while buyers would do better to look for bargains in the city centre, Henderson and Remuera.That's according to an exclusive new house price index... More