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Saturday, 30 April 2016
Building consents sway up and down
03:35 | 29/4/16
New Zealand residential building consents fell in March, reversing gains in February, led by declines in Otago, Tasman and Bay of Plenty.
Investors sceptical of property market newcomer
10:32 | 28/4/16
Investors are being warned against giving money to a new company promising to get people on the property ladder for as little as $500.
'Second-chance' buyers get KiwiSaver help
09:42 | 28/4/16
People who have previously owned a home will able to access their KiwiSaver funds to buy again under changes aimed at assisting so-called 'second chance' buyers.
Architect Maurice Mahoney's rebuilt masterpiece home
03:52 | 28/4/16
On the outside it looks modern, step inside and you are taken back to an era of wood paneling and wood fittings.
Rent hikes could follow land tax - Labour
10:07 | 27/4/16
A land tax on foreign buyers could push up rents and might not have any impact on Auckland's overheated market, Labour says.
Investors snap up more homes than first-time buyers
09:16 | 27/4/16
Critics say new mortgage-leading stats released by the Reserve Bank show investors are snapping up houses at the expense of first-time buyers.
Govt needs to change stance on housing - expert
08:13 | 27/4/16
One of the country's leading economists is warning there's no single solution to the housing crisis.
Opinion: Working poor evicted from their backyards
05:45 | 27/4/16
If you want to know what's wrong with Auckland's housing market, then Otara is a poster child for failure.
China province cuts land sales amid glut
04:44 | 27/4/16
The government of China's northernmost province Heilongjiang says it aims to reduce a housing glut to a "reasonable level" by 2018 through restricting land sales and offering subsidies to rural folk looking to buy homes in urban areas.
Property expert: Investor domination 'unhealthy'
02:49 | 26/4/16
Newly released figures show a dramatic increase in investors purchasing South Auckland homes and central suburb apartments.
Maori give Govt go ahead for housing
01:40 | 26/4/16
The government has signed an agreement with Ngati Whatua which gives the green light for a 400-home development at Hobsonville.
Opinion: Crisis? What crisis?
12:23 | 19/4/16
Government Minister Simon Bridges says Auckland is not facing a 'housing crisis'. Duncan Garner says he's woefully out of touch.
HNZ: 'No confidence' in NZ First meth testing
09:15 | 18/4/16
Housing New Zealand is disputing New Zealand First's claims relating to a P-contaminated state house in Lower Hutt.
Mayoral candidate proposes asset 'swap'
07:59 | 18/4/16
An Auckland mayoral candidate's plan to sell most of the council's shares in the airport has the Government's cautious approval.
Green Party: CPI hides housing crisis
03:15 | 18/4/16
There's speculation the Reserve Bank will again cut interest rates and the Greens are warning that would mean pouring fuel on the housing crisis fire.
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