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The housing market is teetering on the edge, with the question being, how far will it fall, according to Quotable Value Limited.
Covid-19 adds further pressure to some cities already struggling with squeezed rental property markets, as the number of vulnerable people unable to afford housing also rises.
Asking prices for houses are still hitting record highs in some regions, despite Covid-19, but the number of listings is down. Audio
With water restrictions being placed on Auckland and Northland due to drought, should urban dwellers be storing rainwater for irrigation and non-potable use when the weather gets dry? Audio
Three Minutes Max, succinct opinions from New Zealanders on topics of their choice. Here's Brad Olsen, Senior Economist at Infometrics, on investing in the foundations of New Zealand. Audio
Bidders in Queenstown have started testing the water in one of the country's most expensive property markets.
Property developers and sellers are being urged to find a fair solution if a buyer suddenly finds themselves in financial hardship because of Covid-19.
Legally, the developer or vendor can keep the… Audio
House sellers and buyers are being encouraged to work together to find a solution, if a buyer is suddenly unable to settle an agreement due to Covid-19 hardship.
Legally, the developer or vendor can… Audio
Parties to a house sale are being urged to explore all alternative options if the buyer cannot complete a settlement due to Covid-19 financial hardship. Legally, the developer or vendor can keep the… Audio
Expectations that the housing market upswing would continue through the year have been dashed by the economic fallout from Covid-19.
An elderly Christchurch couple are crying foul over EQC's site visit policy under alert level two.
EQC says the measures, outlined in emails to clients, are crucial for staff and customer safety.
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From August, anyone will be able to build a shed, carport or sleep-out without forking out for or waiting on resource consent. The work must still be up to code.
The government says the move will… Audio
The government is removing the requirement for consents for low-risk building work like sleep-outs, sheds and car ports.
The rental and leasing industry has been changed forever by the Covid-19 crisis and is facing big structural changes shaped by technology.
People looking to buy, or sell, a house are starting to dip their toes back into the market under the lighter restrictions.
People looking to buy or sell a house are starting to dip their toes back into the market under the lighter restrictions.
More house listings are being advertised under Level 2 and over the weekend… Audio
When the Census was taken in March 2018, 35.5 percent of Māori and 37.3 percent of Pacific people were living in damp houses.
New statistics show that one in three Māori and Pasifika live in a damp or mouldy home.
The results are from the 2018 census and is the first time the census has collected nationwide data on… Audio
Housing development agency Kāinga Ora has apologised to tenants left confused and worried by a letter about their homes being uninsured.