Top tips for choosing your heaters

Choosing a heater can be confusing, with a multitude of choices and offers to consumers. Eeca Energywise says how you use a room will help...

Fact: housing crisis definitely real

Statistics produced by Auckland Council show that in the 12 months to June 2017 we completed only 6827 new houses. This is far short of...

Are you ready for mortgage rate rise?

First National Real Estate chief executive, Bob Brereton, says homeowners need to start preparing themselves for mortgage interest rate rises and is warning that those...

First home buyers divided on accepting home ownership help

More than half of Kiwi parents say they would loan their children money interest-free to help them buy a home, according to new research...

Property price softening bad news

Recent indications of price softening in the Auckland housing market are unlikely to bring much relief to first home buyers and will almost certainly...

Urban Growth Agenda critical

“Last week’s announcement of a 10 per cent year-on-year decline in Auckland’s April dwelling consents and fall in the total number of new homes completed in...

Property sales, prices see lift

Auckland residential property prices returned to normal levels of activity in March with sales numbers increasing and the average and medium prices setting new monthly...

Changing regulation biggest concern

The issue that could have the greatest impact on the real estate profession over the next three years is changing government and local council...

Warm up for winter with efficent home ventilation

An efficient ventilation system is essential to keep the house dry and warm, especially in the colder months. Everyday activities like cooking, showering and drying...

Cost of building up 3.5 per cent

The latest QVcostbuilder data shows the average cost of building a new home in New Zealand’s four largest cities has risen on average by...

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