It's no surprise that Auckland and Christchurch have come out on top in the latest regional economic rankings.
Calls are growing for the Auckland Council to rethink its plans for more intensive housing.
The head of one of our biggest banks wants the Government to revamp the tax laws to curb the property market.
An international credit rating agency has placed eight smaller New Zealand banks on notice of a credit downgrade.
Four measures have been announced as part of a package aimed at making houses more affordable and improving access to social housing.
Len Brown is confident that a development of 2000 mainly $700,000 plus homes will help Auckland's housing shortage.
New Zealand housing is already overvalued by about 25 percent and if it continues to rise may force the Reserve Bank to hike interest rates.
Labour leader David Shearer says the Government should introduce a 'warrant of fitness' for rental accommodation.
House prices are sky rocketing in post-earthquake Christchurch, and more buyers are being forced to purchase by auction than ever before.
The number of New Zealand house sales slipped from a six-year high last month.
Critics are questioning whether a deal struck between Len Brown and the Govt will really solve the city's housing crisis.
The Government has launched an investigation into the cost of building materials in New Zealand.
Labour and the Greens are scorning the Government's plan for quick-build homes in Auckland and say it won't solve the affordability problem.
Building new housing developments in Auckland will be easier because of a new streamlined planning and consent process, the Auckland Council and the Government say.
A deal to fast-track housing development in Auckland is expected to be announced by the government and Auckland Council.
The Reserve Bank's taken bold steps today to reign in both the property market and the high dollar.
House price expectations have reached a new high, according to the latest ASB housing confidence survey.
Housing NZ should be building new houses, rather than out-bidding first home buyers in the Auckland market, Labour says.
There are fears the Auckland 30-year plan to address housing is rushed and heavy handed.
The gains in house prices were driven by a growing number of buyers who bid on a limited supply of homes.
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