OPINION: Putting the past highs and lows of property values in perspective

Barfoot & Thompson's Peter Thompson says the real story of house prices between 2021 and 2023 was the resilience and stability of property value over the medium term.

Warmer, faster, easier – prebuilt just keeps getting better 

The prebuilt industry has matured in recent years with greater customisation and more efficient buildings

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OPINION: Delving into the drivers causing rent and house price rises

Barfoot and Thompson's Peter Thompson looks into the drivers of rent rises

Stepping up efforts to stop abusive payments

Westpac has updated its banking terms and conditions to help protect customers from abusive language in payments.   

Holiday scams and how to avoid them

Each year scams and fraud increase over the festive season. Stay safe by following these tips to help prevent them.

How much does a funeral cost?

How much a funeral costs depends on a number of factors. REDnews looks into what costs you may encounter following the passing of a loved one.

OPINION: Rise of the under-$500,000 home

House sales under $500,000 are heading for their highest percentage of the market in five years

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5 brilliant places to retire in New Zealand: 2023 UPDATE

After crunching numbers and looking at lifestyle factors, we came up with five excellent locations.

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OPINION: History shows house price recovery likely to take time

House prices are recovering but how long will they take to reach the heights seen in 2021?

iSport ball giveaway winners chosen

We've chosen the winning schools who will each receive 25 balls courtesy of iSport

Who will make decisions for you if you’re incapable?

An Enduring Power of Attorney allows someone to make decisions for you if you're incapable.

OPINION: Look to sales numbers for housing market recovery

The latest heavyweight to forecast that the housing market has probably reached the bottom of the current price cycle is the Reserve Bank.