Figures on listings of houses available for sale show supply at a record low when demand in the regions appears to be rising. With special audio feature.
Trade Me is forecasting growth of about 5% in operating earnings this year but rising capitalised costs mean effective operating profit is likely to be flat.
Cantabrians are enjoying big choices of house style in new subdivisions.
NBR reporter Chris Hutching talks about house prices on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.