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Auckland property prices slump after ten year drop

16 Oct 2019

Auckland property prices slumped in September after the average asking price fell 3.7 per cent on the year prior to $882,850, the largest decrease in ten years, according to the latest Trade Me Pro...

Tenants in Wellington paying $60 more per week in rent

26 Sep 2019

Tenants in Wellington are under pressure after the median rent in the region jumped $60 per week on the year prior to $550 per week in August, according to the latest Trade Me Rental Price Index.  ...

All eyes on Wellington as property prices rise $52,000 in 12 months

24 Sep 2019

The average asking price in Wellington has risen $52,550 in the last 12 months to $632,300 as the Wellington property market continues to boom, according to the latest Trade Me Property Price Index...

Rents rise countrywide

27 Aug 2019

Every region in New Zealand saw an annual increase in rent in July as rental properties across the country continue to attract a lot of interest from potential tenants, according to the latest Trad...

Auckland property prices tumble

20 Aug 2019

Auckland property prices continued to tumble in July after the average asking price fell 2.2 per cent on last year to $875,450, the lowest average asking price since September 2016, according to th...

Rising demand for rentals puts pressure on tenants

29 Jul 2019

Rising demand for rental properties across the country is making it tough for tenants and stock is struggling to keep up, according to the latest Trade Me Rental Price Index.  Head of Trade Me Ren...

Winter fails to take the heat out of the property market

22 Jul 2019

Winter has failed to take the heat out of the New Zealand property market and as temperatures dropped in June property prices rose, according to the latest Trade Me Property Price Index.  Head of ...

Rents rocket in the regions

02 Jul 2019

May was another strong month for the New Zealand rental market with every region experiencing an annual increase and five provinces reaching new records, according to the latest Trade Me Rental Pri...

Auckland property prices experience biggest drop in five years

20 Jun 2019

The brakes have been applied to the Auckland property market after the average asking price fell 1.9 per cent to $901,650, the largest year-on-year percentage decrease since 2014, according to the ...

Weekly rent cracks $500 for the first time

27 May 2019

New Zealand’s median weekly rent reached $500 for the first time in April after a 5.3 per cent annual increase and strong growth in the provinces, according to the latest Trade Me Rental Price Inde...
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