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Wellington rents $45 more per week than Auckland

14 Feb 2019

Wellington city’s rental prices continued their incredible growth in January with the average rent hitting an all-time high of $595 per week, according to the latest Trade Me Rental Price Index. Tr...

Wellington is New Zealand's most expensive city to rent

24 Jan 2019

Wellington ended 2018 as the most expensive city in the country to rent after the median weekly rent in the capital city climbed 8.2 per cent year-on-year to reach an all time high of $565, accordi...

Provinces end 2018 with a bang

14 Jan 2019

Property prices in the provinces ended 2018 with a bang after six regions reached record average asking prices according to the latest Trade Me Property Price Index.  Head of Trade Me Property Nig...

Wellington rents match Auckland for the first time

13 Dec 2018

Wellington City rents now match Auckland City for the first time after the median rent in the capital rose 5.8 per cent on last year to $550 per week in November, according to the latest Trade Me R...

Property prices heat up with summer on the horizon

10 Dec 2018

As temperatures warmed up across the country in November, so did the New Zealand property market with the national average asking price rising 3.8 per cent on last year to $663,250, according to th...

Summer rental rush strikes early in the capital

29 Nov 2018

The summer rental rush has already begun in the capital after the median weekly rent in Wellington rose a ‘whopping’ 10 per cent on last year to reach $495 per week in October, according to the lat...

Wellington property prices crack $600,000 for the first time

21 Nov 2018

Wellington’s average asking price cracked the $600,000 mark for the first time after climbing 9.9 per cent on last year to reach $602,950, according to the latest Trade Me Property Price Index. He...

Rents remain high as summer looms

29 Oct 2018

New Zealand’s national median rent is showing no signs of slowing down after increasing 6.7 per cent year-on-year in September and remaining at an all-time high of $480 per week, according to the l...

Wellington property prices reach new record and edge closer to $600k

18 Oct 2018

Prospective home buyers are facing record property prices in Wellington after the average asking price climbed 12.3 per cent on last year to reach $593,250 according to the latest Trade Me Property...

Tenants in the provinces face record rents

25 Sep 2018

Tenants outside New Zealand’s three major cities are facing record rents after the median rent rose 10.5 per cent on last year to an all-time high of $420 per week in August, according to the lates...
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