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Rents rocket across the country

21 May 2018

New Zealand’s national median rent reached a record-breaking $475 per week in April after a 5.6 per cent jump on last year, according to the latest Trade Me Property Rental Index. Head of Trade Me ...

Property prices keep climbing in the provinces

09 May 2018

Property prices outside New Zealand’s three biggest centres continued its charge in April, up 6.4 per cent on last year to a new record of $505,650, according to the latest Trade Me Property Price ...

Record-breaking rents in the provinces

17 Apr 2018

Tenants outside New Zealand’s three major metropolitan areas are facing record-breaking rents after the median rent climbed 6.8 per cent to an all time high of $395 per week, according to the lates...

House prices in the provinces reach half-a-million-dollars

11 Apr 2018

The average asking price for a house in the regions outside New Zealand’s three largest metropolitan areas has hit the half-a-million-dollar mark for the first time,  according to the latest Trade ...

Auckland hits a new record while rental prices ease in the capital

26 Mar 2018

Wellington tenants can breathe a sigh of relief this month after the median rent in the capital cooled in February following a record summer, falling $10 from January’s record high to $490 per week...

Wellington property market dips for the first time in five months

14 Mar 2018

The New Zealand property market remained almost static in February after the national average asking price fell just 0.6 per cent on January to $626,050, according to the latest Trade Me Property P...

Tenants kick off the New Year with record-breaking rents

26 Feb 2018

Tenants around the country are facing record-breaking rents after the national median rent rose 4.4 per cent to an all-time high of $470 per week, according to the latest Trade Me Property Rental I...

Property market cools in the heat of summer

23 Feb 2018

After a hot few months, the New Zealand property market cooled in January with the national average asking price falling 1.7 per cent on December to $629,800, according to the latest Trade Me Prope...

Wellington rentals in hot demand as rental shortage bites

18 Jan 2018

The Rent Price Index provides a monthly analysis of the rental property market across the country. This is based on the rent prices being sought in listings from the past month. Wellington tenants...

Property market ends 2017 with record average asking prices

11 Jan 2018

The Property Price Index provides a monthly analysis of the national and local property market. The index tracks the asking price of properties listed in the past three months, based on size and ty...
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