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Rents in the main centres warm up with summer on the horizon

20 Nov 2019

Tenants are trying to get ahead of the summer rental rush as rents in New Zealand’s three main centres warm up, according to the latest Trade Me Rental Price Index.  Trade Me’s Aaron Clancy said th...

Demand soars for rentals across the country

17 Oct 2019

Tenants around the country are facing tough competition and increasing rents after the number of enquiries on rental listings rose 17 per cent nationwide in the last year, according to the latest T...

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.  ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

National weekly rent edges closer to $500

29 Apr 2019

New Zealand’s national median weekly hit $495 in March after climbing 5.3 per cent on last year, as every region in the country experienced an annual increase in rent, according to the latest Trade...

Rent pain continues for tenants in student towns

14 Mar 2019

Tenants looking for a rental property in New Zealand’s student towns are facing high rents and stiff competition according to the latest Trade Me Property Rental Index. Trade Me Head of Rentals Aa...

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. T...
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