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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 Rent...

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 T...

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...

Wellington property market runs hot as buyers look further afield

20 May 2019

Wellington’s property market remained red hot in April after the average asking price rose 14.3 per cent or $81,000 year-on-year to $652,950, according to the latest Trade Me Property Price Index. ...

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...

Seven regions hit all-time highs in March

05 Apr 2019

March was a very strong month for property prices across New Zealand with every region experiencing an annual increase and seven regions reaching new records, according to the latest Trade Me Prope...

Wellington hits new record while property prices cool in Auckland

25 Mar 2019

February was yet another strong month for the Wellington property market with the average asking price reaching an all time high of $638,000, up 13.5 per cent or $75,000 on last year, according to ...
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