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...

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...

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...

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...
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