Rental Price Index

Rents in New Zealand reach $515 for the first time

18 Feb 2020

Tenants around the country started the New Year with record-breaking rents after the national median weekly rent rose 4 per cent on January 2019, to a new high of $515 per week, according to the la...

Rents in the capital crack $600 for the first time

23 Jan 2020

Tenants in the capital are facing record breaking rents after the median weekly rent in Wellington City cracked the $600 mark for the first time ever in December, according to the latest Trade Me R...

Rental prices continue their surge toward summer

11 Dec 2019

The rush to lock in a rental property before summer saw the nationwide median weekly rent rise 4.2 per cent on last year to $500 in November, according to the latest Trade Me Rental Price Index. Tr...

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...
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