Rental Price Index

Rents remain high as summer looms

29 Oct 2018

New Zealand’s national median rent is showing no signs of slowing down after increasing 6.7 per cent year-on-year in September and remaining at an all-time high of $480 per week, according to the l...

Tenants in the provinces face record rents

25 Sep 2018

Tenants outside New Zealand’s three major cities are facing record rents after the median rent rose 10.5 per cent on last year to an all-time high of $420 per week in August, according to the lates...

Rents freeze in New Zealand’s two biggest cities

24 Aug 2018

Rents in New Zealand’s two biggest cities, Auckland and Wellington, have frozen for a fourth consecutive month at $550 and $480 per week respectively, according to the latest Trade Me Rental Price ...

Tenants leave Auckland’s central city

30 Jul 2018

Auckland tenants are looking further afield to traditionally quieter suburbs as the median weekly rent in the region remains at an all-time high of $550 and up 3.8 per cent on June last year, accor...

Queenstown rents soar as tenants stay put

20 Jun 2018

The median weekly rent in Queenstown Lakes has jumped 12.9 per cent since January and is now the most expensive district to rent in New Zealand at an eye-watering $790 per week, according to the la...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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