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Remarkable: Central Otago Lakes average asking price tops record $1.62 million

A bright start to 2024: new listings significantly lift, and demand rebounds in New Zealand's property market

Property prices double in a decade in most New Zealand regions

Kawerau in the Bay of Plenty was top of the table for five consecutive years, and Auckland’s Hauraki...

Did you get golf clubs for Christmas?

Blessed with miles of golden coastline, summer in Aotearoa is synonymous with days spent at the beac...

Property hot spots and growth opportunities

An analysis of all residential properties listed on realestate.co.nz during 2023 reveals the Top Fiv...

Remarkable: Central Otago Lakes average asking price tops record $1.62 million

A bright start to 2024: new listings significantly lift, and demand rebounds in New Zealand's proper...

Property prices double in a decade in most New Zealand regions

Kawerau in the Bay of Plenty was top of the table for five consecutive years, and Auckland’s Hauraki...

Did you get golf clubs for Christmas?

Blessed with miles of golden coastline, summer in Aotearoa is synonymous with days spent at the beac...

Remarkable: Central Otago Lakes average asking price tops record $1.62 million

A bright start to 2024: new listings significantly lift, and demand rebounds in New Zealand's property market

Property prices double in a decade in most New Zealand regions

Kawerau in the Bay of Plenty was top of the table for five consecutive years, and Auckland’s Hauraki...

Did you get golf clubs for Christmas?

Blessed with miles of golden coastline, summer in Aotearoa is synonymous with days spent at the beac...

Property hot spots and growth opportunities

An analysis of all residential properties listed on realestate.co.nz during 2023 reveals the Top Fiv...

Remarkable: Central Otago Lakes average asking price tops record $1.62 million

A bright start to 2024: new listings significantly lift, and demand rebounds in New Zealand's proper...

Remarkable: Central Otago Lakes average asking price tops record $1.62 million

A bright start to 2024: new listings significantly lift, and demand rebounds in New Zealand's proper...

Post-election sugar rush wears off the property market

Lowest month on record for new listings*. Central Otago/Lakes District hits highest average asking p...

Certainty brings stability and confidence to the property market

November brought brighter weather and a confidence-boosting trifecta of government, economic and OCR...

Post-election confidence hits the property market

The latest data from realestate.co.nz shows post-election confidence has hit the New Zealand propert...

Pre-election jitters for the property market?

A pre-election snapshot of the New Zealand property market reveals a softer-than-expected “spring sw...

Green shoots appear in the property market ahead of spring

The latest data from realestate.co.nz signals that green shoots are beginning to appear in the marke...

Stable prices bring ‘cautious confidence’ to the market

More Kiwis slipping off their shoes and stepping into open homes signals a lift in confidence in the...

More buyers but less choice - opportunity knocks for sellers

New data from realestate.co.nz shows that while new listings were down, more Kiwis searched for prop...

Snail's pace for property market: new listings down but stock stable

Patience is essential for both buyers and sellers, with the latest data from realestate.co.nz showin...

National average asking price is down -7.2% since its peak in January

However, the data suggests a cooling in the market, not a crash. Inflation, interest rate hikes and ...

Asking prices back to 2021 levels in eight of 19 regions

The latest data from realestate.co.nz suggests the cooling housing market is offering plenty of choi...

National buyers’ market for the first time in over a decade

The latest data from realestate.co.nz suggests the New Zealand property market has settled into a ne...

New Zealand property market begins to stabilise  

Vanessa Williams, spokesperson for realestate.co.nz, says that the data doesn't support the "bubble ...

Total housing stock is up nationally 77.6% year-on-year, but will this impact prices?

Market continues to cool with buyers’ markets remaining in Auckland and Wellington. Property seekers...

Tide turning on the property market

Tide turning on New Zealand property market Main centres leading the trend Real-time data from reale...

Buyers’ market hits the capital. Will Auckland follow?

Following hints of a cooling market in February 2022, real-time data from realestate.co.nz shows tha...

It’s true—the value of your home can double in ten years.

Average asking prices have more than doubled nationally and in 10 of 19 regions in the last decade, ...

Housing stock above 23,000 for the first time since 2019

The impact of the pandemic has been far-reaching, and New Zealand’s housing market has not been spar...

More choice for buyers in 2022, with nearly 30% more homes on the market

The latest data from realestate.co.nz suggests that national housing stock (the total number of home...

Possible “turning point” for housing market as new listings and housing stock rise

The latest data from realestate.co.nz suggests that November has marked a turning point for what man...

National average asking price hits a record $933,135

Ten of New Zealand’s 19 regions hit 14-year record-high asking prices in October, according to the l...

NZ Property Report: September 2021

Real-time data from realestate.co.nz show that the national average asking price gently cooled month...

NZ Property Report: August 2021

Smouldering demand as New Zealand eagerly awaits spring listing surge and alert level change Another...

NZ Property Report: July 2021

National housing stock hits a 14-year record low Record high asking prices nationally, driven by 11 ...

NZ Property Report: June 2021

Winter’s chill isn’t cooling the market – record high asking prices nationally. The national average...

NZ Property Report: May 2021

Not enough houses: supply low nationwide. Stock shortage unlikely to ease in short term; prices rema...

NZ Property Report: April 2021

Lockdown anniversary: The property market a year on 12-month data shows rising asking prices; not en...

NZ Property Report: March 2021

Asking prices up 16.9% nationally; 14-year record highs in 14 regions Lift in new listings welcome n...

NZ Property Report: February 2021

A year on: how has the property market fared since covid-19 first landed on our shores? Resilient ho...

Does your property really double in value every 10 years?

Could your property have doubled in value since you purchased it 10 years ago? New figures from real...

Seriously sizzling property market in 2020

Covid-19 did little to dampen the New Zealand property market last year. New annual data from reales...

NZ Property Report: December 2020

Asking prices remain buoyant with property in short supply across the country 13-year record stock l...

NZ Property Report: November 2020

Real-time data from realestate.co.nz shows that low stock is continuing to drive increased prices ac...

NZ Property Report: October 2020

13-year record average asking price highs in six north island regions with Auckland prices remaining...

REINZ Capital Gains and Rental Yield Report

Are you interested in the current capital gains and rental yield performance within New Zealand? Rea...

NZ Property Report: Sept 2020

Auckland average asking price hits a $1 million record while national stock remains at a record low....

REINZ & Tony Alexander - Real estate survey

Wondering what's happening in the property market? Here's the latest on the sentiment in the market ...

NZ Property Report: Aug 2020

August saw the lowest stock nationally since records began 13-years ago while asking prices continue...

NZ Property Report: July 2020

HOUSING STOCK SHORTAGE DRIVES HEALTHY AVERAGE ASKING PRICES Despite a lift in new listings coming on...

NZ Property Report: June 2020

We’ve seen stable prices nationally, with new ‘buyers’ markets’ in four regions across the country. ...

NZ Property Report: May 2020

Demand for property remains strong in New Zealand with record asking price highs. New listings are d...

REINZ real estate agent guidelines for Level 2

The Health Act Order was signed off at 11.47pm last night and then final confirmation was provided f...

Top viewed properties on realestate.co.nz during level 4 lockdown

The nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19 left Kiwi’s spending more time indoors and browsing property...

NZ Property Report: Apr 2020

After temporary disruption due to COVID-19 pandemic, will the industry see a new normal? New listing...

Viewing a home in lockdown

Due to these unprecedented times, there are some restrictions on viewing a property while we're in l...

Website updates to support your business at Alert Level 3

You can now include a button to ‘Request a private viewing’ under inspection times, prompting users ...

Counteract social distancing with these handy tools

The real estate industry is fast adapting to social distancing regulations, due to the COVID-19 pand...

NZ Property Report: Mar 2020

Download the full report as a PDF now. Fewer listings in the month of March due to nationwide lockdo...

NZ Property Report: Feb 2020

Download the full report as a PDF now. We've seen healthy asking prices, but not enough houses durin...

NZ Property Report: Jan 2020

Download the full report as a PDF now. National average asking price hits a record high for the seco...

How much has your property’s asking price increased over the last 10 years?

Kiwis who purchased property in 2010 had extra reason to celebrate at the turn of the decade… especi...

NZ Property Report: Dec 2019

Download the full report as a PDF now. The total number of homes available for sale reached never be...

NZ Property Report: Nov 2019

Download the full report as a PDF now. November saw all-time asking price highs in eight regions sin...

NZ Property Report: Oct 2019

Limited choice for New Zealand property seekers this spring. Five regions hit record asking price hi...

NZ Property Report: Sep 2019

Regional New Zealand dominates the spring property market. Record asking price highs in five lifesty...

NZ Property Report: Aug 2019

Property seekers get active as home lending interest rates lower. The national average asking price ...

NZ Property Report: July 2019

Provincial regions’ strong performance contributes to a lift in national average asking prices, whil...

NZ Property Report: June 2019

Download the full New Zealand Property Report as a PDF Real-time statistics from realestate.co.nz sh...

NZ Property Report: May 2019

Central Otago/Lakes region flies high as winter approaches. We've seen all-time high average asking ...

NZ Property Report: Apr 2019

Download the full New Zealand Property Report as a PDF. The Auckland region’s average asking price d...

Auckland is on the cusp of a buyers’ market

Download the full New Zealand Property Report as a PDF. Auckland is on the cusp of a buyers’ market ...

More certainty in the New Zealand property market compared to Australia

Download the full New Zealand Property Report as a PDF. More certainty in the New Zealand property m...

National average asking price for a Kiwi home at an all-time high

Download the full New Zealand Property Report as a PDF. The national average asking price for a Kiwi...

Calm your farm: stress-free farm buying tips

The pathway to owning a farm isn't as simple as it once was. Farms aren't only to be inherited by ch...

The national average asking price steadies over 2018

Download the full New Zealand Property Report as a PDF. One year ago (December 2017) the national av...

Should you use KiwiSaver to buy your first home?

Just like popping the question or changing career, deciding if and how you'll purchase property is a...

3 ways Kiwis are thinking outside the box to buy

While an increasing number of Kiwis believe they will never own a home, others are thinking outside ...

Kiwi’s passion for property continues to soar in November

Download the full New Zealand Property Report as a PDF. Kiwi’s passion for property continues to soa...

Understanding the NZ Property Report

Successful real estate agents and salespeople have one thing in common – they’ve got their finger on...

Improving the quality of Kiwi homes

A significant new initiative to improve the nation’s homes will be launched today (Monday 19 Novembe...

The Auckland region favours buyers for the first time since 2011

Download the full New Zealand Property Report as a PDF. The Auckland region favours buyers for the f...

Confidence shows in housing market as New Zealanders get active

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. Confidence shows in housing market as...

Record highs and lows across the country, and plenty of Kiwis looking for property

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. Record high asking prices in 11 regio...

Searches for properties climbing back to summertime levels on realestate.co.nz

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. Interest in homes for sale warms in J...

Update on the overseas investment bill

The Overseas Investment Amendment Bill is currently before Parliament and seeks to amend the Oversea...

The average national rental price increases, but new listings are down

Nationally, the average rental price increases, but falls in the Auckland region. Rental market rese...

New property listings fell in 15 of the 19 regions in June 2018

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. New property listings drop significan...

Pressure likely to increase on housing stock over the next 12 months

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. Pressure builds on housing stock over...

New Zealand commercial interest rates: where are they headed in 2018?

The commercial property market is influenced by countless factors including the rate of economic act...

New property listings have risen year on year across New Zealand

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. A rise in new property listings natio...

The Amazon effect

On March 20 2018 Amazon's market value increased by 2.7%, making it the world's second most valuable...

Regions flourished while the main centres stalled this March

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. Regional New Zealand flourishes in cu...

Demystifying methods of sale

Scroll through any property website when searching for your dream home and you’ll spot a variety of ...

Lifestyle property is a potential option in a relatively static housing market

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. Lifestyle property a potential option...

Perception agents ask too much for houses is wrong

Read the full report here. Exciting new research using the combined data from the Real Estate Instit...

Major centres stay cool over hot summer, while the regions are still pumping

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. New Zealand property market in major ...

Is Wellington the best place to invest in commercial property?

At the end of 2016, the Kaikoura and Wellington regions were struck by a 7.8 magnitude quake. As a r...

Record low for new listings across the country

All-time low for new house listings across New Zealand while asking prices continue to climb despite...

Three year high for new home listings across the country

Kiwis now have more choice when it comes to buying a home. An increase in new listings, coupled with...

The number of homes for sale had halved over the past 10 years

Number of homes for sale slumps by nearly 50 per cent over past decade Kiwis are redefining what mak...

The New Zealand property market is in a 'wait and see' mode

Property market on hold as Kiwis wait for election outcome The New Zealand property market is in a ‘...

New property listings fall 17.5% nationally

Real time data shows dramatic variances in demand across country New property listings fall 17.5 per...

Record fall in number of new property listings across New Zealand

Record fall in number of new property listings across New Zealand for month of July Auckland sits be...

Apartments are on the rise in Auckland

Click here to download this report as a print-ready PDF. Apartments on the rise in Auckland - New ap...

Residential tenancies amendment bill (No 2)

The Bill aims to amend the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 and address issues of liability for damage...

Increased housing stock breathes new life into Auckland property market

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. Increased housing stock breathes new ...

7 things to know about bidding at auctions

At an auction, the purchase price of a property is determined through competitive bidding. By doing ...

Housing market continues to stabilise

Click here to download this report as a print-ready PDF file. Housing market continues to stabilise ...

Sellers come to meet the market as March breaks February’s stronghold on new listings

Click here to download the NZ Property Report as a print-ready PDF file. For only the second time* i...

Regional NZ is tempting house hunters, while interest in cities declining

Download the New Zealand property report as a PDF here. Focus for Kiwi home buyers turns to Hawkes B...

The property market is heating up across the regions - but not in Auckland

Property market heats up across the regions - but Auckland isn’t one of them Nine out of 19 regions ...

Auckland property market carries on while other regions holiday

Auckland property market carries on while other regions holiday Auckland* continued to provide poten...

The heat is off Auckland as Kiwis park the city house hunt

Download the New Zealand Property Report in full here. The New Zealand housing market has settled in...

Manawatu-Wanganui hits sweet spot

Download the New Zealand property report in full. The Manawatu-Wanganui region has hit the property ...

“The Year of Unpredictability”

Download the full report here. The traditional lift in housing market activity during September fail...

Regional property market benefits

The full report can be downloaded here. Low levels of housing stock in some regions of New Zealand a...

National house asking prices fall for the first time since April 2016

Download the full report here. The national average asking house price fell in July – the first decl...

Has the shine gone off the Auckland property market?

Interest in the Auckland property market has dropped on the back of ever increasing house prices and...

Scarcity of houses for sale nationally creates sellers’ market

Download the full report here. The average asking price for a New Zealand house hit an all-time high...

Wellington steals the limelight from Auckland property market

Statistics released today by realestate.co.nz for April 2016 show that strong demand means available...

Record high average asking prices in many regions, though new listings fall

Bay of Plenty breaks $500,000 ceiling in average asking price, with Waikato, Wellington, Canterbury ...

Central Otago becomes second region to break $800,000

Central Otago joins Auckland as one of only two regions in the country where average asking prices o...

Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Coromandel reach record average asking price

Average asking price for Auckland apartments surges by 31.5% in 12 months to new record high of $660...

Surge in spring listings, as average asking prices plateau

The traditional surge in new properties coming onto the market in spring is well evident this year. ...

Fewest homes for sale nationwide for at least eight years

There are now fewer residential properties listed for sale nationwide than at any time since 2006, p...

Asking prices for properties across NZ reach record highs

New highs in average asking price reached in Auckland, Waikato, Wellington and Canterbury The season...

East Asian interest in Auckland property accounts for 5% online listing views

Many East Asian buyers are likely to be immigrants already living in New Zealand A viewership analys...

App use surges as serious home buyers seek competitive edge

National average asking price in June hits new record of $537,682 The highly competitive property ma...

Aucklanders viewing properties elsewhere

Aucklanders are significantly more interested in properties outside their region compared to the sam...

Average national asking price climbs to new national record of $521,729

Auckland average asking price inches up to new high of $789,581 The New Zealand property market in A...

Surging asking prices break new national record for third consecutive month

Canterbury and Auckland lead regions in record asking price The average asking price of homes for sa...

Remarkable: Central Otago Lakes average asking price tops record $1.62 million

A bright start to 2024: new listings significantly lift, and demand rebounds in New Zealand's proper...

Post-election sugar rush wears off the property market

Lowest month on record for new listings*. Central Otago/Lakes District hits highest average asking p...

Certainty brings stability and confidence to the property market

November brought brighter weather and a confidence-boosting trifecta of government, economic and OCR...

Post-election confidence hits the property market

The latest data from realestate.co.nz shows post-election confidence has hit the New Zealand propert...

Pre-election jitters for the property market?

A pre-election snapshot of the New Zealand property market reveals a softer-than-expected “spring sw...

Green shoots appear in the property market ahead of spring

The latest data from realestate.co.nz signals that green shoots are beginning to appear in the marke...

Stable prices bring ‘cautious confidence’ to the market

More Kiwis slipping off their shoes and stepping into open homes signals a lift in confidence in the...

More buyers but less choice - opportunity knocks for sellers

New data from realestate.co.nz shows that while new listings were down, more Kiwis searched for prop...

Snail's pace for property market: new listings down but stock stable

Patience is essential for both buyers and sellers, with the latest data from realestate.co.nz showin...

National average asking price is down -7.2% since its peak in January

However, the data suggests a cooling in the market, not a crash. Inflation, interest rate hikes and ...

Asking prices back to 2021 levels in eight of 19 regions

The latest data from realestate.co.nz suggests the cooling housing market is offering plenty of choi...

National buyers’ market for the first time in over a decade

The latest data from realestate.co.nz suggests the New Zealand property market has settled into a ne...

New Zealand property market begins to stabilise  

Vanessa Williams, spokesperson for realestate.co.nz, says that the data doesn't support the "bubble ...

Total housing stock is up nationally 77.6% year-on-year, but will this impact prices?

Market continues to cool with buyers’ markets remaining in Auckland and Wellington. Property seekers...

Tide turning on the property market

Tide turning on New Zealand property market Main centres leading the trend Real-time data from reale...

Buyers’ market hits the capital. Will Auckland follow?

Following hints of a cooling market in February 2022, real-time data from realestate.co.nz shows tha...

It’s true—the value of your home can double in ten years.

Average asking prices have more than doubled nationally and in 10 of 19 regions in the last decade, ...

Housing stock above 23,000 for the first time since 2019

The impact of the pandemic has been far-reaching, and New Zealand’s housing market has not been spar...

More choice for buyers in 2022, with nearly 30% more homes on the market

The latest data from realestate.co.nz suggests that national housing stock (the total number of home...

Possible “turning point” for housing market as new listings and housing stock rise

The latest data from realestate.co.nz suggests that November has marked a turning point for what man...

National average asking price hits a record $933,135

Ten of New Zealand’s 19 regions hit 14-year record-high asking prices in October, according to the l...

NZ Property Report: September 2021

Real-time data from realestate.co.nz show that the national average asking price gently cooled month...

NZ Property Report: August 2021

Smouldering demand as New Zealand eagerly awaits spring listing surge and alert level change Another...

NZ Property Report: July 2021

National housing stock hits a 14-year record low Record high asking prices nationally, driven by 11 ...

NZ Property Report: June 2021

Winter’s chill isn’t cooling the market – record high asking prices nationally. The national average...

NZ Property Report: May 2021

Not enough houses: supply low nationwide. Stock shortage unlikely to ease in short term; prices rema...

NZ Property Report: April 2021

Lockdown anniversary: The property market a year on 12-month data shows rising asking prices; not en...

NZ Property Report: March 2021

Asking prices up 16.9% nationally; 14-year record highs in 14 regions Lift in new listings welcome n...

NZ Property Report: February 2021

A year on: how has the property market fared since covid-19 first landed on our shores? Resilient ho...

Does your property really double in value every 10 years?

Could your property have doubled in value since you purchased it 10 years ago? New figures from real...

Seriously sizzling property market in 2020

Covid-19 did little to dampen the New Zealand property market last year. New annual data from reales...

NZ Property Report: December 2020

Asking prices remain buoyant with property in short supply across the country 13-year record stock l...

NZ Property Report: November 2020

Real-time data from realestate.co.nz shows that low stock is continuing to drive increased prices ac...

NZ Property Report: October 2020

13-year record average asking price highs in six north island regions with Auckland prices remaining...

REINZ Capital Gains and Rental Yield Report

Are you interested in the current capital gains and rental yield performance within New Zealand? Rea...

NZ Property Report: Sept 2020

Auckland average asking price hits a $1 million record while national stock remains at a record low....

REINZ & Tony Alexander - Real estate survey

Wondering what's happening in the property market? Here's the latest on the sentiment in the market ...

NZ Property Report: Aug 2020

August saw the lowest stock nationally since records began 13-years ago while asking prices continue...

NZ Property Report: July 2020

HOUSING STOCK SHORTAGE DRIVES HEALTHY AVERAGE ASKING PRICES Despite a lift in new listings coming on...

NZ Property Report: June 2020

We’ve seen stable prices nationally, with new ‘buyers’ markets’ in four regions across the country. ...

NZ Property Report: May 2020

Demand for property remains strong in New Zealand with record asking price highs. New listings are d...

REINZ real estate agent guidelines for Level 2

The Health Act Order was signed off at 11.47pm last night and then final confirmation was provided f...

Top viewed properties on realestate.co.nz during level 4 lockdown

The nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19 left Kiwi’s spending more time indoors and browsing property...

NZ Property Report: Apr 2020

After temporary disruption due to COVID-19 pandemic, will the industry see a new normal? New listing...

Viewing a home in lockdown

Due to these unprecedented times, there are some restrictions on viewing a property while we're in l...

Website updates to support your business at Alert Level 3

You can now include a button to ‘Request a private viewing’ under inspection times, prompting users ...

Counteract social distancing with these handy tools

The real estate industry is fast adapting to social distancing regulations, due to the COVID-19 pand...

NZ Property Report: Mar 2020

Download the full report as a PDF now. Fewer listings in the month of March due to nationwide lockdo...

NZ Property Report: Feb 2020

Download the full report as a PDF now. We've seen healthy asking prices, but not enough houses durin...

NZ Property Report: Jan 2020

Download the full report as a PDF now. National average asking price hits a record high for the seco...

How much has your property’s asking price increased over the last 10 years?

Kiwis who purchased property in 2010 had extra reason to celebrate at the turn of the decade… especi...

NZ Property Report: Dec 2019

Download the full report as a PDF now. The total number of homes available for sale reached never be...

NZ Property Report: Nov 2019

Download the full report as a PDF now. November saw all-time asking price highs in eight regions sin...

NZ Property Report: Oct 2019

Limited choice for New Zealand property seekers this spring. Five regions hit record asking price hi...

NZ Property Report: Sep 2019

Regional New Zealand dominates the spring property market. Record asking price highs in five lifesty...

NZ Property Report: Aug 2019

Property seekers get active as home lending interest rates lower. The national average asking price ...

NZ Property Report: July 2019

Provincial regions’ strong performance contributes to a lift in national average asking prices, whil...

NZ Property Report: June 2019

Download the full New Zealand Property Report as a PDF Real-time statistics from realestate.co.nz sh...

NZ Property Report: May 2019

Central Otago/Lakes region flies high as winter approaches. We've seen all-time high average asking ...

NZ Property Report: Apr 2019

Download the full New Zealand Property Report as a PDF. The Auckland region’s average asking price d...

Auckland is on the cusp of a buyers’ market

Download the full New Zealand Property Report as a PDF. Auckland is on the cusp of a buyers’ market ...

More certainty in the New Zealand property market compared to Australia

Download the full New Zealand Property Report as a PDF. More certainty in the New Zealand property m...

National average asking price for a Kiwi home at an all-time high

Download the full New Zealand Property Report as a PDF. The national average asking price for a Kiwi...

Calm your farm: stress-free farm buying tips

The pathway to owning a farm isn't as simple as it once was. Farms aren't only to be inherited by ch...

The national average asking price steadies over 2018

Download the full New Zealand Property Report as a PDF. One year ago (December 2017) the national av...

Should you use KiwiSaver to buy your first home?

Just like popping the question or changing career, deciding if and how you'll purchase property is a...

3 ways Kiwis are thinking outside the box to buy

While an increasing number of Kiwis believe they will never own a home, others are thinking outside ...

Kiwi’s passion for property continues to soar in November

Download the full New Zealand Property Report as a PDF. Kiwi’s passion for property continues to soa...

Understanding the NZ Property Report

Successful real estate agents and salespeople have one thing in common – they’ve got their finger on...

Improving the quality of Kiwi homes

A significant new initiative to improve the nation’s homes will be launched today (Monday 19 Novembe...

The Auckland region favours buyers for the first time since 2011

Download the full New Zealand Property Report as a PDF. The Auckland region favours buyers for the f...

Confidence shows in housing market as New Zealanders get active

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. Confidence shows in housing market as...

Record highs and lows across the country, and plenty of Kiwis looking for property

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. Record high asking prices in 11 regio...

Searches for properties climbing back to summertime levels on realestate.co.nz

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. Interest in homes for sale warms in J...

Update on the overseas investment bill

The Overseas Investment Amendment Bill is currently before Parliament and seeks to amend the Oversea...

The average national rental price increases, but new listings are down

Nationally, the average rental price increases, but falls in the Auckland region. Rental market rese...

New property listings fell in 15 of the 19 regions in June 2018

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. New property listings drop significan...

Pressure likely to increase on housing stock over the next 12 months

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. Pressure builds on housing stock over...

New Zealand commercial interest rates: where are they headed in 2018?

The commercial property market is influenced by countless factors including the rate of economic act...

New property listings have risen year on year across New Zealand

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. A rise in new property listings natio...

The Amazon effect

On March 20 2018 Amazon's market value increased by 2.7%, making it the world's second most valuable...

Regions flourished while the main centres stalled this March

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. Regional New Zealand flourishes in cu...

Demystifying methods of sale

Scroll through any property website when searching for your dream home and you’ll spot a variety of ...

Lifestyle property is a potential option in a relatively static housing market

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. Lifestyle property a potential option...

Perception agents ask too much for houses is wrong

Read the full report here. Exciting new research using the combined data from the Real Estate Instit...

Major centres stay cool over hot summer, while the regions are still pumping

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. New Zealand property market in major ...

Is Wellington the best place to invest in commercial property?

At the end of 2016, the Kaikoura and Wellington regions were struck by a 7.8 magnitude quake. As a r...

Record low for new listings across the country

All-time low for new house listings across New Zealand while asking prices continue to climb despite...

Three year high for new home listings across the country

Kiwis now have more choice when it comes to buying a home. An increase in new listings, coupled with...

The number of homes for sale had halved over the past 10 years

Number of homes for sale slumps by nearly 50 per cent over past decade Kiwis are redefining what mak...

The New Zealand property market is in a 'wait and see' mode

Property market on hold as Kiwis wait for election outcome The New Zealand property market is in a ‘...

New property listings fall 17.5% nationally

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Record fall in number of new property listings across New Zealand

Record fall in number of new property listings across New Zealand for month of July Auckland sits be...

Apartments are on the rise in Auckland

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Residential tenancies amendment bill (No 2)

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Increased housing stock breathes new life into Auckland property market

Download the New Zealand Property Report as a print-ready PDF. Increased housing stock breathes new ...

7 things to know about bidding at auctions

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Housing market continues to stabilise

Click here to download this report as a print-ready PDF file. Housing market continues to stabilise ...

Sellers come to meet the market as March breaks February’s stronghold on new listings

Click here to download the NZ Property Report as a print-ready PDF file. For only the second time* i...

Regional NZ is tempting house hunters, while interest in cities declining

Download the New Zealand property report as a PDF here. Focus for Kiwi home buyers turns to Hawkes B...

The property market is heating up across the regions - but not in Auckland

Property market heats up across the regions - but Auckland isn’t one of them Nine out of 19 regions ...

Auckland property market carries on while other regions holiday

Auckland property market carries on while other regions holiday Auckland* continued to provide poten...

The heat is off Auckland as Kiwis park the city house hunt

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Manawatu-Wanganui hits sweet spot

Download the New Zealand property report in full. The Manawatu-Wanganui region has hit the property ...

“The Year of Unpredictability”

Download the full report here. The traditional lift in housing market activity during September fail...

Regional property market benefits

The full report can be downloaded here. Low levels of housing stock in some regions of New Zealand a...

National house asking prices fall for the first time since April 2016

Download the full report here. The national average asking house price fell in July – the first decl...

Has the shine gone off the Auckland property market?

Interest in the Auckland property market has dropped on the back of ever increasing house prices and...

Scarcity of houses for sale nationally creates sellers’ market

Download the full report here. The average asking price for a New Zealand house hit an all-time high...

Wellington steals the limelight from Auckland property market

Statistics released today by realestate.co.nz for April 2016 show that strong demand means available...

Record high average asking prices in many regions, though new listings fall

Bay of Plenty breaks $500,000 ceiling in average asking price, with Waikato, Wellington, Canterbury ...

Central Otago becomes second region to break $800,000

Central Otago joins Auckland as one of only two regions in the country where average asking prices o...

Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Coromandel reach record average asking price

Average asking price for Auckland apartments surges by 31.5% in 12 months to new record high of $660...

Surge in spring listings, as average asking prices plateau

The traditional surge in new properties coming onto the market in spring is well evident this year. ...

Fewest homes for sale nationwide for at least eight years

There are now fewer residential properties listed for sale nationwide than at any time since 2006, p...

Asking prices for properties across NZ reach record highs

New highs in average asking price reached in Auckland, Waikato, Wellington and Canterbury The season...

East Asian interest in Auckland property accounts for 5% online listing views

Many East Asian buyers are likely to be immigrants already living in New Zealand A viewership analys...

App use surges as serious home buyers seek competitive edge

National average asking price in June hits new record of $537,682 The highly competitive property ma...

Aucklanders viewing properties elsewhere

Aucklanders are significantly more interested in properties outside their region compared to the sam...

Average national asking price climbs to new national record of $521,729

Auckland average asking price inches up to new high of $789,581 The New Zealand property market in A...

Surging asking prices break new national record for third consecutive month

Canterbury and Auckland lead regions in record asking price The average asking price of homes for sa...

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