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11 Apr 2014

Sales volumes continue to ease with prices firming in March market

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11 Mar 2014

Easing tone to sales volumes, although prices firming in February Market

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14 Feb 2014

Softer Prices and Volumes in January Market

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20 Jan 2014

Mixed Price Data and Softer Volumes in December Market

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12 Dec 2013

Weaker Sales Numbers, Stronger Prices in November Market

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12 Nov 2013

LVR Restrictions Impacting Sales Volumes; Prices Still Rising

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6,778 houses sold in October 2013, up 2.1% on October 2012

01 Oct 2013

Strong Start To Spring In September Real Estate Market

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16 Sep 2013

Sales and Prices Rising in August Real Estate Market

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6,548 houses sold in August 2013, up 8.5% on August 2012

12 Aug 2013

Sales Lift and Prices Ease In July Residential Real Estate Market

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09 Jul 2013

Sales Growth Takes A Breather In June Real Estate Market

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12 Jun 2013

Highest May house sales for six years

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13 May 2013

Prices Ease in April Real Estate Market But Volumes Remain Strong

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11 Apr 2013

Stellar Month for Real Estate Market in March

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12 Mar 2013

Late Summer Surge for Real Estate Market In February

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6,632 houses sold in February 2013, an increase of 34% on January and up 7.5% on the same month last year

05 Mar 2013

Christchurch New Home

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12 Feb 2013

Solid Start for Real Estate Market In 2013

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4,933 houses sold in January 2013, an increase of 21% on January 2012

15 Jan 2013

Strong Finish for Real Estate Market In 2012

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New national median house price record of $389,000, up 9.6% on December 2011

15 Jan 2013

Strong Finish for Real Estate Market In 2012

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New national median house price record of $389,000, up 9.6% on December 2011

11 Dec 2012

Robust November Real Estate Market Leading Into Christmas

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Sales up almost 25% year on year

08 Nov 2012

Spring Real Estate Market Roars Into Life in October

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11 Oct 2012

Unsettled Conditions Create Slower Early Spring Rural Real Estate Market

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08 Oct 2012

Lack Of Listings Impacts On September Real Estate Market

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A shortage of new listings is causing buyers to make rapid decisions lifting house prices around the country .

10 Sep 2012

August Real Estate Market Sets Strong Platform For Spring

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Signs of a modest revival in the housing market are being confirmed by a lift in sales and prices in August

09 Aug 2012

Strong Year On Year Sales Growth in July Real Estate Market

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Data from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) shows there were 5,907 unconditional sales in July

10 Jul 2012

New Record Median Price in June Real Estate Market

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Data from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) shows there were 6,135 unconditional sales in June, an increase of 906 sales (+17.3%) compared with the same time last year

12 Jun 2012

Strong May Real Estate Market Across New Zealand

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Data from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) shows there were 7,175 unconditional sales in May

10 May 2012

Steady Autumn Real Estate Market

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The underlying strength of the residential housing market is being reflected in an increase in sales in April and a steadying of the national median house price at near record levels.

20 Apr 2012

Auction Sales Going Going Going in Auckland

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Auctions are becoming the preferred means of selling homes in many parts of the Auckland

16 Apr 2012

New Record Median Price in March Real Estate Sales

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March 2012 data from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) indicates strong sales growth in the residential housing market, with 7,330 unconditional sales for the month.

13 Mar 2012

Volumes Up, Prices Steady in February Real Estate Sales

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February 2012 data from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) indicates strong sales growth in the residential housing market...

14 Feb 2012

Strong Start For Real Estate Sales in January 2012

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January 2012 data from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) indicates a positive start to the year in the residential housing market, with 4,073 unconditional sales for the month.

18 Jan 2012

Strong Finish For Real Estate Sales in December 2011

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Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) data on the New Zealand housing market for December 2011 showed 5,316 unconditional sales for the month

09 Dec 2011

Record Median House Price For New Zealand In November 2011

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Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) data on the New Zealand housing market for November 2011 showed 6,008 unconditional sales for the month

11 Nov 2011

Sales Volumes Ease, Prices Rise Modestly in Spring Real Estate Market

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Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) data on the New Zealand housing market for October 2011 showed 5,007 unconditional sales for the month

12 Oct 2011

Sales Volumes Rise In September Real Estate Market, Prices Trending Sideways

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Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) data on the New Zealand housing market for September 2011 showed 5,235 unconditional sales for the month

13 Sep 2011

Rising Sales Volumes Key Feature of August Real Estate Market

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Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) data on the New Zealand housing market for August 2011 showed 5,192 unconditional sales for the month, up 905 sales (+21.1%) compared to August last year

11 Aug 2011

July Real Estate Market Takes Mid-Winter Breather

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Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) data on the New Zealand housing market for July 2011 showed 4,928 unconditional sales for the month, up by 517 sales on July last year.

14 Jul 2011

Listings tight in June housing market

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Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) data on the New Zealand housing market for June 2011 showed 5,229 unconditional sales for the month, up by 654 sales on June last year.

13 Jun 2011

Improving volumes, easing prices in May 2011 Real Estate Market

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The national housing market recorded a further lift in volumes during the month of May...

11 May 2011

Autumn Provides Few Falls For Real Estate Market

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The national housing market recorded a lift in volumes during the month of April, with the seasonally adjusted number of sales up 3.0% compared to March

13 Apr 2011

Volumes and Prices Strengthen in March

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The national housing market recorded a strong seasonal lift in volumes during the month of March with an accompanying modest rise in the level of prices according to REINZ figures

14 Mar 2011

Modest Recovery in Housing Prices and Volumes in February

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The national housing market staged a modest recovery in February in terms of both prices and volumes during the month.

11 Feb 2011

Residential Property Sales Slow in January

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Activity remained muted in the residential property market in January and the number of sales fell below the record low set in January of last year

18 Jan 2011

Residential Market Takes Summer Break

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December’s sales and residential property values ebbed from November levels ....

14 Dec 2010

Late Spring Flush Lifts Residential Property Sales

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A late spring surge in the residential property market has lifted the level of sales back above 5,000 and the national median price up to $360,000

14 Oct 2010

Residential Property Sales Shows Slight Monthly Improvement

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Residential property sales for September have shown a slight improvement over the previous month but are still at their lowest September monthly total for at least a decade....

14 Sep 2010

RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY SALES STILL SUBDUED

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Residential property sales are continuing at the subdued level seen since June with the 4287 dwelling sales in August down on the 4411 in July

13 Aug 2010

July Residential Property Sales A Ten Year Low

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Residential property sales turnover is the lowest for a July in a decade but prices in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch are still up on last year

14 Jul 2010

Median Residential Property Price A June Record

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Residential property prices firmed last month to the highest June median ever despite relatively low turnover compared with the past 10 years,

15 Jun 2010

Little Change In Residential Property Market

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Despite pending tax changes and the anticipated rise in the Reserve Bank OCR there was no real reduction in residential property prices or the number of sales in May

14 May 2010

Residential Property Market Holding Steady

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Though median residential property prices and the number of sales were down in April, figures released today by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) indicate the market is holding steady.

16 Apr 2010

Residential Sales and Prices Rise in March

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Both median residential property prices and the number of sales rose in March according to figures released today by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) as large increases in listings left buyers spoilt for choice.

24 Mar 2010

On The Crest Of A New Era

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REINZ members have come out strong in support of a new constitution.

12 Mar 2010

Residential Sales Recover But Prices Plateau

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Total residential dwelling sales recovered last month from their lowest level in nearly two decades...

12 Feb 2010

Residential Sales Fall On Back Of Uncertainty

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Total residential dwelling sales plummeted last month to their lowest level in nearly two decades...

18 Jan 2010

House Prices Up Around The Country

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Figures released today by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) revealed the median residential house price rose in 11 out of 12 districts last month...

14 Dec 2009

Median House Prices Double That Of Year 2000

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Median house prices have more than doubled over the past 10 years, figures released by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) reveal today

13 Nov 2009

Residential Market Achieves Ten Year High

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Median house prices are at their highest over the past 10 years for the month of October, figures released by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) reveal today.

14 Oct 2009

Residential Market Revisits 2007

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Figures released today by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) reveal further positive trends in terms of residential real estate turnover, median sale prices, and time to sell.

14 Sep 2009

Residential Pattern Remains Constant

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According to the latest statistics released by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) today the residential real estate market continues the steady pattern seen over the past few months.

14 Aug 2009

Residential Market Holds Firm

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The residential real estate market has held firm in the past month with July prices and turnover tracking June figures almost exactly in the latest statistics released by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) today.

14 Aug 2009

REINZ Monthly Housing Price Index

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The REINZ Monthly Housing Price Index increased by 1.0 percent to 3134.1 in the July month. In the 3 months to July, housing prices increased by 2.2 percent

07 Aug 2009

REINZ Launches Monthly Housing Price Index

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Monthly statistical information collated by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) will be the basis of the REINZ Monthly Housing Price Index, an important new tool for analysing the housing market to be launched this month.

09 Jul 2009

Residential Market Steady As She Goes

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The seasonal downturn expected in the residential real estate market during the middle winter months has not been as marked as expected....

11 Jun 2009

Consolidation In Residential Market

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There has been a slight fall in the value of properties sold in May across the country, but volumes remain steady as does the length of time required to sell a home.

12 May 2009

Residential Market Shows Signs of Stabilising

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There has been a degree of confidence returned to the residential real estate market as indicated by April sales figures released today by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ).

09 Apr 2009

Residential Real Estate Market Spikes

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March sales figures released today by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) reveal a spike in terms of sales volume.

11 Mar 2009

Activity Returns to Residential Market

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There has been a marked increase in activity on the residential real estate market, February sales figures released by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) today reveal.

13 Feb 2009

Sellers Resistant In Slow Residential Market

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The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) has recorded the lowest number of monthly sales since 1992, January sales figures released by REINZ today reveal.

15 Jan 2009

Confidence Slowly Returning to Shaken Residential Market

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December sales figures released by the Real Estate Institute of NZ today confirm what everybody knows....

11 Dec 2008

Residential Real Estate - Steady As She Goes

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Prices are stable in an unsurprisingly slow residential real estate market, November sales figures released by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) today show.

13 Nov 2008

Residential Property Market Defies Doom and Gloom

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Despite predictions of “doom and gloom” for the Zealand residential real estate market, October sales figures released by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) today show a rosier picture.

10 Oct 2008

Residential Property Market Steady In September – REINZ

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The world’s financial markets may be in turmoil, but they’re showing little dramatic effect so far on the New Zealand residential real estate market, according to the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ).

10 Sep 2008

August Residential Market Slides Again – REINZ

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The July recovery in the New Zealand residential property market proved premature with the latest August figures showing a significant drop in sales and in the national median price, according to the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (Inc).

12 Aug 2008

Residential Property Market Recovers In July – REINZ

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The New Zealand residential property market staged an unexpected recovery in July – with the notable exception of Auckland, according to the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (Inc).

11 Jun 2008

Property Market Holds Up In May – REINZ

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New Zealand residential property prices are back to where they were a year ago, according to the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (Inc).

12 May 2008

Residential Property Sales Slump Further– REINZ

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The residential real estate market suffered a further slump in sales in April, although some districts median prices recovered, according to the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (Inc).

11 Apr 2008

Residential Property Market Falls To The Ides Of March– REINZ

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Sales in the New Zealand residential property market dropped to unprecedented levels in March......

12 Mar 2008

February Residential Property Market On The Edge – REINZ

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The New Zealand residential property market reached a ‘tipping point’ in February with the percentage annual growth rate on the verge of moving into negative figures

13 Feb 2008

January Residential Property Market Favoured Buyers – REINZ

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The New Zealand residential property market became a ‘buyers market’ in January with very low sales and a sharp increase in days to sell figures.

16 Jan 2008

Residential Property Market Affected By Holiday Season – REINZ

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The New Zealand residential property market ended 2007 with a national median sales price of $345,000 in December....

26 Dec 2007

News Release – Annual Real Estate Review

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And The Winner Is – GORE!

11 Dec 2007

Residential Property Market Rebounds In November – REINZ

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The Residential property market rebounded in November after several uncharacteristically quiet months, with higher sales and a new record national median price of $352,000, according to the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand Inc. (REINZ).

09 Nov 2007

Sales Recover While Residential Property Median Treads Water - REINZ

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Residential property sales recovered in October but low volumes continue to distort residential property statistics, according to the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand Inc. (REINZ).

10 Oct 2007

Residential Property Prices Defy The Critics– REINZ

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The New Zealand residential property market ‘defied the critics’ in September with the national median price edging to a new record of $351,500, according to the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand Inc.

11 Sep 2007

Residential Property Prices Rally, But On Thin Sales – REINZ

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Demand triumphed over supply in the New Zealand residential property market in August, resulting in a recovery in the national median selling price, but on continued low sales volumes, according to the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand Inc. (REINZ).

09 Aug 2007

Residential Property Prices Brace Themselves Against The Winter Sales Chill - REINZ

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Residential property prices withstood a big seasonal drop in sales during July with the national median selling price slipping back $2,500 from June, to $345,000 in the latest month, according to the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand Inc. (REINZ).

11 Jul 2007

Residential property market falls back but underlying demand remains

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Contrary to recent reports, the New Zealand residential property market cooled its heels in June, with signs that the market may be in for a period of consolidation...

15 Jun 2007

Residential Property Prices Reach New Milestone, But Market Slowing – REINZ

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Prices in the New Zealand residential property market achieved a new record in May

16 May 2007

Residential Property Prices Continue Their Climb

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Auckland was behind another solid increase in New Zealand residential property prices in April...

19 Apr 2007

Auckland Helps Drive Residential Property Market To New High

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A strong rally in the Auckland property market drove the New Zealand residential property median price to a new record in March...

16 Mar 2007

Residential Property Marget Bounds Ahead In February

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The residential property market bounced back to achieve a new record national median price in February..

19 Feb 2007

Don’t knock rising house prices - REINZ

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The economic benefit of rising residential property prices should not be underestimated or dismissed...

16 Feb 2007

Residential Property Market Opens Year with Strong Sales

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The residential property market started 2007 with much stronger sales but with a customary easing of the national median property price in January

15 Feb 2007

2006 REINZ Annual Review

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Residential Property Prices Double In 10 Years - REINZ

19 Jan 2007

Residential Property Market Continues to Exceed Expectations

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The New Zealand residential property market ended 2006 exceeding expectations...

15 Dec 2006

Auckland and Wellington show the way for residential property market

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Buoyant Auckland and Wellington property prices and a big increase in $1 million-plus property sales were largely responsible for a further rise in the national residential property median price during November

16 Nov 2006

Residential property prices move out of winter comfort zone

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Residential property prices broke out of the relatively narrow band of price movements...

16 Oct 2006

Residential Property Prices Stage Spring Recovery

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The residential property market’s Spring recovery continued in September with the national median price returning to its previous high of $313,000...

15 Sep 2006

Residential Property Market continues to flatten out

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August provided further evidence that the residential property market’s price growth curve is flattening out, according to the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (Inc).

15 Aug 2006

House Prices Maintain Levelling Trend

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The national median price for residential property In New Zealand continued to level off during July

17 Jul 2006

Auckland rallies to help push up National Residential Median Price

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The national median price for residential property In New Zealand hit a new high of $310,000 in June, according to the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (Inc).

19 Jun 2006

Residential Property Market proves Resilient in May

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The residential property market proved particularly resilient in May with the number of sales up and the national median selling price steady on $305,000 ...

16 May 2006

April Breaks Affect Sales But Residential Property Prices Still Reach New Record

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An unusually short working month in April dropped national residential property sales figures to a long-time low, but prices held up.

18 Apr 2006

Sales surge pushes residential property prices upwards

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A big jump in residential property sales during March together with a firming of the national median selling price to above the $300,000 level for the first time were features of the March results...

15 Mar 2006

National median property price falls despite strong regional performances

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A $5000 fall in the national median price for residential property to $295,000 belied an otherwise stronger real estate market in February, according to the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (Inc).

16 Feb 2006

Residential Property market drops into low gear in January

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The residential property market ground through January in low gear but prices mostly held up, according to the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (Inc).

19 Jan 2006

Residential Property Market Takes Customary Breather in December

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The New Zealand residential property market finished the year on a traditionally quiet note in December

16 Dec 2005

Residential Median House Prices Hit $300,000

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The national median price for residential property hit $300,000 for the first time in November...

18 Nov 2005

Residential House Prices Reach New Record

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Despite a reduction in sales, house prices continued to climb during October, according to the latest Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (Inc) residential real estate figures.

17 Oct 2005

Residential House Prices Pause But Market Confidence Grows

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The national median residential hosue price paused during September.

19 Sep 2005

Property Market Starts Spring Early - REINZ

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The New Zealand residential property market started spring early with a sooner than anticipated burst of activity in August

17 Aug 2005

Mid-Winter Period Affects Residential Property Prices but Sales Rally

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Residential property prices eased in July although sales remained strong, according to the latest Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (Inc) residential real estate figures.

15 Jul 2005

Central Otago Lakes Region New Zealand's Most expensive Real Estate

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The Central Otago Lakes region has achieved the distinction of becoming New Zealand most expensive real estate region, according to the latest Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (Inc) June residential real estate figures.

20 Jun 2005

Residential Property Market Defies the Pundits in May

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The New Zealand residential property market again defied the pundits by rallying in May, a month not normally noted for increased activity and prices.

17 May 2005

Residential Property Market takes its Customary Breather in April.

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The national median selling price was $272,000 which, although a record for April on a year-to-year basis (the April 2004 median was $242,000), was down on the record $280,000 achieved in March.

19 Apr 2005

Higher End Property Sales Drive Residential Median

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A switch to higher end market residential property sales saw the residential property median price rise by more than $10,000 nationally during March.

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