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Quarterly Rental Update: Auckland’s Average Rent Holds Above $600 Per Week Through Second Quarter

Thursday, 22 July 2021, 12:21 pm | Barfoot and Thompson

Auckland’s average weekly rent ticked over the $600 mark in April and finished the second quarter with a June average of $605, according to data from more than 16,500 rental properties managed by Barfoot & Thompson. Director Kiri Barfoot ... More >>

Auckland House Prices Increasing At Stubbornly High Rate

Monday, 5 July 2021, 9:56 am | Barfoot and Thompson

The onset of winter and the new regulations aimed at making home buying less attractive to investors did not dampen the price, or the number of Auckland houses sold in June. “Normally in June sales numbers start to edge lower, but this year we sold 1243 ... More >>

Housing Market Unmoved By Latest Restrictions

Wednesday, 2 June 2021, 10:03 am | Barfoot and Thompson

May’s Auckland housing sales data shows no hint that restrictions imposed in March have had an impact on prices or sales numbers. “Trading in May was excellent, with the median price increasing, the average price being in line with the record price ... More >>

Quarterly Rental Update: Consistent Price Rise In First Quarter, Average Tips Over $600 In April

Wednesday, 19 May 2021, 11:02 am | Barfoot and Thompson

Auckland’s rental market maintained its usual pace during the first quarter of 2021, with the average weekly rent increasing by 2.3 percent on the same time last year, reaching $599 per week. Barfoot & Thompson Director Kiri Barfoot says ... More >>

No Clear Signal As To Effect Government’s Actions Are Having On Housing

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 9:58 am | Barfoot and Thompson

The jury remains out in terms of the extent to which the Government’s regulations, introduced in March in a bid to tame the residential housing market, are impacting Auckland. “April’s trading was excellent with prices edging slightly higher, ... More >>

Auckland House Sales Strong Before New Investment Rules Announced

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 10:00 am | Barfoot and Thompson

The Auckland residential property market lived up to its reputation of being at its strongest in March with record prices paid and a record number of homes being sold. “In terms of both prices paid and the number of homes sold, this March was ... More >>

Church For Sale Answers The Prayers Of Residential Property Developers

Friday, 26 March 2021, 2:15 pm | Barfoot and Thompson

The land and building housing a deconsecrated church surrounded by multiple sporting and recreational amenities in one of Auckland’s prime coastal residential suburbs have been placed on the market for sale. <img src="" ... More >>

Good Year’s Start To Auckland Property Sales Continues In February

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 9:56 am | Barfoot and Thompson

In February, Auckland property sales were stronger than they were at the height of the last property cycle between 2015 and 2017. “In February we sold 1124 properties, and you have to go back 17 years to find a February when we sold more homes,” said ... More >>

Holiday Break Does Nothing To Rein In Auckland Property Sales

Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 10:31 am | Barfoot and Thompson

The Christmas/New Year holiday break did nothing to slow down the sales momentum being experienced by the Auckland residential property market in the second half of last year. “This January was the most active January we have experienced as ... More >>

Auckland’s Rental Market Ends Year Near $600 Per Week Mark

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 11:45 am | Barfoot and Thompson

The average weekly rent in Auckland reached a new high of $595 at the end of 2020, just shy of a long-anticipated $600 per week. More >>

Auckland Property Market Ends Year On High Note And Promises More In 2021

Wednesday, 6 January 2021, 11:41 am | Barfoot and Thompson

The Auckland property market ended the year with the strongest December sales numbers and prices on record, with early indications that the New Year break would not dampen sales momentum. “The market is set to make a strong return in January,” said ... More >>

Auckland Residential Housing Market Sustains Growth Into Fifth Month

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 9:56 am | Barfoot and Thompson

Auckland home buyers are not being put off by record sales prices and in November the average and median prices paid established new records while sales during the month were the highest they have been in a month for more than five years. “Buyers ... More >>

Quarterly Rental Update: New Tenancies Drive Growth In Average Weekly Rent

Monday, 9 November 2020, 10:29 am | Barfoot and Thompson

While the usual pace of growth was limited by the Government-mandated rent freeze, new residential tenancy agreements signed during the last quarter continued to nudge Auckland’s average weekly rent upwards. According to data from around 16,500 Auckland ... More >>

Average Auckland House Price Exceeds $1 Million In October

Wednesday, 4 November 2020, 10:12 am | Barfoot and Thompson

The era of the average sales price of Auckland residential property exceeding $1 million has begun with October’s average sales price hitting $1,045,104. At the same time the median price set a new high of $967,000. “Both are significant milestones ... More >>

Auckland Properties Sales Numbers Rise Significantly, But Price Rises Slow

Friday, 2 October 2020, 10:59 am | Barfoot and Thompson

In September the Auckland property market held on to the high price gains registered in August at the same time as recording the highest number of sales in a month since the peak of the last property cycle in 2017. “The key to the high sales numbers ... More >>

Auckland Property Market Sails Through Covid Lockdown Restrictions

Wednesday, 2 September 2020, 10:23 am | Barfoot and Thompson

The latest level 3 Covid lockdown restrictions in Auckland had a negligible impact on residential property activity in August with prices hitting a new all-time high and sales numbers being their highest for an August for five years. “During the ... More >>

Barfoot & Thompson Team Share Favourite Lockdown Recipes To Support Starship

Friday, 7 August 2020, 4:29 pm | Barfoot and Thompson

Barfoot & Thompson has come up with a tasty and topical new way to add to its longstanding support of Starship, New Zealand’s national children’s hospital, with the launch of its own lockdown-inspired cookbook. Featuring over 115 recipes ... More >>

Barfoot & Thompson team share favourite lockdown recipes

Friday, 7 August 2020, 3:31 pm | Barfoot and Thompson

Barfoot & Thompson has come up with a tasty and topical new way to add to its longstanding support of Starship, New Zealand’s national children’s hospital, with the launch of its own lockdown-inspired cookbook. More >>

Auckland Property Market Shakes Off Economic And Election Apprehensions

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 10:20 am | Barfoot and Thompson

Rather than being tempered by medium term economic concerns or the approach of a General Election, the Auckland housing market has enjoyed its strongest sales performance in a July for five years. “In July, buyers put aside any apprehensions they may ... More >>

June’s Auckland Property Sales Defy Forecasts

Thursday, 2 July 2020, 10:39 am | Barfoot and Thompson

The Auckland property market did the opposite to economic forecasts, and June sales numbers returned to normal trading levels with prices remaining stable. “It was a remarkably solid month’s trading with no signs of market fragility,” said Peter ... More >>