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Resilient Auckland Property Market Edges Back Towards Normality

Tuesday, 2 November 2021, 9:57 am | Barfoot and Thompson

During its second full month of restricted sales activity, the Auckland property market edged back towards normality in October with stronger sales numbers and firmer prices. “In October, the market showed its resilience with an increased level of ... More >>

Barfoot & Thompson Now In Mangere

Monday, 1 November 2021, 9:05 am | Barfoot and Thompson

Responding to the substantial increase in development and business activity in Mangere, Barfoot & Thompson, Auckland’s leading real estate agency is thrilled to announce the opening of its new office in Mangere. Situated at 359 Massey Road under ... More >>

Quarterly Rental Update: Auckland Rents Stable During Third Quarter

Thursday, 28 October 2021, 11:10 am | Barfoot and Thompson

The average weekly rent for a home in Auckland moved less than $1 during the third quarter, ending 30 September at $606.25, according to data from more than 16,000 rental properties managed by Barfoot & Thompson. The average weekly rent ... More >>

Auckland Property Market Severely Curbed But Not Shut Down By Lockdown

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 10:01 am | Barfoot and Thompson

Online technology gave the Auckland property market limited ability to operate in September and, although sales activity was severely curbed, it coped more effectively than during last year’s Covid lockdown. “The restrictions and restraints on open ... More >>

Barfoot & Thompson wins Large Agency of the Year Award

Friday, 17 September 2021, 8:50 am | Barfoot and Thompson

The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) is delighted to announce that Barfoot & Thompson has won the Large Agency of the Year Award at today’s 2021 REINZ Awards for Excellence, which were held virtually this year. Barfoot & Thompson is the only ... More >>

Lockdown Has Small Impact On Auckland Housing Market

Friday, 3 September 2021, 9:59 am | Barfoot and Thompson

The current Covid-19 lockdown Auckland is under had a small dampening effect but no significant impact on the region’s residential property sales in August. More >>

Auckland Housing Prices Shrug Off Winter Concerns

Wednesday, 4 August 2021, 10:05 am | Barfoot and Thompson

Auckland house prices shrugged off the normal winter downturn, concerns about increasing prices and warnings of possible future interest rate rises in July. “Mounting concerns about the prices being paid and possible future interest rate increases did nothing ... More >>

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 >>