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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="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2103/c70cee62138b8cacebfe.jpeg" ... 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 >>

Opportunity For Property Investors As Gross Rental Yield Measures Up To Mortgage Interest Rates

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 10:48 am | Barfoot and Thompson

The average Auckland rental property is now delivering a gross yield above most mortgage interest rates, presenting an appealing opportunity for those considering investing in a rental property or expanding their portfolio. “The gross rental ... More >>

Auckland House Prices Show Resilience In Post Covid Trading

Wednesday, 3 June 2020, 10:35 am | Barfoot and Thompson

In the first full month of trading permitted post the easing of Covid restrictions Auckland house prices showed minimal change to pre-Covid prices. “What did change significantly was the number of homes sold,” said Peter Thompson, Managing Director ... More >>

Auckland Property Market Bruised But Stable Real Effect Not Likely To Be Seen For A Month

Monday, 4 May 2020, 10:34 am | Barfoot and Thompson

The Auckland property market’s first month of trading under the Covid-19 lockdown left it bruised but with its underlying stability intact. The sales data for April released by Barfoot & Thompson’s Managing Director, Peter Thompson, came ... More >>

Auckland Property Market Went Into Lockdown On Record High

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 1:04 pm | Barfoot and Thompson

The Auckland residential property market was in full recovery mode before being stopped in its tracks by the Covid-19 lock down. “Confidence in Auckland property was high in February and the first weeks of March, and new listings, sales numbers ... More >>

Exceptional Sales Numbers Have Limited Impact On Auckland Property Prices

Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 10:44 am | Barfoot and Thompson

The Auckland property market burst into activity in February, but not at the expense of stable prices. “Sales numbers in the month at 804 were exceptional and the highest in the month of February for five years but the prices at which properties changed ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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