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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 >>

Confidence Returns To Auckland Housing Market

Tuesday, 4 February 2020, 10:13 am | Barfoot and Thompson

The Auckland housing market started the new year with strong sales numbers and rising prices. More >>

Quarterly rental update

Friday, 31 January 2020, 10:10 am | Barfoot and Thompson

Barfoot & Thompson which tracks the average rental price for thousands of homes across the Auckland region, says the pace of rent increases slowed during 2019, with the lowest rise recorded during the last three months of the year. “The average ... More >>

Auckland Market At Most Buoyant In Four Years In December

Wednesday, 8 January 2020, 3:00 pm | Barfoot and Thompson

The Auckland residential housing market ended 2019 strongly with December sales numbers being their highest in four years and prices holding onto most of the gains made in November. More >>

Barfoot & Thompson wins Best Real Estate Agency

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 2:10 pm | Barfoot and Thompson

Barfoot & Thompson has scooped two Asia Pacific regional awards at the renowned International Property Awards in London - Best Agency over 20 Offices and Best Real Estate Agency Marketing. More >>

Committed Buyers Drive Increased Competition For Auckland

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 11:40 am | Barfoot and Thompson

Committed buyers have returned to the Auckland residential property market. “It was a result foreshadowed by strong sales in October, and the lift the market received then has flowed into significantly higher prices in November,” said Kiri Barfoot, ... More >>

Greater Buyer Choice Attracts Buyers To Auckland Housing

Monday, 4 November 2019, 10:12 am | Barfoot and Thompson

Vendors returned to the Auckland residential market in strength in October, setting the scene for an active selling season in the run in to year end. “A feature of the market since March has been the modest number of properties being listed, and ... More >>

Smaller homes attracting higher weekly rents

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 3:32 pm | Barfoot and Thompson

While the rate of rental price increases across Auckland has continued to slow over recent months, some pockets of the market are still experiencing relatively strong price pressure. More >>

Auckland Housing Market Expectations Of Spring Met

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 10:04 am | Barfoot and Thompson

The Auckland residential housing market met expectations in September with new listings growing significantly and median prices strengthening over those for the previous three months. More >>

Auckland real estate refresh: New look for market leader

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 9:30 am | Barfoot and Thompson

One of New Zealand’s oldest and most respected real estate agencies, Barfoot & Thompson, is overhauling its brand for the first time in more than 40 years. More >>

Stephen Barfoot joins third generation at helm

Monday, 23 September 2019, 10:51 am | Barfoot and Thompson

Stephen Barfoot, former salesperson, branch manager and Chief Technology Officer at Barfoot & Thompson, will move into the role of Director with the company from 1 October. He joins other third generation members of the Barfoot and Thompson families, ... More >>

Auckland Property Market Looking For More Listings

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 12:41 pm | Barfoot and Thompson

The Auckland housing market has emerged from the three months of winter in a stable position, but it is one which needs more listings to revive lost momentum according to Peter Thompson, Managing Director of Barfoot & Thompson. More >>

Modest Price Drop Boosts Auckland Property Sales Numbers

Friday, 2 August 2019, 5:34 pm | Barfoot and Thompson

The Auckland residential property market underwent a modest but definite shift in July with property sales prices falling and sales numbers rising. “The modest fall in both average and median prices in the month was enough to unlock sales numbers, ... More >>

Quarterly rental update

Tuesday, 30 July 2019, 1:09 pm | Barfoot and Thompson

Recent regulatory changes are yet to show in the pace of Auckland rent increases according to recent pricing insights from the city’s largest property management agency Barfoot & Thompson. More >>

Rural/Lifestyle Property Market Trades Strongly

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 11:02 am | Barfoot and Thompson

A strong trading month in the rural/lifestyle property market and increased buyer activity in the Auckland urban area were features of June trading as the property market settled into its winter trading pattern. More >>