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Property Market Runs Hot: House Prices Reach An All-time High

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 8:52 am | Trademe

New Zealand’s national average asking price reached a record high of $717,600 in September, a 10 per cent increase when compared with the same month last year according to the latest Trade Me Property Price Index. Trade Me Property spokesperson ... More >>

Wellington Rents Stall For The First Time In Five Years

Tuesday, 22 September 2020, 9:14 am | Trademe

The median weekly rent in Wellington came to a grinding halt in August, showing no annual increase for the first time since October 2015, according to the latest Trade Me Rental Price Index. Trade Me Property spokesperson Aaron Clancy said Wellington’s ... More >>

Demand Soars For Property In Wellington

Friday, 18 September 2020, 8:59 am | Trademe

Demand for Wellington properties saw the largest annual percentage increase on record in August, after climbing 34 per cent year-on-year, according to the latest Trade Me Property Price Index. Trade Me Property spokesperson Aaron Clancy said that nationally, ... More >>

2 In 3 Kiwis Will Consider Buying An EV

Thursday, 27 August 2020, 8:06 am | Trademe

Sixty-seven per cent of Kiwis would consider an electric vehicle (EV) for their next car, according to Trade Me’s annual EV survey. Trade Me’s Head of Motors Alan Clark said almost 3,000 New Zealanders took part in the survey which looked ... More >>

National Property Prices Grow By Nine Percent In One Year

Thursday, 20 August 2020, 8:43 am | Trademe

New Zealand property prices saw their biggest year-on-year increase in over three years in July, according to the latest Trade Me Property Price Index. Trade Me Property spokesperson Aaron Clancy said the national average asking price reached $697,100 ... More >>

Buyer Demand Skyrockets In New Zealand’s Property Market

Thursday, 18 June 2020, 9:12 am | Trademe

Buyer demand in New Zealand’s property market has soared as we head for what could be a very busy winter, according to the latest Trade Me Property Price Index. Trade Me Property spokesperson, Aaron Clancy, said there were a number of positive signs ... More >>

Rent Freeze Set To Change NZ Rental Market

Tuesday, 19 May 2020, 9:17 am | Trademe

The impact of COVID-19 and the Government’s move on March 26th to freeze residential rent increases for the next six months is likely to change the New Zealand rental market, according to the latest Trade Me Rental Price Index. Trade Me Property spokesperson ... More >>

Trade Me Reveals New Vehicle Safety Rating Search Filter

Monday, 18 May 2020, 8:40 am | Trademe

Trade Me announced today that it has launched a new search filter that allows Kiwis to search for vehicles by safety rating. Safety ratings indicate the likely performance of a vehicle in a crash, from 1 to 5-stars. Trade Me Head of Motors, Alan Clark said ... More >>

Trade Me To Give Away $1,000,000 In Onsite Ads To Small Businesses

Monday, 11 May 2020, 1:49 pm | Trademe

Trade Me has today announced that it will give away $1 million worth of onsite advertising to small businesses who have been impacted by COVID-19. Trade Me’s Head of Audience Ivan Fuyala said it was just one way the company was looking to support the community ... More >>

First-home Buyers Flood Property Market

Monday, 11 May 2020, 9:57 am | Trademe

First-home buyers were looking to get a foot on the property ladder in April, by taking advantage of record low interest rates and the Reserve Bank scrapping LVR restrictions , according to the latest Trade Me Property Price Index. Head of Trade ... More >>

Trade Me Marketplace Will Be Back Up And Running At Alert Level 3

Wednesday, 22 April 2020, 10:07 am | Trademe

Trade Me has today announced its Marketplace will be back up and running as normal from 11:59pm on Monday 27 April in line with the Government’s COVID-19 alert level 3 guidelines. Trade Me’s Head of Marketplace Lisa Stewart said from this Friday ... More >>

COVID-19 Already Shaking Up The Jobs Market

Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 11:05 am | Trademe

While it is too early to know what shape the COVID-19 pandemic will leave New Zealand’s job market in, the level 4 lockdown has already had an unprecedented impact on new and existing job listings over the past fortnight. Head of Trade Me Jobs, Jeremy ... More >>

Trade Me Launches New Way For Kiwis To Buy And Sell Essential Items

Monday, 6 April 2020, 10:11 am | Trademe

Trade Me has today announced a new way for Kiwis to buy and sell the essential things they may need while New Zealand is at COVID-19 alert level 4. Trade Me’s Head of Marketplace Lisa Stewart said this step allows anyone to trade essential items onsite ... More >>

New Zealand Property Prices Grow By One Third In Five Years

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 8:20 am | Trademe

New Zealand property prices have increased by a third since 2015 – with February proving to be another strong month countrywide according to the latest Trade Me Property Price Index. Head of Trade Me Property Nigel Jeffries said the national average asking ... More >>

Trade Me Announces New Policy To Restrict The Price Of Face Masks And Hand Sanitiser

Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 9:42 am | Trademe

Trade Me has today announced a new natural disaster and civil emergency policy which aims to restrict the price of items related to a disaster or emergency on the site. Trade Me’s Head of Trust & Safety George Hiotakis said the new policy is ... More >>

Students Suffering As Rents Hit Another Record

Monday, 16 March 2020, 10:16 am | Trademe

Tenants around the country saw a hike in rent prices in February according to the latest Trade Me Rental Price Index. The national median weekly rent hit a new record high – $520 per week, a 5.1 per cent increase on February 2019 and the second consecutive ... More >>

Record Property Prices In The Provinces

Monday, 24 February 2020, 9:01 am | Trademe

The New Zealand property market started the year strong with seven provinces kicking off 2020 with record average asking prices, according to the latest Trade Me Property Price Index. Head of Trade Me Property Nigel Jeffries said it was the provinces rather ... More >>

Rents in the capital crack $600 for the first time

Thursday, 23 January 2020, 8:35 am | Trademe

Tenants in the capital are facing record breaking rents after the median weekly rent in Wellington City cracked the $600 mark for the first time ever in December, according to the latest Trade Me Rental Price Index. More >>

Trade Me announces sale of LifeDirect

Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 9:05 am | Trademe

Trade Me has announced that it has sold its LifeDirect business which it bought in 2013. LifeDirect has been bought by Mark Solomon, transfer of ownership will occur on 1 April. More >>

Low business confidence takes its toll on the job market

Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 10:04 am | Trademe

Low business confidence is taking a toll on the job market as new listings fall to the lowest in four years, according to an analysis of over 66,000 vacancies listed on Trade Me Jobs for the quarter ending 31 December 2019. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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