Wednesday, 5 July 2017
Auckland property prices respond to low sales numbers
Lower sales numbers are finally having an effect on Auckland residential property sales prices.
Tuesday, 6 June 2017
Auckland house prices hold steady
While the number of residential properties sold in Auckland in May was low compared to previous years, prices showed no signs of retreating.
Wednesday, 3 May 2017
Falling Auckland house sales numbers have limited impact on prices
Auckland property sales numbers fell to their lowest level in an April since the 2008 global financial crisis last month, but lower turnover had a limited impact on sales values.
Wednesday, 5 April 2017
Auckland property sales and prices lift in March
Friday, 3 March 2017
Auckland property prices hit record level on low sales numbers
Uncertainty about prices dominated the Auckland residential housing market in February, with sales numbers falling to their lowest monthly total in six years, and available choice being at its highest for five years.
Friday, 3 February 2017
Sale prices for Auckland houses remain rock steady
In a break with tradition, both the average and median sales price for Auckland homes in January held on to the prices being paid for property in December.
Monday, 9 January 2017
Auckland house prices edge off record highs
A typical, solid December’s trading confirmed that Auckland residential property prices, while stable at year end, had stopped rising.
Monday, 5 December 2016
Auckland house prices stop rising in November
After seven years of constantly rising prices, November’s sales data points to the Auckland housing market ‘turning’ but remains well positioned to achieve a soft landing.
Thursday, 3 November 2016
Auckland house prices rise while sales numbers show steep decline
Buyers in the Auckland property market have become more selective, but for the right property are prepared to meet the auction reserve or asking price.
Wednesday, 5 October 2016
Spring does not lift Auckland property market
The combination of tighter mortgage lending restrictions and perceptions that residential property is fully priced continues to slow Auckland housing activity.
Wednesday, 3 August 2016
Auckland house market shows unmistakable signs of slowing
For the first time in 5 years, the Auckland housing market is showing unmistakable signs that prices are stabilising, and may even be plateauing.
Tuesday, 19 July 2016
Quarterly Auckland rental update
Higher Auckland house prices are not flowing through directly into the rental market, with the city's average weekly rents continuing to follow a more tempered trend of year-on-year increases of around 5%.
Tuesday, 5 July 2016
Auckland property market stays on trend during June
Prices edged up slightly in Auckland's residential property market in June, while the number of sales and listings were consistent with the same period last year.
Friday, 3 June 2016
Average Auckland property price static, median price falls
Auckland residential property prices have lost their upward momentum.
Wednesday, 4 May 2016
Auckland house sales pull back from entering new territory
Auckland house sales activity quietened in April after a busy March, with only a marginal increase in the average price, and sales numbers down significantly.
Friday, 29 April 2016
Quarterly Auckland rental update
Early 2016 got off to a busy start for landlords and renters, while average weekly rents edged up only slightly over the first few months of the year.
Tuesday, 5 April 2016
Prospect of rising Auckland property prices has returned
The prospect of Auckland house prices continuing to increase throughout the year has returned with March's average sale price reaching $866,782, and the median price reaching $798,000."
Thursday, 3 March 2016
Auckland house price retreat may be short lived
Auckland residential house prices in February have retreated from the record prices set in the second half of last year but are still higher than where they were at the same time last year.
Tuesday, 16 February 2016
Median price doubles in Auckland's hottest spot
Auckland's central city apartment market has increased in value more than any other area of the region over the last 18 months.
Wednesday, 10 February 2016
Auckland property choice in January lowest in 20 years
"January activity was the normal mix of ups and downs that occur in the first month's trading," said Peter Thompson, Managing Director of Barfoot & Thompson.
Barfoot & Thompson joins 'the team behind the team'
Barfoot & Thompson has proudly joined ‘the team behind the team’ as an Official Partner of the New Zealand Olympic Team.
Friday, 29 January 2016
Property a new pastime as Aucklanders search smarter
Poring over property listings has become a new Auckland pastime, with nearly a third of Auckland homeowners (31%) reporting that they search for property ‘all the time’, whether they are in the market or not.
A further 48% say they ‘sometimes’ search property listings, despite not actually being in the market for a new home.
Monday, 18 January 2016
Northland enjoys its own rise in property values
The increase in the average residential property price in Northland at 10 percent for the year ending December 31, 2015, was similar to that experienced in Auckland.
Wednesday, 6 January 2016
Auckland property prices rock steady in December, sales numbers down
In December the sales price of Auckland housing remained stable but there was a significant fall in the number of sales compared to those in November and December 2014.
Monday, 14 December 2015
Auckland renters looking for flexibility
Monday, 7 December 2015
Buying before it's built
Thursday, 3 December 2015
Auckland house prices up but sales numbers down in November
In November the Auckland housing market showed it is not yet ready to give up on price increases, with the average sales price increasing over that for October by 4.2 percent to $876,075 and the median price increasing by 1.9 percent to $795,000.
Thursday, 26 November 2015
Partnership to pilot new style of care for older people
Barfoot & Thompson is excited to announce a new partnership with the Well Foundation, the official fundraising body for Waitemata District Health Board (DHB).
Thursday, 19 November 2015
Barfoot & Thompson launches star-studded book for Starship
Eight young students have joined a star-studded team of sportspeople and artists to launch Home Sweet Home & Seven Hearty Tales – the latest book from the Barfoot & Thompson Young Authors Challenge, with all proceeds going to the Starship Foundation.
Auckland housing market balanced as to price direction
The jury remains out as to whether the latest Reserve Bank and Government initiatives have halted the rise in Auckland house prices with the average sales price in October increasing and the median price declining.