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Barfoot & Thompson
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Barfoot & Thompson is New Zealand's largest privately owned real estate company, still run by the Barfoot and Thompson families after more than 90 years. 

We have more than 1,700 salespeople in over 65 branches selling residential, lifestyle and rural, and commercial real estate across Auckland and Northland. 

We also manage over 14,000 rental properties and have residential property managers in over 60 of our branches. 

Our non-franchised network means our salespeople are free to introduce any buyer to any property in our system, giving us greater selling power. We sell around one in every three Auckland homes.

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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. 322 views

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. 295 views

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. 323 views

Wednesday, 5 April 2017
Auckland property sales and prices lift in March 274 views

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. 267 views

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. 269 views

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. 337 views

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. 375 views

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. 383 views

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. 382 views

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. 300 views

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%. 308 views

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. 329 views

Friday, 3 June 2016
Average Auckland property price static, median price falls Auckland residential property prices have lost their upward momentum. 340 views

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. 316 views

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. 305 views

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." 487 views

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. 788 views

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. 629 views

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. 567 views

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. 495 views

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. 518 views

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. 458 views

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. 424 views

Monday, 14 December 2015
Auckland renters looking for flexibility 548 views

Monday, 7 December 2015
Buying before it's built 1759 views

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. 1407 views

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). 784 views

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. 572 views

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. 418 views