Market Insights

Steve Hart

Plenty of options for first home buyers across the country

There’s plenty of advice for first-time homebuyers looking for a step on the property ladder. While one option is to buy a property and rent it out; that doesn’t help those wanting to settle down and lay down roots. Thankfully,

The Data Team - homes.co.nz (Tom Lintern - Chief Data Scientist)

Porirua City Capital Values 2019 Analysis

The new Capital Values have been released in Porirua City, with the median CV up 34.1% from September 2016. This increase is in line with homes.co.nz’s median HomesEstimate in Porirua which is up 8.4% in the last year to $597k.

The Data Team - homes.co.nz (Tom Lintern - Chief Data Scientist)

Christchurch Capital Values 2019 Analysis

The latest Capital Values in Christchurch have been released and are up only 1.1% from August 2016. This is consistent with the flat property values seen in the last few years. The median HomesEstimate in Christchurch is now $445k. The

The Data Team - homes.co.nz (Tom Lintern - Chief Data Scientist)

Central Otago Capital Values 2019 Analysis

The latest Capital Values in the Central Otago District have been released and are up 35% since September 2016. The median CV in the district is now $540k, up from $400k 3 years ago. The highest performing town was Roxburgh

Steve Hart

Selecting an agent is like picking a business partner

You can only sell your house once; so the pressure to get the best price by hiring the right agent can feel immense. The trick is to take the selection process slowly and not rush into signing up an agency

The Data Team - homes.co.nz (Tom Lintern - Chief Data Scientist)

Opotiki Capital Values 2019 Analysis

The latest Capital Values in the Opotiki District have been released and are up 40.5% since September 2016. The median CV in the district is now $295k, with a Median HomesEstimate of $299k (up 4.7% from this time last year).

The Data Team - homes.co.nz (Tom Lintern - Chief Data Scientist)

Lower Hutt Capital Values 2019 Analysis

Lower Hutt wins the battle of the Hutt Valley with the latest Capital Values being up 73.5% from September 2016. This is higher than Upper Hutt, where Capital Values increased by 42.5%. Take a look on homes.co.nz to see your

Ailsa Dawson

Which sales process is best for you?

People have been selling land since someone put a stake in the ground and said ‘this is mine – who wants to buy it?’. But settling on a price has led to some creative options over the years. There’s auction,

The Data Team - homes.co.nz (Tom Lintern - Chief Data Scientist)

Dunedin Capital Values 2019 Analysis

The latest Capital Values for Dunedin are now live on our site. Take a look to see how your property has performed compared to the rest of the neighbourhood. Dunedin has been the rock star of New Zealand’s main centres,

The Data Team - homes.co.nz (Tom Lintern - Chief Data Scientist)

New Plymouth Capital Values 2019 Analysis

The latest Capital Values for New Plymouth are now live on our site. Take a look to see how your property has performed compared to the rest of the neighbourhood. The median HomesEstimate in New Plymouth is now $448k, up

The Data Team - homes.co.nz (Tom Lintern - Chief Data Scientist)

Waimakariri Capital Values 2019 Analysis

New Capital Values have been released in the Waimakariri District with the median CV being up 3.2% from 3 years ago to $480k. This relatively small increase is consistent with a flat market in the greater Canterbury area. The largest

The Data Team - homes.co.nz (Tom Lintern - Chief Data Scientist)

Manawatu Capital Values 2019 Analysis

New Capital Values have been released in the Manawatu District with the median CV being up 38.7% from 3 years ago to $430k.The largest increase was seen in Himatangi Beach where CVs increased by 69.2%. The largest town in the

The Data Team - homes.co.nz (Tom Lintern - Chief Data Scientist)

Far North Capital Values 2019 Analysis

New Capital Values have been released in the Far North District with the median CV being up 30.4% from 3 years ago to $365k. The largest increase was seen in Kawakawa where CVs increased by 45%. The largest town in

The Data Team - homes.co.nz (Tom Lintern - Chief Data Scientist)

Hastings Capital Values 2019 Analysis

We’ve had the latest Capital Values for Hastings and they are now live on our site. Take a look to see how your property has performed against the rest of your neighbourhood! The median HomesEstimate in Hastings is now $410k, up