Top 5 ‘The Block’ House Value Growth

Turns Out You Make More By Sitting On Your Hands

‘The Block’ is one of NZ’s favourite TV shows. Pitting team against team it combines our love of DIY, & our love of property. We took a look at the houses of The Block to see what they’re worth now.


sarah and richard

5: Sarah & Richard, 2012

Their home that they rebuilt on the show helped them come second in the show in its inaugural year. It sold for 961,000, & is currently valued at $1.8M. Amazingly it has had yearly growth of $232,500. An impressive sum for the new owners who might choose to cash out.


quinn & Ben

4: Quinn & Ben, 2014

Their house may have only sold for $10k above the reserve, but by joves is their house worth a lot more now. Its current HomesEstimate is $1.9M, and has had yearly growth of $287,500.


ben & libby

3: Ben & Libby, 2012

The winners of the first iteration of The Block scored $157k over their reserve price. Year on year, it’s had an astonishing growth rate of $309,750, & its estimated value is $2.2M


giny & rhys

2: Ginny & Rhys, 2012

Another 2012 alumnus, these two got 805,000 for their do up in the first season. astonishingly, their home is worth $2.2M now, which means its value has grown $348,000 year on year


rachel & tyson

1: Rachel & Tyson, 2012

They didn’t make any profit when they sold their home, but the new owner certainly can. Sold for $798,000 it’s now worth $2.26M. Not only has it more than doubled in value, it’s grown by $365,500 every year since 2012.

Here’s the Rundown Of The Block Homes Year By Year.

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