Open homes boom post election, say agents
Sept 22 2014
After a slump in home sales over recent months, agents are reporting busy open homes on the Sunday after the general election. Photo / Dean Purcell.
Aucklanders reportedly flocked to open homes on Sunday, surer of their spending power post-election.
Industry bosses are expecting sales to recover now the election is over and spring is on the way.
Peter Thompson, Barfoot & Thompson managing director, said such a strong election result had resulted in agents already seeing more open home attendance, as confidence returned.
“People have been holding off putting their properties on the market. Already, yesterday, more people were at open homes,” said Thompson.
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