Mixed Price Data and Softer Volumes in December Market- REINZ
Waikato/Bay of Plenty, Manawatu/Wanganui, Taranaki, Nelson/Marlborough and Canterbury/Westland all reach new high median prices; the third consecutive month of record median prices for Waikato/Bay of Plenty and the fourth month for Canterbury/Westland The Christchurch and Other South Island Stratified House Price Indices both reached new highs.
More than 1 in 5 sales were by auction in the 12 months to December 2013/.
REINZ, the most up to date source of real estate data in New Zealand, announced today that there were 5,688 dwelling sales in the month of December, down 1.1% on December last year and down 18.3% compared to November. The national median price increased $2,000 compared to November to $427,000, a new record median high. Waikato/Bay of Plenty, Manawatu/Wanganui, Taranaki, Nelson/Marlborough and Canterbury/Westland all reach new high median prices.
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