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Property market report

Property values are gradually on the rise across several regions, with Auckland experiencing the most significant increase. In the three months leading up to the end of October, the average value of homes in New Zealand witnessed a notable uptick, surging by more than $18,000.

According to the QV House Price Index, the average value of New Zealand homes reached $907,387 during the aforementioned three-month period, reflecting a rise of $18,388 (+2.1%) compared to the period ending in July. Most regions observed an increase in average values, with Auckland leading the way with a 2.7% gain, closely followed by the Wellington Region at 2.5%. Hastings and Invercargill also demonstrated substantial quarterly gains of 2.4%.

While the housing market displays signs of recovery, it is set against a backdrop of low sales activity and challenging economic conditions. Projections indicate that the market is likely to remain "flat to gently rising" in the foreseeable future. The influence of interest rates and credit constraints continues to serve as a limiting factor, although there are emerging indications that buyers are increasingly motivated to seize opportunities in the realm of good value properties.

Let’s look at the recent sales:

Hobsonville                             $610,000 to $2,438,000

Massey                                     $389,000 to $1,250,000

Swanson                                  $925,000 to $1,500,000

West Harbour                         $801,000 to $1,700,000

Whenuapai                              $741,000 to $1,100,000

Ready to take advantage of this regenerating market? For a complimentary market appraisal and the latest market updates, reach out to Graham McIntyre AREINZ directly at 0800 900 700, via text at 027 632 0421, or through email at Mike Pero Real Estate Kumeu/ Hobsonville. Licensed REAA2008

Don't miss your chance to be a part of Auckland's reviving real estate scene. The future is bright, and the opportunities are positive!

10 Dec

Christmas gig at the Rifle Range

The Wayne Taylor Band will be playing again at the Rifle Range amphitheatre in Hobsonville Point (opposite 6 Catalina Bay Drive) with a ‘Christmas Gig’ on Saturday 16 December at 5pm. This is a free community event. The band plays a nice mix of songs by The Beatles, Elton John, Lionel Ritchie and Billy Joel plus some originals.  For the Christmas gig the band will play these songs until 6pm, and then the focus will move to Christmas carols and a couple of Christmas original songs and items. Some young people and others will be involved with the Christmas music, which should finish around 6:30pm...

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6 Dec

Reduced wait times for colonoscopy and gastroscopy with Waitematā Endoscopy

With bowel cancer the second highest cause of cancer deaths in New Zealand (more than breast and prostate cancer combined), early treatment is essential, with endoscopy an integral part of early cancer detection and diagnosis. Now, West Auckland residents requiring private endoscopy services will have access to significantly reduced wait times...

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3 Dec

Christmas on the Point

Christmas on the Point is returning to Hobsonville Point on Sunday 3 Dec from midday until 2.30pm at the Rifle Range Amphitheatre. The event is being organised by Church Northwest and is being supported by Hobsonville Community Trust + many groups from the local community. There will be Christmas carols, local performances, a visit from Santa + Santa photo booth, food trucks, sausage sizzle, lawn games, and bouncy castle. The event is free, just bring money for food purchases or your own picnic and something to sit on. Please take your rubbish home with you and walk to the event if you can as parking is limited.

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