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About the same.
24% (56 votes)
Better off.
21% (50 votes)
Much worse off.
19% (45 votes)
Much better off.
18% (43 votes)
Worse off.
17% (40 votes)
Total voters: 234

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median house prices

REINZ national median price drops 2.6%

Updated
REINZ's July median selling prices were down in Wellington and Christchurch but up in Auckland 

Misleading property statistics

Alistair Helm explains how the median price statistic is being misinterpreted as a valuation - and skewing the expectations of sellers and buyers. Agree?

Real house prices down most since 70s

NZ house prices down 11% since April 2007 in inflation-adjusted terms, which is biggest fall in real house prices since stagflation of 1970s

Rent ratio

December real estate sales very

"December sales figures confirm what everybody knows: the residential real estate market has slipped back to where it was a few years ago." said REINZ national president Mike Elford. “If you look