real estate charts

Median house price growth

This chart tracks the change in the monthly median house price, from its level one year ago.

The data is sourced from the REINZ, and is disclosed regionally.

The 'median price'... Read full story

Building consents - residential

Statistics NZ publish a monthly series of building consents issued by every New Zealand local authority. The data includes categories for residential dwellings, from which this chart is derived.... Read full story

Building consents - type

Statistics NZ publish a monthly series of building consents issued by every New Zealand local authority.

That data includes categories for residential dwellings, from which this chart is... Read full story

Building consents - growth

Statistics NZ publish a monthly series of building consents issued by every New Zealand local authority. That data includes categories for residential dwellings, from which this chart is derived... Read full story

Days to sell - REINZ

The REINZ disclose the 'days-to-sell' period when they publish the monthly median house value, and volumes sold.

Care should be taken with this 'days-to-sell' data, as it is almost... Read full story

Homeloan affordability

This chart series is built from our monthly homeloan affordability reports, sponsored by AMP360, measuring the proportion of take-home pay needed to afford the mortgage payment.

This series... Read full story

Houses for sale

Every Monday morning, we record the number of house listings on the two principal real estate websites in New Zealand, www.trademe.co.nz/realestate and www.realestate.co.nz

From this... Read full story

Houses for rent

Every Monday morning, we record the number of listings on the two pricipal real estate websites in New Zealand, www.trademe.co.nz/realestate and www.realestate.co.nz

From this data, we... Read full story

Housing confidence

The ASB Housing Confidence survey is produced by AC Nielsen. It is a quarterly assessment of what people responded to three questions:

1. whether or not now is a good time to buy

... Read full story
Housing credit

The Reserve Bank publishes the total volume of housing credit issued by almost all financial insitutions every month, about 4 weeks after month end.

This data enables us to derive the growth... Read full story

Housing sales - market price segments

The data for this chart is from the REINZ, and shows the proportion of sales within three price bands: - houses that sold under $400,000 - houses that sold between $400,000 and $600,000 - houses... Read full story

Housing stress index

Every Monday morning, we record the number of house listings on the two principal real estate websites in New Zealand, www.trademe.co.nz/realestate and www.realestate.co.nz

At the same... Read full story

Median price - REINZ

This chart tracks the monthly median house price. The data is sourced from the REINZ, and is disclosed regionally.

The 'median price' is the middle price. It is different from the 'average... Read full story

Mortgagee listings

We source this data from www.realestate.co.nz who supply it based on their regional definitions.

It tracks the number of mortgagee listing in their database, and is said to exclude... Read full story

Mortgage approvals

This chart is based on an "experimental series" of data collected by the Reserve Bank. It is published weekly.

It is attempting to track the volume and value of 'new' mortgages written... Read full story

Rents - median

This data is from the Tenancy Bond Service of the Department of Building and Housing, and as such it is very comprehensive.

A typical month sees more than 10,000 bonds registered with... Read full story

Volumes sold - REINZ

The data for this chart is the total number of house-sales transactions that went unconditional, as recorded by REINZ's reporting members.

This is the raw data and is not seasonally adjusted... Read full story

Volumes sold growth - REINZ

The data for this chart is the total number of house-sales transactions that went unconditional, as recorded by REINZ's reporting members.

That represents the vast majority of... Read full story

Farm sales

This series records the volume of farm sales, based on the monthly REINZ data. It excludes the sale of life-style blocks, and similar hobby farms.

Included are dairy farms, arable farms... Read full story

Barfoot Auckland

Barfoot & Thompson are the largest real estate agency in Auckland, and publish their monthly sales data very soon after the close of each month. This gives an early look at the likely REINZ... Read full story

House price index

From August 2009, the REINZ has been publishing a monthly Index that uses a different basis than their market median price.

The REINZ housing price index is put together using a technique... Read full story

Sections sold

This data is sourced from the REINZ monthly data releases.

It only relates to residential sections that are sold without a house.

The data is published... Read full story

Housing inventory

We source this data from www.realestate.co.nz  who supply it based on their regional definitions. It is a seasonally-adjusted series.

It tracks the... Read full story

QV house price index

This index is based on the QV series, which was quarterly from 1974 until December 2004, and thereafter monthly.

First home buyer home loan affordability

This chart series is built from our monthly home loan affordability reports, sponsored by AMP360, measuring the percentage of take-home pay needed to afford the mortgage payments.

This... Read full story