Spring and summer have traditionally been popular times for sellers to list property as gardens come back to life and the sun comes out for open inspections.
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Where we live is our home, it is our safe haven and a place we can relax and be comfortable. It is also where we make a lot of memories - whether it was the first house we bought, or raised children - which is why it’s no wonder that sometimes it can be a bit difficult to think about moving on, for whatever reason.
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Inward migration continues to surge to new highs, with a record net gain of 72,000 people in the 12 months to May, according to Statistics NZ.
This election more than any others in recent memory looks set to have a huge impact on the direction of the housing market - and prices - next year and possibly beyond.
The number of sales to first-home buyers in Auckland is at its lowest level in 20 years, CoreLogic's head of research Jonno Ingerson says.
It can take some time to make the move from renting to owning your dream home.