Auckland house prices little changed in December as sales volumes, listings drop

Sophie Boot
Tue, 05 Jan 2016

By Sophie Boot Jan. 6 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland home sales continued to fall in December, with fewer houses sold and fewer listed, while prices were little changed, sending mixed messages for the housing market in 2016, according to the city's largest realtor. Monthly sales volumes fell 19.3 percent to 796 in December, the lowest number of sales in a December for four years and a 22-month low, Barfoot & Thompson said in a statement. This follows a 7.7 percent decline in November, and a 21 percent fall in October. Sales have dropped 30 per...

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