Auckland house sales reach 11-year high for June month as winter starts to bite

Thu, 02 Jul 2015

By Paul McBeth July 3 (BusinessDesk) - The number of Auckland house sales were at the highest in 11 years for a June month, while falling from May as winter starts to slow activity, according to Barfoot & Thompson. The city's biggest realtor sold 1,167 houses in June, down from 1,225 in May, though 13 percent more than the same month a year earlier, it said in a statement. New listings were largely unchanged on the month at 1,749, though 52 percent more than a year earlier, and Barfoot had 2,959 houses on its books at the end of the month...

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