December 2016 suburb report: rent, house prices and yield

See a breakdown of average house prices, average weekly rent and gross yield for three bedroom properties across Auckland in December 2016.

Compare to last month's figures

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Suburb breakdown

Auckland average

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Average sale price (3 bedroom) Average rent per week (3 bedroom) Gross yield
Auckland average $942,873 $526 2.93%

Central Auckland

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Suburb Average sale price (3 bdrm) Average rent per week (3 bdrm) Gross yield
Auckland Central $1,056,027 $894 4.42%

Central Suburbs

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Suburb Average sale price (3 bdrm) Average rent per week (3 bdrm) Gross yield
Avondale $903,731 $484 2.80%
Blockhouse Bay $957,586 $515 2.81%
Epsom $1,752,526 $674 2.01%
Freemans Bay $1,289,400 $766 3.10%
Grafton $1,264,875 $715 2.95%
Greenlane $1,226,709 $626 2.67%
Grey Lynn $1,597,778 $701 2.29%
Hillsborough $1,120,000 $515 2.40%
Lynfield $1,022,400 $535 2.73%
Mt Albert $1,097,722 $532 2.53%
Mt Eden $1,464,713 $681 2.43%
Mt Roskill $908,145 $514 2.96%
New Windsor $1,038,138 $507 2.55%
One Tree Hill $1,266,535 $560 2.31%
Onehunga $1,054,708 $571 2.83%
Ponsonby $1,527,286 $853 2.92%
Pt Chevalier $1,054,708 $656 3.25%
Royal Oak $1,109,750 $561 2.64%
Sandringham $1,370,746 $563 2.14%
Three Kings $1,131,100 $600 2.77%

Eastern Suburbs

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Suburb Average sale price (3 bdrm) Average rent per week (3 bdrm) Gross yield
Ellerslie $1,074,875 $570 2.77%
Glen Innes $1,023,537 $545 2.78%
Glendowie $1,504,909 $643 2.23%
Meadowbank $1,173,286 $642 2.86%
Mt Wellington $923,596 $513 2.90%
Panmure $1,183,938 $512 2.26%
Parnell $1,631,042 $735 2.36%
Remuera $1,571,560 $738 2.45%
St Heliers $1,623,313 $714 2.30%
St Johns $1,192,143 $572 2.50%

Franklin/Manukau Rural

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Suburb Average sale price (3 bdrm) Average rent per week (3 bdrm) Gross yield
Pukekohe $858,411 $429 2.61%
Tuakau $560,818 $394 3.67%
Waiuku $621,158 $410 3.45%

North Shore

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Suburb Average sale price (3 bdrm) Average rent per week (3 bdrm) Gross yield
Albany $1,015,583 $574 2.95%
Beach Haven $924,778 $512 2.89%
Birkdale $753,889 $490 3.39%
Birkenhead $1,080,538 $554 2.68%
Browns Bay $1,022,654 $553 2.83%
Devonport $1,346,929 $681 2.64%
Forrest Hill $1,061,929 $575 2.83%
Glenfield $866,905 $505 3.04%
Greenhithe $1,213,000 $601 2.59%
Mairangi Bay $1,202,591 $594 2.58%
Milford $1,474,885 $640 2.27%
Murrays Bay $1,360,500 $575 2.21%
Rothesay Bay $1,393,978 $623 2.34%
Sunnynook $992,958 $544 2.86%
Takapuna $1,358,700 $642 2.47%
Torbay $928,939 $553 3.11%

Pakuranga/Howick

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Suburb Average sale price (3 bdrm) Average rent per week (3 bdrm) Gross yield
Beachlands $1,284,091 $560 2.28%
Bucklands Beach $1,106,538 $522 2.46%
Dannemora $1,023,625 $588 3.00%
Half Moon Bay $985,807 $523 2.77%
Highland Park $873,000 $510 3.05%
Howick $973,786 $525 2.82%
Maraetai $1,305,492 $515 2.06%
Northpark $1,123,410 $575 2.68%
Pakuranga $1,085,435 $489 2.35%

Rodney

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Suburb Average sale price (3 bdrm) Average rent per week (3 bdrm) Gross yield
Arkles Bay $771,250 $506 3.43%
Gulf Harbour $766,682 $488 3.33%
Helensville $883,750 $442 2.61%
Manly $793,110 $510 3.36%
Orewa $823,308 $524 3.32%
Red Beach $815,611 $533 3.41%
Silverdale $988,250 $607 3.21%
Stanmore Bay $796,500 $491 3.22%
Warkworth $1,175,100 $480 2.14%
Wellsford $496,667 $371 3.90%

South Auckland

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Suburb Average sale price (3 bdrm) Average rent per week (3 bdrm) Gross yield
Clendon Park $547,778 $434 4.14%
Favona $641,325 $455 3.71%
Flat Bush $778,432 $523 3.51%
Mangere $646,903 $462 3.73%
Mangere Bridge $888,950 $482 2.83%
Manurewa $651,008 $449 3.60%
Otahuhu $948,792 $459 2.53%
Otara $570,385 $449 4.11%
Papakura $639,046 $448 3.66%
Papatoetoe $799,300 $470 3.07%
Takanini $660,734 $476 3.76%
Totara Heights $693,000 $496 3.74%
Wattle Downs $716,042 $508 3.71%
Weymouth $681,000 $455 3.49%

West Auckland

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Suburb Average sale price (3 bdrm) Average rent per week (3 bdrm) Gross yield
Glen Eden $710,901 $454 3.34%
Glendene $772,029 $479 3.24%
Green Bay $951,000 $487 2.67%
Henderson $774,832 $471 3.17%
Hobsonville $820,625 $579 3.69%
Kelston $704,933 $474 3.52%
Massey $787,248 $460 3.05%
New Lynn $748,539 $476 3.32%
Ranui $673,367 $448 3.48%
Royal Heights $855,583 $514 3.14%
Sunnyvale $719,500 $464 3.37%
Swanson $781,958 $452 3.02%
Te Atatu Peninsula $930,964 $501 2.81%
Te Atatu South $866,792 $479 2.89%
Titirangi $854,300 $497 3.04%
West Harbour $930,883 $499 2.80%

Source: Barfoot & Thompson analysis of its new and current tenancies as at 1 January 2017 and its sales over the last six months to beginning of January 2017 for three bedroom properties. Yield calculated using average sales price and average rental per week for three bedroom properties. Suburbs with less than four tenancies or four sales for three bedroom properties with Barfoot & Thompson are not included. Excludes Northland and Commercial. Three bedroom homes were chosen for the analysis as they represent the sized house most commonly bought and sold.

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