10 Places You Can Find a Place for Under $500k in Auckland

Just need to be at the Park and Ride by 7:30 😉

We all have heard the stories on Auckland being unaffordable right? Well it didn’t stop Rebekka and I getting our first house at affordable prices and the mortgage being affordable to service. AND where we are in Papakura we are within five minutes of the town centre, Takanini Village, rural Auckland, and Papakura Rail Station while being 12 minutes from Manukau City Centre.

The Herald this morning listed ten places:

Auckland housing bargains can still be found, but act quickly

Only 10 Auckland suburbs have average house prices under $500,000.

Just a handful of Auckland suburbs remain with average house prices under half a million dollars, new figures reveal.

The latest QV.co.nz E-Valuer statistics show only 10 of Auckland’s 167 suburbs have homes with a median value under $500,000. The number of suburbs that have hit an average $1m mark has jumped from 43 to 50 in just two months.

Real Estate Institute of New Zealand chief executive Colleen Milne said there were still opportunities for first-time buyers but they had to move quickly.

“These properties are quickly sought out,” Milne said.

All 10 suburbs are in South Auckland: Otara, Otahuhu, Clendon Park, Waiuku, Red Hill, Papakura, Manukau, Manurewa East, Weymouth and Randwick Park. Wellsford, north of Auckland, is also in that bracket.

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