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A four-bedroom property in the Wellington suburb of Southgate was watchlisted 553 times in the first two days of being put up for sale on Trade Me.
After a 2½ week campaign, the call for inquiries over $1.595 million was eclipsed by a final sales price in excess of this – becoming the most popular listing on Trade Me nationwide last month.
The latest figures from Trade Me reveal that Wellington property has become the most sought after in the country with the largest annual percentage increase on record in August. The regional market has climbed 34 per cent year-on-year, despite the country officially entering a recession.
It has been a windy few weeks and the Met Service is predicting that it is not over yet.
A home at 181 Houghton Bay Road in Houghton Bay has sold for $900,000.
The 130sqm home is smaller than most homes in Houghton Bay.
The three-bedroom home has one bathroom and its capital valuation is $760,000. The median CV in Houghton Bay is $790,000. This property sold on August 13, 2020.
This information is courtesy of homes.co.nz. It becomes available as soon the sale is processed by the local council. This can sometimes take up to three months.