Auckland property: What you can still buy for under $500,000

  • Anyone looking to buy a house in Auckland for under $500,000 still has the opportunity to do so.

But you might have to move to the outskirts of the city – closer to the Waikato, for example – or be prepared to ditch the quarter acre dream altogether and settle for an apartment.

Prime Minister John Key told reporters yesterday those searching for a home in Auckland should have a look through auction site Trade Me.

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“Roll up your sleeves…plenty of elbow grease and lipstick will make this rough diamond shine!” Photo / Trade Me