Report: Property prices falling in some regions, home affordability up

House price falls in some regions have improved home affordability in New Zealand, a new report has found.

The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report reveals improvement in seven out of 13 regions between June and August.

The report also shows national affordability improved 2.1 per cent, and an improvement of 0.6 per cent for Auckland.

The most affordable regions in the country are Southland and Manawatu/Whanganui.

House prices seem to be easing across the country. Photo / File