A leading real estate agent says Auckland Council’s revaluation figures for homes across the region provides inaccurate information to buyers and sellers.

The council’s figures showed a 46 per cent average increase for the region’s homes, with the average dollar value of a residential property now $1,076,000.

But Harcourts Cooper & Co managing director Martin Cooper said those numbers, as well as those in the council’s value breakdown by suburb, should be taken with a grain of salt.

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Martin Cooper from Harcourts Cooper and Co says most people don’t pay much heed to council valuations when choosing a home.


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