October 2023 NZ Property Market Overview: Insights for Norfolk Mortgage Trust Clients

October 2023 NZ Property Market Overview

The New Zealand property market has shown encouraging signs of recovery as of October 2023. As a keen observer of market trends, Norfolk Mortgage Trust is committed to providing up-to-date insights for our valued clients and investors. This blog post offers a snapshot summary of the latest QV House Price Index, emphasizing its implications for investors and borrowers alike.

National Market Trends

The national average home value in New Zealand now stands at $907,387 marking a 2.1% increase in the last quarter. This consistent rise in residential property values suggests a market that is slowly but surely regaining its strength. Key urban centers like Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch have experienced significant growth, a positive sign for potential investors looking at these areas.

Main Center – Highlights
  • Auckland: Despite a year-on-year decrease, Auckland’s property values rose by 2.7% this quarter, showing resilience in the face of economic headwinds.
  • Wellington: Continues to exhibit robust growth with a 2.5% increase, reflecting a steady demand in the region.
  • Christchurch: Witnessed a modest 1.8% rise, indicating a stable and growing market.
Market Outlook

While the overall New Zealand property market is showing signs of recovery, experts predict a stable yet modest growth trajectory in the coming months. Factors like low sales activity and broader economic conditions continue to play a significant role in shaping market dynamics.

At Norfolk Mortgage Trust, our focus remains on delivering professional and prudent management. Understanding these market trends is crucial for us to make informed decisions that align with our strategic goals and safeguard our clients’ interests. By keeping a pulse on the property market’s cyclical nature, we ensure that we manage risks effectively and capitalize on potential opportunities, while maintaining the stability and performance of our trust.


The October 2023 snapshot of New Zealand’s property market offers both challenges and opportunities. For our investors at Norfolk Mortgage Trust, rest assured that our team is dedicated to leveraging these insights to support your financial objectives. We believe that informed decisions are key to successful property investment and management, and we are here to guide you through these evolving market conditions.

For more information and the opportunity to discuss Norfolk’s approach to lending contact Norfolk Mortgage Trust today.

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