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If you’re new to the region and would like to capitalise on the generous house prices up north, here are some helpful information:
- Drive time past Auckland: Whangarei is 2 hours (158km) north of Auckland on State Highway 1. Rentals.co is located in downtown Whangarei at 9-11 Reyburn Street.
- Kaitaia is 4 hours north of Auckland, or 310km.
Three of the best real estate websites to help you see what’s available for purchase in Northland include:
- First National (Windy Realty), specialising in listings for the sunny Kaitaia / Mangonui / Karikari / Doubtless Bay Region
- Uber Realty – phone Danny de Graaf on 022 045 3613
Northland’s median house price is $480,000 – about half that of Auckland, which is $852,000.
And with strong economic growth, consistently above the national average in recent years, Whangarei is known as an increasingly desirable place to score property gold. One of its best assets, of course, is access to the bush and beach. Northland boasts an aquatic playground of 100 beaches, pristine harbours and off-shore islands.