Average asking price outside Auckland hasn't escaped inflation. Plus what's happening at the luxury end of the market.
Buyers are now being asked to pay on average $600,850 nationally for a new home.
Real estate experts are not convinced the housing market is heading down the other side of the hill yet.
Asking prices for houses are significantly down on August last year when the average leapt $130,000 in 12 months. With special feature audio.