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News Pick: Property price searching online needs to be more accurate


By www.properazzi.co.nz

A recent appeal against the findings of the Complaints Assessment Committee before the Real Estate Agents Authority on the subject of online search pricing for property highlights a major issue which in my opinion should have been addressed long ago, as it continues to frustrate buyers as to price expectation of property on the market. 

Here is the heart of the issue. Well over 1 in 4 of all properties on the market today are advertised without a price, in Auckland that figure is closer to 1 in 2. That means in Auckland there are 3,485 properties for sale with no detail in the listing as to any guidance of price expectation. Buyers often comment that such properties are deliberately avoided as they hate the uncertainty and risk associated with discovering properties only to find it is way outside their budget due to the price search bracket on the website.

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