Our population is growing and we are building housing to welcome new arrivals, while those who already own homes are enjoying watching the real estate market gain in value. This is a great place to invest, and put down roots for a prosperous future.
Data from the Real Estate Institute of NZ records Whanganui’s median house price at $482,500 in September 2023. On the national housing affordability index for 2023, Whanganui sits at 5.4 points, while New Zealand is at 7.5 points. The index shows the ratio of the average current house value to average household income. Whanganui’s lower ratio is favourable – a higher ratio suggests that median houses cost a greater amount of typical incomes for an area.