Five Auckland homes for first-time buyers
Not every Auckland house is a millionaire's mansion. Even in today's market there are still properties around for first-home buyers.
Here at Stuff we've pulled together five Auckland homes for sale that could suit first home buyers.
But how much will they go for? Their CVs are now several years old, and recent research shows that houses are now selling for up to 59 per cent over CV.
So, taking that in to account - can you afford to buy a first home in Auckland?
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1. 3A Harrybrook Rd Green Bay - CV $590,000
This 1990s house offers plenty of natural light, with a private garden and covered decking that's perfect for entertaining.
It also comes with a funky bar tucked away at the rear of the internal access garage.
It offers two bedrooms and one bathroom, with a carport and off-street parking at the front of the property.
To top it off, it's close to Green Bay shops and bus transport.
2. 25 Holland Ave, Point England, Auckland - CV $550,000
Fancy yourself moving into a three bedroom 1950s house close to the waterfront, public transport and shops?
It's located on a freehold 453sqm section and is less than one km to the Point England Reserve and waterfront.
The flat, sunny and spacious grounds are perfect for setting up a game of cricket with your mates.
New carpet and a fresh coat of paint make this the ideal spot for moving in with minimal hassle.
3. 6 Hikurangi St, Te Atatu Peninsula - CV $520,000
This three bedroom bungalow offers city fringe living, securely set back from a quiet street.
It's close to shops, motorway access, public transport, beaches and coastal attractions of the Peninsula and sits on a generous 560sqm site.
The bright, modern kitchen flows seamlessly out to the living and dining space and a large outdoor entertaining area.
It also has a home office area and off street parking for four vehicles.
4. 2/92 Oakdale Rd, Mount Roskill - CV $360,000
This two bedroom home is hidden down a private right of way with an attached carport.
It's situated on an undivided half share of 888sqm of freehold land.
It has an open plan living and dining area which opens onto a large deck.
5. 1/106 Browns Rd, Manurewa - CV $345,000
This three bedroom property is minutes away from Auckland Airport and close to motorways for an easy commute.
A separate lounge and combined kitchen and dining area open onto a sunny deck, perfect for entertaining during summer.
There's a single lockup garage and excellent off street parking.
This property is within walking distance to shops, parks, buses and trains.