A new report from research firm Nielsen has found New Zealanders use up to five different tools in their search for property.
Its 2015 Real Estate Report found 337,000 people are planning to buy or sell a house or flat in the next year, up from 316,000 last year.
It found the average price they wanted for houses they planned to sell was up 10 per cent, to $569,425.
On average, they used five different resources to find a property to buy. Websites were the main one – 83 per cent of buyers said they used digital resources for house hunting.
But more than half used specialist real estate magazines, company real estate magazines and real estate office displays and brochures, too.
For sale signs and local newspapers also featured.
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