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One apartment out of 6 sells, Sugartree bids fall short

Just one of the 6 apartments auctioned at Ray White City Apartments yesterday was sold under the hammer.

The one sale, of a unit in the Spencer on Byron in Takapuna where there are remediation expenses, followed a contest between 4 bidders.

There were also multiple bidders for 2 units in stage 2 of the Sugartree development at the top of Nelson St, Centro, on the western edge of the cbd, where off-the-plan buyers took ownership last month. However, bidding on both petered out short of the reserve.

CBD

Learning Quarter

The Quadrant, 10 Waterloo Quadrant, unit 1906:
Features: 32m², one bedroom
Outgoings: rates $1237/year including gst; body corp levy $3930/year
Income assessment: $420-440/week furnished
Outcome: passed in after bid at $290,000 & vendor raise to $350,000
Agents: May Ma & Mark Li

Victoria Quarter

Sugartree Centro, 145 Nelson St, unit 202:
Features: 56m² internal, 4m² balcony, one bedroom + flexi room, secure covered parking space, storage locker
Outgoings: rates to be confirmed; body corp levy $2766/year
Income assessment: $550-600/week furnished
Outcome: passed in at $500,000
Agent: Dominic Worthington & Ady Huang

Sugartree Centro, 145 Nelson St, unit 706:
Features: 53m², 5m² balcony, one bedroom, study
Outgoings: rates to be confirmed; body corp levy $2671/year
Income assessment: $530-580/week furnished
Outcome: passed in at $480,000
Agent: Lisa Zhang

Isthmus west

Mt Eden

66 Mt Eden Rd:
Features: 130m², 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 parking spaces
Outgoings: rates $2946/year including gst; body corp levy $5968/year
Income assessment: $950-1050/week furnished
Outcome: passed in at $750,000
Agents: Dusan Valenta & Adele Keane

St Lukes

Tremont Apartments, 4 Wagener Place, unit 110:
Features: 130m², 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 parking spaces
Outgoings: rates $2207/year including gst; body corp levy $6728/year, plus $5382 for building investigation & legal levies relating to leaks; the vendor agreed to assign its rights & causes of action to the buyer
Income assessment: $750/week furnished
Outcome: passed in at $250,000
Agents: Dusan Valenta & Adele Keane

North-east

Takapuna

Spencer on Byron, 9-17 Byron Avenue, unit 1106:
Features: 48m², fully furnished one bedroom, double balcony
Outgoings: rates $1178/year including gst; body corp levy $3140/year, the vendor has assigned any recovery from remediation legal action to the buyer and the unit has been sold on an “as is, where is” basis
Outcome: sold for $275,000
Agents: James Mairs & Gillian Gibson

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7 of 19 intensive homes sell at Barfoot auctions

7 sold at Barfoot & Thompson’s city office auction sessions on Wednesday & Thursday out of 19 intensive living units listed below, which include apartments in both the cbd & suburbia, traditional brick & tile units, some terraces & townhouses and, from the Wednesday afternoon session, some cross-leased properties.

The properties listed below are all intensive in some form, so exclude standalone homes (unless they’re on a cross-lease).

A regular feature of the market is the appearance of properties at various stages of leaky building remediation, and 2 fit that description here.

Every agency handling apartments also has a supply of units in the brand-new Sugartree development’s second stage, Centro, to offer. Ray White City Apartments had 2 yesterday and Barfoots had one – all passed in.

The auction rooms have mostly been quiet, and the distinguishing feature has been the high proportion of the offering which attracted no bid – 6 of those listed here – despite, in some cases, bidders registering.

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Learning Quarter

Tetra House, 85 Wakefield St, unit 413:
Features: one bedroom, 2 bathrooms
Outgoings: body corp levy $4196/year
Outcome: no bid, back on market at $349,000
Agents: John Zhang & Richard Tan

Uptown

Kiwi on Queen, 421 Queen St, unit 805:
Features: 2 bedrooms
Outgoings: body corp levy $4591/year
Income assessment: $480/week current, fixed until February
Outcome: sold for $310,000
Agents: Stephen & Leo Shin

Victoria Quarter

City Oaks, 188 Hobson St, unit 210:
Features: fully furnished 2 bedrooms
Outgoings: rates $1201/year including gst; body corp levy $5775/year
Income assessment: vacant
Outcome: passed in at $260,000
Agents: Johnson Chen

Sugartree Centro, 145 Nelson St, unit 212:
Features: 100m² – 76m² internal, 24m² balcony, 2-bedroom apartment, 2 bathrooms, balcony, carport, storage locker
Outcome: passed in
Agent: Tristan Young

Isthmus east

Mt Wellington

50 Rutland Rd, unit 1:
Features: 2-bedroom unit, terrace, carport
Outcome: sold for $650,000
Agents: Carolyn & Peter Brooks

Panmure

44 Pilkington Rd, unit 5:
Features: 2-bedroom unit, garage
Outcome: no bid
Agents: Jane Wang & Angela Liu

Remuera

7B Lingarth St:
Features: 383m² section, 200m²-plus 4-bedroom townhouse, 2 bathrooms, office, courtyard, double garage
Outcome: no bid, back on market at $1.469 million
Agent: Paul Groom

50 Monteith Crescent:
Features: 1080m² section, 3 3-bedroom townhouses, all on fixed-term tenancies, 3 parking spaces
Outcome: passed in
Agent: Karin Cooper

276 Victoria Avenue, unit 1:
Features: cross-lease, 1/3 share in 993m², 2-level 4-bedroom townhouse, 2 bathrooms, conservatory, double garage
Outcome: no bid
Agents: Frances Li & Raymond Chan

Isthmus west

Grey Lynn

North Apartments, 197 Great North Rd, unit 205:
Features: 101m², 2-bedroom apartment, 2 bathrooms, balcony, double garage, secure storage
Outgoings: body corp levy $5284/year
Outcome: sold for $1.805 million
Agents: Ryan Harding & Louise Stringer

33 Mackelvie St, unit 1I:
Features: about 60m², one-bedroom apartment, secure parking
Outgoings: body corp levy $3374/year
Income assessment: $550-570/week
Outcome: sold for $550,000
Agent: Tim Roskruge

Summerfield Villas, 386 Richmond Rd, unit 1:
Features: m², 4-level 4-bedroom terrace, 2 bathrooms, double garage, reclad terrace, tandem internal-access garage; repair work on the complex now being undertaken in 3 stages following leaky building claim, work on this unit completed, vendor has set aside balance of repair levy but any further costs would be liability of new owner; there is a code compliance settlement clause
Outgoings: body corp levy $3602/year + remedial levies
Outcome: no bid
Agent: Jonathan White

Mt Eden

2 Matipo St, unit 2:
Features: 2-bedroom unit, garage
Outcome: sold for $958,000
Agents: Sara Knight & Vern Hines

905 Mt Eden Rd, unit 9:
Features: 2-level 5-bedroom house, 3 bathrooms, double internal-access garage, code compliance certificate not yet issued for original construction in 2004 & recladding this year
Outgoings: body corp levy $3422/year
Outcome: passed in at $1.38 million, back on market at $1.595 million
Agent: Sue Saywell

76 Wairiki Rd:
Features: cross-lease, half share in 1015m², 2-storey 4-bedroom bungalow, 2 bathrooms, study, 3 living areas, double garage
Outcome: no bid, back on market at $1.799 million
Agents: Derek Helliwell & Cathy Giles

Sandringham

3 Mars Avenue:
Features: cross-lease, half share in 850m², 3-bedroom bungalow, 2 bathrooms, carport
Outcome: passed in at $1.2 million, back on market at $1.315 million
Agents: Sara Knight & Vern Hines

North-east

Hillcrest
104 Pupuke Rd, unit 2:
Features: cross-lease, half share in 1421m², 4-bedroom townhouse, 2 bathrooms, garage, carport
Outcome: sold for $980,000
Agent: Jonathan White

Northcote Point

12 Belle Vue Avenue, unit 4:
Features: cross-lease, 1/5 share in 1470m², 2-bedroom unit, internal-access garage
Outcome: sold for $769,000
Agent: Bev Bellas & Jo Meechan

North-west

Hobsonville

255A Hobsonville Rd, unit 1:
Features: cross-lease, half share in 703m², 3-bedroom house, internal-access garage
Outcome: passed in at $735,000, back on market at $785,000
Agents: Kelly Zhang & Sammi Huang

Attribution: Auctions.

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One apartment among 8 residential sales at auction

One apartment sold at Bayleys’ auction on Wednesday and one passed in as the auctioneer did all the bidding on it.

For a new apartment in the One Three Cheshire development in Parnell, and with a dwindling audience at the end of a 12-property auction list, auctioneer Daniel Coulson opened the bidding with an $800,000 indicator – which is all a “vendor bid” really can be – then took it to $850,000, and followed with a comment that “It’s not for sale at $950,000 either”.

Shortly after the auction closed, this unit was listed with an asking price close to $1.2 million. Taking out $80,000 for each parking space (which is not silly money in a market where the value of inner-city carparking remains extremely high), that would price the apartment on internal space at $12,400/m², falling to $11,250/m² if balcony space was included.

In the market of 2016 heading into 2017, those prices for new apartments weren’t ridiculous. But silence is deadly in an auctionroom, and finance & competition conditions have changed drastically.

The apartment that did sell, a larger but low-level unit in a conversion on St Martins Lane, above Grafton Gully, went for about $7500/m², possibly reduced in value by having only one parking space.

Those pricing gauges are checked far more closely in the apartment markets than for standalone houses, and overall the success rate at this auction was high – 8 properties sold out of the 12 on offer, including one large refurbished house with its own pool sold for $3.5 million after negotiations lifted the final bid by $240,000.

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Uptown

2 St Martins Lane, unit 1C:
Features: about 120m², 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, floor-to-ceiling wraparound windows, parking space, storage room, pet-friendly
Outgoings: body corp levy $9353/year
Outcome: sold for $970,000
Agents: Julie Prince & Diane Jackson

Isthmus east

Parnell

One Three Cheshire, 13 Cheshire St, unit 303:
Features: 83m² internal, 8.45m² deck, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, tandem parking
Outgoings: body corp levy $5214/year
Outcome: passed in after vendor bids at $800,000 then $850,000, back on market with asking price of $1.189 million
Agent: Suzie Paine

Attribution: Auction.

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New Lynn corner property sells

A commercial property in New Lynn was sold under the hammer, a Parnell apartment was passed in and a Herne Bay property with rezoned potential was withdrawn from auction at Bayleys’ auctions around Auckland last week.

Apartments

Isthmus east

Parnell

6 Brighton Rd, unit 11:
Features: one-bedroom apartment, study nook
Outgoings: rates $1687/year including gst
Outcome: passed in
Agents: Chris Reeves & Fleur Denning

Commercial

Isthmus west

Herne Bay

185 Jervois Rd:
Features: 508m² site zoned terraced housing & apartment buildings, 154m² floor area,  medical-related tenant
Rent: $75,000/year net + gst
Outcome: withdrawn from auction
Agents: Scott Kirk & James Were

North-west

New Lynn

1 Crum Avenue:
Features: 607m² corner site zoned business light industry, 360m² building, 2 retail & industrial tenancies
Rent: $46,000/year from 2 tenancies
Outcome: sold for $1.305 million at a 3.5% yield
Agents: Mike Adams & Simon Davies

Attribution: Agency release.

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Updated: Vincent St & First Imperial apartments sell

Published 8 November 2017, updated 12 November 2017:
A large unit in the converted former Beca building on Vincent St and a studio in the First Imperial on Hobson St sold under the hammer at City Sales’ auction of central city apartments today. The other 4 apartments on the auction list were passed in, 2 without a bid and one with an indicative bid for the vendor.

A CityZone unit has since been sold, price not disclosed.

CBD

Learning Quarter

The Quadrant, 10 Waterloo Quadrant, unit 913:
Features: 32m², one bedroom, deck
Outgoings: rates $1185/year including gst; body corp levy $3577/year
Income assessment: $440-460/week
Outcome: no bid
Agents: Maryanne Wong & Tina Bartlett

Uptown

Updated: CityZone, 11 Liverpool St, unit 1808:
Features: 48m², 2 bedrooms, deck, parking space
Outgoings: rates $1396/year including gst for unit, $130/year including gst for parking; body corp levy $4392/year for unit, $781/year for parking
Income assessment: $450/week current
Outcome: passed in at $400,000, sold Thursday, price not disclosed
Agent: Iona Rodrigues

132 Vincent St, unit GH:
Features: 100m² internal, 13m² deck, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, tandem parking
Outgoings: rates $3194/year including gst for unit + parking; body corp levy $8977/year for unit + parking
Income assessment: $850-900/week
Outcome: sold for $1.13 million
Agent: Susan Frear

Victoria Quarter

First Imperial, 125A Hobson St, unit 1A:
Features: 32m², studio
Outgoings: rates $994/year including gst; body corp levy $2492/year
Outcome: sold for $210,000
Agent: Tanya Rotherham

Sugartree Centro, 145-147 Nelson St, unit 903:
Features: 52m² internal, 5m² balcony, one bedroom + flexi
Outgoings: rates $423/year including gst; body corp levy $2916/year
Income assessment: $530-550/week unfurnished, $580/week furnished
Outcome: sole bid from vendor at $450,000, passed in
Agents: Tina Bartlett & Anna Birkenhead

Waterfront

Viaduct Point, 125 Customs St West, unit 316:
Features: leasehold, 101m², 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 decks, parking space
Outgoings: rates $2279/year including gst; body corp levy $18,064/year including ground rent $9349/year
Outcome: no bid
Agents: Gabrielle Hoffmann & Nicola Hunt

Attribution: Auction.

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Statesman & Stanford apartments sell

2 of the 3 apartments auctioned at Ray White City Apartments yesterday were sold under the hammer – one in the Statesman (pictured) and the other in the Stanford, along with a Papatoetoe house sold at pre-auction.

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Learning Quarter

Statesman, 1 Parliament St, unit 514:
Features: 30m² internal, furnished studio, balcony, storage locker
Outgoings: rates $1214/year including gst; body corp levy $2312/year
Income assessment: $390/week current, assessment $400-420/week furnished
Outcome: sold for $380,000
Agents: Michelle & Judi Yurak

Victoria Quarter

Stanford, 189 Hobson St, unit 3E:
Features: 37m², 2 bedrooms
Outgoings: rates $1110/year including gst; body corp levy $4238/year
Income assessment: $480/week, fixed until February
Outcome: no bid, back on the market at $349,000
Agents: Ron Yang

North-east

Takapuna

Spencer on Byron, 9-17 Byron Avenue, unit 507:
Features: 48m², one bedroom, sold on “as is, where is” basis – remediation cost recovery & further expense assigned to buyer
Outgoings: rates $3918/year including gst; body corp levy $2982/year
Income assessment: in hotel pool
Outcome: sold for $148,000 + gst
Agents: James Mairs & Gillian Gibson

Attribution: Auction.

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Empire unit sells, Guardian & Spencer passed in

A unit under long-term management in the Empire apartments was sold at Ray White City Apartments’ auction yesterday, but units in the Guardian and Spencer on Byron were passed in.

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Learning Quarter

Empire, 23 Whitaker Place, unit 710:
Features: 54m², 3 bedrooms, under Theta Management Ltd lease until April 2026
Outgoings: rates $1188/year including gst; body corp levy $4725/year
Outcome: sold for $150,000 + gst
Agents: Ron Yang & Damian Piggin

Queen St

Guardian, 105 Queen St, unit 612:
Features: 47m², high stud one bedroom
Outgoings: rates $1380/year including gst; body corp levy $3747/year
Income assessment: $450-470/week
Outcome: passed in at $390,000
Agent: Cameron Brain

North-east

Takapuna

Spencer on Byron, 9-17 Byron Avenue, unit 1406:
Features: 48m², one bedroom, balcony, parking space, in hotel pool – Hotel Management (Takapuna) Ltd (Graham Wilkinson); offered on an “as is, where is” basis with remediation of building defects liabilities & compensation assigned to the buyer; owners agreed on Tuesday on starting remediation works
Outgoings: rates $4469/year including gst; body corp levy $3554/year
Outcome: passed in after a bid at $120,000 & a vendor bid at $300,000 + gst
Agents: James Mairs & Gillian Gibson

Attribution: Auction.

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6 units sell at Barfoot residential auctions

6 of 10 apartments, townhouses & suburban units auctioned at Barfoot & Thompson’s city office this week were sold under hammer.

They included one St Lukes apartment with remedial issues, sold at mortgagee auction.

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Victoria Quarter

11 Nicholas St, unit 8C:
Features: 105m², 2-bedroom apartment, 2 bathrooms, balcony, tandem parking
Outcome: passed in
Agents: Stephen & Leo Shin

Isthmus east

Ellerslie

14 Arthur St, unit 3:
Features: 2-level 3-bedroom townhouse, patio, internal-access garage
Outcome: sold for $962,000
Agents: Neno Radinovich & Daniel Duan

Glendowie

119 Riddell Rd, unit 1:
Features: 2-bedroom unit, garage
Outcome: sold for $780,000
Agent: Andrew Pender

Greenlane

22G Aratonga Avenue:
Features: one-bedroom unit, deck, double garage
Outcome: no bid
Agent: Kanta Lala

Newmarket

Kings Square, 26 Remuera Rd, unit 602:
Features: 3-bedroom apartment, 2 bathrooms, balcony, 2 covered parking spaces
Outcome: sold for $1,023,500
Agents: Sam Leong & Wynne Wong

Isthmus west

Freemans Bay

5 Foundries Lane, 61 Wellington St:
Features: 81m², 2-bedroom townhouse, deck, offstreet parking
Outcome: no bid, back on market at $1.149 million
Agent: Neil Dayal

Mt Albert

St Lukes Gardens, 11 Morning Star Place, unit 1E:
Features: 2 bedrooms, balcony, 2 offstreet parking spaces, across the road from Westfield St Lukes mall; the building has remedial issues and further levies are contemplated, offered on an “as is, where is” basis
Outcome: sold at mortgagee auction for $278,000
Agent: Philip Davis

North-west

Kelston

9 Alston Avenue:
Features: 1167m² section, block of 4 2-bedroom units with carports, all on one title
Outcome: sold for $1.515 million
Agent: Rick Thevenard

Massey

62 Cyclarama Crescent, unit 2:
Features: 2-bedroom unit, deck, single carport
Outcome: sold for $601,000
Agents: Aaron Julian & Prasanna Kumar

New Lynn

126 Lynwood Rd, unit 1:
Features: ground-floor 2-bedroom unit, offstreet parking
Outcome: passed in, back on market at $465,000
Agent: Lisa Redgrove

Attribution: Agency.

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Waterfront & Symonds St apartments sell

2 central city apartments were sold under the hammer – in the waterfront Quay Regency and on Symonds St – and 2 were passed in at Bayleys’ auction yesterday.

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Learning Quarter

96 Symonds St, unit 1401:
Features: 2 bedrooms
Outgoings: rates $1331/year including gst; body corp levy $4849/year
Income assessment: under management, lease renewed to December 2025, rent $22,360/year
Outcome: sold for $250,000
Agent: Marcus Fava

Quay Park

Scene 1, 2 Beach Rd, unit 1510:
Features: leasehold, 2-level penthouse, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 balconies, 3 parking spaces, remedial work pending
Outcome: sold in July for $359,000, no bid today
Agents: Marcus Fava & Paul Sissons

Victoria Quarter

Heritage Farmers, 35 Hobson St, unit 707:
Features: 31m² studio
Outgoings: body corp levy $5683/year
Income assessment: in hotel pool until March 2018, guaranteed monthly returns
Outcome: passed in at sole bid of $200,000
Agents: Carl Russell & Hamish Duke

Waterfront

Quay Regency, 148 Quay St, unit 3E:
Features: 93m², 2 bedrooms
Outgoings: rates $2097/year including gst; body corp levy $5220/year
Outcome: sold for $640,000
Agents: Harry Cheng & Cheryl Regan

Attribution: Auction.

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All 7 passed in at city apartments auction

All 7 properties auctioned at Ray White City Apartments today – 6 apartments & a Ponsonby section up for development – were passed in. One attracted no bid, while bidding on another went close to a lowered reserve.

CBD

Learning Quarter

St Paul Apartments, 4 St Paul St, unit 4D:
Features: 34m², one bedroom, remedial issues
Outgoings: rates $721/year including gst; body corp levy $4874/year
Income assessment: $375/week, fixed until February
Outcome: passed in at $136,000
Agent: Dominic Worthington

Connaught, 14 Waterloo Quadrant, unit 7D:
Features: 48m², furnished one bedroom
Outgoings: rates $1838/year including gst; body corp levy $4252/year
Income assessment: $500-550/week
Outcome: passed in at $585,000
Agents: Mitch Agnew & Ryan Bridgman

Victoria Quarter

Hobson Oaks, 188 Hobson St, unit 701:
Features: 49m², 2 bedrooms, balcony, building managed by VR Group, leased to hotel
Outgoings: rates $5166/year including gst; body corp levy $6885/year
Outcome: passed in at $280,000 + gst
Agents: Damian Piggin & Daniel Horrobin

Altitude, 34 Kingston St, unit 5F:
Features: 40m², furnished 2 bedrooms
Outgoings: rates $1110/year including gst; body corp levy $3913/year
Income assessment: $460-480/week furnished
Outcome: passed in at $324,500
Agents: Damian Piggin & Daniel Horrobin

Heritage Tower, 22 Nelson St, unit 402:
Features: 63m², one bedroom, balcony, parking space
Outgoings: rates $1422/year including gst for unit, $156/year for parking; body corp levy $6984/year, parking $995/year
Outcome: passed in after sole bid from vendor at $500,000
Agents: Damian Piggin & Daniel Horrobin

Isthmus east

Parnell

Glenross, 5 Sarawia St, unit 7:
Features: 150m², 1930s 3-bedroom unit, parking space, category D building requires seismic strengthening
Outgoings: rates $2763/year including gst; body corp levy $5036/year; $10,715 levy toward replacing roof already paid
Income assessment: $800-850/week furnished
Outcome: no bid
Agents: Krister Samuel

Isthmus west

Ponsonby

89 Summer St:
Features: 243m² section, one-bedroom house, offered “as is, where is”
Outgoings: rates $3098/year including gst
Outcome: passed in after sole bid from vendor at $750,000
Agents: Zarlane & Bernie Grubisic

Attribution: Auction.

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