Auckland house prices rose last month, says the region's biggest real estate companies, which is also reporting a lift in sales numbers.
Barfoot & Thompson says it sold 814 properties during May, a one per cent jump from April and 58 per cent higher than the same month last year.
Managing director Peter Thompson said the average sales price rose 6.2 per cent to $533,909 - the highest average price for 12 months.
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