Tauranga has enjoyed tremendous real estate prices and sales for years as Aucklanders flock to the seaside city and the area grows.

But latest OneRoof and Valocity median price and sales figures show it's now Rotorua's time to shine.

Zoe Hunter breaks down the figures and talks to real estate experts to find out what's happening with the property markets in the two cities - and why it's happening.

Tauranga's property boom has moved to Rotorua as buyers seek more affordable house prices, say real estate experts.

Latest OneRoof and Valocity figures show Tauranga's median sale price has jumped 6.3 per cent to $675,000