A Rotorua lifestyle block sold this year for $1.17 million has reaped $865,000 in resale profit, new data has revealed.

CoreLogic's latest Pain and Gain report showed the sale made the largest profit of all Rotorua properties sold between January 1 and March 31.

The $865,000 profit was made on a home on 28ha of land in Ngongotahā Valley, which was bought for $305,000 25 years ago and sold for $1.17m this year.

The report revealed more than 99 per cent of Rotorua property resales during the first quarter of 2019 made a profit.

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Residents made a median profit of