• Steve Baron

Looking for houses for sale Wanganui? What you need to know; A complete guide.

Updated: Jan 10

houses for sale in wanganui
houses for sale in wanganui

Looking for houses for sale Wanganui? There are some things you need to know before making your decision. We will outline some of the key factors you need to take into account when considering a purchase. So, whether you're a first-time home buyer or experienced property investor, read on for essential advice on buying houses in Wanganui/Whanganui.

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Here is a list of some of the key factors you need to consider:

The local climate. Is the climate where you are looking to buy conducive with your lifestyle?

Property value in Wanganui. Do some research and find out what the average property prices are in the area. This will ensure you do not pay too much for a property.

The lifestyle in Wanganui. Consider what type of lifestyle you want to lead and whether Whanganui suits your needs.

The location of potential properties. Make sure you take into account commute times and other important factors when deciding where to buy.

1. The weather of Wanganui

Weather of Wanganui Mansion
Weather of Wanganui Mansion

When looking for a house to buy in Wanganui, it's always good to know what the local climate is like. The Wanganui climate is temperate, with average temperatures ranging from 8-24 degrees Celsius. You'll also need to consider the amount of rainfall the area receives – on average, Wanganui sees around 1185 mm | 46.7 inch of rainfall each year.

2. Property value in Wanganui

property value in wanganui
property value in wanganui

Another key consideration is the property value in Wanganui. The average value of a house in Wanganui is NZD $580,000, so you'll need to take this into consideration when looking at the deposit you will require to make your purchase. It's also important to be aware that the market can be quite competitive, so you'll need to act fast if you find a property that you really want to buy. However, in saying that, there are far more properties that have recently come onto the market so this may become less of a factor.

3. Lifestyle in Wanganui

Life Style in Wanganui
Life Style in Wanganui

Wanganui is a great place to live if you're looking for a relaxed and rural lifestyle with plenty of social activities. The town is located on the banks of the Whanganui River, and there are plenty of beautiful parks and nature reserves to explore. The locals are friendly and welcoming, and there are plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from if you want to socialise.

4. Where to look for property

where to look for property
where to look for property

If you're looking for houses for sale Wanganui, you can of course check out the local real estate agents, there are plenty of them to choose from, but an easier alternative to help you find the perfect property for your needs is to check out all the local property listings on, but remember that the best properties tend to sell quickly, so you'll need to be prepared to act fast if you find something that you like.

Why Choose Wanganui Mansions?

Searching for a property for sale can be a complex task, but we at Mansions make it as easy as possible for you. So whether you are looking for an investment property or a home to live in, you will find something for everyone at our website.

The best way to find your dream home is by viewing our weekly magazine or simply doing a property search on our website so you will be sure not to miss any good deals!

Final Thoughts:

Wanganui is a great place to live. Whether you are looking for an active lifestyle or want to settle down in one spot, there's something here for everyone. If you're not sure where the best places are to look for property, let us help! We have listings available on our site that can give you all the information you need about what type of house and location would be perfect for your needs especially with agents like Watson Real Estate Wanganui otherwise known as The Watsons.

About the Author

Steve Baron is the Founder & CEO of Whanganui Mansions. He is a former successful real estate agent and property investor when based in Auckland and formerly the Managing Director of Baron Marketing Ltd, an advertising company he founded and ran for over 20 years. He is a past mentor for Business Mentors NZ and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Waikato Majoring in Economics & Political Science. He also holds an Honours Degree from Victoria University of Wellington in Political Science. He is a published author of three books and a prominent guest editorialist for newspapers throughout New Zealand. In his spare time Steve is the Clerk of the Scales for New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing, is a Bridge Grandmaster and enjoys walking, running and cafes.