House of the rising sum: Turning tidy profit in just five months

Friday 2 January 2004

Auckland house prices went through the roof in 2003. In a series starting today we look at some of the spectacularly high risers.

By The Landlord

It took only five months for a stylish, two-storeyed Meadowbank townhouse to jump $100,000 in price.

A Russian couple who live in Siberia bought it for their son for $605,000 last July, on the day it went on the market.

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