Rentals hard to come by

Monday 26 January 2004

Wanted to rent: A three bedroom home in the $240 to $280 price bracket with garaging, preferably close to the city.

By The Landlord

The classifieds are filling up with advertisements like this as the local rental market again faces a shortage of well-appointed and reasonably priced accommodation.

While it's not quite the crisis of early last year, real estate firms say the heat is definitely back on the Tauranga rental housing market.

Flathunters are becoming increasingly frustrated at finding there are at least 10 other parties chasing the same three-bedroom house priced in the popular rental range of $240-$280 a week.

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