About our site
This website provides information for home buyers, sellers and real estate agents.
Information for home buyers and sellers
On this website and our consumer website settled.govt.nz you will find the information you need to know when you are buying or selling property in New Zealand – including agency agreements, what to expect from a real estate agent, the different methods of buying or selling property and sale and purchase agreements.
Find a real estate agent
Our public register holds contact details for all licensed real estate agents and you can check if an agent has had any complaints upheld against them. You can search our public register online. You can also find out what action you can take if you have concerns about an agent’s behaviour.
Search for published complaints decisions
Serious complaints against real estate agents are considered by a Complaints Assessment Committee (CAC). You can search for published CAC and some Real Estate Agents Disciplinary Tribunal decisions.
Information for real estate agents
We have a range of information for real estate agents. Find out how to apply for or renew a licence, information about compliance requirements and continuing education, and what the process will be if a complaint is raised about your conduct.