Guidance for home buyers and sellers

Buying or selling a property is a big move. It is a complex legal process, and it's important to understand it — before you start.

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Settled.govt.nz — guiding Kiwis through home buying and selling

We have developed settled.govt.nz(external link) to help guide you through the home buying and selling process. Settled.govt.nz provides comprehensive, independent information and guidance for home buyers and sellers. You’ll find checklists, quizzes, videos and tools(external link) to help you feel confident and in control.

On settled.govt.nz you’ll learn about sale and purchase agreements, LIMs, open homes and much more.

Home buyers are guided through the process from thinking about your finances(external link) and researching a property, through to settlement day and moving in(external link) 

Home sellers are guided through the process from planning to sell(external link) and receiving offers, through to settlement day and moving out(external link)

 

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